NATURE

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
Geographical’s regular look at the world of climate change. This month, Marco Magrini looks back at ‘Peak Oil’
Photographer Simon Anderson tells Geographical about the process of capturing our December issue’s spectacular cover image of the Brighton Pavilion...
Jonathan and Angela Scott are synonymous with Africa’s big cats. Geographical’s photography expert, Keith Wilson, caught up with the couple…
Chinese firms plan to build a solar power plant in the exclusion zone around Chernobyl
Thunderstorms in the US could be transporting harmful mercury from the atmosphere to the ground
What will Donald Trump in the White House mean for the growing green economy?
Last year saw several African countries the worst hit by extreme weather events, as developing nations continue to be most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change
The seaweed industry is booming, and winning plaudits for its relatively environmentally-friendly production. Can this sustainability be maintained?
For many, elephants are an integral part of the African landscape, a grand symbol of the natural wonders that make the continent such a favourite destination for the wildlife photographer
Last year, the UNFCCC Paris Agreement was hailed as ‘historic’ after its signing at COP21 in Paris. Today sees attendees to COP22 convening in Morocco, a country where transitioning to renewable energy has become a primary national objective
A landmark decision has given the green light to creating the largest protected zone of ocean the world has ever seen
Could extreme weather cast the deciding vote on the world’s most high profile election?
Geographical’s regular look at the world of climate change. This month, Marco Magrini looks at Canada’s carbon plan

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