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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

Hull of a City

For this month’s Discovering Britain Trail, Laura Cole takes a walk around Kingston-upon-Hull, the UK City of Culture for 2017
Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka is a veterinarian and founder of Conservation Through Public Health (CTPH), an NGO dedicated to the healthcare of Uganda’s 400 mountain gorillas as well as the human populations that surround Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
The toll, as a response to melting sea ice, would result in 8,600 less individuals from an estimated population of 26,000
Natural disasters are inevitable but the death toll is up to us. Such is the argument in Robert Muir-Wood’s latest, which details how our approach to disasters dictates the human loss of earthquakes, hurricanes and tsunamis
If you are a reader of Geographical you probably enjoy maps. A second reasonable assumption is that you also enjoy wildlife. Thankfully, geographer James Cheshire and designer Oliver Uberti have combined these two to make an unstoppable book that will please anyone with an interest in the natural world
Almost half of the species featured in BBC’s Planet Earth II are listed by the IUCN as being ‘near threatened’, ‘vulnerable’, ‘threatened’ or ‘critically endangered’ thanks to human activity. Laura Cole sits down with three members from the BBC’s Natural History Unit to ask why these threats aren’t directly stated, even when a species’ status is critical

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