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Common insects face growing problems

15 February, 2018 – The Earth’s largest animal group faces a new threat. Insects – not just rare species, but common insects too – may become less genetically diverse.

Human limits to growth may be here

15 December, 2017 – Can we run any faster? How tall can we get? Humans who accelerated into climate change may now have to accept our limits to growth.

Warming helps toxins to thrive

11 November, 2017 – Many of the world’s poorest people are being poisoned by their basic foods – and global warming helps toxins to multiply.

Climate change did not cause Syrian war

11 October, 2017 – Drought brought on by climate change is not responsible for the Syrian war, scientists say, but it has helped to make conflict likelier.

Computer census aids declining palm trees

28 July, 2017 – Concerned that palm trees vital to his home country are vanishing in large numbers, a scientist has devised how to count them for conservation.

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