Hen harriers’ friend: gamekeeping turns conservation in Yorkshire

Hen harriers’ friend: gamekeeping turns conservation in Yorkshire

Hen harriers’ friend: gamekeeping turns conservation in Yorkshire Grouse moors are not known for being friendly places for birds of prey – but the Swinton estate has a fresh attitude In the trees beside the heather-clad, snow-smattered moorland is an elusive creature that to some conservationists is as mythical as …

The first man to hunt wildlife with a camera, not a rifle

The first man to hunt wildlife with a camera, not a rifle

The first man to hunt wildlife with a camera, not a rifle Cherry Kearton popularised nature like a Victorian David Attenborough – using bold techniques to get close to his subjects, as a new exhibition shows Filming wild beasts: Cherry Kearton interviewed – archive, 1914 In 1909 two wildlife safari …

Small cap movers: Beowulf Mining and the long-running saga of reindeer herds

Small cap movers: Beowulf Mining and the long-running saga of reindeer herds

Who’s afraid of big, bad Beowulf Mining PLC (AIM:BEM)? Not investors this week, as they piled into the mineral exploration and development company after sensing the wind of change in Sweden towards mining projects such as Beowulf’s Kallak project. “The recent political changes in the composition of the …

Proactive weekly mining highlights: Tharisa, Jubilee Metals, Shanta Gold …

Proactive weekly mining highlights: Tharisa, Jubilee Metals, Shanta Gold …

Jubilee Metals Group PLC (AIM:JLP, JSE:JBL, OTC:JUBPF) said it produced an “exceptional performance” in its latest financial year as underlying earnings jumped 324%. The tailings processing specialist increased revenues 143% in the year to end June 2021, with underlying profits rising to GBP52mln from GBP12.3mln Tharisa PLC (LSE:THS, …

Proactive weekly oil & gas highlights: BP, Royal Dutch Shell, Centrica, JP Morgan, and Deutsche Bank

Proactive weekly oil & gas highlights: BP, Royal Dutch Shell, Centrica, JP Morgan, and Deutsche Bank

BP PLC (LSE:BP.) (BP PLC (LSE:BP.) confirmed this week that it is planning to build a green-hydrogen production facility in the Northeast of England. Named HyGreen Teesside, the FTSE100 company hopes the site would be able to deliver 500Mwe (megawatt electrical output) of hydrogen production by 2030. …

Grounded! What did a year without flying do to the world?

Grounded! What did a year without flying do to the world?

Normally, planes are in constant motion, pinballing between continents. But in March 2020 all that came to a halt. What did it mean for our jobs, our horizons – and the planet? by On 14 March 2020, I left my home in the Orkney Islands to drive to Edinburgh international …

Novel ideas: the books Scott Morrison should have on his summer reading list

Novel ideas: the books Scott Morrison should have on his summer reading list

Novel ideas: the books Scott Morrison should have on his summer reading list Every year Grattan Institute compiles a list of essential reads for the PM. Here’s what it has recommended this time As 2020 drew to a close, Scott Morrison may have looked towards 2021 with a sense of …

Chalk paint and police raids: why climate activists are under fire

Chalk paint and police raids: why climate activists are under fire

Chalk paint and police raids: why climate activists are under fire Heavy police tactics, punitive bail conditions, private lawsuits and anti-protest laws are being used to silence dissent, human rights advocates say Download the free Guardian app; get our morning email briefing As protesters obstructed coal trains bound for the …

The Guardian view on North Sea oil: keep it in the ground | Editorial

The Guardian view on North Sea oil: keep it in the ground | Editorial

The Guardian view on North Sea oil: keep it in the ground Britain won’t convince anyone else to ditch fossil fuels when it won’t do so itself Does the decision by oil giant Royal Dutch Shell to pull out of the Cambo oilfield mark the end of oil and gas …