Laura Cole

Laura Cole

Was last year’s El Niño a practice run for future climate change? In part two of a blog series for Geographical, Laura Cole shadows the University of Oxford’s Global Ecosystem Monitoring Network and its work to discover the impact of the world’s most well-known weather phenomenon on the planet’s tropical forests
Repurposed NASA maps show the racial diversity (and segregation) of the United States in more detail than ever before
In a new report, researchers have calculated the global emissions of sulphur dioxide caused by volcanic activity

THE HOUSE OF OWLS by Tony Angell

There are a few strange ways to describe a group of owls, a ‘parliament’ being the most popular and undeniably the most endearing. In the case of The House of Owls, Tony Angell’s new book, however, ‘a stare’ might be more appropriate. The eyes of the screech owl on the cover follow you around the room, eerily, with one pupil dilated and one not

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