30 November, 2018 – At risk from heat and drought in a warming world, farmers face double trouble in two or more great farming regions at once.
16 November, 2018 − If their new leader, Jair Bolsonaro, acts as many Brazilians expect him to, the Amazon forest is likely to suffer serious damage.
25 October, 2018 − Venice has been at hazard from rising seas for years. But so now are almost all historic sites near Mediterranean coasts, a survey finds.
11 October, 2018 – Plants are getting taller in the Arctic high latitudes as warmer, moister soil prompts growth that could increase the release of greenhouse gases.
6 September, 2018 – Airborne potable water straight from the atmosphere could provide a lifeline for arid regions, with the use of commonly available chemicals.
3 September, 2018 – Waterlogged hillsides are dangerous. For those who live on them, or further downhill, they can be deadly. The global risk from landslides is rising.
… but not for long. Sorry everyone, but we’re having to stop the presses for a time – we’ve been brought to a halt by ill-health. It’s nothing serious, it shouldn’t last long – but it means we can’t publish anything for the moment. We plan to return on Monday 3 September, full of vim and vigour and with plenty to report. See you then! The Editors PS: We won’t be able to answer emails either for the duration.
2 August, 2918 – Food could stay safe and hygienic, wrapped in a safe plastic made entirely from farm waste. The wrapper could then rot away without harming wildlife.
20 July, 2018 – Information now travels along the internet. But what happens when sea levels rise and leave a flooded internet, its vital cables and traffic hubs under water?
5 June, 2018 – Evidence from the dinosaurs’ deaths 65 million years ago might just provide a lesson to learn about the lasting damage now being done by humanity.
23 May, 2018 – Researchers think there may be an ancient link between catastrophic climate change and the forces that build mountains: shifts in the Earth’s crust.