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‘This isn’t just luck’: why fewer people are dying as a result of natural disasters Rewilding projects and tech fixes are reducing death rates from natural disasters, despite weather extremes becoming more common Conservation Environment Innovation Technology
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The deforestation solution that not enough people are talking about Giving indigenous communities legal title to their land can be more effective at protecting forests than declaring them national parks Conservation Environment Society Sustainable Development
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Keeping us in the dark: the movement to protect our sparkling night skies Amid harsh, constant lighting, we’re blind to the wonder of our night skies. As we emerge from a difficult year, let’s cherish the darkness Body & Mind Environment Health Science Society Spirit Wellbeing
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‘A quiet conservation success story, the likes of which aren’t told enough’ Although often overlooked, small-scale conservation projects are having a big impact on wildlife and communities – even in conflict zones Conservation Money Sustainable Development
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On the right track: the UK railway that runs on solar power A stretch of railway in Sussex will be the first to be powered directly by solar, paving the way for even lower carbon train travel Written in partnership with Thrive Renewables
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‘What could be more exciting than putting a tea cosy on a house?’ In this new column unearthing gems of progress in everyday issues, Martin Wright talks up the overlooked heroics of home insulation Energy Environment Opinion Sustainable Development
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