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Exploring enclaves

Geographical takes a look at the geography of some tricky international boundaries
Arctic exploration is changing. Polar explorer Pen Hadow discusses the new directions with Geographical

Ashes to ashes

For more than ten years, an Italian design team has been trying to change how we will spend eternity

High on a hill

Switzerland’s youth have the second- highest cannabis consumption in the world, according to UNICEF

Battle in Seattle

America’s most eco-conscious city rejects plans to host Shell’s Arctic drilling fleet

Into the valley

In this month's RGS-IBG Discovering Britain walk Tom Hart finds England's second city relies on a dam built in a Welsh valley

David Warrell

David Warrell is a professor and International Director of the Royal College of Physicians and Tropical Medicine. A long-standing member of the RGS-IBG medical cell, he co-edited the Oxford Handbook of Expedition and Wilderness Medicine

Defining the human age

Debate over the nature of the term ‘anthropocene’ as a name for our current human-influenced age is widespread, both in and out of the realm of geography

The African Manhattan

Construction has begun on South Africa’s brand new £500million, 1,600-hectare city, but some are expressing fear over a growing ‘Chinese incursion’ into the region
‘Eternal flames’ from ancient times should interest modern geologists

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