Nature

Do whales attempt suicide?

it is not uncommon for some strandings to involve healthy animals, seemingly unaffected by any of these problems.

How the North Sea has shaped our world

Saturnine and cruel, the formidable North Sea is often overlooked – even by those who live within a stone's throw of its steel-grey waters. But as a playground, theatre of war and cultural crossing-point, it has shaped the world in myriad ways, forging heroes and villains and sealing the fates of nations. Tom Blass boarded ship and travelled across it