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A Canadian federal employment office will no longer hold the name of the politician behind the notorious Komagata Maru incident of 1914
The Transglobe Expedition entered the history books by becoming the first (and still only) successful attempt to circumnavigate the globe via both poles. As the team members celebrate the journey’s 40th anniversary, crew member Anton Bowring relives the heroic, of less than straightforward attempts to bring it all together
With guaranteed sunshine, bright blue skies and not a hint of air pollution, inland deserts provide some of the best and clearest natural light to be found anywhere on Earth, an ideal lure for photographers, says Keith Wilson
An artificial intelligence tool can predict where conflicts related to water scarcity are most likely to arise
A review of coral-saving methods is helping communities decide which ones are most suited to their needs
A landmark report from the IPCC definitively states that the way humans are using the Earth’s available land is a key driver of global heating and climate change. But does it also provide the answer?
For this month’s Discovering Britain trail, Rory Walsh visits a unique green space in the Black Country
A seven-year study of Patagonia’s ice sheets has revealed the volume ice they contain is even greater than previously understood
The environmental impact of Bitcoin is higher than its virtual nature might suggest
Guadaloupe Marengo is head of the Human Rights Defenders Team at Amnesty International, a group working to protect people who champion and defend the rights of others, including women’s rights, LGBT+ rights and, increasingly, environmental rights
With a camera in everyone’s pocket, the once rarified world of reportage photography has been dramatically opened up. As news media scrambles to adjust to ‘citizen journalism’, there are still practices that can help the cream rise to the top, says Keith Wilson
Hundreds of historic landfill sites are at risk from erosion and flooding with old, contaminated waste already showing up on English beaches
The idea of the Earth as a self-regulating, living organism was once scorned by the scientific community. But this holistic view has since gained widespread acceptance. On the occasion of his 100th birthday, Geographical revisits our 2000 interview with James Lovelock, the man behind the Gaia Theory
A temporary fishing ban has been imposed by the European Commission until 2020 in an attempt to save Baltic cod stock from impending collapse
The fight to save the planet takes off

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