Planet Earth
Ceres: Changing climate in South Africa
Ceres Snow Ceres received a healthy dose of snow all thanks to the radical changes in our climate. The winters are shifting and if I recall this event is not the only one which has sparked concern.

 

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New 'lookouts' for climate change
New 'lookouts' for climate change Corries high in the Scottish mountains are to become "lookout posts" in an effort to better monitor the effects of climate change Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is leading the Snowbed Project...
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Madagascar: New Eco-Deals Protect Unique Forests
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Madagascar has signed a series of environment agreements to protect unique forests and support local communities as part of a commitment by the government to ramp up environmental protection on the Indian Ocean island.

In its largest ever debt-for-nature swap, Madagascar signed a deal with France this month, in which US$20 million of debt owed to the former colonial power was put into a conservation fund, the Foundation for Protected Areas and Biodiversity (FPAB).

"Thanks to this, the money will go into the protection...
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High winds force closure of homes
High winds force closure of homes Stately homes and gardens in Cheshire have been closed because of high winds expected to batter northern England.

Gusts of up to 65mph were forecast for parts of the UK, with the North West expected to bear the brunt.

As a result, The National Trust decided to close its properties including Quarry Bank Mill, Dunham Massey and Lyme Park on safety grounds.

Tatton Park remained open to allow up to 3,000 runners to take part in a Race for Life event.

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Gardeners warned over wood mould
Gardeners warned over wood mould Gardeners have been warned about a mould called Aspergillus that grows on compost and decaying wood...
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