Hoegh-Guldberg says manually replanting corals is uneconomic at scale but there’s merit in helping the dispersal of coral larvae, pointing to a technique being developed by a scientist at Southern Cross University that captures millions of larvae in floating pools. … [Read more...] about Rescuing the Great Barrier Reef: how much can be saved, and how can we do it?
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“You’ll have mechanical dopers in cycling. You’ll have people who are going to try and get that edge and bend the rules. Unless we start treating this cheating as criminal fraud, where you could actually go to prison, then we are never going to stop people cheating. … [Read more...] about Olympic hero Adam Peaty says Games should ditch ‘gimmicks’ and stick to core sports
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Just months after launching Highclere Gin, she is transforming a four-acre walled garden at her 350-year-old Hampshire pile into a vineyard. ‘Chardonnay grapes are planted in the top two quadrants and Pinot Noir in the lower two so that, hopefully, we will be able to pick and make a delicious sparkling wine in years to come,’ she explains. … [Read more...] about SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Battle royale is looming over Hinduja brothers’ £450m plan to develop London’s old War Office building
When the pandemic passes, which it will, there will be a reckoning to determine who could have stopped it early and did not. Dominic Raab, the foreign secretary, has suggested that it would have to be carried out by the World Health Organisation: "Obviously, after the crisis has abated I think the time will be right to conduct a kind of 'lessons learned' [inquiry] and I'm sure the World Health Organisation will be at the forefront of that.” … [Read more...] about WHO has good intentions but it must answer serious questions before it is trusted with leading a Covid-19 inquiry