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Crack in the ice shelfNew footage shows crack in Larsen C Ice Shelf

Currently a huge iceberg, roughly the size of Norfolk, looks set to break off the Larsen C Ice Shelf, which is more than twice the size of Wales.

22 February 2017

Trees of the sea share their secrets Coralline algae

Coralline algae are found on nearly every shore in the world and could be holding important clues to climate change. Kelvin Boot explores.

22 Feb 2017

Managing flooding by working with nature Kissimmee river

The government announced £15m for natural flood management initiatives, we went to find out more about what they are and what they can do.

20 Feb 2017

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