Chris Fitch

Cave secrets

Instead of gradually leaving Africa in a single wave, new fossil discoveries are showing that early humans left the continent in multiple waves, across many tens of thousands of years
by Jo Woolf • Sandstone Press • £24.99 (hardback)

DugOut directed by Benjamin Sadd

An epic journey through the Amazon in a traditional dugout canoe comes with a surprisingly immersive glimpse into the lives of the rainforest’s indigenous inhabitants
An expedition into the Jordanian desert is helping teachers and schoolchildren understand the precarious state of water
Terrorism appears to be spreading globally, yet is simultaneously becoming less deadly
Daniel Hume is a naturalist and wilderness adventurer. He was also the head of operations at Woodlore, Ray Mears’ School of Wilderness. His debut book, The Art of Fire, is on sale now

Travels with the Director

Twenty one years, sixteen countries, seven continents... RGS-IBG director, Rita Gardner, unveils vivid images from her own geographical travels around the world
Sixty-two of the natural World Heritage Sites are now at risk from the impact of climate change, a number which has nearly doubled in just three years
An enormous hydropower development in Ethiopia is expected to put further pressure on Egypt’s already fragile water supply
New maps of global reptile distribution reveal significant gaps in the network of protected areas

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