Hulking ice stupas dot the arid landscapes of northern India's Ladakh region. Villagers of the region have turned to natural engineering solutions to preserve water – an increasingly scarce resource due to accelerating glacier shrinkages
Setting off from the glacial source of the Ganges, where raging white-water rapids carve a path through the Himalayas, Spike Reid and a team of adventurers became the first people to navigate the Ganges by stand-up paddleboard, a feat never attempted before. In doing so, the team aimed to raise the profile of plastic pollution and those working to tackle the problem
In 1977, British adventurer George Meegan set out to attempt the world’s longest unbroken journey by foot, walking from Ushuaia at the southern tip of Argentina to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. The world would wait until 2018, some 35 years later, to see his journey repeated
Who was John Muir? How did his views and philosophy change the world? And what connection does he have with Dunbar? In this month's Discovering Britain focus, Rory Walsh retraces the footsteps of this renowned naturalist, botanist and explorer
Anjana Khatwa is an earth scientist, presenter and advocate for diversity in the geographical, geoscience and nature conservation sectors. As part of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site team, she helped to setup a sustainable education programme to engage the community with the geography of their land. She uses her passion for the science to broaden the reach of geography in the modern day.
Katie Burton explores the practicalities and ethics of geoengineering, the controversial science that could quickly cool the atmosphere. Is it the last ditch climate solution that nobody wants? Or are appetites for geoengineering solutions growing with our warming climate?
The impacts of deforestation are wide ranging. But while some are well-known, a link with malaria is only just coming to light. Could appetites for deforestation-implicated products, such as coffee and timber, be driving malaria risk in vulnerable countries?
The creation of an Exclusive Economic Zone stretching from Turkey's southwest coast down to the northern tip of Libya has bubbled old and new conflicts in the Eastern Mediterranean. Tim Marshall investigates the recent developments underpinning rising tensions in the region