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The world’s fastest growing cities by population

The world’s fastest growing cities by population

ByGeographical StaffJun 8, 2022
By 2050, 68 per cent of the world population is projected to live in urban areas. Here are the world’s 10 fastest growing cities
The role of the monarchy: where do royals still rule?

The role of the monarchy: where do royals still rule?

ByGeographical StaffJun 1, 2022
The role of the British Monarchy is largely ceremonial but in many countries royals still wield significant power
Geo explainer: How carbon emissions impact climate

Geo explainer: How carbon emissions impact climate

ByGeographical StaffMay 9, 2022
Global warming: Why is the amount of C02 increasing in our atmosphere, how is it being produced and by which countries?
Geo explainer: Six key takeaways from the latest IPCC report

Geo explainer: Six key takeaways from the latest IPCC report

ByBryony CottamApr 7, 2022
The release of the latest IPCC report suggests it’s ‘now or never’ if we want to tackle climate change
Geo explainer: Why are wildfires getting worse?

Geo explainer: Why are wildfires getting worse?

ByBryony CottamDec 2, 2021
Record-breaking wildfires are increasingly common around the world, and there’s a reason why we can expect to see them getting worse.
Geo explainer: What is the ring of fire?

Geo explainer: What is the ring of fire?

ByBryony CottamNov 24, 2021
The Ring of Fire is the site of many of the most powerful and destructive volcanic eruptions and earthquakes in history.
Geo explainer: What is the ozone layer and what’s happening to it?

Geo explainer: What is the ozone layer and what’s happening to it?

ByKatie BurtonJun 3, 2020
Concerns about the hole in the ozone layer have diminished as levels of ozone-depleting chemicals have fallen, but research is still ongoing.
Geo explainer: Why do we live on flood plains?

Geo explainer: Why do we live on flood plains?

ByBryony CottamNov 30, 2018
Despite the increasing risk of flooding, an increasing proportion of the world’s population lives on floodplains.
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