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'We have become guardians': Turkey's accidental forest protectors Birhan Erkutlu and Tuba Gnal wanted to get away from it all but are now leading a campaign to protect rivers and trees from hydropower plantsBirhan Erkutlu and Tuba Gnal moved into the forests of Antalya to get away from it all. They wanted a natural, pea
The Guardian | 4 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
'God wants you to act on what's in front of you': enforcing conservation law in the Coral Triangle Robert Chan risks his life to stop poachers and powerful developers destroying precious marine life in the Philippines Confiscated bottles of cyanide, fishing dynamite and more than 600 chainsaws decorate the office of Robert Chan , leader of arguably the
The Guardian | 4 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
'We had no plans for violence': Indian campaign against toxic smelter turned deadly Fatima Babus decades-long campaign against a toxic copper smelter in Tamil Nadu says the cost of victory was too highFor 24 years, Fatima Babu struggled to galvanise the citizens of Tuticorin in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu against the toxic th
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'You will never run from death': shot by poachers in Uganda Ranger Samuel Lowares life is under constant threat in his efforts to conserve wildlife from heavily armed guerillasThe bullet that pierced the shoulder of Ugandan ranger Samuel Loware had already taken one life and could easily have added his. The shell
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'I tended to the bodies': attacked by the Philippine army Villagers massacred amid conflict between indigenous community and coffee plantationWhen the soldiers opened fire on Datal Bonglangon village, there was first confusion, then terror, then grief. But Marivic Danyan one of the younger, quieter members of th
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'A hitman could come and kill me': the fight for indigenous land rights in Mexico Nurse-turned activist Isela Gonzalez lives with bodyguards and constant threat in her fight against destructive economic interestsNot all land defenders fight in remote forests and coastlands. Some take the battle to the centres of power: to courtrooms, p
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Country diary: birds cherrypick their share of fruit St Dominic, Tamar Valley: This years exceptional cherry harvest has seen our feathered friends gorge on maturing fruitAbundant fruit reflects the sun as we pick cherries in the cool of evening. The spreading trees in James and Marys orchard of traditional
The Guardian | 5 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Baby bear burned in Colorado wildfire healing well Wildlife officials say cub is gaining weight after receiving severe burns to her pawsAn orphaned bear cub burned by a Colorado wildfire is healing and gaining weight.Wildlife officials have said the bear no longer has to wear bandages on her feet, which w
The Guardian | 9 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
New Wearable Sensor Detects Stress Hormone In Sweat An anonymous reader quotes a report from IEEE Spectrum: Today, a team of researchers at Stanford, led by materials science and engineering associate professor Alberto Salleo and postdoctoral research fellow Onur Parlak, announced in Science Advances that
Slashdot | 9 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Lovell lights: turning a telescope into an art installation How the giant Lovell radio telescope at Jodrell Bank is transformed into a 3,200 tonne art installation.
BBC News | 10 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend