Environment & Nature

Sustainability, climate change, degradation of the environment, extinction of species and loss of biodiversity loss: these may be the most important problems that the human race has ever faced. Without statistics we are powerless to identify what is happening or decide what to do. Here is the statistical background to the future of our planet.

Not every change is climate change

  • Author: Jordi Prats
  • Published: Feb 21, 2014 in Web Exclusive Articles

Even birds follow Pareto's 80–20 rule

Counting trees, carbon and climate change

Is aid a waste of money?

Who's afraid of George Kingsley Zipf? Or: Do children and chimps have language?

Uncertainties in climate models: Living with uncertainty in an uncertain world

Visualising movement: The seagull

Climate change – the next generation’s problem?

  • Author: Oz Flanagan
  • Published: Sep 26, 2013 in Web Exclusive Articles

Fishing up the past: What historical records can tell us about marine populations today

Blowin' in the wind

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