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Solway Coast

Olivia Edwards explores Scotland's Solway Coast 

The UK’s best walks

Looking for a long walk for the winter holidays? Geographical has compiled a list of top UK walks
This month, the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)’s Discovering Britain walk takes Laura Cole to the ancient woodland of Epping Forest

Crossing the Empty Quarter

Recreating Bertram Thomas’ first expedition, a team of three will be crossing the Empty Quarter, or the Rub’ al-Khali, the world’s largest sand desert
The Natural History Museum creates a virtual reality dive into the Great Barrier Reef

Conserving Liberia

‘If you want a country to be able to manage or conserve its forests and biodiversity, it must have the local capacity to do it,’ says Dr Mary Molokwu, who has been establishing academic forestry and conservation programs in Liberia.
A large dress is projecting climate change data at St Pancras Station, ahead of COP21, the major climate conference in Paris
Laura Cole speaks to George Monbiot, environmental journalist and author of Feral, on the rewilding debate, carnivores and being human

Rewilding Britain

Rewilding Britain, a new environmental charity, was launched out of the recent surge in interest in rewilding ecosystems. Geographical talks to Helen Meech, its first director, about the role the organisation will take

Rock around the block

The British Geological Survey is using Minecraft to create huge maps of Great Britain

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