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Fungi in profusion

Great Stubby Hat, New Forest It is almost impossible to walk in some places without crushing them underfoot Continue reading...

The week in wildlife in pictures

Germanys theatre fox, a dozing pride of lions and leaping salmon are among this weeks best images from the natural world Continue reading...

Europe and the 'why me?' approach to decarbonisation

A slowdown in the EUs pace of climate action may inspire unintended reciprocal measures in the runup to the 2015 global climate summit in...

Illegal foragers are stripping UK forests of fungi

Gangs commercially picking edible fungi to sell to restaurants and markets are leaving a trail of destruction across ancient woodlands,...

Ripping up the sea floor on behalf of royal profits

Even the pathetic laws protecting marine life in this country are instantly swept aside in response to lobbying by Prince Charless...


Hand over power to your energy company - and cut your bills

Hand over power to your energy company - and cut your bills Giving control of your thermostat - and the on-switch for your fridge - to your power company could save you 20 per cent on your bills ,...

Giant panda cools its backside in its water bowl

Watch this panda as he uses his water bowl in an unconventional way

Putting the wind up fracking

Putting the wind up fracking By insisting that local people can stop wind farms, ministers are encouraging the anti-fracking protesters, writes Geoffrey Lean

Watch: Stunning timelapse of Orionid meteor shower over Colorado

Beautiful footage shows the bright lights of the Orionid meteor shower in Colorado

Free the factory-farmed one million

Free the factory-farmed one million A new campaign aims to make 'pig business' more humane, writes Geoffrey Lean

Giant panda cools its backside in its water bowl

Watch this panda as he uses his water bowl in an unconventional way

End to wind farm quotas as EU agrees 2030 climate deal

End to wind farm quotas as EU agrees 2030 climate deal EU leaders vow to slash carbon emissions by 40 per cent by 2030 but do not impose national renewable energy targets

Pictures of the day: 24 October 2014

A pampered pooch, a frog and a grasshopper and a partial solar eclipse

Pictures of the day: 23 October 2014

Playful lion cubs, a bucking bronco and an ugly big bird

Pictures of the day: 22 October 2014

Backwards waterfall, a massive fry up and Kim Jong-un


New EU carbon target is bold but ‘not enough’

EU leaders performed their usual victory lap in the early hours of this morning after they agreed the boldest target to cut carbon...

The 'vampire squid': RSPB attacked by other conservationists for 'misusing funds'

When you hear the term “vampire squid”, one of the nation’s most venerable charities may not be the first organisation...

Government ‘allowing coal industry to get green subsidies’

The boss of British Gas’s parent company has criticised the Government for allowing “old, dirty coal stations” to...

Small ocean fish are thriving while humans eat up all their predators

Little fish have never had it so good, according to research showing how mankind’s taste for big fish such as tuna and shark is...

'Pumpkin shortage' warning ahead of Halloween after crops left 'damaged by poor weather'

A warm summer followed by heavy rains in October has damaged this year's pumpkin crop in the UK, it has been reported.


Science chief warns on acid oceans

The UK's chief scientist says the oceans face a serious and growing risk from man-made carbon emissions.

EU leaders agree CO2 emissions cut

The EU agrees what it calls "the world's most ambitious" deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40% by 2030, overcoming deep...

Google boss sets new skydive record

Google executive Alan Eustace breaks the world altitude record for a parachute jump set two years ago by Felix Baumgartner.

First transplant of 'dead' heart

Surgeons in Australia say they have performed the first heart transplant using a "dead heart".

Sci-fi short promotes comet mission

The European Space Agency releases a short sci-fi movie to promote its audacious bid to land on a comet next month.


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Energy Fair asking for vendors

As the largest and longest-running renewable energy and sustainable living event in the nation, The Energy Fair has grown over the years...

Colleges celebrate Sustainability Day, work toward carbon neutrality

Hundreds of colleges have made a commitment to reduce the effects of climate change by implementing sustainable living practices. On...

Communal Living in a Full-Featured Settlement

Communal living at The Farm entails blending idealism with a practical approach to intentional community and creating a model for...