What makes Plymouth – a popular British University city – so unique? Not what you might think says student photographer Aaron Hindes whose time in and around the city led him to the discovery that it is the only place in the world with nuclear ‘activities’ right on the doorstep of local schools and homes.
The winner of the 2012 ICUN /Thomson Reuters Environmental Media Award is Diogo Verissimo - a conservation biologist from Portugal. The award, now in its 10th year, was hosted for the first time this year on Facebook where Diogo's essay - one of 162 submitted - polled a staggering 5,352 of the 26,274 votes cast. Here is his winning essay.
Butterfly populations are an important gauge of the health of local habitats and wider climate change. Faye Dobson explains what population changes mean, and how you can get involved in helping monitor them.