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The unusual soil-spects

First global atlas of soil bacteria reveals a small minority of species have dominated world soils
by Daniel Schwartz •  Thames & Hudson •  £40 (hardback)

SUNSHINE AND GOOD HUMOUR

by Nigel Hughes • £25 (hardback)

NETWORK at the National Theatre

directed by Ivo Van Hove •  National Theatre

Narwhals: the strange escape

Narwhals show a complex response to interaction with humans and it may be putting them at risk
For this month’s Discovering Britain Trail, Laura Cole visits Norwich, a city of rebellion turned city of sanctuary
Rocky Mountain forests are not regenerating after wildfires
The biodiversity of the Antarctic seafloor has been modelled for the first time
Deforestation is having an unexpected effect in the Amazon: fewer fish
by Victor Mallet • Oxford University Press • £20 (hardback/eBook)

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