The world’s second-largest ice sheet, and the single largest contributor to global sea level rise, is potentially becoming unstable because of fractures developing in response to faster ice flow and more meltwater forming on its surface.
From removing ruminant meat from its menus to new ‘green’ buildings, the University of Cambridge is weaving sustainability into its very fabric. Only bold steps will help it achieve an ambitious target of becoming zero carbon by 2048.
Robin James leads the team responsible for the University Library’s ‘Cathedral of Books’ – a vast Amazon-style warehouse on the outskirts of Ely; the opening of which marks the latest chapter in the UL’s 600-year history.
Local people in the Nepal Himalayas value snow leopards as much for the potential personal benefits they gain from the animals’ conservation as they do for the intrinsic value of this charismatic species.