Katie Burton

February 2019

A harrowing and honest portrayal of the working life of Marie Colvin, the American war reporter killed in Syria in 2012
Bonnethead sharks, the second smallest member of the hammerhead family, have been shown to not only eat, but digest seagrass, making them the first omnivorous shark known to scientists
by Yasha Levine • Icon Books • £14.99 (paperback)
Everything we thought we knew about eruptions could be wrong
The recent discovery of more than 200 million termite mounds in northeastern Brazil, the extent of which had never been understood before, throws up more questions than it answers
Are howler monkeys being adversely affected by ingestion of pesticides containing sulphur?
Seismometers buried in the Ross Ice Shelf have revealed that its snowy surface constantly vibrates, producing a low rumble of noise that scientists can use to monitor changes
The unprecedented frequency of winter tick epidemics have resulted in a 70 per cent death rate for New Hampshire’s moose calves

December 2018

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