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Mark Hankinson: Top huntsman guilty of encouraging illegal fox hunting

The senior huntsman gave the hunting advice in private webinars that were leaked online.

Stranded 600lb turtle returned to Atlantic Ocean

The sea turtle washed ashore a riverbank in Massachusetts this week.

Nuclear fusion: Five sites shortlisted for UK energy plant

A final decision for the location of the UK's prototype fusion energy plant is due in 2022.

One third of UK farmers could be depressed - survey

Regulation, the pandemic and extreme weather are among factors causing high stress to farmers.

Fashionable farming - the people growing their own clothes

A team of people in the north of England are now making clothes, from seeds to finished garments.

Climate change in India: The young inventor's solar-powered ironing cart

India's ironing vendors use charcoal as fuel, but Vinisha Umashankar's cart harnesses the Sun's energy.

Prince William: Saving Earth should come before space tourism

The prince says great minds should focus "on trying to repair this planet" not exploring space.

Lords return Environment Bill to the Commons with big changes

The government faces pressure to get the bill passed ahead of the COP 26 climate conference.

Climate change: Carbon emissions from rich countries rose rapidly in 2021

Emissions from the richest countries are going up again this year as the global economy rebounds.

Waste electronics will weigh more than the Great Wall of China

Discarded waste like mobile phones and TVs in 2021 could weigh more than 57 million tonnes.

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