Planet Earth - Autumn 2011
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Planet Earth - Autumn 2011 (4·3MB) Whole magazine. Individual articles are available below.
Editorial Planet Earth will soon return as a printed magazine.
News (2·2MB) Hikers spread invasive plants, new fungi found in pond, bumblebee nestboxes don't work and other stories in brief.
Peat: core blimey! Peat bogs hold evidence of past climate change stretching back many thousands of years.
FORGEing a safe future for radioactive waste An international project to deal with the potentially dangerous gases produced by radioactive waste.
Ocean acidification and life on the sea floor Understanding the possible impacts of ocean acidification on our precious coastal ecosystems.
Green light for marine renewables? How tidal turbines are like roadworks, and how they could affect how sand moves around our coastal seas.
Ripped & torn A new research project into rip currents that will keep people safer in the sea.
Anglesey - 600 million years of Welsh history BGS is applying new techniques to advance our understanding of the geological evolution of Anglesey.
No place like home Understanding the risks of living in the shadow of one of nature's deadliest forces.
(Cover story) The new green revolution Could an insect-killing fungus be the answer to controlling crop pests and the spread of disease?