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Enormous structure found in the seabed between the Torres Straight and Port Douglas, could unlock the history – and future – of the Great Barrier Reef

Out of the box

For centuries, crowds have descended – or ascended – on Box Hill in Surrey. For this month’s Discovering Britain trail, Laura Cole finds out why
As a Cumbrian hill in the Yorkshire Dales is offically declared a mountain by a mere six millimetres, Geographical talks to summit mapper Myrddyn Phillips about what defines a mountain
With an life expectancy of at least 272, the Greenland shark has been recognised as the longest living vertebrate animal on the planet, and how long they can live is still a mystery

Kayaking the Aleutians

Now showing at the Ocean Film Festival UK tour, Kayaking the Aleutians follows British kayakers Sarah Outen and Justine Curgenven on their 1,500-mile journey along one of the world’s roughest archipelagos
A new installation at Kew Gardens gives visitors a hands (or teeth)-on chance to interact with the secret life of bees

The hole story

This month’s Discovering Britain trail takes Laura Cole underground into the secret caves of Nottingham

Darwin’s puddle

Blue and yellow fish living in a small lake in Tanzania are helping scientists understand basic mechanics of evolution

Nuuk-lear power

Greenland gets a green light to export yellowcake uranium
Liberating tourism innovation, or housing menace? How a Silicon Valley startup has substantially affected communities around the world

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