Earth’s final frontier: the global race to map the entire ocean floor

Earth’s final frontier: the global race to map the entire ocean floor

On a wall facing Vicki Ferrini’s desk hangs a giant map of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. At 6ft by..

‘Swim happy!’: family save bear found swimming with a plastic jar on its head – video

‘Swim happy!’: family save bear found swimming with a plastic jar on its head – video

Play Video 1:25 A family were fishing on a lake in Wisconsin when they spotted a bear with a plastic..

Britain beyond lockdown: can we make more space for nature?

Britain beyond lockdown: can we make more space for nature?

The first post-lockdown crops of the land army have been harvested. The food – chard, spinach, lettuce and radish –..

Britain beyond lockdown: can we make more space for nature?

Britain beyond lockdown: can we make more space for nature?

The first post-lockdown crops of the land army have been harvested. The food – chard, spinach, lettuce and radish –..

How do you deal with 9m tonnes of suffocating seaweed?

How do you deal with 9m tonnes of suffocating seaweed?

The Great Atlantic Sargassum Belt, first detected by Nasa observation satellites in 2011 and now known to be the world’s..

Environmental experts dismayed by details of Johnson’s ‘New Deal’

Environmental experts dismayed by details of Johnson’s ‘New Deal’

Boris Johnson is to set out a “new deal” for jobs and infrastructure on Tuesday, painting himself as a “Rooseveltian”..

South pole warming three times faster than rest of the world, our research shows | Kyle Clem for the Conversation

South pole warming three times faster than rest of the world, our research shows | Kyle Clem for the Conversation

Climate scientists long thought Antarctica’s interior may not be very sensitive to warming, but our research, published this week, shows..

US to join summit on global green recovery from Covid-19 crisis

US to join summit on global green recovery from Covid-19 crisis

The US is to join with other major powers including China, India and the EU in formulating plans for a..

Green tape! It’s destroying our booming economy just to protect those fur-covered things | First Dog on the Moon

Green tape! It’s destroying our booming economy just to protect those fur-covered things | First Dog on the Moon

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