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Chris Fitch

One of the most gripping mysteries of the 20th century resonates with a dull thud

Making Waves

An innovative new theory hopes to save millions of lives from the threat of tsunamis

Cleaning Venice

After years of inaction, could the clean-up of the Venice lagoon finally be underway?
The new ‘world’s longest flight’ now spans a distance of more than 9,000 miles, from Doha to Auckland. But is there any limit to aviation’s global connectivity?
Liz Bonnin is a biochemist, wild animal biologist, and BBC television presenter, known for hosting various science, nature, and wildlife programming. Her new show, Galápagos, is due to air this spring
We humans have named ourselves Homo sapiens – ‘the wise man’ – a peculiarly self-confident title to bestow upon a species that is seemingly threatening to bring about its own demise as quickly as possible. Mark Maslin prefers Homo dominatus – ‘the dominant man’.
Drought in the region is turning to full famine – with catastrophic humanitarian consequences
How does the proposed allocation of ‘Zealandia’ as an independent continent affect our understanding of the planet’s continental organisation?
After decades of neglect, a major clean-up of Lake Titicaca is underway, but will it be sufficient?
Asia not only manufacturers most of the world’s electronic goods, it now consumes the most as well. Without sophisticated recycling systems, e-waste is piling up

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