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The switch to renewables is likely to be as geopolitically transformative as the switch from coal to oil and gas. Tim Marshall lays out the plausible geopolitical scenarios as countries rally for renewable dominance
A programme to employ ex-guerrilla fighters as conservationists is starting to take off in Colombia 
Birds are a much-loved component of the natural world, serenading us each morning and filling the skies with life. Yet, like many animals, birds are in decline and it isn’t just the rare, flagship species that are in trouble
Bisecting Georgia's northwestern region, the Enguri River has come to mark a painful divide between the country and the breakaway region of Abkhazia. Journalist Clément Girardot and photographer Julien Pebrel travel along the river’s length, from the isolated highlands of the Caucasus, past the divided towns that border Abkhazia and finally to the Black Sea
The unprecedented pause in human activity that took place during global lockdowns has provided seismologists with a unique opportunity to 'cut through the noise' and listen to earthquake signals 
A study in Northern Minnesota is experimentally heating the air and soils of forest enclosures to show how our warming climate will drastically change the composition, distribution and function of boreal and temperate forests 
A new study has analysed the extent of Covid-19 misinformation in traditional media sources. Results reveal the power that US President Donald Trump has to influence the circulation of misinformation 
Emily Baxter is a 29-year-old wildlife veterinarian currently working at Ikhala Veterinary Wildlife Services, South Africa. Emily is the star of the Channel 4 programme, Work on the Wild Side in which she helps students learn the daily responsibilities of working with wildlife
Covid-19 has reignited concerns about antibiotic resistance. The economics for new antibiotics are struggling to innovate new products. Is the market in need of reform?
Some of the quirkiest geopolitical oddities are  Europe’s semi-independent microstates (SIMs). Vitali Vitaliev takes a tour
The Covid-19 vaccine allocation plan aims  to pool funding from high-, low- and middle-income countries to develop a COVID-19 vaccine that will be accessible to countries across the world. But will the rise of ‘vaccine nationalism’ jeopardise the endeavour?
The Department of Transport believes street works impact the UK economy by £4.3 billion per year, slowing transport links as well as affecting public safety. Poor understanding of what lurks beneath exacerbates the problem. The Geospatial Commission and Ordnance Survey are working to build a complete picture of the UK’s underground assets
Since 2006, tiger habitats have shrunk by more than 40 per cent due to forest encroachment. Now, China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is set to become the largest human development project in industry. But what impact will the new roads have on tiger populations, habitats and migratory routes? 
Life has slowed down as the pandemic has spread...
Advances in space-based lightning mapping have allowed scientists to measure flash extent and duration over broader ranges. The development has led to the discovery of 'megaflashes' – vast electrical surges that discharge over long distances and durations

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