Chris Fitch

Geostorm directed by Dean Devlin

New blockbuster takes climate chaos to the extreme, where what it lacks in coherent storyline and believable science, it makes up for in planet-destroying special effects

Down the Danube

Earlier this year, a group of packrafters set out on an epic endeavour to paddle across Europe, navigating their way from Ireland all the way to the distant Black Sea. Chris Fitch joined them as they made their way through Slovakia and northern Hungary

Mapping coral

Knowing where past coral reefs existed is a crucial component in understanding the health of existing reefs, and hypothesising which ones will still exist in the future

The (waste) paper trail

Could human waste one day be fuelling our homes and businesses?
A global boom in battery usage over the coming century has raised concerns about the ethics and practices behind mining cobalt and other essential minerals
New evidence suggests the historic Antarctic expeditionary may have been undermined by Scott’s second-in-command
Dartmoor National Park might appear wild, but it’s the lines that give it away. Ancient walls, reaves, tracks, terraces, tin mining gorges, leats... they all create vivid lines which tell deep stories about thousands of years of human habitation
Prestigious Natural History Museum photography competition recognises Brent Stirton's capturing of a black rhino moments after being shot by poachers in South Africa
The next step towards declaring London a National Park City is underway
Bonita Norris is an adventurer, public speaker and television presenter, who climbed Mount Everest in 2010 after attending an RGS-IBG lecture two years earlier. Her new book, The Girl Who Climbed Everest, is on sale now

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