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Danny Dorling is an author and professor of geography at Oxford University. In his most recent book, Slowdown, he delivers an optimistic view of the ways in which our economies are stabilising in an era of planetary uncertainty
A newly discovered microbe could uncover how soil absorbs carbon and promotes growth
Recent research finds that climate change-induced drought is having a noticeable effect on the mortality rates of forests, even more so than recent bush fires
For this month’s Discovering Britain Trail, Rory Walsh explores a South Downs beauty spot
Photography competition, Earth Photo, returns for the third year with entries open for one more week
A new study reveals the process behind the strange phenomenon in which  coral produce bright colours during bleaching events
Hunting is a topic that attracts polarised viewpoints. But as Mark Rowe demonstrates, when it comes to limiting human-wildlife conflict and to wider conservation measures, it’s not always so simple
A compilation of 50-years worth of data on human activity in the ocean reveals that the race for the seas is well and truly on
A single entry in a 118-year-old Arctic whaling logbook diverted the course of Dr Matthew Ayre’s research, taking him from the lignin scents of dusty archives to the perilous waters of the Canadian Arctic
From the US to the Mediterranean, herds of goats are used to rid the earth of grasses and shrubs that could be a fire hazard – but should this practice be encouraged?
As the world grapples with a new pandemic, humanitarian organisations are rallying to control the outbreak in countries that rely on humanitarian aid, while the United Nations calls for a coordinated response to protect the world’s most vulnerable
Meet the 2020 Whitley Award winners
Tim shifts his gaze to the Blue Nile, where the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) is increasing tension between Ethiopia and Egypt
Protecting the most famous members of the animal kingdom may be the right move, and not just because they attract more funding
The city of Calais struggles with its reputation. More often considered a place to pass through than to stay in, residents are hoping to change its fortunes 

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