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Climate change report lays out what the UK must do to achieve net zero
The UK is on track to cut just 40% of the emissions required to reach net zero, the country's top climate body has warned.29 June 2022
Bird flu outbreak devastates UK seabird colonies
Thousands of seabirds are dropping dead from bird flu at some of the UK's most important seabird colonies.28 June 2022
The Irish elk: when and why did this giant deer go extinct and what did it look like?
Fossil bones and antlers in the Museum's collection hold clues about the life and disappearance of Europe's biggest ever deer.
Monkeypox: How is biodiversity loss linked to emerging zoonotic diseases?
As we encroach more on the natural world, new diseases are likely to become more common.24 June 2022