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Some informal settlements in Cape Town are located on or near wetlands. Shutterstock

Resilience in South Africa’s urban water landscape

Many African cities are sites of rapid urbanisation. To ensure that such societies are water resilient, it is necessary to address formal and informal forms of development.
Flock of ibis, Everglades National Park. Linda Friar, National Park Service/Flickr

Restoring the Everglades will benefit both humans and nature

Rehydrating the Florida Everglades is the largest ecological restoration project in the world. Ecologist Peter Frederick explains why this massive effort is worth its multi-billion-dollar cost.
Teetering: Abergeldie Castle. Russell Cheyne

How to stop a castle falling into a river

Storm Frank has left one of the Queen's neighbours in Aberdeenshire on the verge of collapsing into a river. Here's what you do about it.

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