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Meme Medicine

Funny memes can help people cope with the stress of the COVID-19 pandemic, says a new study.

See Space by Balloon

The trend for space tourism sounds quite exciting, although it’s out of the reach of anyone who isn’t a millionaire.

Stop Octopus Farming

A new report from Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) has highlighted the problems with octopus farming.

This week’s front page | Issue 800

Experts have been shining a spotlight on the growing problem of electrical waste – or e-waste –across the world this week, to mark International E-Waste Day (Wednesday 14 October).

Palm Oil Promises

Wildlife charity WWF has ranked companies around the world on how they use palm oil, a useful vegetable oil that is linked to huge increases in deforestation.