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 by Peter Wilson • £38.99 (hardback)
A report by Global Witness has revealed that conflict gold could be entering the products of major household brands
Millions have been displaced due to severe floods in central and southern China
Researchers have revealed just how many polluting microfibres are released into the oceans when we wash our clothes
A fifth of the ocean floor has now been mapped, taking researchers a step closer to the goal of a complete seabed map by 2030
A new study reveals the process behind the strange phenomenon in which  coral produce bright colours during bleaching events
A compilation of 50-years worth of data on human activity in the ocean reveals that the race for the seas is well and truly on
The best GIS dashboards record in near real-time the number of cases, deaths and recoveries from Covid-19 – they are also an invaluable tool when it comes to responding to the crisis, predicting new outbreaks and analysing the impact of social-distancing
Researchers studying marine heatwaves in the northeast Pacific, known as the Blob and the Blob 2.0, are warning that there will be more to come

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