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UN warns against 'vampiric' global water use

Wed, 2023-03-22 14:16
A new report warning of "endemic" water scarcity is released ahead of a three-day water summit.
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Ending sewage dumping will mean higher water bills - report

Wed, 2023-03-22 12:09
The House of Lords report blames government, regulator and water companies for pollution.
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California battles heavy floods with more rain and wind to come

Wed, 2023-03-22 10:48
Another large storm is forecast to hit the state's central and southern coast this week.
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Badger tunnels halt traffic on Dutch railways

Wed, 2023-03-22 09:36
Trains in the north and south of the Netherlands are affected, with some services stopping for a week.
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Five things we've learned from UN climate report

Tue, 2023-03-21 04:14
BBC environment correspondent Matt McGrath outlines the key takeaways from the latest IPCC report.
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UN climate report: Scientists release 'survival guide' to avert climate disaster

Mon, 2023-03-20 23:00
Technology is providing solutions but the climate forecast is worsening, scientists say in major report.
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Cyclone Gabrielle: The New Zealand flood victims too scared to go home

Sun, 2023-03-19 10:12
Cyclone Gabrielle has sparked a nationwide debate about climate change and vulnerable homes.
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Nature in danger as mountain forest loss quickens

Sat, 2023-03-18 01:21
Key mountain habitats are disappearing more quickly due mostly to logging and wildfires.
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'A village's goodwill saved me from life on the streets'

Fri, 2023-03-17 12:20
A new report on rural homelessness reveals low funding has left rough sleepers relying on goodwill.
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Hemsby: How many other communities are at risk of erosion?

Fri, 2023-03-17 11:48
What can be done to protect coastal communities at risk of being swallowed up by the sea?
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Virgin Orbit to pause all operations from Thursday

Thu, 2023-03-16 15:35
The decision comes after the failure of the first ever satellite mission launched from the UK.
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World's first octopus farm proposals alarm scientists

Thu, 2023-03-16 12:35
Methods used on the Spanish farm would be "cruel" to such intelligent animals say experts, as details emerge.
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Drought risk to England regions after dry February, scientists warn

Thu, 2023-03-16 12:28
Parts of England could face drought conditions again without sustained rain in coming weeks.
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Vote to be held on eradicating all Uist estate's deer

Thu, 2023-03-16 09:05
A call for a cull in South Uist follows concerns about the spread of Lyme disease from infected deer ticks.
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Spacesuit for return to the Moon unveiled

Thu, 2023-03-16 03:15
After 40 years Nasa's astronauts finally get a spacesuit upgrade for their next mission to the Moon.
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Rare 'triple-dip' La Niña is over

Wed, 2023-03-15 00:26
The natural climatic pattern of La Niña is over after three consecutive years.
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UK swan conservation success gives cause for hope

Tue, 2023-03-14 10:44
Numbers of migratory swans are on the rise, giving hope that declines in nature can be reversed.
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Turkey earthquake: UK team to assess building damage

Tue, 2023-03-14 10:22
They are carrying out detailed assessments of why so many buildings collapsed.
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Willow Project: US government approves Alaska oil and gas development

Tue, 2023-03-14 03:13
President Biden approves an $8bn oil drilling project, in a move that has angered climate activists.
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Still time to save Our Wild Isles, say UK conservation charities

Mon, 2023-03-13 11:33
Three of the biggest conservation charities team up to try and halt the destruction of nature in UK.
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