The return of the giant hogweed: Country diary 100 years ago
Originally published in the Guardian on 1 July 1967 MACHYNLLETH: When a friend wrote recently and added a PS, “How’s that plant?” I knew that he meant the gi...
6 right whales found dead, result could be ‘catastrophic’...
An marine mammal expert says the fate of critically endangered species could hang in the balance as the death toll of North Atlantic right whales found float...
Quake measuring 6.3 hits area northwest of Tonga: USGS
(Reuters) - A 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit an area about 200 kms (125 miles) northwest of the Pacific island of Tonga on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey s...
Activists ask consumer watchdog to investigate Acland min...
Lock the Gate and Oakey Coal Action Alliance say New Hope Group ad featuring logos of 40 other companies breaches consumer law Opponents of a Queensland coal...
Blue shark captured after Mallorca beach panic
Shark was first spotted close to beaches at Cala Major and Can Pastilla, then discovered to have serious head wound A blue shark whose presence in shallow wa...
Hundreds evacuated due to forest fires in southern Spain
(Reuters) - More than 700 people were evacuated from homes, campsites and hotels due to the threat from a forest fire in southern Spain, emergency services s...
Hopes fade in China for 93 missing in landslide
MAO COUNTY, China (Reuters) - Rescue workers in southwestern China pulled bodies out of piles of rock and mud on Sunday as they searched for 93 people missin...
Over 1,500 evacuated from their homes in southern Spain d...
Jose Fiscal, environment minister for the Andalusia regional government, said on Sunday the fire was likely to have been caused by arson.
As Trump moves to privatize America's national parks, vis...
Some are concerned that the proposed privatization of some public park services would drive up costs for visitors and fail to raise enough for repairs Americ...
93 still missing after massive landslide buries Chinese m...
The rescue involved more than 3,000 people despite the danger of more landslides, Xinhua reported.
Overturned oil tanker in Pakistan bursts into flames, kil...
The death toll could rise further as another 50 people are still in critical condition.
The eco guide to performance wear
You’d expect mountain climbers to be great champions of the environment, but their high-performance clothing is a chemical nightmare There’s a long-standing ...
Crisis in Britain’s coastal villages as local fishing com...
As tourists pour in, global forces push local fishermen out It is hard to think of a more faithful depiction of the English fishing village than the scene th...
Protesters demand protection for historic Notman Garden
Protesters hope they can keep the historic Notman Gardens in the Plateau from being razed and turned into a condo development.
Biologists looking for answers in death of endangered rig...
Biologists say the deaths are a blow to the endangered species, accounting for one per cent of the estimated 500 North Atlantic right whales believed to be l...
'Rewilding' Australia: not only do we need the outback, t...
Even in vast natural ecosystems, the fate and condition of nature lies in the hands of the people who live on, know, respect and manage that land Only a smal...
Bear spotted on Vancouver’s Fraserview Golf Course put do...
Conservation officers tranquilized a bear that was spotted on a Vancouver golf course on Saturday morning and say the animal needs to be euthanized.
Crews contain wildfire burning near 100 Mile House
Fire officials say while the flames have been contained, the wildfire is still considered 'out of control,' and could jump its perimiter.
Anti-poaching drive brings Siberia’s tigers back from brink
A WWF appeal aims to highlight the threat of habitat destruction and climate change on wild populations In February, Pavel Fomenko was told that the body of ...
15 dead, scores missing hours after landslide buries Chin...
BEIJING (Reuters) - Fifteen people were killed in a landslide in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Saturday and about 100 were believed to be still burie...
France's Macron to back push for global environment right...
PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron promised on Saturday to play an active role in a campaign aimed at securing a global pact to protect the h...
The Siberian tiger protector - in pictures
Photographer Antonio Olmos travelled to the Russian far east to document the work of Pavel Fomenko, a man of the wilderness and tiger protector with the Worl...
Invasive Asian carp found near Great Lakes beyond electri...
The fish was found miles past a barrier designed to keep it from entering the ecosystem and wreaking the sort of damage seen elsewhere in the US An Asian car...
Six dead, scores missing hours after landslide buries Chi...
BEIJING (Reuters) - More than 100 Chinese villagers were feared dead on Saturday, 17 hours after a landslide buried their homes in southwest China as a day o...
New Orleans mayor: US climate change policy cannot wait f...
Mitch Landrieu says cities will lead as federal government is ‘paralysed’ NYC’s de Blasio backs push as Miami Beach shows anti-sea rise work US cities will l...
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Veterans Memorial Parkway Community Project comes to a close
After eight years and $1.5 million in infrastructure contributions, the Veterans Memorial Parkway Community Project is coming to an end. A wrap-up event is t...
U.S. mayors will work together to combat Trump climate po...
According to a survey, the vast majority of U.S. mayors want to work together and with the private sector to respond to climate change.
5 bodies found in massive landslide in Southwest China th...
The landslide came from a mountain and engulfed a cluster of 62 homes and a hotel in the village of Xinmo in Mao County.
Landslide buries mountain village in southwest China, fea...
BEIJING (Reuters) - Fears grew for 141 people missing in China after a landslide buried their mountain village in southwestern Sichuan province on Saturday, ...
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Landslide buries mountain village in SW China, fears for ...
BEIJING (Reuters) - Fears grew for 141 people missing in China after a landslide buried their mountain village in southwestern Sichuan province on Saturday, ...
Quarter of England’s rivers at risk of running dry, finds...
Freedom-of-information data reveals threat of drought that would devastate wildlife, with government slow to act on water management A quarter of England’s r...
Want to beat the heat in Metro Vancouver? The health auth...
Tip 1: drink lots of fluids.
Landslide buries mountain village in SW China, fears for ...
BEIJING (Reuters) - A landslide on Saturday morning in China's southwestern Sichuan province has buried the homes of around 100 people, according to the offi...
Quake magnitude 5.8 strikes in Mozambique: USGS
ISTANBUL, (Reuters) - An earthquake measuring 5.8 magnitude struck 60 kilometers (37.28 miles) northwest the Mozambique city of BEIRA, the United States Geol...
Making moving day environmentally friendly one box at a time
Moving out? One Quebec company is renting out reusable plastic boxes as an eco-friendly alternative to cardboard boxes
Invasive Asian carp found in waterway beyond Great Lakes ...
(Reuters) - A single live Asian carp, a species of invasive fish that has infested the Mississippi River and is seen as a threat to the Great Lakes, has been...
Paris agreement's 1.5C target 'only way' to save coral re...
First global assessment of climate change impact on world heritage-listed reefs says local efforts are ‘no longer sufficient’ Greater emissions reductions an...
Significant milfoil bloom predicted this summer in Okanag...
"We're expecting significant growth with weather that has created ideal conditions for the milfoil."
Schwarzenegger has ‘wonderful’ climate change discussion ...
"We all breathe the same," Schwarzenegger said after Macron saw him to the steps of the presidential Elysee Palace.
RCMP shoot cougar near Rocky Mountain House elementary sc...
A cougar got a little too close to an elementary school in west-central Alberta on Friday morning.
On the trail with Cambodia's tarantula hunters
PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - The shiny, hairy creatures might make some people run a mile but in the humid jungle of Kampong Thom province, north of Cambodia's cap...
USDA finds abscesses, unidentified material in raw Brazil...
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture has found repeated import violations in raw Brazilian beef, including abscesses and unidentified forei...
N.B. Conservation Council wants Climate Change Plan legis...
The Auditor General’s Report, indicating New Brunswick isn’t on track to meet its 2030 and 2050 carbon reduction targets, calls for the province to legislate...
Port Fuels proposal abandoned along Hamilton’s harbourfront
Merulla confirms that the Hamilton Port Authority and Port Fuels, the company behind the proposal, have "mutually agreed" to let a lease expire on Pier 15
Genes, ozone, and autism
Exposure to ozone in the environment puts individuals with high levels of genetic variation at an even higher risk for developing autism than would be expect...
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