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Bees working togetherHelping species on the move

Could this be the answer to conserving life, the universe and everything?

8 March 2018

How cities draw the heat People enjoying the city sunshine

It is 15 years since the UK sweltered in the record-breaking 2003 summer heatwave. While the sunshine was welcome to many, it also brought deadly consequences, with more than 2,000 people across England and Wales dying in the stifling heat

22 Feb 2018

Secrets of sudden death of 200,000 antelopes in Central Asia Saiga calf

In May 2015 the sudden death of more than 200,000 saiga antelopes in Kazakhstan baffled the world.

18 Jan 2018


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