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Recognising success

A Kenyan wildlife ranger receives the inaugural Tusk Ranger award for rhino conservation success

Borrowed time

This month, the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)’s Discovering Britain walk takes Laura Cole to Heathrow’s hidden medieval village

Canada: leading the way

Canada is ahead of others in terms of Syrian refugee resettlement, but are the numbers all they’re cracked up to be?

Rock unsolid

Falling rocks and unstable cliff faces are always a hazard for mountain climbers, however, could climate change be adding to the danger?
Solving the paradox of Arctic darkness, a new study finds that zooplankton migration is being guided by the light of the moon
A long-awaited, somewhat delayed, digital geologic map of Alaska has been released, made from a ‘treasure trove’ of geological information
Try not to skip the introduction of Valerie Hansen’s The Silk Road. In it, the author wastes no time debunking everything you thought you knew about the ancient trade routes spanning China, India, Persia and the eastern Roman Empire

Off your bike

According to data from 148 countries, global bike ownership has halved in the last 30 years

Back from the dead

Declared biologically dead in 1950s, the Thames is now home to hundreds of species of fish, seals, porpoises and more

Floating power

Plans for the world’s largest floating wind farm are given the green-light as part of growing interest in Scottish offshore wind energy

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