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Following the toppling of Bristol’s Edward Colston statue, Geographical looks back at other times when statues have been removed in condemnation of historic forces of oppression
The agave plant, used to make Tequila, has proven itself not only key to producing an iconic drink, but also a form of bioethanol that could present a green energy solution
A new study from the University of Bristol has successfully predicted the economic recovery of small businesses following natural hazard events using social media
A new online campaign for World Oceans Day, supported by ocean legends Sir David Attenborough and Dr Sylvia Earle, is to be launched by the British High Commission in Malaysia on Monday, 8 June
As the world pauses to reflect on biodiversity protection, one non-profit is empowering disadvantaged individuals to capture biodiversity’s beauty, and become ambassadors in their communities
Concerns about the ozone hole have diminished as levels of ozone-depleting man-made chemicals have fallen – but research is still ongoing 
In the Eastern Cape of South Africa, Munu – a blind black rhino – has become an ambassador for his species, opening the world’s eyes to the critical conservation philosophy that ‘every rhino matters’
The contribution of melting polar ice to sea level rise could be vastly underestimated, says Marco Magrini
Danny Dorling is an author and professor of geography at Oxford University. In his most recent book, Slowdown, he delivers an optimistic view of the ways in which our economies are stabilising in an era of planetary uncertainty
A newly discovered microbe could uncover how soil absorbs carbon and promotes growth
Recent research finds that climate change-induced drought is having a noticeable effect on the mortality rates of forests, even more so than recent bush fires
For this month’s Discovering Britain Trail, Rory Walsh explores a South Downs beauty spot
Photography competition, Earth Photo, returns for the third year with entries open for one more week
A new study reveals the process behind the strange phenomenon in which  coral produce bright colours during bleaching events
Hunting is a topic that attracts polarised viewpoints. But as Mark Rowe demonstrates, when it comes to limiting human-wildlife conflict and to wider conservation measures, it’s not always so simple

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