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Increased interest in the farming of endangered animals as a conservation method has led to a closer look at pangolins. Could farming their meat and scales save wild populations?
Louise Callaghan is the Middle East correspondent for the Sunday Times and author of Father of Lions, the true story of Abu Laith, his family and team, who ran a zoo in Mosul during the Isis occupation, risking their lives to protect the animals in their care
Massive scientific investment has now identified the primary threats to biodiversity, but comparably little research has examined how and why some conservation initiatives spread while others falter
by Zoran Nikolic • Collins • £14.99 (softback)
Marine Protected Areas are designed to benefit the marine ecosystem and human coastal populations, but are they actually achieving both?
Half the world’s population currently has access to the internet, but with its growth now slowing, there could be significant implications for global development
The four-day week is often held as being of benefit to human well-being, but what would working fewer hours really mean for the environment?
The largest collection of treasures from Tutankhamun’s tomb ever to leave Egypt have come to London

Heating the UK from below

Abandoned coal mines contain a precious resource in the warm water they hold within
A new animation produced by the charity Born Free raises the issue of captive lions in South Africa – marketed as ‘orphans’ to well-meaning tourists, but really a money-making con

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