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Increasing reports of seized jaguar fangs and skin suggest that demand for jaguar parts has grown in the past decade, particularly in China. As relations between Latin America and Asia strengthen, criminologists and conservationists are concerned that a formal market for trafficked jaguar parts could reverse critical conservation progress
Forced isolation has given many of us the chance to better appreciate the nature that lives closest to us. Butterflies are one such visitor – but while easy to admire, they’re not so easy to photograph says Keith Wilson
For this month’s Discovering Britain, Rory Walsh visits several places without going outside
The Sino–Indian border stretches 3,500km through rugged terrain that separates two military and economic powerhouses with increasingly tumultuous relations. Tim Marshall explores the geopolitical landscape of this divided land
Rodrigo Medellín is a senior professor of ecology at the University of Mexico. A specialist in bats, he is co-chair of the Bat Specialist Group of the IUCN
The most populated country of Central Asia, Uzbekistan has been on a mission to open up since the death of its previous leader in 2016. Nick Redmayne meets the proprietors hoping to take advantage of a tourism boom
To protect the forests that act as natural carbon reservoirs, researchers need to better understand how individual tree species respond to climate change
A fifth of the ocean floor has now been mapped, taking researchers a step closer to the goal of a complete seabed map by 2030
Four ex-circus lions discovered in France are due to be re-housed at Born Free, invigorating the call for EU-wide ban on wild animals in circuses
Selma Huxley Barkham (March 8, 1927 – May 3, 2020), was a historian and geographer of international standing in the fields of the maritime history of Canada and of the Basque Country
Since its annexation by Morocco in 1975, Western Sahara has been the subject of a long-running territorial dispute. For the Saharawi people, the wait for a homeland has now spanned more than 40 years. Among the young, tensions are once again rising
Marine protected areas cover 7.1 per cent of the Southern Ocean, but as some experts call for this to widen, a team of scientists are using tracking data to identify the biodiversity hotspots that most warrant protection
History is being written in 2020 – but when the pandemic subsides, will the geopolitical landscape be drastically altered? Tim Marshall explores. 
Widespread protests are forcing the UK to confront the fact that racism remains prevalent in towns and villages across the country
With widespread antibiotic resistance looming, researchers are attempting to create new antimicrobial surfaces

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