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John Kahekwa is the founder and general manager of the Pole Pole Foundation (POPOF), a Congolese run conservation NGO which works to protect the critically endangered Grauer’s gorillas and their habitat in Kahuzi-Biega National Park (KBNP), and to support the…
Recent observations of Arctic flora and fauna indicate major changes to ecosystems in the area
A massive die-off of Australian mangrove forests is being attributed to the El Niño weather system
Geographical’s regular look at the world of climate change. This month, Marco Magrini looks at the UK’s climate commitments
Was last year’s El Niño a practice run for future climate change? In part two of a blog series for Geographical, Laura Cole shadows the University of Oxford’s Global Ecosystem Monitoring Network and its work to discover the impact of…
The continuing adventures of Aaron Gekoski as he joins the Wildlife Rescue Unit
What do Ethiopia’s ‘church forests’, the incipient HS2 high-speed rail project, and the plastic ephemera deposited by the 2011 Japanese tsunami have in common? The answer is that they were all the subject of projects carried out by winners of…
Aaron Gekoski continues working alongside the Wildlife Rescue Unit
Today, the camera is regarded as an essential smartphone feature. But it was only in the previous decade that the developments we now take for granted were first conceived

Making Waves

An innovative new theory hopes to save millions of lives from the threat of tsunamis
Aaron Gekoski continues his personal adventure into the wilds of Borneo
Simple tracking devices have enabled conservationists to amass big data, vastly improving their knowledge about different species. But could this same technology be used for more nefarious means?
In a new report, researchers have calculated the global emissions of sulphur dioxide caused by volcanic activity
Geographical’s regular look at the world of climate change. This month, Marco Magrini looks at the trouble with funding
The latest episode sees ‘Bertie’ enlisting in wildlife rescue boot camp
Icelandic engineers are attempting to harness the powerful geothermal energy of magma
New video series tracks the journey of Aaron Gekoski as he joins Borneo’s Wildlife Rescue Unit to get on conservation’s front lines – watch new episodes each week on Geographical
Newly-developed ‘sustainable rubber’, produced using recycled food waste, could one day be used to make car tyres

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