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Tipping point

The long-term impact on Antarctica of burning the world’s remaining fossil fuel reserves is found to be strikingly dramatic

Water report

Humanity’s impact on the health of the planet’s oceans has been laid bare in a new report by the WWF
The big-screen adaptation of Naomi Klein’s popular book attempts to galvanise public support to demand changes to fight climate change

Call to action

Hot on the heels of the Pope’s climate change encyclical, a group of Islamic scholars has released its own call for adoption of ambitious goals at the Paris COP21 summit in December

Going for goals

This weekend, world leaders will convene in New York. Top of the agenda is the need to officially adopt replacements for the eight Millennium Development Goals
This month, the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)’s Discovering Britain walk takes Chris Fitch along a sea-battered stretch of South Devon

Hive minds

As part of a worldwide effort to reverse declining bee populations, tiny micro-sensors are providing vital insights into the lives of thousands of honey bees in Australia

DEEP SOUTH by Paul Theroux

After travelling the world and crossing every continent, where does the world’s most high profile travel writer head next to find a taste of the remarkable? His own country, it turns out

Clean landings

India’s Cochin airport claims to be the first completely solar-powered airport

Between four ferns

The New Zealand government has unveiled several potential alternative designs for the country’s new national flag, chosen by a select panel from thousands of entries submitted during a process open to the public

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