Jacob Dykes

Scientists are discovering that narwhal tusks reveal a great deal about how sea-ice loss and contamination in the Arctic is changing polar ecosystems
Climate change is bringing earlier, dangerous 'false springs', longer summers and shorter winters
A victory for conservation, South Africa has announced plans to reconsider its captive breeding and canned hunting practices of lions
With millions of lives at stake, scientists have accelerated research and its dissemination to tackle Covid-19. When we emerge from the pandemic, science, and our relationship with it, may never be the same again 
Millions of oysters have been rescued from the struggling shellfish trade for use in restorative aquaculture programmes 
Pressure is mounting on steelmakers to decarbonise, but it’s proving to be a particularly difficult industry to clean up
Although the fight is far from over, rhino poaching is in decline. Tough enforcement is part of the solution, but the power of grassroots conservation mustn’t be overlooked
History is littered with examples of fungi helping to digest the detritus and contaminants left by humans. New challenges could reinvigorate the field
The international effort to stem the landmine crisis has been a humanitarian success story. The 2019 casualty numbers, however, reveal there is work yet to be done
Covid-19 provides an opportunity to re-assess the supply chains of minerals on which the clean-energy transition relies

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