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Katie Burton

Heating the UK from below

Abandoned coal mines contain a precious resource in the warm water they hold within
A new animation produced by the charity Born Free raises the issue of captive lions in South Africa – marketed as ‘orphans’ to well-meaning tourists, but really a money-making con
The United States is grappling with a wild pig invasion. Working out where they roam and why is the first step towards controlling the population
Fresh from an award-winning screening at the Sundance Film Festival and in competition at this year’s London Film Festival, Monos, from director Alejandro Landes, is a dark, disturbing and highly entertaining Spanish-language film about a fictional group of child soldiers
DK • £30 (hardback)
by Peter Ward • Melville House • £25 (hardback)
The story of Margate is one of early success, severe downturn and, now, revival through a conscious strategy of ‘culture-led regeneration’ that has seen thousands of Londoners flock to the east coast both as tourists and as new residents. But can the injection of culture and a splash of new blood really change lives for the better, and if so, for whom?
A review of climate crisis coverage in the global media has revealed that rich countries and poor countries take a very different approach to environmental reporting
The world’s first hydrogen-powered boat to tour the world, Energy Observer, has sailed into London. With no CO2 emissions, no fine particles and no noise that could disturb underwater fauna, the ship is the first of its kind and potentially a model for the future
An experiment that asked different sized groups to invent a new language has revealed that community size plays an important role in determining the type of language that develops

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