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Australia has the highest per-capita use of rooftop solar power in the world and some of its states and territories are striding ahead with clean-energy initiatives, yet the federal government still keenly supports fossil fuels. So what’s up Down Under?
'The British Isles' by Jamie Hawkesworth is a celebration of free adventure in modern Britain
Ecoacoustics – a way to listen in closely to the ecosystem – is being trialled in ponds and streams as a way to detect invasive species
In Portugal’s Greater Côa Valley, rural abandonment has taken root, and a hotbed of organic fuel for wildfires has emerged on ungrazed lands. An alternative model for land-use is emerging – one that looks to harness the region’s natural heritage, to create more resilient landscapes capable of luring back the absent young
Ash dieback is set to transform the British landscape. Robert Darch, armed with his camera and his curiosity, is determined to document it
A technique that uses bacteria to leach precious metals from electronic waste could help to create a circular economy
Mark Rowe asks whether opening up the UK to meat from other continents will spell the end of British farming as we know it
Photographer Patrick Wack documents documents changes in the Chinese province 
For Discovering Britain this month Rory Walsh searches for the ‘Great British Seaside’
Hadani Ditmars explores the Iranian neighbourhoods of Vancouver, where the mountainous backdrop is so reminiscent of that found in Tehran
A growing tide of legal action is increasing pressure on fossil fuel companies
Tim Marshall is a journalist, broadcaster and author of Prisoners of Geography and Divided: Why We’re Living in an Age of Walls 
Classifying a group of organisms as a separate species has implications for conservation. But the science behind it is far from settled
A new device, developed at ETH Zurich, could help communities under water scarce conditions to harvest water directly from the air
Artist Sarah Gillespie used the historic mezzotint technique for her collection of British moths, highlighting both their beauty and the pressures they face

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