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The concept of 'natural capital', where the value of nature is quantified, is gaining increasing acceptance
Prestigious photography competition returns for a fourth year
Founded in the USA by Denis Hayes, Earth Day became a global initiative in 1990 when it extended its activities to 141 countries. Today it’s claimed to reach an estimated one billion people across more than 190 countries. Nic Davies…
Tom Goldner's project Do Brumbies Dream in Red? is an intimate portrayal of the effect of environmental catastophe. He sought to question our relationship with nature through the symbolism of the Australian brumby – a feral horse with a controversial reputation among…
Not your usual tune: translating spider's silk into sound could open up a whole world of web research
Millions of oysters have been rescued from the struggling shellfish trade for use in restorative aquaculture programmes 
Although the fight is far from over, rhino poaching is in decline. Tough enforcement is part of the solution, but the power of grassroots conservation mustn’t be overlooked
History is littered with examples of fungi helping to digest the detritus and contaminants left by humans. New challenges could reinvigorate the field
The streets of Philadelphia are home to a small and forgotten kernel of African American horse culture – a lineage overshadowed by the typical image of the American cowboy
When photographer Matthew Maran first snapped a fox he had no idea how familiar they would soon become
Coloradans have voted to reintroduce grey wolves to the state
Covid-19 provides an opportunity to re-assess the supply chains of minerals on which the clean-energy transition relies
Andrea DiCenzo is a photojournalist, who has covered conflicts for many years. On November 15th 2015, she encountered scenes of destruction in the newly 'liberated' town of Sinjar, northern Iraq
Field observations of corals around the world reveal that not all species are as susceptible to bleaching as previous models predict
The Great Plains of the USA are once again getting dustier, highlighting the complicated nature of environmental policies
Attempts to build a digital twin of the Earth could lead to the democratisation of climate and environmental data 
Food systems will need to change as the global population grows. With reform, could fishing and aquaculture step up to the challenge?
Zoos do a lot more than welcome excited visitors; closures due to the pandemic are affecting conservation work worldwide

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