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A century of UK coastal flooding
Introducing SurgeWatch - a new database of UK coastal floods.
Feature | 22 Apr 2016
The rise of the mammals
How did our ancestors make it to the top?
Feature | 8 Apr 2016
Why are some areas becoming more prone to flooding, while others aren't?
Feature | 4 Mar 2016
The human epoch
Have we entered the anthropocene era?
Feature | 22 Feb 2016
Amphibians under threat
How emerging diseases are putting the world's frogs, toads, newts and salamanders in peril.
Feature | 12 Feb 2016
Bouncing towards an ice-free summer
Why Arctic melting will continue to be erratic, but the overall trend's only one way.
Feature | 5 Feb 2016
A dose of nature
What do you get when you cross ecology with psychotherapy?
Feature | 22 Jan 2016
Looking to the future of conservation
Trying to understand the next big threats before they arise.
Feature | 14 Dec 2015
The science of sustainable retail
How researchers are working with M&S to help make its operations greener.
Feature | 27 Nov 2015
Watching the birds
How the UK's birds of prey were saved from the malign effects of 20th-century pesticides.
Feature | 13 Nov 2015
What's past is prologue
Two former chief executives tell us what they valued most about their time at NERC.
Feature | 27 Oct 2015
Shutting the flood gates
How science has helped us limit the harmful effects of flooding.
Feature | 19 Oct 2015