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Threatened Californian owls are suffering from digesting rat poison administered to the state’s thousands of marijuana farms
War and conservation have a complicated relationship, with two studies undertaken in Africa showing significantly different responses to conflict and the impact on natural environments

Art for the Environment

This intimate east London exhibition provides a multi-sensory exploration into the natural environment
Warm and humid conditions are found to be the trigger for a mysterious die-off of saiga antelopes
Those concerned with external asylum applications to the EU might want to focus on reducing the impacts of climate change
With growing fears over the negative impacts of excessive sunscreen in marine environments, researchers are looking to nature for solutions

Frozen fishing: Arctic moratorium

A multilateral moratorium prevents Arctic Ocean fishing for 16 years, setting aside some degree of sovereignty disputes while scientific research of the top of the world continues

Cave secrets

Instead of gradually leaving Africa in a single wave, new fossil discoveries are showing that early humans left the continent in multiple waves, across many tens of thousands of years
by Jo Woolf • Sandstone Press • £24.99 (hardback)

DugOut directed by Benjamin Sadd

An epic journey through the Amazon in a traditional dugout canoe comes with a surprisingly immersive glimpse into the lives of the rainforest’s indigenous inhabitants

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