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Observing the Earth’s atmosphere from space, a NASA satellite illustrates changes in the abundance of carbon dioxide

Drones for the deep

A start-up is developing  ‘EVE’, a sea drone to map and explore the oceans
Omura’s whales are one of the least known and most elusive species of whale. A team of biologists have made the first ever field observations of a population just off the coast of Madagascar

A bigger Britain for birds

The outer margins of British bird ranges have been moving further north at an average rate of 3.3km a year, research says. As climate change is predicted to shrink bird ranges in the long-term, Geographical investigates why this anomaly is happening

Beavers create nitrogen sinks

Already known as a keystone species, research shows that beavers in North America can also sink excess nitrogen in the watershed

Canada and the climate

Canada has voted in a new Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, showing what some call a ‘desire for change’. Geographical takes a look at the new Canadian leader’s climate and environmental plans
One month after signing a peace deal between South Sudan’s two warring sides, President Salva Kiir Mayardit announces he wants to split the new country into 28 separate states
The British Library presents West Africa as you should have seen it before

ROCKALL SOLO by Nick Hancock

For 45 days, Nick Hancock lived on a rough tooth of granite so remote that it sits in a different time zone to the rest of the UK

Sound argument

Designating quiet marine areas could help protect sea ecosystems and broaden our understanding of them, research says

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