Tracking the plague in DR Congo

Already battling COVID-19 and a renewed Ebola outbreak, DR Congo is also home to one of the world's oldest sites of the plague—and there are signs that the disease may have reared its head once more.

Chinese urgency on COVID-19 goes missing in jabs drive

Shirley Shi has received three offers to be vaccinated against COVID-19—through her hometown, her Beijing residential area and her office area—but the human resources manager is in no rush.

Greenland ice loss may have begun as early as the mid-'80s

The amount of snow falling on Greenland's glaciers may have been less than the water lost through icebergs calving and melting since at least the mid-1980s, a study of almost 40 years of satellite images has revealed.

Three possible futures for global climate scepticism

Climate change skepticism has been present in politics for as long as climate change itself. Part of a wider outlook of environmental skepticism, it encompasses a range of views from outright denial that the world is warming ...

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