Author: Fiona Harvey

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Campaigners say it causes unnecessary suffering but those in favour of method say it is less damaging than trawling... [Read More]
Researchers plotted temperature rises against the number of asylum applications and are predicting that as the southern hemisphere heats up the number of people migrating... [Read More]
Research shows antibiotic use is uneven between farms, making behaviour change a tantalising prospect... [Read More]
Exclusive: medical campaigners wanting to preserve antibiotics for human use praise supermarket for reducing their use in production of meat, eggs and dairy... [Read More]
EU funds will be focused on clean energy, and sustainable cities and agriculture, with Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation also pledging $300m towards climate adaptation... [Read More]
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Campaigners call for an end to fossil fuel finance and subsidies to avoid dangerous global warming at a meeting to mark two years since the... [Read More]
After a series of set backs the international project is back on track, say scientists, giving tentative hope for a major new source of clean... [Read More]
Ruling by advertising watchdog could have knock on effect on other electric car advertising... [Read More]
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Antibiotics that has spilled from farms into the natural environment may be a bigger factor in spreading resistance to life-saving drugs than previously thought, report... [Read More]
Tops Day Nurseries group cracks down amid fears children's favourite could be as harmful to environment as microbeads... [Read More]
Report from the National Audit Office finds overall improvement in air quality but does not expect to meet EU targets until 2021... [Read More]
Leading climate economist says world leaders must move forward without the US on crucial issues in the closing days of the UN summit... [Read More]
Study also finds that converting conventionally farmed land would not overly harm crop yields or require huge amounts of additional land to feed rising populations... [Read More]
Robots could also reduce food waste and help harvest crops, but they may not be commercially available for some years to come, say experts... [Read More]
Overuse of antibiotics on farms is major cause of growing resistance in humans, as campaigners name Lidl as worst performer... [Read More]
One of US's only public events, originally billed as promoting clean energy, has since been changed to favour coal and nuclear power... [Read More]
Paul Bodnar believes US president has ability to hamper progress towards a lower carbon economy — but that market forces will ultimately stop him... [Read More]
Overuse of antibiotics in animals is contributing to growing drug resistance in humans with serious health implications, says global health body... [Read More]
Syria's decision means America will be the only country outside the landmark deal if it follows through with Donald Trump's vow to leave... [Read More]
Delegates 'do not have the luxury of lots of philosophical discussions' but must focus on advancing the pledges set out in the Paris agreement... [Read More]
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