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Exploring controversy's place in science
Why is it that what look at first glance like purely scientific questions -- whether our activities...
Blog post | 27 Mar 2015
Hidden from view at the bottom of Bangladesh's large rivers are gigantic holes up to 50m deep.
Feature | 20 Mar 2015
For peat's sake
Used to flavour whisky and sometimes as fuel, the UK's peat also provides an important service.
Feature | 11 Mar 2015
Walking with dinosaurs on Britain's Jurassic Coast
How mapping exposed dinosaur tracks can tell us about their past.
Multimedia | 3 Mar 2015
Working together for clear water
Nobody wants peat in their tapwater, and in some situations it can even threaten people's health.
Feature | 23 Feb 2015
How climate change could affect the potato
Understanding weather extremes will help farmers plan ahead.
Multimedia | 18 Feb 2015
How archaeology can tell us what people ate
Why bone fragments can tell us about our ancestor's diets.
Multimedia | 3 Feb 2015
The UK's rich marine renewable energy resources are driving an exciting area of innovation.
Feature | 23 Jan 2015
A look at the effects of drugs on marine life
Why some prescription drugs are bad news for the environment.
Multimedia | 20 Jan 2015
Location, location, location
If we could trap the CO2 we produce in the deepest depths of the ocean, where should we do it?
Feature | 19 Jan 2015
How river bank erosion affects livelihoods
Investigating the effects of river bank erosion in Bangladesh.
Multimedia | 7 Jan 2015
How carbon storage affects sea life
A look at the effect of carbon storage on the marine environment.
Multimedia | 23 Dec 2014