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WORLDWATCH

  • The Final Frontier
    The Final Frontier
    The US government has given permission for the first private company to land unmanned vehicles on the moon, with the intention of mining its resources. But could the move have geopolitical consequences?
    September 24, 2016
  • Out of the box
    Out of the box
    For centuries, crowds have descended – or ascended – on Box Hill in Surrey. For this month’s Discovering Britain trail, Laura Cole finds out why
    September 23, 2016
  • Long live the King
    Long live the King
    It is barely half a century since the Born Free story caused the world to re-evaluate humanity’s relationship with lions. A few brief decades later, are we on the verge of having to reassess once more, as lions slide towards extinction?
    September 22, 2016
  • Everything you need to know about CITES CoP17
    Everything you need to know about CITES CoP17
    From the hotly debated topic of elephants and ivory to deciding the fate of lesser-known creatures struggling for survival, this year’s CITES conference is sure to be one of the most important and potentially game-changing meetings yet
    September 21, 2016
  • Giant crater-filled reef discovered behind the Great Barrier Reef
    Giant crater-filled reef discovered behind the Great Barrier Reef
    Enormous structure found in the seabed between the Torres Straight and Port Douglas, could unlock the history – and future – of the Great Barrier Reef
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    September 20, 2016
  • What lies beneath: how the HMS Erebus was discovered
    What lies beneath: how the HMS Erebus was discovered
    A chance encounter resulted in the breakthrough set to solve one of exploration history’s biggest mysteries. As the discovery of Franklin’s second ship, the HMS Terror, hits headlines, Joseph Frey tells the amazing story of how his original vessel, HMS Erebus, was finally found after 168 years lost in the…
    September 19, 2016

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