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Researchers studying marine heatwaves in the northeast Pacific, known as the Blob and the Blob 2.0, are warning that there will be more to come
Today marks the 50th birthday of Earth Day. Founded in the USA by Denis Hayes, it became a global initiative in 1990 when it extended its activities to 141 countries. Today it’s claimed to reach an estimated one billion people…
The notion that the Covid-19 pandemic all began because one person in China ate a bat is a prevalent one, but conservationists are fighting back against misleading claims
The price of oil is plummeting – Angus Parker takes a look at a transnational dispute and its implications
With so much to see on our doorsteps, this is no time to put down the camera 
A new decade-spanning study, in which the longest migration of any killer whale was recorded, has developed a theory that the ocean giants return to warmer waters to regulate the health of their skin.
Marco Magrini analyses the implications of the COP26 delay
Covid-19 has forced us to reduce destructive atmospheric behaviours and has reminded us that we are at the mercy of nature. Matt Maynard looks into the effect that viral-mitigation is having on global emissions, and asks whether current material and emotional…
Recruiting armies of albatrosses could enable the detection of illegal fishing
What better time to get reading? We’ve collected some of our favourite books from over the years, a collection of certifiable classics and a few lesser-known delights. Dive right on in...
We may be stuck inside, but there’s no need to close our eyes to the world beyond our walls. We’ve collated some of our favourite documentaries available on Netflix and BBC iPlayer to tantalise the geographically minded...
It is supposed to ease the transfer of workers in high-carbon industries and environment-destroying jobs into cleaner, greener alternatives, without destroying their livelihoods in the process. But if the so-called ‘Just Transition’ holds all the answers, why aren’t governments around…
New discoveries about the way grizzly bears retain muscle strength during hibernation could help patients with muscle atrophy
Capturing carbon from power stations and other high-carbon processes is often described as a vital part of the overall strategy to control CO2 emissions – but does it really work?
 Dubbed the riskiest glacier on Earth, an ongoing project to learn more about Thwaites is vital to ensure the accuracy of sea-level rise predictions
Most people think they are more environmentally friendly than others. Most people are wrong...
The discovery of a new form of the aurora borealis could reveal secrets about the most unknown part of the planet
The release of pharmaceuticals into rivers and lakes is having dramatic consequences for both human health and that of ecosystems

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