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Rolex has announced the ten finalists for its 2019 Rolex Awards, each vying to become one of the five chosen Laureates, honoured for their work in global development projects
The British Isles are packed with natural landmarks that serve as iconic references for national tourism campaigns and picturesque settings for feature films, none more so than our stunning chalk landscapes, says Keith Wilson
The first payment under the Redd+ scheme to conserve tropical forests has been approved, but issues with the data supplied by participating countries could undermine its potential
The prestigious photography awards to go on display in some of the world’s top-ranked hotels
Andre Laperrière is executive director at the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) an initiative aiming to exchange ideas and knowledge to solve the world's looming food crisis
The discovery of a slow-motion earthquake near Istanbul, which took place in 2016, raises the question of how these lesser-known events interact with more deadly natural disasters
The 2014 to 2016 marine heatwave, which took place off the coast of California, saw an unprecedented number of southern tropical species migrate north
Marco Magrini discovers that hydrogen is back, but hopefully not with a bang
Despite cigarette consumption dropping globally, their manufacture is still one of the world’s most profitable industries. For many farmers, tobacco cultivation is a vital source of income. One big problem – much of the labour is carried out by children
 A ten-year analysis of chimpanzees has revealed that the presence of humans diminishes behavioural diversity, leading to calls for a new approach to conservation
Klaus Dodds examines the relationship between Japan and South Korea, two countries with a complicated history 
Laura Cole visits the lowest point in Britain at 2.7 metres below sea level and falling
The return of the pine marten to UK forests has been celebrated as a win for the red squirrel, but some scientists advise caution
A project in Orkney is converting excess wind energy into hydrogen to address a country-wide problem
Comprising 22 dives in just over two weeks, the Blue Hole Belize expedition was an attempt to journey to the bottom of the world’s largest sinkhole – Lighthouse Reef – in order to produce a complete 3D sonar map of the waters, and to catalogue the geological makeup of the region

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