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A model approach

Dame Julia Slingo looks back on a half-century of developments in climate modelling

Plain wonderful

Exploring the precious ecosystems of the UK's biggest military training ground

Much ado about moths

What's up with British moths?

The pull of charisma

Why do less-known species deserve more of the limelight?

Plain wonderful

Much ado about moths

The pull of charisma

A model approach

Graneledone octopus

Deep-sea asphalt mounds found off west African coast

Rare habitat plays host to rich variety of animals.

15 December 2014


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

Julia Slingo

A model approach

18 September 2015

The Met Office also celebrates a 50th anniversary this year - their first numerical weather prediction was in 1965. Their chief scientist Dame Julia Slingo shares her perspective on developments in weather, climate and environmental-change research since then.

NERC's Molecular Genetics Facility

The failure of genomics

Biology is in the grip of a genomics revolution - but has it taken a wrong turn?

4 September 2015

Planet Earth magazine cover

Autumn 2015

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