Chris Fitch

We’re going to have to explain this very carefully to avoid a public panic.’ This, the first thought of Carl Pope, former director of the Sierra Club, when he was first introduced to the issue of climate change back in 1987, could scarcely have been more wrong

This Is Our World

A wildlife exhibition in central London is displaying huge artworks of endangered species in their natural habitats
Despite their high profiles, most of the world’s national animal symbols are lacking in protection, with a significant proportion now revealed to be experiencing population decline
Asian countries are pledging to reduce the amount of land-based marine pollution, especially that flowing down their larger rivers
An historic exhibition at the National Maritime Museum unveils the first public display of numerous items recovered from the rediscovered HMS Erebus
John O’Groats to Land’s End may not be the most original long distance journey, but running it remains a fairly intense method of completion
Oil prices haven’t made headlines for a while, but they remain far below the peaks of the past decade. It’s evidence, says Helm, of an energy revolution now fully underway
The tenth annual David Shepherd wildlife exhibition returns to the Mall Galleries, London, this week, with another collection of breath-taking artworks to celebrate and champion the cause of endangered species, many teetering dangerously on the brink of extinction
Traditional crafts and cultural tourism are visible symbols of the local heritage being re-embraced across Zagori

The dangers of deep-sea mining

Far beneath the waves, a race is unfolding to claim ownership of the world’s seabed – or, more specifically, to the minerals and other geological resources contained within the seabed itself. But is this increased activity putting global marine biodiversity at risk?

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