Laura Cole

Was last year’s El Niño a practice run for future climate change? In this introduction to an upcoming series of online blogs for Geographical, Laura Cole shadows the University of Oxford’s Global Ecosystem Monitoring Network and its work to discover the impact of the world’s most well-known weather phenomenon on the planet’s tropical forests
From food packets to fuel company manifestos, ‘sustainability’ is everywhere. Jeremy Caradonna tracks the explosion of this word into our lexicon; by fully understanding where it’s come from, we can figure out where it’s going
Expedition leader, Catherine Edsell, leads a team of ten women into Namibia to track rare desert elephants
The world’s largest tropical peatland carbon store has been mapped for the first time and it is 16 times bigger than expected

Thirsty Works

In this month’s Discovering Britain viewpoint, Laura Cole visits the partially submerged church at Rutland Water
An unassuming beach in Denmark is absorbing record-breaking levels of carbon dioxide
Latest figures suggest that there are more than twice as many feral horses roaming across the plains of the American West than the land is capable of sustaining
Showing at the Banff Mountain Film Festival’s UK tour, The Super Salmon is a rip-roaring ride up Alaska’s Susitna River with a powerful take-home message
Thousands of tropical butterflies have come to the glasshouse at Royal Horticultural Society’s garden at Wisley
An exhibition by Stephen Turner explores the natural life of Britain’s waterways, and how you can make a lot out of something little

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