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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
This winter has seen frequent storms and flooding hitting many coastal areas of the British Isles. While some will feel these are less than ideal conditions for stepping out with the camera, in fact there are many creative possibilities for photography
The bison, Poland’s symbol of nature conservation, already faces controversial annual culling. But recently, the Polish government announced plans to increase culling of this last remnant of legendary megafauna, causing outrage among conservationists
Wolves have arrived at a wildlife park in Devon as part of ongoing campaign to rewild parts of the United Kingdom
An unassuming beach in Denmark is absorbing record-breaking levels of carbon dioxide
The environmental cost of military activities is significant. Could new ‘eco-bullets’ be an effective solution?
Latest figures suggest that there are more than twice as many feral horses roaming across the plains of the American West than the land is capable of sustaining
How does the proposed allocation of ‘Zealandia’ as an independent continent affect our understanding of the planet’s continental organisation?
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

The Wider View

Wide-angle photography is perhaps the best way to recreate the natural human eye’s field-of-vision. But you’ll need specialist equipment and expertise to really do the images justice

Remembering Rhinos

New book aims to follow in the success of last year's Remembering Elephants, and raise funds to protect critically endangered rhinos across Africa and Asia
With Queensland koala numbers in free-fall, a novel idea suggests using daylight savings time to protect the species
Geographical’s regular look at the world of climate change. This month, Marco Magrini looks at the rise of methane
Fears that volcano eruptions in Iceland are set to regularly disrupt air travel are being tempered by a new study into the frequency of such events
Now we can all experience diving to the deepest point of the Mariana Trench, nearly 11,000m down into the depths of the ocean

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

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