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Should we give up half of the Earth to wildlife? | Environment

Populations of all kinds of wildlife are declining at alarming speed. One radical solution is to make 50% of the planet a nature reserve The total number of orangutans in Borneo has fallen to less than 100,000, half what it was in 1995. Photograph: Ralph Lee Hopkins/Getty

Dutch cow poo overload causes an environmental stink | Environment

Dairy farms in the Netherlands are producing so much dung they can’t get rid of it safely. Now the WWF is calling for a 40% cut in herd numbers to protect the environment Ammonia emissions from the Netherlands’ 1.8 million cows are affecting air quality. Photograph: JLBvdWOLF/AlamyThere

Balearics launch pioneering plan to phase out emissions | Environment

Green manifesto for 2050 includes measures for transport and clean energy but could put islands on a path to confrontation with Madrid The green manifesto covers Ibiza (pictured), Majorca, Menorca and Formentera. Photograph: Alamy Stock PhotoThe Balearic islands’ government has launched a pioneering plan to phase out

Women urged to ditch low-cut gowns and heels at film festival | Film

Berlin film festival 2018 German actor Anna Brüggemann launches #NobodysDoll in push for equalityon Berlin red carpet Anna Brüggemann attends the premiere of Er Ist Wieder Da , a satirical film about Hitler, in Berlin. Photograph: Franziska Krug/Getty ImagesFemale actors attending this year’s Berlin film festival are