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While the country is still reeling from the shock of Hurricane Dorian, the most powerful Atlantic storm to hit the island nation since records began, a study by Stanford University highlights the potential of nature-based protection to minimise future damage
Increased rainfall intensity, predicted to occur as the climate changes, could benefit groundwater levels in nine African countries
A group of scientists from Edinburgh University has come up with a novel way to utilise old oil and gas platforms
The world’s first hydrogen-powered boat to tour the world, Energy Observer, has sailed into London. With no CO2 emissions, no fine particles and no noise that could disturb underwater fauna, the ship is the first of its kind and potentially a model for the future
An experiment that asked different sized groups to invent a new language has revealed that community size plays an important role in determining the type of language that develops
Commemorating a mining tragedy that shocked the nation a decade ago, New Zealand’s rugged West Coast will soon be home to the Paparoa track, the first new ‘Great Walk’ in over 25 years. Chris Fitch takes a walk through a region that’s turning grief into opportunity
Now in its fourth year, this annual lecture series highlights Oman’s flourishing natural habitat. This year, the focus is on the work of the Oman Botanic Garden
Scientists at the Plastic Health Summit taking place in Amsterdam are revealing groundbreaking research on micro- and nanoplastics, warning of their potentially deadly effects on human immune cells
​This year’s winning environmental photographs show the impacts of the growing climate crisis across the world
A WWF report has revealed that global forest vertebrate populations have declined by 53 per cent since 1970, raising questions about the methods used to measure forest regeneration
Canadian researchers have found that plastic tea bags, common to premium tea brands, release billions of micro plastics and nano plastic particles
The settlement of Hasankeyf, dating back thousands of years, will soon be lost to history as a hydroelectric power plant begins to fill its reservoir
Several countries have chosen to relocate capital cities over the years, Klaus Dodds takes a look at the common motivations
With Jakarta suffering from severe subsidence, pollution and congestion, Indonesia is making plans to move its capital
Yesterday saw one of the biggest public protest movements in history take to streets around the world. We caught up with some of the voices being raised in central London to hear what they had to say...

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