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100 years ago: Shower of frogs on the road to Tyldesley

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/07/13 - 2:30pm

Originally published in the Manchester Guardian on 13 July 1914

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Seafood guide says five of top 11 species 'unsustainably managed'

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/07/13 - 1:55pm

Snapper, shark (flake), blue grenadier and imported prawns, squid and octopus 'should be avoided'

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Several valleys short of a Lakelands china plate

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/07/13 - 1:00pm
Lake District: Oh, to scale a hillock, knoll or parrot-green eminence above each 'shining level' within 24 hours Continue reading...
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Doubts over ice wall to keep Fukushima safe from damaged nuclear reactors

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/07/13 - 10:27am
Frozen barrier, costing £185m, being built around Fukushima Daiichi's four damaged reactors to contain irradiated water Continue reading...
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Scotland's threatened puffins have successful breeding season

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/07/13 - 7:35am
After years of poor summers, birds have had good season and pufflings are ready to take wing, say experts Continue reading...
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Why A Texas City May Ban Fracking

NPR News - Environment - Sun, 2014/07/13 - 6:51am

Denton, Texas, is considering a ban on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, and a new study links this process of energy extraction with earthquakes. NPR's Arun Rath considers the risks with science writer Abrahm Lustgarten.

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And then a 'Jaws moment'; a sudden bubbling turbulence on the surface

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/07/13 - 6:09am
Sandy, Bedfordshire: Again and again, unseen mouths pulled each chunk of bread down into the depths Continue reading...
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The Most Astonishing Wave-Tracking Experiment Ever

NPR News - Environment - Sun, 2014/07/13 - 2:30am

What if I told you that an ordinary-looking wave hitting your beach had traveled, intact, halfway across the planet? Would you believe me? Well, believe this.

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Coalition expected to drop refrigerant gases from carbon tax repeal laws

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/07/13 - 12:15am

Food companies will be legally exempt from passing on savings to customers after business backlash to PUP amendments

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Is a British car really British?

Guardian Environment News - Sat, 2014/07/12 - 9:59pm
Im keen to buy a new car thats made in Britain, and there are many on the market. But are they really made here or just assembled from parts shipped from wherever?
If you have an ethical dilemma, email Lucy at lucy.siegle@observer.co.uk Continue reading...
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Well, I'll Be Un-Dammed: Colorado River (Briefly) Reached The Sea

NPR News - Environment - Sat, 2014/07/12 - 1:54pm

This spring, the river's final stretch flowed freely for the first time in 50 years. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to writer Rowan Jacobsen about his paddling trip down the temporarily-restored delta.

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Why the next climate treaty is vital for my country to survive

Guardian Environment News - Sat, 2014/07/12 - 11:57am

The Marshall Islands minister stresses the importance of forthcoming emissions targets, especially for countries less than two metres above the rising oceans

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Great Barrier Reef impact from dredging could cost as much as $1bn

Guardian Environment News - Sat, 2014/07/12 - 12:23am

FOI documents reveal a wide disparity between cost estimates from developer and marine park authority

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Will eating organic food make you healthier?

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/07/11 - 12:13pm

A major new study has found that organic foods contain higher levels of antioxidants and less harmful chemicals than conventionally farmed produce. But does that mean they are better for you? With your help, Karl Mathiesen investigates.

Let us know your thoughts. Post in the comments below, email karl.mathiesen.freelance@theguardian.com or tweet @karlmathiesen

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WATCH: Giant Undulating Anchovy School

NPR News - Environment - Fri, 2014/07/11 - 12:11pm

The largest school of the tiny fish seen in 30 years was spotted earlier this week off La Jolla, Calif.

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As study backs organic food, Bristol shop says: it's for all not just the rich

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/07/11 - 10:48am
The Better Food Company's cafe and supermarket is a success and weathered the slump thanks to health-conscious shoppers Continue reading...
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Clear differences between organic and non-organic food, study finds

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/07/11 - 5:57am
Research is first to find wide-ranging differences between organic and conventional fruits, vegetables and cereals Continue reading...
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More than five hundred rhino killed by poachers in South Africa in 2014

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/07/11 - 3:05am

Official figures suggest this year will be deadliest yet for rhino, breaking 2013 record of 1,004 deaths

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The week in wildlife in pictures

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/07/11 - 2:43am

A golden eagle, jaguar and alpaca are among the pick of this week's images from the natural world

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