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Scouring Bangladesh

FEATURE: The effect on lives and livelihoods of the holes in Bangladesh's rivers

For peat's sake

FEATURE: UK peat performs a valuable environmental service: will you pledge to protect it?

Walking with dinosaurs on Britain's Jurassic Coast

PODCAST: How mapping exposed dinosaur tracks can tell us about their past

How climate change could affect the potato

PODCAST: Understanding weather extremes will help farmers plan ahead

For peat's sake

Walking with dinosaurs on Britain's Jurassic Coast

How climate change could affect the potato

Scouring Bangladesh

Graneledone octopus

Deep-sea asphalt mounds found off west African coast

Rare habitat plays host to rich variety of animals.

15 December 2014

Plaice

Trawling makes for skinny flatfish

Fishing method makes fish work harder for less nutritious food.

10 December 2014

Richard Hollingham

Walking with dinosaurs on Britain's Jurassic Coast

How mapping exposed dinosaur tracks can tell us about their past.

3 March 2015

Potato planting

How climate change could affect the potato

Understanding weather extremes will help farmers plan ahead.

18 February 2015

An important part of our research is investigating how reinforced riverbanks, like this one at Chandpur

Scouring Bangladesh

20 March 2015

Hidden from view at the bottom of Bangladesh's large rivers are gigantic holes up to 50m deep and several kilometres long. Mark E Vardy explains how studying them is vital for understanding how large rivers evolve and affect the lives of hundreds of thousands of people living on their deltas.

Bog rosemary

For peat's sake

Used to flavour whisky and sometimes as fuel, the UK's peat also provides an important service.

11 March 2015


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PLANET EARTH
Spring 2015

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