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Into the valley

In this month's RGS-IBG Discovering Britain walk Tom Hart finds England's second city relies on a dam built in a Welsh valley
When you’re studying on MOOCS, or Massive Open Online Courses, no one minds if you turn up late. To keep your brain ticking over summer, here are some of the best MOOCS you can study for free
In search of bats and cliff-top farmland among the rural woods and spectacular coastlines of the West Country

Ashes to ashes

For more than ten years, an Italian design team has been trying to change how we will spend eternity

The green school

St Andrews aims to be the UK's first carbon neutral university by building a ‘green energy centre’ powered by locally-sourced wood
When is a forest not a forest? When it's this Lancashire AONB - ancient royal hunting land that now supports a healthy farming community.

Flood database goes live

A new online database ranks the most severe coastal floods to have occurred in the UK over the last 100 years and reveals last year’s storm surge to have been the largest on record
What do the election manifestos say about migration? Ian Preston, professor of economics at University College London, gives his analysis
What do the election manifestos say about international development? Jonathan Fisher, lecturer in international development at the University of Birmingham, gives his analysis
What do the election manifestos say about geopolitics? Klaus Dodds, professor of geopolitics at Royal Holloway, University of London, gives his analysis
The evocatively named Ring of Gullion Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, which encircles an impressive ring dyke, the formation of which has both puzzled geologists and inspired a rich folklore
Outlining the party positions on the all-important topic of housing and cities in general
How will the parties deal with the political world at large?
How would the parties deal with agriculture, fishing and farming?
Where do the parties stand on Europe and nationality?
Where do the parties stand on the environment and wildlife?
Where the parties stand on the hot button issue of migration
Where do the parties stand on energy and climate change?

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