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Natural habitats of 30 cities around the world at risk due to ‘coastal hardening’, study suggests

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Artificial structures have replaced more than half of the coastline of 30 cities around the world, according to new research suggesting coastal infrastructure will have a significant ecological impact if not well mana...

‘It feels really natural’: hundreds pose nude for Spencer Tunick shoot near Dead Sea

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Hundreds of models wearing only white body paint have walked across a stark desert expanse near the Dead Sea, part of the latest photography project of American artist Spencer Tunick. The 54-year-old photographer visi...

Le cinque maggiori minacce al nostro mondo naturale... e come possiamo fermarle

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Da allora, le popolazioni di animali selvatici del mondo sono crollate di oltre due terzi 1970 – e non ci sono segni che questa tendenza al ribasso stia rallentando. La prima fase dei colloqui Cop15 a Kunming questa settimana getterà le basi...

Natural bacteria could wipe out dengue-carrying mosquitos, Australian research suggests

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Infecting dengue-carrying mosquitoes with a strain of naturally occurring bacteria can drastically reduce their numbers, new Australian research has found. In a trial in three north Queensland communities, researchers...

We walked the world’s longest suspension bridge in Portugal’s natural playground

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‘Three, two, uno, and … jump!” yelled Rafael, our rafting guide. Into the air my youngest son leapt, not a moment’s hesitation, arms akimbo, legs kicking vainly against emptiness. Below him swirled the freezing, froth...

Could you spot a grampy pig? Schools could soon offer natural history GCSE

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What is the difference between a weasel and a stoat? Can you name five native UK woodland flowers? What birds are considered lowland heathland specialists? Teenagers could be challenged on these questions as part of a...

Swimming caps for natural black hair ruled out of Olympic Games

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Swimming caps designed for natural black hair created by a black-owned brand will not be allowed at the Olympics. The hats, made by Soul Cap, which previously partnered with Alice Dearing, who last week qualified to b...

Conservationists mourn natural death of Kenyan lion Scarface

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It is seldom a death at 14 is celebrated with awe, but for conservationists, the passing of Scarface of natural causes marked a remarkable end for the most famous lion in the world. “With its death, the Mara has lost ...

Pacific Plunder: this is who profits from the mass extraction of the region’s natural resources – interactive

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Millions of tonnes of minerals, fish and timber are extracted from Pacific island nations each year, generating massive profits for foreign multinationals. Across the region, mining, fishing and logging industries hav...

Natural England to get 47% funding increase amid ‘green recovery’ plans

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Natural England, the government’s conservation watchdog, is to receive a 47% increase in government funding this year as its role expands to support a “green recovery” and provide environmental scrutiny of the governm...

But isn’t all wine ‘natural’? Seven myths about sustainable wine – busted

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It might be grown from the earth and bottled in glass, but there are plenty of ways wine can be either more or less sustainable. From what ‘natural wine’ really means to the environmental impact of packaging, here are...

Poesia della settimana: Grey Natural Light by Katherine Horrex

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Grey Natural Light by Katherine Horrex It breaks through voile and stainslike tannin leaching into a cup; (the voile bunched like tissue-paperstrewn by an elephant). Carbon filters into roomsinvisibly, on the back of...

L'agente di polizia del Campidoglio ferito in attacco è morto per cause naturali, dice l'esaminatore

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Brian Sicknick, un ufficiale di polizia del Campidoglio ferito mentre affrontava i rivoltosi durante il 6 Insurrezione di gennaio, ha subito un ictus ed è morto per cause naturali, l'ufficio del medico legale di Washington DC ha stabilito lunedì, a f ...

Entire villages would be wiped out if natural disaster hit dam on PNG mine, critics say

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A proposed dam to hold billions of tonnes of mine waste near the head of Papua New Guinea’s longest river is a potential environmental disaster that could wipe out entire villages if there was a natural disaster, gove...

Natural England gives proposed London Resort site protected status

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Marshes, pasture and reedbeds beside the Thames where developers want to build a theme park have been listed as a site of special scientific interest (SSSI) in recognition of the rare and diverse insect life. The deci...

Scientists call for Kathleen Folbigg’s release, saying children likely died of natural causes

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Prominent scientists are calling for the release of convicted New South Wales child killer Kathleen Folbigg, saying there’s strong evidence she is innocent. Folbigg was jailed in 2003 for murdering her children Patric...