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An expedition into the Jordanian desert is helping teachers and schoolchildren understand the precarious state of water
Terrorism appears to be spreading globally, yet is simultaneously becoming less deadly
Daniel Hume is a naturalist and wilderness adventurer. He was also the head of operations at Woodlore, Ray Mears’ School of Wilderness. His debut book, The Art of Fire, is on sale now

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Twenty one years, sixteen countries, seven continents... RGS-IBG director, Rita Gardner, unveils vivid images from her own geographical travels around the world
Sixty-two of the natural World Heritage Sites are now at risk from the impact of climate change, a number which has nearly doubled in just three years
An enormous hydropower development in Ethiopia is expected to put further pressure on Egypt’s already fragile water supply
New maps of global reptile distribution reveal significant gaps in the network of protected areas
The discovery of increasing levels of ozone-depleting compounds being emitted into the atmosphere puts pressure on the need to expand the Montreal Protocol
An emotional and divisive documentary that explores the trophy hunting and ivory farming industries, ‘Trophy’ asks to what extent Africa’s wildlife can be commercialised, or even killed, in order to save endangered species?
A selection of in-depth workshops at the RGS-IBG's Explore 2017 will underline the importance of field research as an essential component of exploration

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