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Adam Vaughan

Adam Vaughan

    Three trillion trees, but not for long
    Three trillion trees, but not for long
    Scientists have already calculated how many species of fish there are in the sea (230 000), and how many species there are on the planet...
    Last chance to avoid fossil fuel doom
    Last chance to avoid fossil fuel doom
    Three-quarters of known fossil fuel reserves must be kept in the ground if humanity is to avoid the worst effects of climate change, a group of...
    Endangered animals afforded some more protection
    Endangered animals afforded some more protection
    Polar bears are among 31 species approved for greater protection by more than 100 countries. But a proposal to list the African lion was...
    Malaria check is in the male
    Malaria check is in the male
    Scientists have hailed the genetic modification of mosquitoes that could crash the insect's populations as a "quantum leap" that will make a...
    Cocoa frog is experts' cup of tea
    Cocoa frog is experts' cup of tea
    Sixty species new to science, including a chocolate-coloured frog and a tiny dung beetle less than 3mm long, have been discovered by scientists in...
    Wireless charging to electrify car market
    Wireless charging to electrify car market
    The next generation of electric cars could be charged wirelessly and even powered up as they drive over electrified roads, claims a company backed...
    PC game can raise climate awareness
    PC game can raise climate awareness
    They've previously tackled alien invasions, gang violence in New York and how to raise a happy family, but this week computer games wrestle with an...