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As Chile’s president leaves office, the country designates large expanses of ocean to become marine protected zones
Lloyd Figgins is founder of LFL Global Risk Mitigation consultancy, and a regular commentator to international media on issues of safety and security. His new book, The Travel Survival Guide, is out now

Into the lions' den

Changing temperatures in East Africa are set to upset a delicate balance between wild lions and cattle herders
More than two years after first being announced, the International Solar Alliance has finally held a conference
A pioneering expedition in 2019 will search for the lost Shackleton ship, the Endurance, as well as taking with it a vast array of scientific aspirations
As the Commonwealth prepares to take centre stage, Geographical investigates exactly how relevant the organisation is in the 21st century, and what role it may perform in an increasingly uncertain future
Public transport in India could be on the verge of being revolutionised by the construction of a ‘hyperloop’ between major cities

The rising threats of rivers

Millions of Americans are living in areas at high-risk of river flooding, many of whom will be completely unaware of the danger

China: land of milk and money

Growing demands for dairy products from an increasingly wealthy China are set to have a dramatic impact on the country’s carbon emissions

E-rat-icating the Shiant Isles

Four-year project to reestablish safe breeding grounds for seabirds on remote Scottish islands declared a success

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