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Climate change: Weakened ‘ice arches’ speed loss of Arctic floes

Look down on the Arctic from space and you can see some beautiful arch-like structures sculpted out of sea-ice. They form in a narrow channel called Nares Strait, which divides the Canadian archipelago from Greenland. As floes funnel southward down...

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Bird charity warns of harm from new wind farm

The bird charity RSPB has criticised a government decision to permit an offshore wind farm expected to harm birds feeding in the North Sea. The giant Hornsea Three development lies 75 miles away from Flamborough Head, England’s biggest sea bird colony on the Yorkshire...

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Europe moves ahead with Ariel exoplanet mission

The Ariel space telescope, which will study the atmospheres of distant worlds, has the green light to proceed. European Space Agency (Esa) member states formally adopted the project on Thursday, signing off two years of feasibility studies. The near-billion-euro observatory...

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