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Fire on the Moor

With the recent Saddleworth Moor fire, it can be easy to think such landscapes are little more than tinderboxes waiting to be set alight. But there’s much to uncover if you dig a little deeper
Whale sharks have been found to not travel far from familiar coastlines, putting them at risk from human activities
The Lone Star tick is spreading across North America, carrying a peculiar health threat with it: an allergy to red meat
Earlier this week, Indonesia was struck by a series of powerful earthquakes. Photographer and island resident, Alfie Minnaar files this special photographic report as the islanders of Gili Trawangan attempt to deal with the aftermath
Efforts to reduce the energy drain of the internet are pushing high-power using data centres into the sea, the Arctic, and beyond
Coal’s rising popularity among climate-apathetic leaders is a worrying trend, says Marco Magrini. However, not all past burners are keeping the fires lit
Sharing the ideas of climate justice with a little humour and a lot of women
Rising bedrock under the West Antarctic Ice Sheet could prevent climate change ice loss
Officially declared the world’s ‘most overfished sea’, the Mediterranean is having a crisis beneath the surface
An interview with biologist Chris D Thomas, author of ‘Inheritors of the Earth: How Nature is Thriving in the Age of Extinction’

50mm: the Nifty Fifty

Some may see using the 50mm lens as a regressive step, but in fact there are still some very good reasons for getting the once standard lens out – and more photographers are choosing to do just that
With the war against plastic gaining publicity and popularity, one question being asked is why the UK isn’t leading the charge?
India’s booming domestic dog population is attacking some of the country’s most endangered wildlife, and solutions are thin on the ground
Soaring sales of air conditioning units over the next thirty years are set to rapidly escalate global levels of energy demand

Heat cheats

Well-meaning promises and actions don't always have the best outcomes. Marco Magrini finds that paradoxes abound despite the best intentions

Fun in the sun

With the days at their longest and more light in which to use your camera for a prolonged period, summer is a great time to get out and about with a camera and notice the photographic potential of your surroundings
Tourism might be an economic pillar for many countries surrounding the Mediterranean Sea, but the influx of holiday goers over the summer months is causing plastic levels in the aquatic environment to skyrocket
Brain sizes directly shown to correlate to survival rates among one of the most popular fish species

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