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Minecraft village

In this month’s Discovering Britain, Laura Cole visits the Victorian slum forgotten by Britain, but treasured overseas

Dieback fight back

A 200-year-old tree named ‘Betty’ is helping identify genetic tolerance to ash dieback disease

Little white lies

In our first look at Discovering Britain’s new viewpoints, Laura Cole visits the Seven Sisters in East Sussex to find a scene you’re probably familiar with

Britain’s Atlantis

This month, the RGS-IBG’s Discovering Britain series introduces one of its new trails and takes Laura Cole to a ruined city on the Suffolk coast
At the launch of an independent report on the environmental impacts of the EU referendum, Geographical collects perspectives from key environmental charities and academics
The Shropshire Hills are often overlooked by tourists but are filled with unusual sights and species including ancient holly trees and freshwater mussels

A wing and a prayer

The UK’s butterfly population has suffered significant declines since the 1970s, although detailed surveys indicate small signs of optimism

Borrowed time

This month, the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)’s Discovering Britain walk takes Laura Cole to Heathrow’s hidden medieval village
On the edge of the Yorkshire Dales is an AONB whose reservoirs and ruins reveal its uses for both practical and pleasurable purposes
Treacherous quicksand and booming birds – a look at Britain’s smallest AONB

The UK’s best walks

Looking for a long walk for the winter holidays? Geographical has compiled a list of top UK walks

The peoples’ forest

This month, the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)’s Discovering Britain walk takes Laura Cole to the ancient woodland of Epping Forest
Winners announced in the prestigious annual photography competition
Geography is one of the broader disciplines when it comes to higher education, as demonstrated by this examination of some of its most interesting and distinct undergraduate modules
The National Trust aims to lead the way on embracing natural solutions to adapt the UK’s coasts to better deal with future erosion, flooding and sea level rise

Pound for pound

Exeter has joined the likes of Brixton, Stroud, Lewes, Totnes and Bristol by launching its own spending alternative to Sterling

Counting the coast

Fifty years after an historic National Trust coastal survey, a follow-up report has unveiled the extent to which the UK’s coastlines have changed since 1965

A rail runs through it

This month, the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)’s Discovering Britain walk takes Chris Fitch along a sea-battered stretch of South Devon

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