Slums like this one in Rio de Janeiro embody the problems Paul Ehrlich warned of in ‘The Population Bomb.’ dany13, CC BY

A long fuse: ‘The Population Bomb’ is still ticking 50 years after its publication

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One-third of the world’s nature reserves are under threat from humans

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Sustained ocean warming could greatly reduce catches of fish like these herring photographed off Norway. Jacob Botter, CC BY

Climate change could alter ocean food chains, leading to far fewer fish in the sea

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Artificial islands can cause huge environmental issues for coastlines. The Forest City Project

Future ‘ocean cities’ need green engineering above and below the waterline

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The design for Paris Rive Gauche incorporates a mix of uses and access to green spaces. Paris Rive Gauche/SOA Architects

France has a unique approach to regenerating inner cities – what can we learn from its success?

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Each year satellite images and maps show patterns linked to land use/cover change. Flickr/NASA

Technique developed in Kenya offers a refined way to map tree cover

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Limits to growth: policies to steer the economy away from disaster

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