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As the world prepares for the next FIFA tournament in Russia, the top football teams from the world’s unrecognised nations square off in London
Road collisions remain a leading cause of deaths and injuries around the world, casting doubt upon UN aspirations to halve the total number
Lynne Corner is director of VOICE – Valuing Our Intellectual Capital and Experience – based at the UK National Innovation Centre for Ageing. VOICE works with citizens to co-develop approaches, products and services that meet the challenges of global population ageing
The biological wonders of Mozambique’s mountains have only recently been unveiled after years of neglect. Secrets still exist, however, as Sam Jones discovered when launching a biological assault on the Njesi Plateau
Lloyd Figgins is founder of LFL Global Risk Mitigation consultancy, and a regular commentator to international media on issues of safety and security. His new book, The Travel Survival Guide, is out now
From plastic-eating enzymes and oil-sucking polymers to ‘deep learning’ robots – innovative companies and research institutions are designing the future of the waste industry
Children on the summit of Aconcagua are a rare sight. James Egemont-Lee recounts how he and friend Ben Freeth travelled with their sons to the highest summit outside of the Himalayas
A pioneering expedition in 2019 will search for the lost Shackleton ship, the Endurance, as well as taking with it a vast array of scientific aspirations
In this exclusive extract from his newest book, founder and president of Survival International, Robin Hanbury-Tenison OBE, looks back on the legacy of his ground-breaking 1977 Royal Geographical Society expedition into the interior of Borneo
Growing demands for dairy products from an increasingly wealthy China are set to have a dramatic impact on the country’s carbon emissions
Diamonds are perhaps the least modest of all jewels. But, in Antwerp, they have attracted a community known for its humility
Kristy Leissle is a scholar of the global cocoa and chocolate industries. She is a lecturer at the University of Washington Bothell, where she teaches Global Studies. Her new book, Cocoa, is out now
The southwest corner of Western Australia is bursting with unique flora, fauna and ancient geological formations, as Laura Waters found out when she set out on a two-month, 1,000km hike along the Bibbulmun Track

Art on the border

Influencing international peace through street art
Mountain biking through mountainous Lesotho, Dan Milner found stunning landscapes, physical challenges and a proud people with their finger on the pulse of adventure tourism
New Zealand becomes the first country to propose humanitarian visas for ‘climate change refugees’
An eight-day survival course in the tropical Pearl Island archipelago of Panama, cast away with eight strangers, reflecting on how kinship, interaction with nature and even appreciation of hunger might be the missing experiences of developed societies

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

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