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The return of bats in Britain

The return of bats in Britain

ByGeographical StaffJun 29, 2022
Research suggests bats in Britain are increasing in population
Fossil-fuel companies knew about climate change as consumption soared

Fossil-fuel companies knew about climate change as consumption soared

ByMarco MagriniJun 24, 2022
Big oil companies have long known about climate change, but they still take no notice, says Marco Magrini
Jennifer Uchendu on founding Eco-Anxiety Africa

Jennifer Uchendu on founding Eco-Anxiety Africa

ByGeographical StaffJun 21, 2022
Eco-anxiety is on the rise among young people and children worldwide, particularly in countries that are on the frontlines of climate change
Searching for evidence of the Anthropocene

Searching for evidence of the Anthropocene

ByBryony CottamJun 21, 2022
One of 12 new sites will be chosen to define a new geological age, the Anthropocene
Groundbreaking discovery suggests some earthquakes alter tectonic plates

Groundbreaking discovery suggests some earthquakes alter tectonic plates

ByBryony CottamJun 19, 2022
New research into earthquakes suggests that they are both affected by and affect tectonic plates, suggesting a two-way relationship
Water scarcity in Africa a ‘myth’

Water scarcity in Africa a ‘myth’

ByBryony CottamJun 19, 2022
Researchers debunk the myth that water in Africa is scarce, blaming poor management of existing reserves instead
Farming seaweed in UK waters for a sustainable future

Farming seaweed in UK waters for a sustainable future

ByBryony CottamJun 9, 2022
A growing industry is taking sustainable seaweed farming to new depths on a Pembrokeshire farm, using innovative techniques
Pollution in Antarctica is accelerating snowmelt

Pollution in Antarctica is accelerating snowmelt

ByGeographical StaffMay 17, 2022
Soot pollution caused by tourism and scientific research stations on Antarctica is a growing problem speeding up snowmelt
People from these Bolivian tribes hardly ever get dementia

People from these Bolivian tribes hardly ever get dementia

ByGeographical StaffMay 17, 2022
The Tsimane and Moseten people of the Bolivian Amazon may hold the key to avoiding the onset of dementia
Desert dunes breathe as they ‘inhale’ air

Desert dunes breathe as they ‘inhale’ air

ByGeographical StaffMay 17, 2022
Study into how deserts form shows how microbes can live deep inside arid sand dunes as air seeps deep inside them
Conservation success for green turtles in Seychelles

Conservation success for green turtles in Seychelles

ByGeographical StaffMay 16, 2022
Strict conservation measures in the Seychelles have allowed over-fished and endangered green turtles to recover
The lost continent of Balkanatolia

The lost continent of Balkanatolia

ByBryony CottamMay 11, 2022
An ancient lost continent, dubbed Balkanatolia, could explain the movement of mammals millions of years ago
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