Environment

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The A6 is the main Belfast to Derry road and is heavily used

Conor Macauley

BBC NI Agriculture & Environment Correspondent

An environmentalist loses a court case against the route of a major road scheme close to protected wetland.

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Giant bottle

A giant bottle made up of dozens of smaller ones carrying messages about climate change is at the the Senedd as the building marks Earth Hour.

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Chair of Consumer Council for Water says Thames water will not be able to increase bills

Chair of Consumer Council for Water says customer's bills will not rise due to the Thames Water fine

River Ely and flyover

Steffan Messenger

BBC Wales Environment Correspondent

Environmentalists hope a top-to-bottom survey along the River Ely could set a new standard for tackling pollution elsewhere in Wales.

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Why do whales get stranded?

Researchers in the US are working with dolphins in an effort to work out why closely related whale species in the wild strand themselves on land.

Torrey Canyon

Bethan Bell

BBC News

Fifty years ago, the supertanker the SS Torrey Canyon hit rocks off the coast of Cornwall, spilling more than 100,000 tonnes of crude oil. But it was the clear-up operation that led to the real environmental disaster.

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