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The return of bison to Romania’s mountains could boost the region’s biodiversity and invigorate rural economies through eco-tourism
With Milan announcing an ambitious new plan to reduce air pollution after lockdown, environmentalists are hoping that the crisis could trigger a green new start
Loss of tourism revenue is having a worrying impact on nature reserves and parks across Africa and India. The lives of animals, and the livelihoods of rangers and guides, are under threat 
For this month’s Discovering Britain viewpoint, Rory Walsh explores birdlife on the Calf of Man
In today’s interconnected global society, new diseases can travel through populations at unprecedented rates. Retracing the route that these viruses take through the complex web of human interactions, back to the original host could help us to predict upcoming viral outbreaks, and streamline public health interventions to prevent pandemics in the future. We spoke with David Quammen, author of Spillover, to hear his take on how we can prevent a replication of Covid-19 in the future
The best GIS dashboards record in near real-time the number of cases, deaths and recoveries from Covid-19 – they are also an invaluable tool when it comes to responding to the crisis, predicting new outbreaks and analysing the impact of social-distancing
Researchers studying marine heatwaves in the northeast Pacific, known as the Blob and the Blob 2.0, are warning that there will be more to come
Today marks the 50th birthday of Earth Day. Founded in the USA by Denis Hayes, it became a global initiative in 1990 when it extended its activities to 141 countries. Today it’s claimed to reach an estimated one billion people across more than 190 countries. Nic Davies reflects on the movement, hears from its founder and considers its meaning today
The notion that the Covid-19 pandemic all began because one person in China ate a bat is a prevalent one, but conservationists are fighting back against misleading claims
The price of oil is plummeting – Angus Parker takes a look at a transnational dispute and its implications
Geographical’s monthly print magazine has always sought to help its readers forge a connection with places and people far away
As Iran and the US slog it out to dominate the global pistachio trade, other countries look to get in on the action
For Bhavani Shankar, a trip to an Indian vegetable market revealed many issues of health and safety, but also highlighted the importance of such places for global nutrition
With so much to see on our doorsteps, this is no time to put down the camera 
A new decade-spanning study, in which the longest migration of any killer whale was recorded, has developed a theory that the ocean giants return to warmer waters to regulate the health of their skin.

Julysub 2020

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