Portugal outrage after Spanish hunters massacre 500 wild animals

Officials seek a criminal probe after photos of 540 deer and boar corpses are shared on social media.

bbcnews
Dec. 24, 2020 ~1 min

Wind farms built on carbon-rich peat bogs lose their ability to fight climate change

We discovered wind farms in Spain that had carved up peat bogs, causing them to release carbon to the atmosphere.

Nicholas Midgley, Lecturer in Physical Geography, Nottingham Trent University • conversation
Aug. 5, 2020 ~7 min

Red Hugh: Spanish dig for the bones of 'Fighting Prince of Donegal'

The Irish chieftain was buried in the same Spanish chapel as Christopher Columbus.

By Eimear Flanagan • bbcnews
May 31, 2020 ~6 min

Fast-acting countries cut their coronavirus death rates while US delays cost thousands of lives

Over the first 100 days of the pandemic, countries that quickly implemented strong policies successfully lowered their death rates faster. There were also some surprises in the successes and failures.

Joshua Aizenman, Professor of International Relations and Economics, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences • conversation
May 22, 2020 ~6 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

Economic activity has halved during Spain’s coronavirus lockdown, study suggests

Almost one and a half billion spending transactions reveal “real time” reactions of consumers in a major western economy during the nation’s peak pandemic period. 

Cambridge University News • cambridge
April 15, 2020 ~6 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

Humans 'sole culprits' in US parrot extinction

A study of North America's only native parrot confirms its disappearance was down to humans alone.

By Paul Rincon • bbcnews
Dec. 13, 2019 ~5 min

Stars align for epic space missions

Athena and Lisa, two major astronomy projects of the 2030s, should launch within a year of each other.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Nov. 28, 2019 ~5 min

Spain alarmed by French bear's attacks on sheep

France released two brown bears in the Pyrenees - but one has now killed eight sheep in Spain.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
May 17, 2019 ~3 min

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