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In Portugal’s Greater Côa Valley, rural abandonment has taken root, and a hotbed of organic fuel for wildfires has emerged on ungrazed lands. An alternative model for land-use is emerging – one that looks to harness the region’s natural heritage, to create more resilient landscapes capable of luring back the absent young
A new device, developed at ETH Zurich, could help communities under water scarce conditions to harvest water directly from the air
The winners of the 2021 competition of Earth Photo have been announced
As climate change dysregulates weather patterns, cases of pest explosions could increase
New research confirms that sharks navigate using the Earth's magnetic field, undergoing long-distance migrations with high precision
It’s surprisingly difficult to know why trees die, but understanding this natural process is critical for climate research 
The technology of mRNA-based vaccines – first approved for immunising against Covid-19 – can yield a new era in medicine, opening the doors for novel treatments for stubborn and neglected diseases 
Scientists are discovering that narwhal tusks reveal a great deal about how sea-ice loss and contamination in the Arctic is changing polar ecosystems
Climate change is bringing earlier, dangerous 'false springs', longer summers and shorter winters
A victory for conservation, South Africa has announced plans to reconsider its captive breeding and canned hunting practices of lions

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