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Image copyright RHS/Vicky Turner Image caption Bright blue berries on the shrub, harlequin glorybower Berries are appearing on plants and hedgerows early this year because of the unusual weather patterns. The combination of a warm, dry spring, followed by July and August rains, has led to a plethora of berries, according to horticulturalists. “Berries are […]
Image copyright Getty Images Theresa May has defended her 25-year plan to protect the environment as campaigners called for “emergency” action now. The prime minister said her long-term strategy, including eradicating all avoidable plastic waste in the UK by 2042, would allow future generations to “enjoy a beautiful environment”. Green groups said the proposals should […]
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHow avatar therapy is giving people a chance to stand up to schizophrenic voices by giving them a face. Confronting an avatar on a computer screen helped patients hearing voices to cope better with hallucinations, a UK trial has found. Patients who received this therapy became less […]