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Even professional fundraisers find it tough to raise money when the project is personal. Craig Pollard, of More Partnership shares advice for those looking to set off along the fundraising trail
Islands are different. In an island environment, large animals become smaller, and small animals become larger. So came about Mediterranean islands with dwarf deer and Australasian islands with giant, flightless birds

Kiwis dry out

New Zealand suffered a record drought between 2012 and 2013, if current weather trends continue 2015 could prove to be even worse

Vanishing coast

Trinidad and Tobago is losing its coastline, a problem for an island nation where 70 per cent of the population lives near the edge

Climate tones

Geography can change the way you speak, and not just through the use of jargon

New lives for nomads

As Genghis Khan once said, ‘Conquering the world on horseback is easy. It is dismounting and governing that is hard’

Law of the wild

Sweden’s annual wolf hunt was only open for a few hours before a court closed the season. A few days and one court decision later, it was open again

Food for thought

 The RGS–IBG’s Britain from the Air returns in March, offering a unique perspective on the UK’s landscapes

Afghan Ink

An artist records day-to-day Afghan life from Kabul to Herat in ink

Kickstarting Greek olive groves

A Kickstarter campaign aims to map Greece’s threatened olive groves

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