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The tenth annual David Shepherd wildlife exhibition returns to the Mall Galleries, London, this week, with another collection of breath-taking artworks to celebrate and champion the cause of endangered species, many teetering dangerously on the brink of extinction

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The Wellcome Collection continues with its year-long exploration of our human relationship with nature – and this time it’s personal
New exhibition highlights the ubiquity of plastic in the modern world, and the immense pollution it causes all over the world
A multimedia exhibition tackles the question of what it’s like to ‘be human’ in the harsh environment of Everest Base Camp
Photojournalist Narciso Contreras exposes the reality of large-scale human trafficking which has emerged in post-Gaddafi Libya
Thousands of tropical butterflies have come to the glasshouse at Royal Horticultural Society’s garden at Wisley
An exhibition by Stephen Turner explores the natural life of Britain’s waterways, and how you can make a lot out of something little
How we present and view animals isn’t as objective as it may seem. A new Wellcome Collection exhibition explores how we organise and create order amid the chaos of the natural world

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