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LION directed by Garth Davis

Based on true events, a journey through time and space gives this heart-aching story of loss a distinct geographical tinge

DARE TO DO by Sarah Outen

Some adventure stories are all bravado and bluster, a tirade of endless achievements to prove how impressive the protagonist is
A great deal has been written about the dramatic rise of the Gulf states from quiet, sandy backwaters in the 1970s to the shiny, towering cities that emerge dripping with oil money from the desert today
Now we can all experience diving to the deepest point of the Mariana Trench, nearly 11,000m down into the depths of the ocean

Meet the Trump moth

The new President of the United States has a namesake – one that’s keen on keeping the US border with Mexico open
With Queensland koala numbers in free-fall, a novel idea suggests using daylight savings time to protect the species

City of Smog: cleaning up Paris

As Paris continues to combat its severe air pollution problem, the compulsory displaying of car pollution certificates may be just the ticket
A lack of awareness is preventing adequate monitoring of destructive tornado events in Europe
Fears that volcano eruptions in Iceland are set to regularly disrupt air travel are being tempered by a new study into the frequency of such events

Alien bird species mapped

New Zealand, Australia, and other former British colonies among the world’s hotspots for alien bird species richness

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