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Plan bee: New measures to protect pollinators

Published on the BBC News website on 4th November 2014

Story by Victoria Gill Science Reporter, BBC News

 

Honeybees and other pollinating insects have been in decline for decades

The Government has made an agreement with landowners including Network Rail and the Highways Agency to restore bee-friendly habitat […]

Carney raises the heat on climate: you can’t burn all the oil

Published on the Emerging Markets website on the 12th October 2014 Story by Jon Hay

A public call by Bank of England governor Mark Carney that the vast majority of oil reserves should be considered “unburnable” if the world wants to avoid catastrophic climate change makes him stand out among mainstream figures.

 

Mark Carney […]

England's top 10 trees shortlisted for 'tree of the year'

A tree where Robin Hood hid and Isaac Newton’s apple tree are among candidates picked by the Woodland Trust for England’s first tree of the year, to be voted by the public

 

Published on The Guardian website on 27th October 2014

Story by Adam Vaughan

The Ankerwycke or Magna Carta yew […]