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Marco Magrini finds that a warming world also means a more unhealthy one, not just for the planet itself, but for those of us living on it
Unchecked tourism is potentially reducing the number of cheetah cubs that survive to adulthood
In the Indonesian archipelago of Raja Ampat, new measures to protect marine biodiversity are now bearing fruit. Daniel Allen takes to the area’s teeming waters to see the effect such measures are having
Klaus Dodds explores corporate espionage in the US and the danger of alienating legitimate Chinese and Chinese-American researchers
A relocated military base in Okinawa, Japan will cause ‘irreversible’ damage to a rare ecosystem, say environmental groups
The ongoing recovery of the planet’s ozone layer is being significantly affected by volcanic eruptions
The Ocean Cleanup has launched System 001, a floating barrier designed to collect plastics from the ocean – but not everyone thinks that it’s a good idea
The small southern African nation of Eswatini has a rich history of handicrafts, and is populated by modern artisans. Can this cultural heritage help the country formerly known as Swaziland overcome contemporary challenges?
New videos reveal how plants respond to wounds, sending forth a wave of calcium to signal the need for defence
The recent heatwave had everyone longing for a drop of rain to break the sweltering conditions. But with future summers predicted to get even worse, knowing how to get the best from your water shots is increasingly vital
Many countries that are classified as being ‘not high income’ nonetheless lead the world in tropical disease research
As part of our monthly series of reports looking at the impact China’s BRI project is having on the local infrastructure situated along its route, explorer and China scholar Charles Stevens visits a major development project that could open up the Caucasus

Sea and sensibility

For this month’s Discovering Britain viewpoint, Laura Cole visits a lone tower with a surprising purpose
The demand for horseshoe crab blood – vital for testing new medical developments – is threatening the future survival of the species
Fifty years since the great Blue Nile was first traversed, Colonel John Blashford-Snell, a leader of the expedition, recalls the epic journey

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