Laura Cole

A Museum of Modern Nature

The Wellcome Collection continues with its year-long exploration of our human relationship with nature – and this time it’s personal
A dramatic increase in dust storms across the western United States has occurred alongside an upsurge of valley fever. New research is exploring possible links between the two, and looking at the complex causes of both
It’s not just the bees that are disappearing. Insects across the board are showing dramatic drops in population levels, leading to a serious knock-on effect for ecosystems everywhere

Glacier Country

For this month’s Discovering Britain viewpoint, Laura Cole visits a glacier’s graveyard in Northern Ireland that is still defying explanation

National Clean Air Day

For National Clean Air Day, Geographical brings together stories about air pollution and the kind of solutions needed to tackle it

Common by DC Moore

From the National Theatre, a trickster play that misses a trick
Five experts weigh-in on the future of the Paris Agreement now that the United States federal government is no longer involved
Was last year’s El Niño a practice run for future climate change? In part three 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
In this month’s Discovering Britain trail, Laura Cole explores Coed Felinrhyd, an ancient rainforest hidden in North Wales

Food for Thought

Almost two billion people around the world depend on imported produce to combat local scarcity

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    The UN-backed REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation) scheme, under which developing nations would be paid not to cut dow...

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