The latest instalment of a 20-year study to understand how Britain became an island completes a tale of megafloods and super-rivers.
An ambitious project is making accessible some of the most important visual resources for research into international polar exploration.
Arsenic in drinking water is threatening the health of people in more than 70 countries around the globe, according to new research presented today.
The largest coordinated programme of international polar activities in 50 years – International Polar Year (IPY) – kicked off globally on 1 March 2007. Building on a 125-year history of previous polar events in 1882–1883, 1932–1933 and 1957–1958, the aim of IPY is to promote even greater international scientific collaboration to address issues of global importance within the Arctic and Antarctic.