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Shooting stars visible throughout July

Meteor showers and planets are visible in the Nordic sky this month, including Jupiter and Mars.

Melting Greenland ice has not slowed down ocean circulation

GREENLAND: Two new studies suggest that meltwater from the Greenland ice sheet has not slowed down ocean circulation in the North Atlantic and may not be behind the ominous cold patch of ocean called the ‘cold blob’.

OPINION: Increasing border security fences are a lethal problem for wildlife

Wire fences and walls along country boarders are a huge problem for wildlife. Animals die after getting entangled in the wires and many species are cut off from important seasonal habitats. This situation forces a re-think of conservation strategies across borders, says researcher.

Watch Live: Speakers Corner at FENS 2016

Join us live as we bring you the latest from the world’s smartest brains who are gathering in Copenhagen over the next three days.

Life or death chemistry: how scientists analyse mysterious white powders

White powdery substances may be made up of everything from powdered sugar to explosives. We talk to the people in Norway who can figure out the difference.

Ecosystems driven out of sync by climate change

Climate change has altered the seasonal behaviour of plants and animals throughout the food chain and could reorganise entire ecosystems in the future.

Mysterious meteorite sheds new light on the Solar System

A completely new type of meteorite discovered in Sweden suggests a previously unknown part of Earth’s history.

Islands make large animals shrink and small animals grow

Mammals change size when they become isolated on islands. The phenomenon has been discussed for many years but is now confirmed by a new study.

Take a tour of an Arctic monitoring site

GREENLAND: Explore how scientists in Greenland are monitoring environmental change in the Arctic with our interactive map of the GEM-monitoring site.

Culture is a strong evolutionary drive among killer whales

New study provides insights of killer whale behaviour and the evolutionary interplay between genes, environment, and culture.

Pumping CO2 into volcanic rock transforms it into limestone in record time

The greenhouse gas was pumped into basalt rock and turned into limestone in just two years.

Wild bees lose the fight for flowers

A new study confirms what researchers have thought for some time: Honeybees out-compete wild bees and bumblebees.

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