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Britains renewable energy investment boom is a story rarely told

Guardian Environment News - 7 hours 36 min ago

The backing for eight renewable energy projects is the start of a longer investment journey to create green growth

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Scientists solve mystery of Southern Ocean 'quacking' sound

Guardian Environment News - 7 hours 57 min ago
Noise heard in the Southern Ocean has been attributed to the underwater chatter of the Antarctic minke whale Continue reading...
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Minke whale's 'quacking' sound in Antarctica audio

Guardian Environment News - 7 hours 58 min ago
A mysterious bio-duck sound recorded in Wilhelmina Bay that scientists have attributed to the Antarctic minke whale Continue reading...
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Sloth, giraffe or zebra: what animal are you coming back as?

Guardian Environment News - 10 hours 27 min ago

Take our short ethical quiz to find out where your karma's taking you

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Red squirrel 'supermum' gives birth to 48th kitten in seven years

Guardian Environment News - 10 hours 28 min ago

'Tortoiseshell' has proved to be one of UK's most successful breeding red squirrels, which are under threat from greys

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Jackfruit heralded as 'miracle' food crop

Guardian Environment News - 10 hours 33 min ago
Researchers say the large, smelly fruit grown could be a replacement for staple crops under threat from climate change

Climate change 'already affecting food supply' UN
Teff poised to become next big super grain Continue reading...
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China says more than half of its groundwater is polluted

Guardian Environment News - 10 hours 41 min ago

Number of groundwater sites of poor or extremely poor quality increases to 59.6%, Chinese government says

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Eight major UK renewable energy projects receive government backing

Guardian Environment News - 14 hours 7 min ago

Five offshore windfarms and three biomass projects will provide millions of homes with clean power

Ed Davey: Britains renewable energy investment boom is a story rarely told

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Climate change is the fight of our lives yet we can hardly bear to look at it

Guardian Environment News - 15 hours 2 min ago
We're products of an industrial project, a project linked to fossil fuels. But humans have changed before and can change again Continue reading...
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Snowdonia hydro-turbine marks major National Trust green energy project

Guardian Environment News - 17 hours 2 min ago
Power from at Hafod y Llan in Snowdonia will be sold via the grid to a green energy firm and the money invested in conservation Continue reading...
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Shark cull to be assessed by Western Australias environmental watchdog

Guardian Environment News - 18 hours 31 min ago

Environmental Protection Authority will evaluate the WA governments plan to resume the cull on 15 November

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Barrier Reef: miners' advertising campaign to defend dredging of ports

Guardian Environment News - 20 hours 29 min ago

Ads claim there is no scientific evidence linking degradation of the reef to development for coal and gas exports

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Green GOP Group Caught Between 'Rock And A Hard Place'

NPR News - Environment - Tue, 2014/04/22 - 3:17pm

On Earth Day 2014, it wasn't easy being an environmental organization in the Republican Party. The big donors who write checks aren't much interested in the environment.

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Seagull cries vie with the morris dancers' melodeon

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/04/22 - 1:00pm
Port Isaac, North Cornwall: Children play and skim stones, oblivious to the jingling bells, music and raucous dancing Continue reading...
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Nearly 40 rhino horns stolen in South Africa

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/04/22 - 8:16am

Robbers broke into parks office in northeastern city of Nelspruit, stealing horns worth a fortune on illegal wildlife market

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448 Dead Friends of the Earth in Brazil since 2002

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/04/22 - 7:18am

Report reveals rising number of environment and land rights activists being killed worldwide

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Climate dollars and sense preventing global warming is the cheap option

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/04/22 - 7:16am
Arguments that climate adaptation is cheaper are like fruit salad lemons, bananas, and comparing apples to oranges Continue reading...
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Japanese macaques chill out in hot springs in pictures

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/04/22 - 6:55am

If you thought it was cold this this morning, spare a thought for these primates

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Apple: climate change is real and it's a real problem

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/04/22 - 3:29am

Technology company claims 94% of its corporate facilities are now powered by renewable energy

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Japanese macaques and Rufous hummingbird inhabit Earth Day 2014 Google doodle

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/04/22 - 2:09am

44th anniversary of Earth Day celebrated with animated illustrations of puffer fish, dung beetle and moon jellyfish

The most inventive Google Doodles - in pictures

Japanese macaques chill out in hot springs in pictures

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