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Four new galleries at Royal Museums Greenwich explore Britain’s maritime heritage, and its complicated legacy both at home and overseas
by Simon Lewis and Mark Maslin • Pelican • £8.99 (paperback)
by Charles Lane • River Books • £40 (hardback)
A new prime minister in Ethiopia has enabled the end of war with neighbouring Eritrea, as peace descends upon the Horn of Africa

Bringing sand to the beach

The world’s first full global analysis of beaches reveals the state of each continent’s coastlines
The demand for horseshoe crab blood – vital for testing new medical developments – is threatening the future survival of the species

BLUE directed by Karina Holden

This hard-hitting marine conservation film – part of the Ocean Film Festival World Tour – pulls no punches in highlighting the plight of the world’s oceans
by Dr Lucy Jones• Doubleday Books • £19.99 (hardback)
The addition of traditional Māori names to Wellington’s urban landscape is proving traditional language can be applicable to 21st century environments
Steps are being taken to resolve the heated question of who owns a remote Arctic island claimed by both Canada and Denmark

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