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Renting a bike from a cyclist is a cheap way to see New York

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/10/12 - 10:00pm

Spinlister lets people hire under-used cycles to get around including a unicycle or a tandem

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Memories from a lifetime on the fells

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/10/12 - 9:30pm
Vale of Eden, Murton She sold me to a farmer when I was 14, for £9. Take him away, she said, give him food and shelter and learn him how to work. Continue reading...
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Alien Quagga mussel may already have been joined by other invasive species

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/10/12 - 9:00pm

Predatory shrimps among four undetected invaders threatening native wildlife, scientist warn

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Drugs flushed into the environment could be cause of wildlife decline

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/10/12 - 4:01pm

New studies show antidepressants causing starlings to feed less and contraceptive drugs reducing fish populations in lakes

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50 years ago: Lakeland foxhound with a mind of his own

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/10/12 - 2:30pm

Originally published in the Guardian on 19 October 1964

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Ecotricity considers legal challenge over EU go-ahead for Hinkley Point C

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/10/12 - 7:14am
Energy supplier joins growing number of firms and organisations seeking to block planned subsidy scheme for new nuclear plant Continue reading...
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Riding into autumn: five new bikes for the season

Guardian Environment News - Sat, 2014/10/11 - 10:00pm

Dont be a fair-weather cyclist, get out there in the mud and falling leaves. From a snappy city slicker to an elegant electric glider and even the revived Raleigh Chopper, here are five new bikes to tempt you back on to two wheels

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Two men survive reported shark attack on their boat off Western Australia

Guardian Environment News - Sat, 2014/10/11 - 5:51pm

Pair say that shark attacked and punctured their inflatable dinghy, but fisheries officers unable to determine cause

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The Tricky Nature Of Putting Science On Trial

NPR News - Environment - Sat, 2014/10/11 - 1:58pm

The appeal for seven Italian scientists convicted of manslaughter after downplaying the possibility of an imminent earthquake has began. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with reporter David Wolman about the trial.

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Warning as alien mussels found near Heathrow airport

Guardian Environment News - Sat, 2014/10/11 - 12:40pm

Species that could devastate wetlands and cost millions in tax and water bills, identified as greatest single threat to UK wildlife

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Penny-pinching risks global climate deal success in 2015, France says

Guardian Environment News - Sat, 2014/10/11 - 7:57am

New climate aid pledges to poor countries are an absolute precondition for summit, says former premier Laurent Fabius and US must go first

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Millennials: We Help The Earth But Don't Call Us Environmentalists

NPR News - Environment - Sat, 2014/10/11 - 6:45am

Millennials are the most likely to favor traditionally pro-environment policies and believe climate change is man-made. But they are also the least likely generation to identify as environmentalists.

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SXSW Eco, Hub Of Environmental And Foodie Fervor

NPR News - Environment - Sat, 2014/10/11 - 4:03am

Like its parent music, film and interactive festival, this conference is all about networking, which means parties. The young crowd takes full advantage of Austin's food trucks and bars.

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A riotous assembly of dune flora

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/10/10 - 9:30pm

Harlech The great dune system that stretches for four miles with the hills of Eryri as exquisite backdrop is a prime place to botanize

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From soldering iron to solar power: saving the world the DIY way

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/10/10 - 10:46am
Zoe Williams picks up a flux pen and gets involved with a workshop set up to connect people with the energy they use Continue reading...
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No Paris climate deal better than bad one former French climate minister

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/10/10 - 8:10am

Serge Lepeltier says global warming deal at Paris in 2015 must be binding, as capital hosts pre-summit meeting

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Reality check: will 'Crossrail for bikes' bring gridlock to central London?

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/10/10 - 6:16am

London could soon be home to the longest continuous, substantially segregated urban cycleway in Europe but lobbyists are raising concerns about the impact on congestion, pedestrians and businesses. Do they have a point?

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