NATURE

Meet the Trump moth

The new President of the United States has a namesake – one that’s keen on keeping the US border with Mexico open
17,000 photographs from over 50 countries have been whittled down to the eight category winners as the prestigious competition enters its sixth year
Red squirrels are found to be afflicted with a stubborn medieval disease
The toll, as a response to melting sea ice, would result in 8,600 less individuals from an estimated population of 26,000
Could rail be the sustainable long-distance freight transport the world needs?
Abandoned oil and gas wells in the US are leaking significant quantities of methane
The ice in Greenland is rapidly melting, bringing about massive global alteration. But as Todd Pitock discovers, not everyone is unhappy about the changing climate
Is extinction forever? While most would assume that yes, extinction is the ultimate end-point, a fate from which no species can return, Chris Fitch investigates the small but growing movement that dares to disagree

Flight of the Drones

Camera drones are changing the photography landscape, but despite the ease-of-use and stunning possibilities, their use does not come without some elements of risk

The true cost of meat

As one of the world’s biggest methane emitters, the meat industry has a lot more to concern itself with than merely dietary issues
As black rhinos return to an area they were once wiped out, conservationist Ian Craig is optimistic about the future for Africa’s wildlife
Geographical’s regular look at the world of climate change. This month, Marco Magrini looks at the US under Donald Trump

Winter wonderland

This winter, have your gear ready and check the weather regularly. With the right forecast, a day of winter shooting can be one of the most rewarding of the year, as well as the rarest of experiences
How a horde from Mongolia finally conquered the world
Fingal’s Cave in Scotland’s Inner Hebrides is so famous it’s almost mythical. We know it in our music and in our literature, but as Hazel Southam discovers, it’s quite a task to get out and see both it and all…
The 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit New Zealand in November has caused the seafloor around Kaikoura to rise a full two metres out of the water
As a dried-up dam starts to refill, and a push towards cleaner, renewable energy gets underway, many are still asking if Ghana’s chronic power cuts will ever come to an end?
Over the last year, Tesla, the American automaker and energy storage company, has partnered with SolarCity, the largest American provider of solar energy services, to fully power the American Samoan island in a sustainable fashion

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    In the 2016 London Mayoral election, the city’s natural environment was high on the agenda. Geographical asks: does the capital has a green future, ...
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    Remittance payments are a fundamental, yet often overlooked, part of the global economy. But the impact on nations receiving the money isn’t just a ...
    Dealing with drugs
    While Ebola makes the headlines, a raft of unreported and under-researched diseases are responsible for far more deaths across Africa every year. But ...

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