Rising sea levels aren’t a futuristic prospect – they’re happening now right across the globe, with the potential to impact millions of lives. As sea walls and traditional infrastructure fracture under increasingly perilous circumstances, what other solutions are being considered to protect the most vulnerable?
HUNTING FOR CONSERVATION
Hunting is a topic that attracts polarised viewpoints – you’re either for or against it. But as Mark Rowe demonstrates, when it comes to limiting human-wildlife conflict and to wider conservation measures, it’s not always so simple.
DIM THE LIGHTS
Within Hong Kong’s backstreets, a few purveyors of a once-popular art continue their work, bending glass and inserting gas to produce the hand-made neon signs which once dominated the city.
This April marks the 50th birthday of Earth Day. Founded in the USA by Denis Hayes, it became a global initiative in 1990 when it extended its activities to 141 countries. Today it’s claimed to reach an estimated one billion people across more than 190 countries. Nic Davies reflects on the movement, its founder and its meaning today.
EXPLORE: THE WRECK OF THE NOVA ZEMBLA
A single entry in a 118-year-old Arctic whaling logbook diverted the course of Dr Matthew Ayre’s research, taking him from the lignin scents of dusty archives to the perilous waters of the Canadian Arctic.
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