Planet Earth - Autumn 2007
NERC's award-winning free magazine, Planet Earth, is aimed at non-specialists with an interest in environmental science.
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Leader Setting priorities.
News Summer floods, Antarctic monkeys and the origin of bling.
Next generation science for Planet Earth NERC launches its new strategy.
Solar power The sun and Earth's climate.
Whale fall Dead whales provide a haven for life.
(Cover story) On being the wrong size Why big animals are in big trouble.
Fowl play Dominant males have lower sperm quality.
Releasing the strain Forecasting tsunami size.
Transatlantic tsunamis Could a large wave travel across an ocean?
Wildflower power How farmers can increase hay yields.
Science in the city Scientists team up with insurers.
The laws of nature Legal pitfalls facing researchers.
Survival of the fastest Male-killing drives rapid evolution.
The answer is blowing in the wind Explaining the UK's recent warm winters.
Seeing red by accident? On evolutionary bottlenecks.
Megacities: megapollution Tracking air pollution above Mexico City.
Seeing great sorrows Letters from missionaries link disease to climate.
Weathering: minerals, mud and microbes Weathering on a nano-scale.