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Bolivia's Morales resigns after losing backing of security forces
Bolivia's Morales resigns after losing backing of security forces
Bolivian President Evo Morales has resigned, caving in following three weeks of sometimes-violent protests over his disputed re-election after the...
Rage in the twilight of neoliberalism
Rage in the twilight of neoliberalism
Ours are turbulent times of rage and peril. This is currently most clearly evident on the streets of Chile and Lebanon, where huge protests have...
Inaccessible Island tells the plastic truth
Inaccessible Island tells the plastic truth
We might have been wrong about the plastic waste floating about our oceans, choking fish and spreading the waste-signature of humanity.
Glyphosate under fire from San Francisco to Sri Lanka
Glyphosate under fire from San Francisco to Sri Lanka
Glyphosate, the world's most widely used herbicide and the active ingredient in Monsanto's weedkiller Roundup, is the subject of fierce controversy...
Smart ants cut the needless chatter
Smart ants cut the needless chatter
Leaf-cutter ants build super-highways to transfer food and building materials hundreds of metres without communicating with each other, scientists...
Bigger farms needed to feed nine billion
Bigger farms needed to feed nine billion
Scientists have a solution to how nine billion people, the world population by 2030, will be fed. That’s good news. But not everyone will like...
Why studying African birds’ varied migration patterns is so important
Why studying African birds’ varied migration patterns is so important
Bird migration comes in many flavours – and, as with ice cream, “vanilla” is the one people are most familiar with.

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