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Jungfrau: the top of Europe

Chris Fitch travels to the Jungfrau region of Alpine Switzerland, where anyone can get under the skin of a mountain – literally
Mark Cooper-Jones and Jay Foreman tap into a rich vein of geographical quirks to teach through comedy
Is the Northern Rangelands Trust the case study the rest of Africa needs to safeguard the continent’s iconic wildlife?
When it comes to exploration, day-to-day details can often be glossed over in favour of tales about grand adventure
Watch the RGS-IBG debate on what could happen to the environment in the wake of a UK exit from the European Union
This month, when the competitors of the 2016 Rio Olympics complete their opening ceremony laps of the Maracanã stadium, they will be joined by a small group walking without a national flag – refugee athletes set to make history on the global sporting stage

The windy isles

The Galápagos islands take steps towards a fossil fuel-free future, as San Cristóbal’s wind and solar capacity is significantly expanded

Cooling Chicago

Installing ‘green rooftops’ across Chicago – part of a comprehensive planning vision for the next few decades – could dramatically help the city’s attempts to prevent overheating

Boom in wildlife crime

The world’s fourth largest criminal enterprise is the illegal trade in environmental products. Now both INTERPOL and the UN are calling for greater collaboration and leadership to combat these activities
Tony Foster is a watercolour painter, explorer, and RGS-IBG Fellow

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