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Antarctic Peninsula: Warming pauses but glaciers go on melting

A temporary respite in rising temperatures in one of the world's fastest-warming places doesn't mean climate change has stopped, says new British Antarctic Survey research.

21 July 2016

Researchers have created films aimed at reducing volcanic risk in societies threatened by eruptions.

20 Jul 2016

Jo Porter and Richard Shucksmith describe what it's like to take part in an intensive course training the scientific divers of the future.

15 Jul 2016

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