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New exhibition at London’s Saatchi Gallery by photojournalist Lizzie Sadin, winner of the 2018 Carmignac Photojournalism Award, focuses on the trafficking of women and girls within and out of Nepal
Long-term studies reveal the Sahara desert has expanded substantially over the past century
Road collisions remain a leading cause of deaths and injuries around the world, casting doubt upon UN aspirations to halve the total number
The world’s most biodiverse seagrass region – Indonesia’s Coral Triangle – faces ruin from rampant human activities

BBC Earth goes into the deep

A new virtual reality experience, ‘BBC Earth: Life in VR’, takes us on an interactive and educational journey into the ocean depths
A colourful vision of saddle-billed storks collects the top prize at the annual David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation awards, now in it’s 11th year
The winner of the 2018 Whitley Gold Award is Pablo Garcia Borboroglu, founder of the Global Penguin Society
The King of Swaziland unexpectedly renames the country ‘the Kingdom of eSwatini’ during Golden Jubilee celebrations. Chris Fitch reports from the ceremony
As Chile’s president leaves office, the country designates large expanses of ocean to become marine protected zones
Lloyd Figgins is founder of LFL Global Risk Mitigation consultancy, and a regular commentator to international media on issues of safety and security. His new book, The Travel Survival Guide, is out now

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