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Excessive use of nitrogen-based fertilisers is contributing to numerous environmental problems, but a more balanced approach is necessary if the world’s growing population is to be fed
A group of scientists from Edinburgh University has come up with a novel way to utilise old oil and gas platforms
​This year’s winning environmental photographs show the impacts of the growing climate crisis across the world
A WWF report has revealed that global forest vertebrate populations have declined by 53 per cent since 1970, raising questions about the methods used to measure forest regeneration
Yesterday saw one of the biggest public protest movements in history take to streets around the world. We caught up with some of the voices being raised in central London to hear what they had to say...
On the eve of millions of world citizens going on strike for climate action, the Swedish teenager who inspired them deflects all attention back to the science
Around 75 million birds are kept as pets in Indonesia, threatening to wipe out some wild bird populations
Migratory animals are actively adjusting their traditions to cope with the environmental crisis, new research has found
How many trees can you plant in a day?
New analysis of NASA data has led to the discovery of more than 60 sub-glacial lakes hidden beneath the Greenland ice sheet
Naomi Klein is back and calling for a new world order in her latest work, which gathers together more than a decade of her passionate writing
The move away from film has meant more pictures being taken at more times than ever before – but does that always result in better photography? Is there something to be learnt from setting yourself limits, asks Keith Wilson
As the ocean looks set to get busier due to increasing international trade, improving navigation systems is being seen as vital for protecting both human and marine life
A report details how tropical storms are fuelling the rise of authoritarian governments through relief aid distributed to citizens in the form of a ‘bribe’
After years of trials, talks, tweaks and test runs, EarthRanger has now come of age and is being rolled out across Africa. But can the brainchild of the co-founder of Microsoft make a serious difference in the fight against the…
Nationalism might gain political points in certain parts of the world, but for Marco Magrini, it’s going to take a planet-wide approach to solve the real issues
With guaranteed sunshine, bright blue skies and not a hint of air pollution, inland deserts provide some of the best and clearest natural light to be found anywhere on Earth, an ideal lure for photographers, says Keith Wilson
A review of coral-saving methods is helping communities decide which ones are most suited to their needs

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