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Tuesday 07 October 2008
Web users are to be given access to undersea landscapes, including the habitat of threatened species that live off the coast of England, as part of Google Earth.
Friday 11 July 2008
A third of the world’s coral species are threatened with extinction, according to an international study that revealed rapid and alarming deterioration in the state of coral reefs over the past 10 years.
Friday 11 July 2008
This fascinating book about man's relationship to the planet, as exemplified by coral, was inspired by Jones's holiday home, near "a coral island in a tropical sea". At least it was once.
Saturday 14 June 2008
Wednesday 11 June 2008
Tuesday 29 April 2008
The dream of producing spider silk in industrial quantities has come a step closer to reality after scientists managed to mimic the way silk protein is spun naturally into fibres that are potentially stronger than steel.
Thursday 21 February 2008
Saturday 19 January 2008
Tuesday 31 October 2006
"Effing brilliant," said a Royal Marine as J Company, 42 Commando, returned to base from their heaviest clash with the Taliban since they arrived in Afghanistan a month ago. Their elation and relief was understandable, but the engagement also showed the movement remained a threat, even in the relatively secure centre of Helmand province.
Wednesday 17 May 2006
The new broom sweeping through the corridors of power in British tennis brushed aside three of its most high-profile executives yesterday. David Felgate, the Lawn Tennis Association's performance director, Rebecca Miskin, the tennis operations director, and Paul Keen, the finance director, all found themselves out of work as Roger Draper, the new chief executive, began a major restructuring programme.
Sunday 14 May 2006
Saturday 12 November 2005
Wednesday 26 October 2005
Saturday 10 September 2005
Sunday 21 August 2005
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
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