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Latest figures show mineral production driven by demand for electric vehicles

Electric Car by MikesPhotos from PixabayGlobal production of lithium has seen a sharp increase of 235 per cent in five years, according to the latest figures now published in World Mineral Production 2014-2018 (WMP), by the British Geological Survey (BGS).

Deep-ocean current creates tsunami risk for Falkland Islands

BGS logoThe Falkland Islands are at risk from tsunamis caused by underwater landslides, according to new research by scientists from the British Geological Survey and Heriot-Watt University.