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Nature takes off

 Singapore is building an airport where indoor trees, waterfalls and a ‘rain vortex’ sit alongside check-in queues, transit lounges and baggage carousels

Amazon carbon sink neutralised

The Amazon rainforest is unable to store any further carbon dioxide, as faster growing trees are dying younger
Jane Labous meets the forward-looking alangizi (or 'initiators') who are revolutionising one of Zambia's most ancient traditions

Hotspot: Turkey - April 2015

With protests against violence towards women taking to the streets around the world, Klaus Dodds asks what role gender has to play in global geopolitics

New land ahoy

A recent volcanic eruption in Tonga caused a new island to emerge from the sea. But how unique an event is this? And will it last?
A film uncovering and deploring the extent of air pollution and environmental degradation in China has started a national conversation 

New African rainfall patterns

Satellite data reveals that over the last decade, Africa, as a whole, has become both wetter and greener

Mount ever-waste?

Reports out of Nepal claim that human waste created by mountain climbers is creating a health hazard on Mount Everest. We asked three climbers who have been to the summit to give their thoughts on the situation
Porters are often the unsung hereos of a Himalayan expedition, making a trekker's dream become reality. Rob Fraser decided to find out what their life really entails, and whether a 51-year old westerner could carry his share of the load
The Global Calculator is a new online tool that lets anyone model future energy sources and carbon dioxide emissions, revealing potential ways to prevent a two-degree temperature rise

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