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A study, led by Newcastle University's Dr Alan Jamieson, has uncovered the first evidence that man-made pollutants have now reached the farthest corners of our earth.Sampling amphipods from the Pacific Ocean's Mariana and Kermadec …
A study, led by Newcastle University's Dr Alan Jamieson, has uncovered the first evidence that man-made pollutants have now reached …
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The Earth is blanketed by a magnetic field. It’s what makes compasses point north, and protects our atmosphere from continual bombardment from space by charged particles such as protons. Without a magnetic field, our …
The Earth is blanketed by a magnetic field. It’s what makes compasses point north, and protects our atmosphere from …
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A new way to test for a wide range of micropollutants in waterways has already turned up a nightmarish cocktail of contaminants.“Water quality monitoring is conventionally done by narrowly investigating one or a few …
A new way to test for a wide range of micropollutants in waterways has already turned up a nightmarish cocktail …
Costa Rica was the most environmentally advanced and happiest place on earth last year, followed by Mexico, Colombia, Vanuatu and Vietnam.That was the conclusion of the World Economic Forum’s Happy Planet Index, which …
Costa Rica was the most environmentally advanced and happiest place on earth last year, followed by Mexico, Colombia, Vanuatu and …
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A long-standing mystery among marine biologists is why otherwise healthy whales, dolphins, and porpoises—collectively known as cetaceans—end up getting stranded along coastal areas worldwide. Could severe solar storms, which affect Earth's magnetic fields, …
A long-standing mystery among marine biologists is why otherwise healthy whales, dolphins, and porpoises—collectively known as cetaceans—end up …
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Science cannot ensure a sustainable future for the world’s population on its own. Artists are needed as well. The world’s first catalytic poem has been removed from the exterior wall of the Alfred …
Science cannot ensure a sustainable future for the world’s population on its own. Artists are needed as well. The …
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Scientists have confirmed the existence of a "lost continent" under the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius that was left-over by the break-up of the supercontinent, Gondwana, which started about 200 million years ago.The piece of …
Scientists have confirmed the existence of a "lost continent" under the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius that was left-over by …
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A gorilla shot and killed before my eyes: a primatologist’s plea to save great apes. A recent study on primate conservation confirms what primatologists have known for a long time: the planet of …
A gorilla shot and killed before my eyes: a primatologist’s plea to save great apes. A recent study …
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Understanding the best food option is getting complicated. Enter the new flexitarians. Beef from Brazil, avocados from Mexico, lamb from New Zealand, wines from South Africa and green beans from Kenya – food shopping lists …
Understanding the best food option is getting complicated. Enter the new flexitarians. Beef from Brazil, avocados from Mexico, lamb …
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