Climate change threatens 'most Alps glaciers'

By 2100, 92% of glaciers including popular ski resorts could be lost, Aberystwyth University says.

bbcnews
Dec. 7, 2020 ~2 min

Glue bird traps: Macron suspends use amid EU row

President Emmanuel Macron orders an end to the much-criticised method for catching songbirds.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Aug. 27, 2020 ~3 min

Kelp found off Scotland dates back 16,000 years to last ice age

Experts from Heriot-Watt University's Orkney campus analysed the genetic composition of oarweed from 14 areas.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
July 27, 2020 ~3 min

France to ban heated terraces in cafes and bars

The new ecology minister says outside heating or air conditioning is an "ecological aberration".

BBC Science News • bbcnews
July 27, 2020 ~2 min

What US states can learn from COVID-19 transition planning in Europe

As the US prepares to reopen from weeks of social distancing, it’s worth noting what other countries are doing.

Scott L. Greer, Professor, Global Health Management and Policy and Political Science, University of Michigan • conversation
May 11, 2020 ~9 min

50,000-year-old string found at France Neanderthal site

A three-ply chord fragment made from bark was spotted on a stone tool recovered at a cave in France.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
April 13, 2020 ~2 min

The battle against disinformation is global

A scholar who has reviewed the efforts of nations around the world to protect their citizens from foreign interference says there is no magic solution, but there's plenty to learn and do.

Scott Shackelford, Associate Professor of Business Law and Ethics; Director, Ostrom Workshop Program on Cybersecurity and Internet Governance; Cybersecurity Program Chair, IU-Bloomington, Indiana University • conversation
March 20, 2020 ~10 min

Coronavirus threat reveals the flaws in India's health system

The COVID-19 pandemic must be managed in India in a tense economic context and with a largely privatised health system.

Yves-Marie Rault Chodankar, Chercheur associé au Centre d'études en sciences sociales sur les mondes africains, américains et asiatiques, Université de Paris • conversation
March 20, 2020 ~7 min

When restaurants close, Americans lose much more than a meal

Restaurants have always been about more than feeding city residents. During the 1918 flu pandemic, they were kept open as sites of social solidarity.

Rebecca L. Spang, Professor of History and Director, Liberal Arts and Management Program (LAMP), Indiana University • conversation
March 20, 2020 ~8 min

Hunters of rare Swiss ibex stir Alps wildlife row

A Swiss region allows trophy hunters to shoot ibex, but the elusive animal remains rare in the Alps.

By Laurence Peter • bbcnews
Nov. 6, 2019 ~6 min

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