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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
The environmental cost of military activities is significant. Could new ‘eco-bullets’ be an effective solution?

Remembering Rhinos

New book aims to follow in the success of last year's Remembering Elephants, and raise funds to protect critically endangered rhinos across Africa and Asia
They have been in place for nearly a decade, but Mexico City’s Saturday driving restrictions have had negligible impacts on solving the megacity’s air pollution crisis

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