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Klaus Dodds explores what Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's proposed constitutional changes would mean for Japan's military, and Japan's role in the world
In the Kosovan city of Prizren, close to the borders of Albania and Macedonia, the Shehu family keep Europe's centuries-old Sufi tradition of piercing alive
After forty years divided in two, could Cyprus be genuinely set for reunification? Klaus Dodds explains how we reached this position, and speculates on what might happen next
What could be more exciting than three months working in the Alps? Doing so with helicopters and drones, of course. Mark Allen tells Geographical about his technology-assisted research project
Switzerland has found itself under the spotlight recently, in the wake of another FIFA scandal. Klaus Dodds explores the country’s unique neutrality, and what these events could mean for its international reputation
Thirty years ago, visitors to Taipei would have been met by rubbish-filled streets and a spiralling waste problem. Chris Fitch reports on how a new mindset has taken hold and how the locals are embracing a cleaner lifestyle
A border dispute between Nicaragua and Costa Rica gives Klaus Dodds the opportunity to explore how nations can manipulate their physical environments for geopolitical purposes
Isabella Bird was the 19th century's most renowned female travel writer and a pioneer of travel photography. Deborah Ireland recounts how the 'First Lady' of geography took to life behind the lens
The Falkland Islands remain a hugely contentious issue between the UK and Argentina. Klaus Dodds explores some of the recent geopolitics developments surrounding the islands
Jane Labous meets the forward-looking alangizi (or 'initiators') who are revolutionising one of Zambia's most ancient traditions
With protests against violence towards women taking to the streets around the world, Klaus Dodds asks what role gender has to play in global geopolitics
Porters are often the unsung hereos of a Himalayan expedition, making a trekker's dream become reality. Rob Fraser decided to find out what their life really entails, and whether a 51-year old westerner could carry his share of the load
New Zealand has arrested three ships for IUU (illegal, unreported, unregulated) fishing. Klaus Dodds explores the geopolitical situation surrounding fishing in the Southern Ocean
As the international development sector prepares for a very important year, we find out how a photography project is ensuring that the very people affected by global progress have their voices heard in the wider conversation
Deforestation in the Amazon fell by 18% last year, reversing a brief spike in tree loss that had alarmed environmentalists. With forest loss falling for most of the past ten years, is the battle for the Amazon finally being won?
For centuries the Baka indigenous people lived in the forest of eastern Cameroon. But with logging destroying their traditional home and little support from the government, many now believe that the key to their future lies in education and modernisation

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