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Forget Tasmanian tigers, species are still going extinct by the million
Extinction rates are accelerating. Is it futile to hope nature can protect threatened species? Michael Blencowe investigates. Illustration: The Big Issue
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Forget Tasmanian tigers, species are still going extinct by the million

The Four Horsemen are back, but there are modern heroes ready to defend us
The heroes of the modern era are standing by to defend us, writes Dr Emily Mayhew. Illustration: Laurie Avon
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The Four Horsemen are back, but there are modern heroes ready to defend us

How access to art can help all kids succeed
Illustration: Joseph Joyce
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How access to art can help all kids succeed

A thing of beauty, not of this world
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A thing of beauty, not of this world

In an age of crisis, we can't afford rulers who lie to us
Boris Johnson's government owes much of its authority to Brexit, says Michael Peel.
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In an age of crisis, we can't afford rulers who lie to us

If we want a fairer society, morality might not be the answer
Illustration by Joseph Joyce
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If we want a fairer society, morality might not be the answer

What can 16th-century sailors teach us about resolve in the time of Covid?
The stories of 16th century Arctic sailors 
are testimony to how far human endurance can be stretched, says Andrea Pitzer.
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What can 16th-century sailors teach us about resolve in the time of Covid?

We need to re-evaluate feminism to address the needs of all women
Illustration: Jospeh Joyce
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We need to re-evaluate feminism to address the needs of all women

The whole world must learn from Latin America's populist leaders
The whole world must learn the lessons of populism, writes Will Grant
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The whole world must learn from Latin America's populist leaders

How a group of wartime pilots founded a movement to use aviation for good
Words: Jo Lamb. Illustration: Joseph Joyce
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How a group of wartime pilots founded a movement to use aviation for good

Sometimes we need to go against everything we know to get what we need
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Sometimes we need to go against everything we know to get what we need

Kevin Maxwell: racism and homophobia blighted my career in the Met police
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Kevin Maxwell: racism and homophobia blighted my career in the Met police

Why do Jews drink 'to life' rather than 'to health'?
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Why do Jews drink 'to life' rather than 'to health'?

Not slow, frail, or dim-witted: railing against ageist stereotypes
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Not slow, frail, or dim-witted: railing against ageist stereotypes

We need to understand online fascism and we need to fight it
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We need to understand online fascism and we need to fight it

Over the Rainbow: Sheldon Baverstock looks back to South Africa's rebirth
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Over the Rainbow: Sheldon Baverstock looks back to South Africa's rebirth

Richard Humphreys: The life subaquatic
CREDIT: Joseph Joyce
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Richard Humphreys: The life subaquatic

Language barrier: Our sheer ignorance about how Europe works is worrying
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Language barrier: Our sheer ignorance about how Europe works is worrying

Elizabeth Woodcraft: new book informed by lifelong domestic violence campaign
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Elizabeth Woodcraft: new book informed by lifelong domestic violence campaign

A great vintage: Getting older is rich with opportunity
Illustration by Joseph Joyce
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A great vintage: Getting older is rich with opportunity