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A technique that uses bacteria to leach precious metals from electronic waste could help to create a circular economy
Mark Rowe asks whether opening up the UK to meat from other continents will spell the end of British farming as we know it
Photographer Patrick Wack documents documents changes in the Chinese province 
For Discovering Britain this month Rory Walsh searches for the ‘Great British Seaside’
Hadani Ditmars explores the Iranian neighbourhoods of Vancouver, where the mountainous backdrop is so reminiscent of that found in Tehran
A growing tide of legal action is increasing pressure on fossil fuel companies
Tim Marshall is a journalist, broadcaster and author of Prisoners of Geography and Divided: Why We’re Living in an Age of Walls 
Classifying a group of organisms as a separate species has implications for conservation. But the science behind it is far from settled
A new device, developed at ETH Zurich, could help communities under water scarce conditions to harvest water directly from the air
Artist Sarah Gillespie used the historic mezzotint technique for her collection of British moths, highlighting both their beauty and the pressures they face
For Discovering Britain this month Rory Walsh visits a unique London tree 
The winners of the 2021 competition of Earth Photo have been announced
As climate change dysregulates weather patterns, cases of pest explosions could increase

Dossier: mining the Arctic

Arctic nations are gearing up to exploit the region’s abundant natural resources
Combining solar farms with biodiversity-boosting plants could result in a win–win situation for the environment

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