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 The RGS–IBG’s Britain from the Air returns in March, offering a unique perspective on the UK’s landscapes
Summing up an entire nation, comprised of millions of people, is a perilous pursuit and John Hooper does not always avoid the pitfalls
In this volume, Professor Sir Ghillean Prance, one of the most renowned scientific explorers of our time, chronicles some of his most significant and fascinating expeditions
It’s a dangerous business, adopting an animal’s viewpoint – sentimentality is never more than a hair’s breadth away
At the heart is a simple argument: developed economies are not naturally growing anymore, and we should therefore build sustainable societies which assume that our economies won’t grow, instead of pouring time and energy into forcing them to do so
It is 1850 and Lieutenant Morgan finds himself in chilly, frequently frozen, northern waters. His ship, the Impetus, of which he is second-in-command, is searching for traces of the Franklin expedition to the Northwest Passage
Islands are different. In an island environment, large animals become smaller, and small animals become larger. So came about Mediterranean islands with dwarf deer and Australasian islands with giant, flightless birds
Anyone who’s worked for a large company will be familiar with the demand that profits increase, year on year – which the slightest scrutiny will expose as unsustainable

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