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A surge in reports of dead hares has resulted in the discovery of a hidden disease in UK populations
As China’s demand for the notoriously smelly durian fruit soars and Malaysia looks set to capitalise, environmentalists question the cost

The case against octopus farming

Four scientists have banded together to make the case against the farming of octopuses, arguing that these intelligent cephalopods are wholly unsuited to life in captivity

How to predict gentrification

A socioecological model is predicting the areas of major US cities that are most likely to be affected by gentrification
The recent dam collapse in Brazil could just be the beginning of a series of disasters due to inadequate dam technology and monitoring
The winners of the Outdoor Photographer of the Year 2018 competition have been announced across ten categories – take a look at all of the winning images below
Paris is home to Europe’s largest science museum. Its latest exhibition takes an in-depth look (often literally) at the remarkable digestive system of human beings
Concern about the increasing privatisation of seeds has resulted in the creation of an open-source licence to keep seeds in public hands
Two whale populations on either side of the African continent have been found to share passages of song
Sea levels are rising across the globe, but along the east coast of the US this appears to be occurring at different rates, with regions in the south experiencing higher sea levels than those in the north

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