Government undercuts water pollution targets in ‘The Attack on Nature’ | Water

The government will weaken water pollution targets next week, the Guardian newspaper, as can reveal environmental law goals It will give farmers three more years to reduce their waste dumping into waterways. River activists said the news was evidence the government had not dropped its “attack on nature”. Therese Coffey has been scrambling for a … Read more

Why the laws of physics do not really exist

by Sankar Das Sarma The laws of physics may not be what they seem Yuichiro Chino/Getty Images Below is an excerpt from our Lost in Space-Time newsletter. Every month, we hand the keyboard over to a physicist or two to tell you great ideas from their corner of the universe. You can subscribe to Lost … Read more

Argentina is battling its worst drought in decades

Crops of wheat, corn and soybeans are threatened December 9, 2022 3 minutes to read In the fields around the town of Navarro in Argentina’s Pampas farm belt, the dry bed of a massive lake and decomposing cattle carcasses are stark signs of a historic drought that is damaging to crops and farmers like Ignacio … Read more

Fight to protect Montreal’s urban wildlife

Despite the steady chilly rain of a Montreal afternoon, Chris Breyer thought it was as good a time as ever to do his volunteer work on Falaise St-Jacques, a cliff west of downtown. Five days a week for most of the past year since his retirement, Breyer has been tending the woodland slope between Rue … Read more

California’s solution lies to the west in the ocean

Opinion and comment Editorials and other opinion content provide perspectives on issues important to our community and are independent of the work of our newsroom reporters. Desalination is used all over the world, from Israel to Australia. Here, project engineer Mike Watts watches as brine flows into a pretreatment hall at the Cornell desalination plant, … Read more

Ironman New Zealand, one of the tallest triathletes on the planet – Triathlete

],”filter”:{“nextExceptions”:”img,blockquote,div”,”nextContainsExceptions”:”img,blockquote”}}”> To access all workouts, gear, and race coverage, plus exclusive training plans, FinisherPix photos, event discounts, and GPS apps, > “,” name “:” in-content-cta “,” type “:” link }}” > Subscribe to Outside + . While the sport of triathlon has evolved dramatically since its inception some four decades ago, one constant has remained: … Read more