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Laura Cole

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

Jurassic Park

For this month’s Discovering Britain viewpoint, Laura Cole travels to London’s Green Park station, an unlikely place to find ancient sea creatures
Duane Silverstein is the Executive Director of Seacology, a California-based NGO with a focus on islands. In 2016, it assisted Sri Lanka in protecting the entirety of its mangrove forests

New Zealand’s new coastline

The 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit New Zealand in November has caused the seafloor around Kaikoura to rise a full two metres out of the water
There is so much history to the British landscape. What with its stone circles, hill forts, mines and umpteenth century cottages, the land is marked with centuries of use. This can make it hard to read, like a blackboard written on hundreds of times and never erased
Pollution can be full of colour. In Industrial Scars, photographer J Henry Fair shows how extracting minerals and fossil fuels is often a vivid affair

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