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Control and relief action in Eastern Africa and the Greater Horn of Africa steps up to face the double threat of desert locusts and the Covid-19 pandemic
With widespread antibiotic resistance looming, researchers are attempting to create new antimicrobial surfaces
A new study from the University of Bristol has successfully predicted the economic recovery of small businesses following natural hazard events using social media
As the world pauses to reflect on biodiversity protection, one non-profit is empowering disadvantaged individuals to capture biodiversity’s beauty, and become ambassadors in their communities
A newly discovered microbe could uncover how soil absorbs carbon and promotes growth
Virtualising nature – an affront to the glory of the natural world, or a much-needed tool for those unable to experience the great outdoors?
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…
For Bhavani Shankar, a trip to an Indian vegetable market revealed many issues of health and safety, but also highlighted the importance of such places for global nutrition
As we come to terms with our hermetically-sealed situation during the coronavirus outbreak, why not make the most of time inside with some free online learning?
A rapid change in eating habits is deemed necessary to avoid climate catastrophe. But what are the future solutions being proposed, and how far are governments going to make them a reality?
Soil erosion is rapidly becoming a worldwide problem and a threat to global food security, but new research suggests that individual countries can take action
Trials conducted to block mosquitos from transmitting dengue fever to humans have proved successful in Malaysia
Most of us will have never considered the importance of having a home address, but for millions of people on the planet, lacking one can have serious consequences
Vardø, Norway’s most northeasterly town, was once on the verge of dying out as its inhabitants sought livelihoods elsewhere. But a passionate local is hoping modern arts and traditional crafts might be key to turning its fortunes around
Guyana intends to become a low-carbon, ‘green state’, with eco-tourism a major feature. But the country is also poised to become the Western Hemisphere’s next big oil producer. Nick Middleton investigates the possible contradictions
Ani is a Middle Age city of remarkable historical importance, one in urgent need of preservation and protection
Recent claims suggest that plastic recycling does little to tackle the issue of plastic pollution. Instead, the infinitely recyclable nature of aluminium beverage cans could offer a promising packaging alternative, highlighting fundamental flaws in the life cycle of single-use plastic
Nearly seven hundred million people around the world lack access to proper toilets. While efforts are underway to change this, not all schemes are equal

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