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Social benefits

Human geographers should pay more attention to the issues which affect the lives and living standards in different parts of the world and less to the more obscure areas of cultural geographical theory

Out of the shadows

There has never been a better time for the corporate world to embrace long-term environmental responsibility and stewardship

Happiness, naturally

In order to develop healthy human populations and reduce environmental degradation, we need to encourage people to spend more time in nature

Time for a sea change

Geographers haven’t attended enough to the blue part of the planet – the bit beyond the shoreline where the land ends and the oceans begin

Grabbed landscapes

21st-century land grabbing represents an uncontrolled form of geoengineering

Flooding’s future

We aren’t bad at predicting where flooding will happen – but not when – so we need to take precautions when it comes to flood protection in England

Learning to code

A geography curriculum should require students to learn how to code, ensuring that they’re equipped for a changed job market that’s increasingly detached from geographic information systems (GIS) as they were originally conceived
Current efforts to save India’s dwindling tiger populations are failing. But carefully managed tourism could offer this regal predator its best chance of survival

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