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Warm and humid conditions are found to be the trigger for a mysterious die-off of saiga antelopes
Those concerned with external asylum applications to the EU might want to focus on reducing the impacts of climate change
With growing fears over the negative impacts of excessive sunscreen in marine environments, researchers are looking to nature for solutions

Frozen fishing: Arctic moratorium

A multilateral moratorium prevents Arctic Ocean fishing for 16 years, setting aside some degree of sovereignty disputes while scientific research of the top of the world continues

Cave secrets

Instead of gradually leaving Africa in a single wave, new fossil discoveries are showing that early humans left the continent in multiple waves, across many tens of thousands of years
by Jo Woolf • Sandstone Press • £24.99 (hardback)

DugOut directed by Benjamin Sadd

An epic journey through the Amazon in a traditional dugout canoe comes with a surprisingly immersive glimpse into the lives of the rainforest’s indigenous inhabitants
An expedition into the Jordanian desert is helping teachers and schoolchildren understand the precarious state of water
Terrorism appears to be spreading globally, yet is simultaneously becoming less deadly
Daniel Hume is a naturalist and wilderness adventurer. He was also the head of operations at Woodlore, Ray Mears’ School of Wilderness. His debut book, The Art of Fire, is on sale now

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