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At Geographical, we want to amplify the voices of the next generation of great geographers. That’s why we’re launching the ‘Young Explorers’ section of our website: a new programme that celebrates exploration, innovative fieldwork and inspiring projects
Sohei Nishino uses photography, collage and cartography to pioneer unique works that document his experiences of cities and dramatic natural landscapes
A rapid change in eating habits is deemed necessary to avoid climate catastrophe. But what are the future solutions being proposed, and how far are governments going to make them a reality?
Evelyn Habasa is the founder of Ride 4 a Woman, a not-for-profit organisation set up to support women living in Bwindi, Uganda who are struggling with issues such as HIV, domestic violence and poverty
A carbon offsetting programme in Tanzania’s Yaeda Valley is giving value to an indigenous community and addressing climate change at the same time
Soil erosion is rapidly becoming a worldwide problem and a threat to global food security, but new research suggests that individual countries can take action
Trials conducted to block mosquitos from transmitting dengue fever to humans have proved successful in Malaysia
Wildlife rangers are critical to global conservation. However, little research has been undertaken into how they work. Joshua Powell led an expedition to examine the role of rangers in Central Asia and Europe [photography by Stephanie Foote, Elizabeth Streeter and Oli…
A chance discovery in the Basque Country has led to a maritime salvage operation and a ship reconstruction project that aims to celebrate the region’s seafaring past
Most of us will have never considered the importance of having a home address, but for millions of people on the planet, lacking one can have serious consequences
Redzi Bernard recreates a journey her mother made fifty years earlier, travelling across mountains to reach the wondrous rock-hewn churches of Lalibela in Ethiopia, and discovering a route lost to modern tourism
Chris Tucker is chairman of the American Geographical Society, and serves on the boards of the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation and the Open Geospatial Consortium. His book, A Planet of 3 Billion, is out now
Vardø, Norway’s most northeasterly town, was once on the verge of dying out as its inhabitants sought livelihoods elsewhere. But a passionate local is hoping modern arts and traditional crafts might be key to turning its fortunes around
Guyana intends to become a low-carbon, ‘green state’, with eco-tourism a major feature. But the country is also poised to become the Western Hemisphere’s next big oil producer. Nick Middleton investigates the possible contradictions
Ani is a Middle Age city of remarkable historical importance, one in urgent need of preservation and protection
In the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan, traditional Buddhist culture has helped shape government policies on the environment and the search for human happiness. Should we all follow suit?
October 2019 marked 250 years since Captain James Cook first set foot in New Zealand, kickstarting a wave of British colonisation on the archipelago. The anniversary has been seen as an opportunity to re-evaluate the country’s relationship with a man…
The Bauls of Bengal are an order of wandering folk singers that have kept their philosophies alive for centuries. But modern demands threaten to overtake their simple, itinerant lifestyles. Now, an audio-visual record is being taken to keep their vocal…

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