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The latest Natural History Museum exhibition provides visitors with the ability to ‘experience nature’s diverse beauty in colour and vision’
Driving from Jerusalem down to the Dead Sea – 1,378 feet below sea level – reveals a varied and fascinating landscape, with an array of treasures to behold

21CC: Life off the ladder

As the UK’s – and London’s – housing situation has tumbled towards ‘crisis’ in recent years, over 11 million people are now housed in the private rental market. The RGS-IBG’s 21st Century Challenges team explores the rise of the long-term renter
The number of refugees, asylum seekers and other displaced people in the world hits a new record high of 65.3 million people – with over half of global refugees coming from just three countries
The world competes over connectivity, through which information, resources and talent flow, argues Khanna
Try telling a geographer not to travel, and you’re almost definitely arguing a lost cause.

Measuring wildfires

Despite popular opinion, global wildfires are becoming less, not more, frequent, albeit with some major regional exceptions
Northern and southern Europe reach new levels of connectivity, thanks to the opening of the world’s longest rail tunnel, under the Alps

Bison: home on the range

The designation of the North American bison as the national mammal of the US is recognition of the remarkable conservation efforts that have revived the species from the brink of extinction
Latin America and the Caribbean experience the highest levels of inequality in the world – however, the rate is falling. Yet there is considerable progress required to get other Sustainable Development Goals on track before 2030

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