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A large-scale terrain mapping project makes Antarctica the best-mapped continent on Earth 
As the United States’ Supreme Court delays a landmark climate change legal case, young people in the US and across the world are demanding that their voices be heard and their futures protected 
Klaus Dodds analyses the proposed land swap between Kosovo and Serbia and its implications for wider global relations 
Morocco reintroduces compulsory military service, one of many countries debating the ‘merits’ of conscription
New research reveals that microplastics can survive in mosquitos from larvae to adult, raising the possibility of particles being transferred from freshwater to land
In this penultimate instalment of our monthly series of reports looking at the impact China’s BRI project is having on the local infrastructure situated along its route, explorer and China scholar Charles Stevens visits the Khorgos Gateway that bridges China and Kazakhstan
With the RGS-IBG’s annual Explore weekend on the horizon, the Society’s vice president for expeditions and field research, Katie Willis, looks to international collaboration as the key to successful expeditions and field research for any 21st century venture
Of Britain's 15 national parks, the New Forest is probably the one most synonymous with images of Autumn. Home to some of the country's most extensive areas of broadleaf deciduous trees, as well as open heathland, wild ponies and five species of deer, this rural retreat is a favourite haunt of photographers, says Keith Wilson
New research demonstrates the harsh reality of UK immigration policy for Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Refugee (BAMER) women seeking asylum and fleeing domestic violence
New research measures the ability of major cities to re-use critical nutrients found in wastewater
The ‘golden triangle’ switches from growing opium crops to coffee
The Treasury has announced that it is considering imposing a tax on the incineration of waste. The move would mark a fall in favour for a practice once considered a good alternative to landfill. Katie Burton visits an incinerator to explore the pros and cons of burning rubbish
Fearghal O’Nuallain is a geography teacher and explorer. His edited book, The Kindness of Strangers, is on sale now, with all proceeds going to Oxfam's work with refugees

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