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Howard Wood

Wood took up diving as a hobby, but soon found the Isle of Arran’s once abundant waters depleted through overfishing. He won the 2015 Goldman Environmental Prize for Europe in recognition of COAST, which he co-founded to protect Arran’s waters

Tragic routes

Guadeloupe opens a centre dedicated to the memory of the slave trade

Spray days

Colombia’s anti-coca crop spraying programme has been suspended – for the time being at least

The geography of homelessness

The real homelessness problem may be in the North and not London, but much depends on definitions
Finland is one of the OECD’s most rural countries, but the rural population is ageing fast and one-by-one the country’s villages are shrinking away

Britain’s Antarctic future

Geographical talks to Jane Francis, director of the British Antarctic Survey, about the organisation’s future plans for exploration

Australia: no way

Australia has met asylum seekers trying to reach the country by boat with a simple ‘No’. As the EU struggles with a similar problem, Geographical looks at Australia’s policies

Libya’s fragmented politics

With up to 500,000 refugees in the country, many hoping to make the hazardous journey across the Mediterranean, Geographical looks at Libya’s politics
An estimated nine million Syrians have fled their homes since March 2011. Around 150,000 have sought asylum within the European Union

Katrina: A decade later

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina killed at least 1,500 people and caused $300billion in damage to the south-east US, Geographical examines the potential for future storms and what has been done to prepare New Orleans for a similar event

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