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‘Rich soup of life’ in Gwent wetlands at risk from motorway2h ‘Rich soup of life’ in Gwent wetlands at risk from motorway
Campaigners fear the loss of rare biodiversity if a £1bn bypass is approved by the Welsh assembly The
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NT teenager bitten on leg and arm in second shark attack in Australia over weekend5h NT teenager bitten on leg and arm in second shark attack in Australia over weekend
Boy mauled while spearfishing off Arnhem Land a day after a man was attacked while learning to surf south of Wollongong A teenager has been attacked by a shark while spearfishing off the Northern Territory coast. The 17-year-old was bitten on his arm and leg about 30km offshore from Nhulunbuy in Arnhem Land on Sunday morning, NT police said.
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Letters: nuclear energy is key to our future5h Letters: nuclear energy is key to our future
With demand for electricity set to rocket, the UK cannot rely on renewables alone Your business leader misses the bigger picture, as indeed do other supporters of renewable energy, such as Greenpeace (“
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Air pollution levels ‘forcing families to move out of cities’5h Air pollution levels ‘forcing families to move out of cities’
As diesel emission fears mount, a growing number of parents now consider clean air the main factor when choosing a schoolAn increasing number of parents are shunning good schools because of the local air quality while some are even looking to move out of cities altogether, as fears over the effects of diesel emissions on health mount. Last week a major study published in the
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Artificial intelligence is racist and sexist - but only because they are being fed the wrong data7h Updated Artificial intelligence is racist and sexist - but only because they are being fed the wrong data
One example studied by MIT found an income-prediction system was twice as likely to misclassify female employees as low-income and male employees as high-income.
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The Kilogram Is Dead. Long Live the Kilogram!10h Updated The Kilogram Is Dead. Long Live the Kilogram!
After a vote (and a century of research), the standard measure for mass is redefined, and the long reign of Le Grand K is ended.
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Man dies after stingray attack while swimming near Hobart10h Man dies after stingray attack while swimming near Hobart
42-year-old suffered a cardiac arrest after apparently being stung on his lower abdomen A 42-year-old man has died of a heart attack after apparently being stung by a stingray while swimming off the Tasmania coast, police said. Attempts to resuscitate the man, who suffered a cardiac arrest on Saturday afternoon in the waters at Lauderdale beach, east of Hobart, were unsuccessful, police said.
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Masks, Purifiers and Other Steps to Reduce the Harmful Effects of California’s Smoke10h Masks, Purifiers and Other Steps to Reduce the Harmful Effects of California’s Smoke
Here are some ways to stay healthy amid the smoke and smog from California’s wildfires.
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One killed and hundreds injured in French anti-Macron protests15h One killed and hundreds injured in French anti-Macron protests
Death at ‘gilet jaunes’ demonstration caused by panicking driver as anti-fuel tax blockade grips country One protester has died and more than a hundred were injured after a nationwide wave of peaceful protests aimed at French president Emmanuel Macron turned to tragedy. Demonstrators from the
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France demands UK climate pledge in return for Brexit trade deal16h France demands UK climate pledge in return for Brexit trade deal
President Macron and other member states fear Britain could gain advantage over them by undercutting EU environment lawsFrance is pushing the UK to incorporate future European climate change directives into law automatically in return for an ambitious trade deal with the EU. A large number of member states fear that the UK could enjoy an economic advantage after Brexit if it were able to diverge from European laws and regulations, and they want to use their leverage now to force a commitment from future British governments.
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Scores arrested as thousands block London bridges in climate rebellion20h Scores arrested as thousands block London bridges in climate rebellion
Protesters close five main bridges across Thames over extinction crisis in huge act of peaceful civil disobedience
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Habitat loss threatens all our futures, world leaders warned20h Habitat loss threatens all our futures, world leaders warned
Biodiversity experts say mass extinction of wildlife is as big a danger as climate changeAs a UN conference convenes to work out a new deal for protecting the planet’s biodiversity, the focus falls on the nations that are not attending. Amid the worst loss of life on Earth since the demise of the dinosaurs, the agenda at the
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Out on the dark Gloucestershire hills on badger patrol as culling row returns…20h Out on the dark Gloucestershire hills on badger patrol as culling row returns…
With the number of cattle infected with bovine TB still rising, farmers and campaigners remain divided on the causeThe beam from Lynn Sawyer’s head torch scans the dark trees on a Gloucestershire hillside before settling on a barely visible cage hidden in a thicket of brambles. “They’ve been trapping and shooting badgers here for six years and they are still doing it,” she says, trudging over a carpet of rotting leaves towards the empty cage.
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French protester killed in accident at anti-fuel tax blockade21h Updated French protester killed in accident at anti-fuel tax blockade
Driver accelerated when panicked by ‘yellow vest’ demonstration in Savoie, prefect says A protester has died after being hit by a motorist as demonstrators angry at fuel tax rises caused gridlock in parts of France on Saturday. Police said 47 other protesters had also been injured, three critically, as France’s newest people’s movement, the
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Thousands block five London bridges to protest over climate crisis – video21h Thousands block five London bridges to protest over climate crisis – video
People have descended on central London for ‘a day of rebellion’ in protest over the looming climate crisis. They began massing on five bridges over the River Thames from 10am on Saturday. By 11.30am organisers said all five target bridges had been occupied.
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Why 536 AD was the worst year to be alive23h Updated Why 536 AD was the worst year to be alive
Researchers claim the awful year was likely caused by a cataclysmic volcanic eruption in Iceland and it kick-started a century of economic misery, disease, death and suffering.
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Thousands gather to block London bridges in climate rebellion24h Thousands gather to block London bridges in climate rebellion
Protesters plan to close five main bridges across Thames over extinction crisis
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Submarine that vanished with 44 crew is found sunken in Atlantic30h Submarine that vanished with 44 crew is found sunken in Atlantic
ARA San Juan detected 800 metres deep in waters off the Valdes Peninsula in Argentine Patagonia, a year after it disappeared Searchers have found the
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