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In 1943, Geographical ventured away from our terrestrial boundaries to explore our lunar neighbour
Inspired by nature and motivated by a green conscience, a London-based designer is calling for the film industry to turn its hand to innovative methods of production to stop ever-growing piles of plastic waste from ending up in landfill
A look at the contribution of hippos to the savannah ecosystem has revealed that their preferred lifestyle is crucial for maintaining life in the rivers they laze in
The new app encourages young children to connect with the natural world while allowing scientists to track levels of biodiversity across the UK
Ana is the director and founder of the Eko-Svest Center for Environmental Research and Information and is also affiliated with Bankwatch. She led a seven-year campaign to cut off international funding for two large hydropower plants planned for inside Mavrovo National Park in North Macedonia, protecting the habitat of the nearly extinct Balkan lynx. In 2019, she won the Goldman Environmental Prize
A type of panel has been invented that can generate electricity when pointed at the night sky, but can it ever be scaled up to serve alongside solar power?
In the 4th century BC, Aristotle proposed that earthquakes were caused by winds trapped in subterranean caves. Small tremors were triggered by air pushing on the cavern roofs, large ones by air breaking the surface. We now know a good deal more about how and why earthquakes happen. Yet the most important part of the jigsaw – when they will happen – continues to confound us as much as it did the ancient Greeks
The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management pledges to achieve net zero emissions by 2030 and declares a climate emergency
Earthquakes from time immemorial have attracted the attention of the world’s greatest thinkers. That they continue to do so is no wonder for two outstanding reasons: they cause tremendous havoc, and, though we know a great deal about them, they still present some of the greatest enigmas known to science
A planned kayaking expedition in Nepal took on a whole new dimension for Jonny Hawkins when he found himself caught in the devastating Gorkha earthquake. Thoughts of exploration soon turned to helping those in need
Scientists from Bristol University are working in conjunction with EDF Energy to test the effect of earthquakes on nuclear reactor cores

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