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Guest blog – Dewilding Basingstoke by Paul Sterry

Dewilding Basingstoke One thing leads to another. This all harks back to the saga of Basingstoke’s beleaguered Common Toads, a story that not only continues but also evolves. So as summer approaches, and all those young toadlets leave their breeding…

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Satellite observations improve earthquake monitoring, response

Researchers report data gathered by orbiting satellites can yield more information about destructive earthquakes and can improve aid and humanitarian response efforts. The researchers looked at satellite data from several recent, large-magnitude earthquakes.

A shady spot may protect species against rapid climate warming

A shady refuge on a hot day could be more than a simple comfort in a warming world. Finding a cooler spot might save several species that would otherwise go extinct due to global warming, according to a new analysis.

Satellite observations improve earthquake monitoring, response

(University of Iowa) Researchers at the University of Iowa and the United States Geologic Survey report data gathered by orbiting satellites can yield more information about destructive earthquakes and can improve aid and humanitarian response efforts. The researchers looked at satellite data from several recent, large-magnitude earthquakes.

A beautiful thing happens when farm animals are 'Allowed to Grow Old'

When photographer Isa Leshko first met a 34-year-old spotted horse named Petey, there was something about the arthritic, kind Appaloosa that captivated her. His eyes were clouded with cataracts, his coat was dull and coarse, and he moved stiffly as…