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Record avian flu outbreak sees 48m birds culled in UK and EU

3 hours 38 min ago
The largest outbreak of avian influenza on record saw 48m birds culled in the UK and EU in the past year.
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Drax: UK power station owner cuts down primary forests in Canada

11 hours 49 min ago
The owner of the UK's biggest power station, Drax, is cutting down key forests in Canada.
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Ancient footprints reveal 'Irish Sea Serengeti'

12 hours 38 min ago
Prehistoric footprints on Formby Beach have revealed how the British coast transformed over 9,000 years.
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Eurasian Beaver now legally protected in England

October 1, 2022 - 12:14am
Wildlife groups praised the move making it illegal to capture, kill, injure or disturb them.
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Sleeping in barns - homeless in the countryside

October 1, 2022 - 12:06am
Rural rough sleepers face harsh conditions as a taskforce warns of a hidden homelessness "crisis".
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Energy efficiency plan to help England's low-income homes

September 29, 2022 - 6:31am
English housing providers get funds to upgrade energy efficiency and insulation of low income homes.
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Over 1,700 environment activists killed in decade - report

September 29, 2022 - 2:02am
Brazil and Colombia have recorded the highest number of deaths, a report finds.
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Dogs can sniff out stress on owner's breath

September 29, 2022 - 1:59am
Four dogs successfully identified samples of sweat or breath taken from a stressed person.
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Big oil's toxic emissions from flaring undeclared

September 29, 2022 - 1:58am
BBC investigation finds oil companies not declaring millions of tonnes of emissions linked to cancer.
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Study contradicts Rees-Mogg over hydrogen for heating

September 27, 2022 - 5:38pm
Using hydrogen to heat homes is inefficient and expensive, a report finds, contradicting the government.
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Wildlife protection helps species thrive in Europe - report

September 27, 2022 - 3:37pm
A report on species' recovery highlights the positive impact of protection and rewilding.
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Hurricanes: Are they getting more violent?

September 27, 2022 - 1:17am
As Hurricane Ian makes its way through the Caribbean towards the US - we ask if climate change is making these storms more severe?
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More than half of the world's palm trees in danger

September 27, 2022 - 12:44am
Many useful members of this "iconic" plant family are at risk of extinction, according to a study.
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Is Finland's Wood City the future of building?

September 27, 2022 - 12:05am
New public buildings in Finland have to incorporate more wood, which is leading builders to innovate.
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Hurricane Ian forces Nasa to shelter Artemis Moon rocket

September 26, 2022 - 3:57pm
The Artemis-I vehicle will be pulled off the launch pad in Florida to protect it from storm forces.
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German government sued over toxic air pollution

September 26, 2022 - 9:41am
The people involved say their country is not protecting their right to breathe clean and healthy air.
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Government review of ELMS farming subsidies stokes anger

September 26, 2022 - 3:54am
A major overhaul of farm subsidies that would pay public funds for environmental work is in doubt.
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How King Charles helped save British farmhouse cheese

September 26, 2022 - 1:22am
The new king helped drive a renaissance in British cheesemaking when the industry was in crisis 30 years ago.
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Storm Ian delays launch of Nasa's Artemis I Moon rocket

September 24, 2022 - 8:41pm
The launch of the American space agency's big new Moon rocket is being delayed for the third time.
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Would more UK gas actually bring down prices?

September 24, 2022 - 4:15am
The government is committed to extracting more oil and gas in the North Sea.
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