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Robots ahoy! Mapping Earth's surface

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSEA-KIT and its submersible work in tandem to map the sea floor One of the big favourites to win the ocean-mapping XPRIZE has formally confirmed its presence in the final. The GEBCO-Nippon Foundation Alumni Team has just completed 24-hour trials of its technology and is ready for […]

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How to eat well – and save the planet

Image copyright Getty Images Switching to a healthier diet can reduce an individual’s water footprint by as much as 55%. According to new research, turning vegetarian has the biggest impact, but even cutting down on meat gives a saving of at least 10%. Shifting to a healthy diet is a “win-win situation”, say researchers. Citizens […]