02252018

World’s fishing fleets mapped from orbit

It’s another demonstration of the power of Big Data – of mining a huge batch of statistics to see patterns of behaviour that were simply not apparent before. Computers have crunched 22 billion identification [...]

Wildlife secrets of Nigeria’s last wilderness

Image copyright Chester Zoo Image caption The Nigeria-Cameroon chimp is confined to remote pockets of forest The world’s [...]

‘Fishing continued’ after East China sea oil spill

Image copyright AFP/Transport Ministry of China Image caption The tanker carried a highly toxic petroleum product that became invisible after the spill [...]

World’s fishing fleets mapped from orbit

It’s another demonstration of the power of Big Data – of mining a huge batch of statistics to see patterns of behaviour that were simply not apparent before. Computers have crunched 22 billion identification [...]

Wildlife secrets of Nigeria’s last wilderness

Image copyright Chester Zoo Image caption The Nigeria-Cameroon chimp is confined to remote pockets of forest The world’s [...]

‘Fishing continued’ after East China sea oil spill

Image copyright AFP/Transport Ministry of China Image caption The tanker carried a highly toxic petroleum product that became invisible after the spill [...]

Wildlife secrets of Nigeria’s last wilderness

Image copyright Chester Zoo Image caption The Nigeria-Cameroon chimp is confined to remote pockets of forest The world’s [...]

‘Fishing continued’ after East China sea oil spill

Image copyright AFP/Transport Ministry of China Image caption The tanker carried a highly toxic petroleum product that became invisible after the spill [...]

Wildlife secrets of Nigeria’s last wilderness

Image copyright Chester Zoo Image caption The Nigeria-Cameroon chimp is confined to remote pockets of forest The world’s [...]

Neanderthals were capable of making art

Image caption In Maltravieso Cave, western Spain, Neanderthals stencilled their hands by blowing red paint over them Contrary to the traditional view of them [...]