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Antarctic visitors threaten world’s largest remaining wilderness
Visitors bring in foreign species that colonise ground exposed by rapidly melting glaciers

Jeremy Plester

07, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Weatherwatch: when the wind drops – keeping renewable energy supplies steady
Interconnectors – linking areas rich in hydro, wind or solar power – can help to even out fluctuations in weather

Jeremy Plester

10, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Weatherwatch: the prized blood oranges from Mount Etna
Volcano’s unique microclimate is crucial for growing high-quality fruit that has earned EU protected status

Jeremy Plester

09, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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How food waste is huge contributor to climate change
Food production, transportation and rotting waste all cause release of greenhouse gases

Jeremy Plester

04, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Weatherwatch: Cardiff taps into its subterranean heat
Pioneering scheme in Welsh capital uses groundwater boreholes to take advantage of urban warmth

Jeremy Plester

04, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Weatherwatch: how the humble salp is helping to fight the climate crisis
The gelatinous creature sucks up organisms that absorb CO2 and leaves droppings rich in carbon at the bottom of the sea

Jeremy Plester

17, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Weatherwatch: the health benefits of sunshine
UV rays from the sun help our bodies make essential vitamin D and boost our immune systems

Jeremy Plester

12, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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How melting glaciers have accelerated a shift in Earth’s axis
The redistribution of water has caused the planet to lean and wobble, resulting in the poles moving

Jeremy Plester

06, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Weatherwatch: the great snowstorm that engulfed Britain in April 1849
How newspapers – and Queen Victoria – described the unusually wintry conditions

Jeremy Plester

22, Apr, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Why the tiny copepod is an unsung climate hero
The shrimp-like creatures lock up carbon from phytoplankton, keeping it out of the atmosphere

Jeremy Plester

09, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Flooding risk rises as UK's wetlands lost
Homes being built in high-risk areas as swathes of wetlands are drained, dug up and built over

Jeremy Plester

02, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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How greenhouse gases are actually cooling Earth's upper atmosphere
At high altitudes, carbon dioxide releases energy into space, making the atmosphere contract

Jeremy Plester

05, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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