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Climate change concerns have largely ignored the importance of universal access to effective contraception, despite the impact of population growth on greenhouse gas emissions,...

Improving poverty and inequality modelling in climate research

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Leaves are nature’s most sophisticated environment sensors

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First images of freshwater plumes at sea

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New research outlines best practices for social and ecological resilience in a Western landscape where wildfires are becoming inevitable.

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Oil companies are missing out on vast sums of recoverable oil in unconventional reservoirs, according to experts.

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