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The rising threats of rivers

Millions of Americans are living in areas at high-risk of river flooding, many of whom will be completely unaware of the danger

China: land of milk and money

Growing demands for dairy products from an increasingly wealthy China are set to have a dramatic impact on the country’s carbon emissions

E-rat-icating the Shiant Isles

Four-year project to reestablish safe breeding grounds for seabirds on remote Scottish islands declared a success
by Julian Sayarer • Arcadia Books • £9.99 (hardback)

Weighing trees with lasers

The latest laser scanning technology reveals new insights into the lives of trees both in the UK and overseas
by Robin Hanbury-Tenison • IB Tauris • £17.99 (hardback)
Threatened Californian owls are suffering from digesting rat poison administered to the state’s thousands of marijuana farms
War and conservation have a complicated relationship, with two studies undertaken in Africa showing significantly different responses to conflict and the impact on natural environments

Art for the Environment

This intimate east London exhibition provides a multi-sensory exploration into the natural environment
Warm and humid conditions are found to be the trigger for a mysterious die-off of saiga antelopes

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