Planet Earth - Autumn 2005
NERC's award-winning free magazine, Planet Earth, is aimed at non-specialists with an interest in environmental science.
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Leader Climate change research and sustainable development.
On the rise Are big floods becoming more common?
Hard times ahead Climate change and development in Africa are interlinked.
Caution: climate change at work Greenhouse gas emissions can be cut at the office.
Gene genies? Looking back at the Gene Flow programme.
(Cover story) Acid interactions Wetlands, acid rain and volcanoes interact to affect our climate.
The interlopers Alien fish species threaten the locals.
Ice everywhere – but how did it get there? What supplied the water to cover much of North America in ice?
Small scale research Beautiful structures on the ocean floor.
Colorado's captured carbon Stored carbon dioxide won't leak out.
Not in one fell swoop Harvesting and planting small areas of forest is best.
Who first and how? Fossil footprints could rewrite the history of the Americas.
Understanding Loweswater Getting involved with the Rural Economy & Land Use programme.
Science in the allotment gardens Soil health is measured in a new way.
Nattering neighbours Even bacteria have conversations.
Climate seesaw Northern and southern hemisphere temperatures were very different at the end of the last ice age.
Warm worlds What controlled the climate three million years ago?
This is the age of rain Making the most of man-made emissions.