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The tenth annual David Shepherd wildlife exhibition returns to the Mall Galleries, London, this week, with another collection of breath-taking artworks to celebrate and champion the cause of endangered species, many teetering dangerously on the brink of extinction

A Museum of Modern Nature

The Wellcome Collection continues with its year-long exploration of our human relationship with nature – and this time it’s personal

Common by DC Moore

From the National Theatre, a trickster play that misses a trick
As is to be expected from such a cryptic title, few of us are likely to have ever heard of the tiny Caribbean island of Providence, which was settled by English explorers aboard the Seaflower in 1630, as they desperately…
This is a modest book about a modest man who led anything but a modest life
Since the 18th century, a white feather has been a symbol of cowardice handed to men by patriotic groups in order to shame those who were not soldiers
The hunt for Sir John Franklin’s ships Erebus and Terror – which went missing in 1845, searching for the Northwest Passage – continued for more than a century and a half, and was driven by that most basic of human…
The world’s leading health organisations were not easily convinced that total eradication of polio would be possible. Great success had been achieved in both Europe and the US during the 1950s and 1960s but could we ever wipe out a…

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