Celebrated malting barley came from a single plant
The 200-year-old malting barley variety 'Chevalier' was for a long time world-leading in beer brewing and is thought to have originated from a single plant. ...
BlackRock’s Larry Fink: climate policies are about profit...
Investment fund manager says firms that do not plan for a carbon-free future risk being left behind Larry Fink, the chief executive of BlackRock, the world’s...
Northern Ireland’s plan for the environment ‘weak and fla...
Country at risk becoming ‘the dirty corner of Europe’ without more ambitious targets, say campaigners Continue reading...
How Unsustainable Sand Mining Affects the Environment
Overmining could lead to economic and environmental collapse
How Exxon is leveraging Texas courts to silence its clima...
America’s largest oil firm claims its history of publicly denying the climate crisis is protected by the first amendment ExxonMobil is attempting to use an u...
Chemical pollution has passed safe limit for humanity, sa...
Study calls for cap on production and release as pollution threatens global ecosystems upon which life depends The cocktail of chemical pollution that pervad...
NSW government told to rework proposal to raise Warragamb...
Assessment contains inadequate surveys of threatened species habitat and fails to identify that project could cause flooding of 284km of waterways, officials...
Indonesia names new capital Nusantara, replacing sinking ...
Government offices will relocate to province of East Kalimantan, easing burden on Java metropolis as it battles environmental problems Indonesia plans to nam...
Dead birds freeze into Lethbridge’s Henderson Lake in ‘mo...
The City of Lethbridge is looking into the deaths of numerous waterfowl at Henderson Lake, including ducks and geese.
Sleeping cabins at Portsmouth Olympic Harbour site are no...
Five of the six tiny homes at the Portsmouth Olympic Harbour site in Kingston, Ont. will be occupied by the end of the day on Monday
Sadiq Khan proposes journey charge for motorists in London
Mayor says air pollution and climate crisis are issues of ‘social justice’ in capital and across the globe Motorists across the whole of London could be char...
Psychologists offer advice on fighting the January and CO...
For many Quebecers, Monday's snowstorm came at an inopportune time after holidays that were difficult, with many pandemic restrictions in place. How can one ...
Saskatchewan premier promises to complete all-weather roa...
The Saskatchewan government commits to complete an all-weather road from La Loche to Fort McMurray with construction expected to be complete by the end of 2023.
Climate crisis could wipe 1% a year off UK economy by 204...
Global heating of 2C would cause billions in damage each year by 2050, according to risk assessment The climate crisis will wipe at least 1% a year off the U...
Regina’s bylaw banning plastic checkout bags comes into e...
Regina’s new bylaw, which will ban plastic checkout bags, will begin in just over a couple weeks.
‘Kill the bill’ protests: new legislation is proportionat...
Former justice secretary defends police and crime bill as it reaches its final stages in parliament The police, crime, sentencing and courts bill that has sp...
China’s coal production hit record levels in 2021
In blow to climate campaigners, state encourages miners to ramp up output to avert winter gas crisis China’s coal production reached record levels last year ...
Enhanced statistical models will aid conservation of kill...
Retrieving an accurate picture of what a tagged animal does as it journeys through its environment requires statistical analysis, especially when it comes to...
Extinction Rebellion donor leads world’s top-performing h...
Chris Hohn’s TCI fund, known as one of the most aggressive activist investors, made a 23% gain in 2021 The world’s 20 top performing hedge fund managers earn...
Guardian and Observer climate justice appeal stays open a...
After a late surge in donations, appeal remains open for a few more days as it aims to hit £1m mark Help us support those on the frontline of the climate eme...
Scottish government in line for near-£700m payday after w...
Seabed permits given to 17 projects from companies including Scottish Power, Shell, BP and SSE The Scottish government is in line for a windfall of almost £7...
Schools rejecting offers of air filters that limit Covid ...
Some families say purifiers turned down by heads prioritising cleaning and open windows in absence of DfE guidance Coronavirus – latest updates See all our c...
Legal group challenges information blackout on sewage dis...
Fish Legal calls for Environment Agency to reveal details on 2,000 sites under investigation A campaign group is challenging what it says is an information b...
‘We started eating them’: what do you do with an invasive...
It’s been dubbed the perfect invader, but the marbled crayfish may offer a sustainable food source and even help prevent disease Small, bluish-grey and speck...
Revealed: many common omega-3 fish oil supplements are ‘r...
Independent tests find that a number of products on the market use oxidised oils, with the rancidity often masked by flavourings More than one in 10 fish oil...
Kingston homeless calling for 24/7 warming centres
The Concession Street warming centre is not currently being operated between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., leaving people without a place to keep warm during the day.
Sask. farmers coping with increased feed costs and advers...
Farmers struggling with increased feed prices and adverse weather are facing another potential herd sell-off.
Otter spotted hanging out on the ice of the Kettle River
A video sent in by a Global Okanagan viewer shows a river otter just hanging out on the ice of the Kettle River in Midway -- a pleasant sight to see.
Scottish auction for offshore windfarm permits expected t...
Crown Estate Scotland hopes amount of electricity generated in Scottish waters will double over next decade Scotland’s largest-ever auction of permits to con...
Plan to use crossbows to kill nuisance deer in Nova Scoti...
Fed up with nuisance deer raiding gardens and colliding with vehicles, the Town of Truro has hired four crossbow hunters to kill up to 20 of the animals insi...
Repeated exposure to major disasters has long-term mental...
Repeated exposure to major disasters does not make people mentally stronger, a recent study found: individuals who have been repeatedly exposed to major disa...
Panic as Kosovo pulls the plug on its energy-guzzling bit...
Speculators rush to sell off their kit as Balkan state announces a crypto clampdown to ease electricity crisis For bitcoin enthusiasts in Kosovo with a breez...
Bulldozers, violence and politics crack an Indian dream o...
A blueprint based on ‘sacred geometry’ was designed to build Auroville, a perfect city of unity. But 50 years on the Galaxy Plan has created anger and divisi...
‘Very hard life now’: 12 years after the Montara oil spil...
The spill in the Timor Sea was one of Australia’s worst environmental disasters, with thousands of seaweed farmers claiming it destroyed their livelihoods Th...
U.S. Pacific coast, Hawaii under tsunami advisory after T...
There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained cut off hours after the eruption.
Parts of coastal B.C. under tsunami advisory after Tonga ...
The National Tsunami Warning Center says four zones are affected by the advisory, which was issued Saturday morning.
Tsunami advisory partially rescinded in B.C. after Tonga ...
The National Tsunami Warning Center says four zones are affected by the advisory, which was issued Saturday morning.
Tsunami advisory rescinded for B.C. coast after Tonga vol...
The National Tsunami Warning Center says four zones are affected by the advisory, which was issued Saturday morning.
Love meat too much for Veganuary? Try Regenuary instead
Proponents say the ‘regenerative farming’ eating challenge encourages consumption of more sustainable animal products – but is it just greenwash? With Veganu...
Finland, Sweden and Norway to cull wolf population
Conservation groups appeal to EU to take action against slaughter they allege flouts rules Finland is joining Sweden and Norway in culling wolves this winter...
‘It’s wonderful to be here’: snowdrop festival returns to...
Galanthophiles flock to Buckland Monachorum for 375 varieties of the flower that tells us spring is on the way In the winter sunshine they glinted and gleame...
Global heating linked to early birth and damage to babies...
Exclusive: Studies show high temperatures and air pollution during pregnancy can cause lifelong health effects The climate crisis is damaging the health of f...
Thank you for giving generously to the Guardian and Obser...
This weekend is the last chance to donate to our 2021 appeal supporting those on the frontline of the climate emergency Guardian and Observer charity appeal ...
Tŝilhqot’in government ‘outraged’ by Alaskan commercial ...
Many of B.C.'s largest salmon runs pass through Alaskan waters on their way home to spawn in B.C., according to the non-profit organizations that commissione...
Genetic strategy reverses insecticide resistance
Using CRISPR/Cas9 technology, scientists have genetically engineered a method to reverse insecticide resistance. The gene replacement method offers a new way...
Powerful volcanic blast not the cause for 2018 Indonesian...
The dramatic collapse of Indonesia's Anak Krakatau volcano in December 2018 resulted from long-term destabilising processes, and was not triggered by any dis...
Port of Vancouver to ‘slightly’ delay ban on trucks more ...
The Rolling Truck Age Program, intended to help the port meet its climate targets, was set to take effect on Feb. 1, but drew a furious backlash from the tru...
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