June 22


Groundbreaking discovery suggests some earthquakes alter tectonic plates

Groundbreaking discovery suggests some earthquakes alter tectonic plates

ByBryony CottamJun 19, 2022
New research into earthquakes suggests that they are both affected by and affect tectonic plates, suggesting a two-way relationship
Water scarcity in Africa a ‘myth’

Water scarcity in Africa a ‘myth’

ByBryony CottamJun 19, 2022
Researchers debunk the myth that water in Africa is scarce, blaming poor management of existing reserves instead
Children of the Marquesas Islands are inspiring a new approach to marine conservation

Children of the Marquesas Islands are inspiring a new approach to marine conservation

Photographer Laurent Weyl travels to the Marquesas Islands to meet the children who are leading a new approach in marine conservation
Dugout canoes in Estonia’s Soomaa National Park

Dugout canoes in Estonia’s Soomaa National Park

ByBryony CottamJun 17, 2022
Saving the UNESCO-recognised culture of making dugout-canoe in Estonia’s often flooded Soomaa National Park
Douglas David Seifert on a lifetime of underwater photography

Douglas David Seifert on a lifetime of underwater photography

ByKatie BurtonJun 17, 2022
Underwater photographer Douglas David Seifert observes the underwater world and captures the wonders of the waves
Fragile life: how birds go extinct

Fragile life: how birds go extinct

Chicago’s Field Museum contains an astonishing array of bird specimens which provides an insight into the causes of biodiversity loss
The fight for fish in Cameroon’s disputed waters

The fight for fish in Cameroon’s disputed waters

Along Cameroon’s coastline, a battle for once-rich waters is taking place, pitting artisanal fishers against huge industrial trawlers
Iceberg towing: a bizarre ‘solution’ to the freshwater crisis

Iceberg towing: a bizarre ‘solution’ to the freshwater crisis

Welcome to the bizarre world of iceberg towing, where some people are convinced that it could alleviate the world’s freshwater crises
Farming seaweed in UK waters for a sustainable future

Farming seaweed in UK waters for a sustainable future

ByBryony CottamJun 9, 2022
A growing industry is taking sustainable seaweed farming to new depths on a Pembrokeshire farm, using innovative techniques
Where in the world – coastal locations

Where in the world – coastal locations

ByGeographical StaffJun 8, 2022
Can you identify these iconic coastal locations from around the world using simple clues and photographs?
The inventive intelligence of crows needed to survive a changing world

The inventive intelligence of crows needed to survive a changing world

The intelligence of crows reveals some of the secrets needed to survive in a changing world – skills humans need in our challenging times
Biggest earthquake: the 10 largest recorded

Biggest earthquake: the 10 largest recorded

ByGeographical StaffMay 27, 2022
The biggest recorded earthquake tipped 9.5. Here are the ten earthquakes with the largest magnitudes ever recorded
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