Planet Earth - Summer 2012
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News Poisonous ladybirds, dolphins' signature tunes, the emerging fungal peril and other stories in brief.
Park life (Olympic feature) Planting for the future - designing the ecological legacy of the Olympics.
Something in the air (Olympic feature) How meteorologists will be monitoring the capital's air quality in the run-up to London 2012.
Grounds for success (Olympic feature) Why the London games couldn't have happened without BGS's geological expertise.
Sports shorts (Olympic feature) A few of the other ways science supports sport.
Artists' models What happens when you take scientific data out of the lab and turn it into art?
Tackling seafood fraud: fisheries forensics How genetic tools can promote sustainability and make sure the fish we buy is what it says on the label.
Visions of sustainability Visions of a sustainable world from people at the sharp end of unsustainable development.
Bogged down in history Digging into peat bogs to investigate how tin was exploited in ancient Britain.
Waiting for the next big wave BGS's journey to Japan to aid international scientists in the aftermath of last year's tsunami.
Revitalising urban rivers How research is helping revitalise even the most neglected watercourses.