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Andrew Gorman-Murray is a lecturer and researcher at the University of Western Sydney. His work examines how domestic life has changed in Australia, and explores how natural disasters impact sexual minorities and Australia’s cultural response to climate change

From Makkah to Madinah

A new book uses GPS and GIS to trace the Prophet Muhammad’s route from Makkah to Madinah with increased accuracy

Climate tones

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

Man on ice

What would it be like to live on an iceberg for a year? Alex Bellini intends to find out

Owen Hatherley

Owen Haterley is a writer and journalist specialising in architecture, politics and culture. In A New Kind of Bleak, he looks at how the recession changed Britain’s urban landscape

Videogames for volcanoes

A videogame may help prepare a small Caribbean island for a potential disaster

Call of the wild

Geographical has teamed up with Ray Mears and Ontario Tourism to offer a prize of a guided wilderness holiday with the wilderness expert himself. Pete Coombs couldn’t believe his luck when he got to try it first

Cave culture

Geographical takes a look at a geological formation that’s close to being humankind’s oldest home

Dealing with drugs

While Ebola makes the headlines, a raft of unreported and under-researched diseases are responsible for far more deaths across Africa every year. But without adequate financial rewards for the West, too little is being done to help
Ethiopia was among the world’s first Christian countries, but its many remote churches remain hidden – even from the locals
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

A band apart

The Bushmen people's belief that they are amongst human's most ancient races has reportedly been proven

Afghan Ink

An artist records day-to-day Afghan life from Kabul to Herat in ink
Malaria that has developed total resistance to the anti-malarial drug Artemisinin has been identified over a far larger area than previously known – putting millions of lives at risk
A vanishing UK coastline reveals a deeper human history

Jules Pretty

Jules Pretty is Professor of Environment and Society and Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the University of Essex, specialising in agricultural sustainability, nature and wellbeing. His latest book, The Edge of Extinction, explores life and change in cultures across the world

Expats’ Ecu-adore!

A 2014 study, The World Through Expat Eyes, has found Ecuador to be the country with the most content expat population
Sarah Outen describes her kayaking expedition along the Aleutian Islands, a significant undertaking that is just one part of her ongoing human powered journey around the world

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