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Ammonia pollution damaging more than 60% of UK land – report

Ammonia and nitrogen pollution, mostly from farms, is harming more than 60% of the UK’s land area and hitting the most sensitive habitats for plants and wildlife hardest, a government report has found, despite there being no clear plans to monitor or reduce its impact.  More than 85% of England’s total land area receives ammonia concentrations above the critical level set to protect lichens, mosse...
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Is lab-grown meat really better for the environment?

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Growing meat in the laboratory may do more damage to the climate in the long run than meat from cattle, according to new research by Oxford University.  In a first-of-its-kind study from the LEAP (Livestock, Environment and People) programme at the Oxford Martin School, the climate-change impact of several production methods for lab-grown and farmed beef was assessed accounting for the differing g...
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