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As the world grapples with a new pandemic, humanitarian organisations are rallying to control the outbreak in countries that rely on humanitarian aid, while the United Nations calls for a coordinated response to protect the world’s most vulnerable
Protecting the most famous members of the animal kingdom may be the right move, and not just because they attract more funding
Virtualising nature – an affront to the glory of the natural world, or a much-needed tool for those unable to experience the great outdoors?
Boredom may be creeping into the lockdown experience. For the discerning geographer, however, there is a wealth of entertaining and educational board games out there to bring the family together
A landmark ruling by the United Nations Human Rights Committee provides hope for asylum seekers who have been displaced due to the climate crisis
The return of bison to Romania’s mountains could boost the region’s biodiversity and invigorate rural economies through eco-tourism
In today’s interconnected global society, new diseases can travel through populations at unprecedented rates. Retracing the route that these viruses take through the complex web of human interactions, back to the original host could help us to predict upcoming viral outbreaks, and streamline public health interventions to prevent pandemics in the future. We spoke with David Quammen, author of Spillover, to hear his take on how we can prevent a replication of Covid-19 in the future
From Terra Mater Factual Studios and Wildlife Films comes a stunning portrayal of one of Africa's greatest treasures – the Okavango River

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