Chris Fitch

First giant tortoise hatchlings born in the wild in over 100 years found by conservationists in the Galapagos Islands
After over a month of sailing through pack ice, Shackleton and the Endurance became trapped just one day from their Antarctic destination

The life of Scafell Pike

There’s a whole lot more to England’s highest mountain than just somewhere to take in a scenic view
Trekking a thousand miles through the American wilderness may not be for everyone. But this film intimately reveals what happens when someone impulsively decides to do exactly that

Through the people’s lens

Geographical gets an exclusive preview from development project, Development Progress, ahead of a Royal Geographical Society exhibition starting 16 February 
As China relaxes its infamous one-child policy, one million families apply for the legal right to have a second child
Our metropolises are becoming highly networked and technologically advanced urban hubs. How should we react to the rise of the smart city?
Once again, the Australian summer is dominated by raging bushfires. Why is fire such a huge problem in Australia? 
Deforestation in the Amazon fell by 18% last year, reversing a brief spike in tree loss that had alarmed environmentalists. With forest loss falling for most of the past ten years, is the battle for the Amazon finally being won?
The controversial rival to the Panama canal is set to break ground on the beginning of a $50billion construction project, which will carve the country in two

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