Homes for these "ultimate environmental engineers" have been set up in enclosures across England.
Nov. 30, 2020 • ~8 min
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The government says the post-Brexit plans for farm payments are the most significant for 50 years.
Nov. 30, 2020 • ~7 min
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Hospitals are losing staff to quarantines as rural case numbers rise, and administrators fear flu season will make make it worse. And then there's the politics.
Nov. 20, 2020 • ~9 min
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Coronavirus cases have risen sharply across the Mountain West, Midwest and plains. Over 70% of nonmetropolitan counties are now "red zones," suggesting viral spread is out of control.
Oct. 26, 2020 • ~9 min
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Rural health cooperatives are challenged by connectivity and social distancing -- but are innovating
The pandemic has exacerbated existing issues of connectivity and access, but providers and patients are finding creative solutions.
Oct. 16, 2020 • ~5 min
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The fee for single-use bags will rise to 10p and be extended to all shops from April 2021.
Aug. 31, 2020 • ~5 min
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New research on ICU beds in hospitals reveals how starkly a person's ZIP code affects access to COVID-19 care.
Aug. 4, 2020 • ~8 min
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There has been a surge in people visiting waterways after the lockdown was eased, outdoor groups say.
July 23, 2020 • ~7 min
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