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For years, China was the go-to destination for exporting the West’s refuse material. But with an import ban now in place for everything from plastics to e-waste, and a growing global population producing an ever-greater amount of rubbish, what exactly is the future for a world awash with garbage?
Capturing the perfect shot sometimes means not having the camera operator present. Luckily, advances in camera traps and drone technology are making remote photography more and more viable, says Keith Wilson
New research reveals that the UK needs to act fast to better recycle lithium-ion batteries and extract the valuable metals within
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
Klaus Dodds looks at the two African nations that just can’t get along
As Arctic ice diminishes, new pathways are opening up, with potentially deadly consequences for marine mammals
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
The world’s second largest tropical forest receives significantly less funding than its counterparts in other countries
For this month’s Discovering Britain viewpoint Rory Walsh looks below Bristol’s famous bridge
As a new decade begins, Marco Magrini wonders if the 2020s could be make or break for when it comes to fixing the environment
When it comes to shooting a moving subject, most photographers fall into one of two camps: ‘snipers’ or ‘machine gunners’. But is one better than the other, asks Keith Wilson?
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
The world’s first water-borne dairy farm has been erected on the shores of Rotterdam. What does this say about the future of food, cities and, indeed, cows?

Julysub 2020

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