Matthew Hedges with his wife Daniela Tejada.
As I found, academics engaging in fieldwork research are in a particularly vulnerable position.
Meltwater on the ice shelf near the McMurdo research station, Antarctica.
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These lakes could threaten the future stability of parts of the Antarctic ice sheet.
Australia has enacted 20 new anti-terror laws since 2014. Several more bills have been introduced by Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton and are now before parliament.
Australia now has one of the most comprehensive ranges of anti-terrorism laws of any Western democracy. It's time to think creatively about solutions, rather than continually reworking old strategies.
There's no evidence that private schools produce better results than state schools for equivalent pupils.
Looking back at Lviv's Soviet past, there are clues about how to preserve history for everyone – not just the affluent.
The majority of fugitive methane emissions come from a minority of locations and activities – so-called super-emitters.
Blowing bubbles is fun and also involves a lot of science.
Bubbles in fizzy drinks are full of science you probably didn't know about - and which can even be found in volcanoes!
An old male reindeer weathers a heavy snow storm.
The winter of 2018-19 claimed 200 reindeer in Svalbard, Norway, according to a recent census.
Protestors make their voices heard in New York City following Donald Trump’s 2016 election.
In Trump's America, there is a fundamental misunderstanding of the nature and scope of the First Amendment.
Media tour Hong Kong’s Legislative Council building after protesters broke in on July 1.
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Chinese media sees the protests very differently to Western media.
Cazas de la Fuerza Aérea de EE UU durante la Guerra del Golfo de 1991.
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Si el ejército estadounidense fuera un país, sus emisiones de carbono estarían entre las de Perú y Portugal.
Laws against 'revenge porn', upskirting, deepfake pornography are piecemeal, and a review will take years to conduct. Here are three things government can do now to support victims.
US Air Force fighters during the 1991 Gulf War.
If the US military were a country, its carbon emissions would rank between that of Peru and Portugal.
Covering subjects from black holes to sleep science, a geophysicist explains his new course.
An immediate threat.
To reduce the risks posed by natural hazards, governments need to address residents' everyday fears, too.
Chaplaincy is an integral part of campus life within many universities.
The Cuadrilla fracking site in Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, Lancashire.
Pumping high-pressure fluid into fault lines causes them to slowly slip, increasing the pressure on more distant rock and inducing earthquakes far away.
From video games developed where players can "play" at raping women, to advertisements that sexualise women's bodies, men’s entitlement to women is just a given.
One of the founders of South African Students’ Organisation, Steve Biko.
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Fifty years after the founding of South African Students' Organisation this anti-apartheid movement remains a model for student activists.
Just one small part of the UK’s energy future.
The UK has made huge progress in decarbonising its energy mix, but the hard work has just begun.