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Flash floods increase as mercury climbs

9 November, 2018 – Heavy rain must fall somewhere. The danger lies in where it falls and on what kind of terrain. As cities grow, the risk of flash floods rises.

Alien seaweed arrives in Antarctica

19 July, 2018 – For more than a century, scientists believed that only humans could cross the hostile oceans to reach Antarctica. Some strands of alien seaweed tell another story.

Humans put conservation reserves at risk

8 June, 2018 – In theory conservation reserves are set aside to preserve wild creatures. But then the humans move in. Land almost twice the area of India is threatened.

Hopes rise for some coral survival

25 April, 2018 – US scientists have good news about prospects for coral survival on one of the world’s great reefs, threatened by climate change.

Bleaching hits coral reefs faster

16 January, 2018 – Coral reefs have always lived near the edge. Now, thanks to global warming, life there is five times more precarious.

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