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India Bourke
Online Editor - International Edition . Previously in HK. Views own and creaturely. india.bourke(at)
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NYT Climate 15h
Created in 1964, the Red List of endangered species was initially “a haphazard affair.” Georgina Mace gave the process scientific rigor. She died at 67.
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Gavin Jacobson Dec 1
'He embodies the status that decades of legal change have granted him, sailing magically between the punitive territories of personal debt on the one hand and sovereign debt on the other.' on why Trump's "coup" is more like a bankruptcy:
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Alice Bell Nov 30
I put the London blue plaques labelled "science" on a map, in case you want to use it to plot a really nerdy ramble/ run/ cycle round London
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Louisa Casson Nov 30
Johnson urged to extend public's right to roam over English countryside, by Ali Smith, Mark Rylance, , and many many others - access to nature is vital, especially during the grimness of 2020
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Anna Chojnicka Nov 28
This week Scotland became the first country in the world to provide free period products for all who need them. A huge step towards ending period poverty & an inspiration to the rest of the world. Congrats who led the campaign 👏🥳
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India Bourke Nov 28
Extremely moving reporting from ⁦⁩ on the financial pain of this ghastly virus. Do read:
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Gerry Brakus Nov 26
Thrilled that Alys Tomlinson won the Taylor Wessing Prize this year. There are many more equally stunning portraits of teenagers who didn’t get to go to their school prom in her book, “Lost Summer” available from December
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India Bourke Nov 26
Replying to @india_bourke
She’s now come to sit nearer. Perhaps in solidarity.
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India Bourke Nov 26
I often think my cat has a boring life. But then as I sit in front of my computer all day, looking at her doing her thing (mostly sleeping), I know she must be thinking exactly the same about me.
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India Bourke Nov 26
Replying to @idvck @michaelgoodier
Also from & on the wider European outlook:
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India Bourke Nov 26
Top data crunching from & on the government’s new Covid-19 lockdown tiers
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Kate Clanchy Nov 26
What animal is your heart? Is one of my favourite poetry questions. But I've never had an answer like this. Kyla is 17.
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Gavin Jacobson Nov 25
This week’s diary is from , who writes from Nuremberg on the 75th anniversary of the opening day of the trials
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Megan Darby Nov 25
More great climate disaster reporting from . writes Filipinos have resilience and faith after - but that's no substitute for government support
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Leo Hickman Nov 24
An editorial in the Times calls for Boris Johnson to appoint his own climate envoy in response to Joe Biden appointing John Kerry... "The PM needs to appoint his own climate envoy of similar stature to help him to secure what should be his own moment of global leadership."
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Cambridge Literary Festival Nov 20
This conversation is the first of today's events – catch & 's fascinating discussion at 11am 🦅 Tickets here:
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India Bourke Nov 19
"It’s not yet proven that Johnson has the required nerve to show serious and unpopular climate leadership" - with characteristically excellent insights into the government's 10 point plan for the environment:
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India Bourke Nov 19
Congrats Rachel and welcome!
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Laurie LL Nov 19
This graph illustrates the grim climate feedback mechanisms that are being triggered All emissions savings in the US power industry have been offset by the huge forest fires Anything other than rapid, system-wide change risks the emergency spiralling out of control
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India Bourke Nov 19
Reading 's new book, 'Between Light and Storm: How We Live with Other Species' was such a bright spot this year; full of creatures, philosophy, artists & challenging thoughts. To learn more do check out our conversation -tickets here:
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