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Green news roundup: Name a species, James Lovelock and Rio+20

The week’s top environment news stories and green events

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Name a species

Name a species. Photograph: Natural England

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An indigenous man at a ceremony during the Rio+20 summit.

Q&A: Rio+20 Earth summit
Rio+20: Earth summit dawns with stormier clouds than in 1992
Rio+20 negotiators accused of strong-arm tactics
Rio+20 People’s summit gathers pace
Ban Ki-moon: the momentum for change at Rio+20 is irreversible

Environment news

a traditional medicine shop selling grinding rhino horns  in downtown Hanoi

Activists hail success of Twitter storm against fossil fuel subsidies
Prince William condemns rhino horn trade
Environmental activists ‘being killed at rate of one a week’
George Osborne a ‘bloody idiot’ on wildlife protection
Carbon capture project is a big risk, says SSE boss

On the blogs

environmental scientist James Lovelock

Green-o-meter: Is the government keeping its green promises?
Campaigners demand an end to $1tn fossil fuel subsidies
James Lovelock on shale gas and the problem with ‘greens’
Are you at Rio+20? Share your photos on our Flickr group


Rio+20 People’s summit – in pictures
The week in wildlife – in pictures
Lily Cole visits the Ghanaian producers of The Body Shop’s shea butter
Satish Kumar on the future of the Resurgence and Ecologist magazines – video

Features and comment

James Lovelock: The UK should be going mad for fracking
Ethical living: should vegans avoid eating honey?
Village that defied Heathrow is slowly dying as BAA buys up homes

…And finally

Google Maps to feature canals and rivers
Google begins process of mapping towpaths in England and Wales, so its Maps users can plan journeys that include waterways

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