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Denmark, Europe
Winnowing away of the ice, exacerbated by soot blown on to the ice from wildfires, means Greenland's ice sheet is stuck in a feedback loop.
The Guardian
 | Environment
March 03, 2016
Germany, Europe
Angela Merkel to attend test in which team will heat hydrogen until it becomes plasma in bid for clean nuclear power.
The Guardian
 | Science
February 03, 2016
World
The chances of disaster on planet Earth will rise to a near certainty in the next one to ten thousand years, but it will take more than a century to set up colonies in space where human beings could live on among the stars.
The Guardian
 | Society
January 21, 2016
Denmark, Europe
Windy year helps Denmark to produce 42% of its electricity from wind turbines, despite two major windfarms being offline.
The Guardian
 | Innovation
January 18, 2016
World
The new study provides one of the strongest cases yet that from the amount of concrete mankind uses in building to the amount of plastic rubbish dumped in the oceans, Earth has entered a new geological epoch.
The Guardian
 | Environment
January 09, 2016
United Kingdom, Europe
Evidence that bluestones were quarried in Wales 500 years before they were put up in Wiltshire prompts theory that Stonehenge is 'second-hand monument'.
The Guardian
 | Archaeology
December 07, 2015
Uruguay, South America
In less than 10 years the country has slashed its carbon footprint and lowered electricity costs, without government subsidies. Delegates at the Paris summit can learn much from its success.
The Guardian
 | Environment
December 03, 2015
United Kingdom, Europe, World
New technology could bring about the much debated designer baby, but a parent's desire to do the best for their child could create sociological problems.
The Guardian
 | Society
November 03, 2015
World
Earth’s final days are in the distant future, but the the death of a far-off solar system revealed in images from Kepler 2 shows how the world might end.
The Guardian
 | Space
October 21, 2015
United Kingdom, Europe
A moneyless economy shows how our lives are intrinsically linked to the great web of life. In this deep ecology, our security comes from our relationships with people and nature.
The Guardian
 | Society
September 15, 2015
China, Asia
Passersby scrambled to take photos of the men when they first appeared on the street, and the volume of onlookers was deemed disturbing by authorities.
The Guardian
 | Stories
July 26, 2015
World
From waking up in the early hours for a quick bite and sip of water, to the waiting until the call to prayer at sunset, why do Muslims fast and what is Ramadan?
The Guardian
 | Society
June 22, 2015
Ireland, Europe
With all of the results in, Ireland has voted a historic yes in its gay marriage referendum.
The Guardian
 | Society
May 25, 2015
Nepal, Asia
Man found with minor injuries in collapsed home seven days after earthquake, as government rules out finding more survivors in Kathmandu.
The Guardian
 | Stories
May 04, 2015
World
New measurements from the Gale crater contradict theories that the planet is too cold for liquid water to exist, but Mars is still considered hostile to life.
The Guardian
 | Space
April 15, 2015
Japan, Asia
Her achievement is expected to be recognized by Guinness World Records.
The Guardian
 | Stories
April 07, 2015
World
Scans show that brain regions crucial for the development of language, memory and reasoning skills tend to be smaller in those from poorer backgrounds.
The Guardian
 | Science
March 31, 2015
United States, North America
Google believes it can enhance surgeons' tools using technologies employed in other parts of its business, including self-driving cars.
The Guardian
 | Science
March 28, 2015
United Kingdom, Europe
Perry Carroll of The Solar Cloth Company explains why his flexible solar sail panels can generate energy not only at on sea but on millions of spaces on land.
The Guardian
 | Environment
March 23, 2015
Netherlands, Europe
More than 32,000 had signed up for the games at the Amsterdam and Utrecht branches but the Swedish retail giant says they are a safety threat.
The Guardian
 | Stories
March 19, 2015
United Kingdom, Europe
Wiltshire monument may have been equivalent of an ancient Mecca on stilts according to an idea put forward by former museum director Julian Spalding.
The Guardian
 | Archaeology
March 17, 2015
Bangladesh, Asia
Scientists in Bangladesh are working on ways to treat toilet waste in rural areas and use it to develop safe, nutritious compost for food crops.
The Guardian
 | Environment
February 28, 2015
Afghanistan, Asia
Three decades after she became an icon, an ID card mugshot of Sharbat Gula has become a symbol of Pakistani hostility towards refugees from Afghanistan.
The Guardian
 | Society
February 27, 2015
World
Report by UK waste experts warns that growing global middle class could see £388bn worth of food wasted every year by 2030.
The Guardian
 | Environment
February 26, 2015
World
Mark Twain declared that the Indian city of Varanasi was older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend. He was, of course, wrong.
The Guardian
 | Society
February 17, 2015
Italy, Europe
The man who spread love all over the world with his famous Nutella brand left us on the day of celebration of love. Could it be a sign of fate?
The Guardian
 | Stories
February 16, 2015
Burma, Asia
A programme that encourages leadership skills and self-confidence is helping young women to prevent abuse and dream of brighter futures.
The Guardian
 | Society
February 12, 2015
World
iSnce 1991, the snow-free season has become extended, the soil has become hotter and drier, and there's been a shift from flowering to woody vegetation.
The Guardian
 | Environment
February 10, 2015
United Kingdom, Europe
Could the answer to London's congestion be a network of subterranean cycleways?
The Guardian
 | Society
February 09, 2015
Zimbabwe, Africa
Attempts by the security services to suppress a photograph of Robert Mugabe proved in vain as memes spawned a life of their own online.
The Guardian
 | Stories
February 07, 2015
World, Africa
Bill and Melinda predict that in the next 15 years, the lives of the people in the poorest countries will improve faster than at any other time in history.
The Guardian
 | Society
January 23, 2015
Italy, Europe
Powerful x-ray technique reveals letters and words on two fire-damaged scrolls from Herculaneum and provides clues to the author of one.
The Guardian
 | Archaeology
January 21, 2015
India, Asia
A unique participatory initiative in Mumbai helps residents deal with their fear of living with leopards.
The Guardian
 | Society
January 11, 2015
World
New research is first to identify which reserves must not be burned to keep global temperature rise under 2C.
The Guardian
 | Environment
January 09, 2015
Australia, Oceania
Fears that summer heat waves will be a silent killer drives moves to get Melbourne's vulnerable into cooler places.
The Guardian
 | Stories
January 08, 2015
Japan, Asia
Sushi boss nets huge tuna for nearly £25,000 as pioneering farming method offers hope of protecting national delicacy.
The Guardian
 | Environment
January 06, 2015
Brazil, South America, Canada, North America, Peru
Indigenous peoples say oil operations by a Canadian firm in Peru pose a danger to Brazil.
The Guardian
 | Environment
December 02, 2014
France, Australia, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, United States, Japan, Canada, South Korea, Asia, Europe, Oceania, North America
QS has compiled a league table based on factors including affordability, desirability, academic standards and job prospects.
The Guardian
 | Society
November 27, 2014
France, Europe
Everything good about the Fondation could have been achieved, and better, without the sails.
The Guardian
 | Travel
October 26, 2014
World, United States, China, Canada, North America
What if it burns down you may ask? The new timber protective layer is nearly fireproof.
The Guardian
 | Innovation
October 16, 2014
Canada, North America
But the hunt is not over. Now they must find the second one.
The Guardian
 | Archaeology
September 11, 2014
India, Asia
A true story of survival of the fittest. Never mess with an Indian farmer.
The Guardian
 | Stories
August 28, 2014