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A message for A-Level geographers from Danny Dorling, Halford Mackinder professor of geography at the University of Oxford
Helen Sharman CMG OBE, the first British astronaut and now fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) reflects on her experience of isolation and shares some thoughts for those of us stuck at home
The current pandemic reveals the fundamental connection between us all, says Sian Sutherland
‘Regeneration’ more often than not means ‘gentrification’, says Jade MacRury
It is imperative that governments support the farming and agriculture sectors with whatever means necessary to ensure global food security
The effects of climate change are disproportionately unforgiving, with those most affected being the poorest who live in remote areas
By revaluing food we can revalue nature to build more liveable, resilient societies 

The Future of Coral

Callum Roberts is a professor of marine conservation at the University of York and author of Reef Life: An Underwater Memoir, out now from Profile Books. He is also the chief scientific advisor to BLUE Marine Foundation
Daphna Nissenbaum, CEO and co-founder of TIPA, argues that clearer messages in regards to waste disposal are vital in getting the country’s recycling rates to rise
Marginalised groups – whose interests are most at stake – often face enormous challenges when advocating at the UN
The UK’s new moratorium on shale gas extracted by fracking came as a surprise to many given the government’s steadfast support for the industry in the face of fierce local opposition. The moratorium is based on evidence of local micro-earthquakes…
Ben Fogle is a broadcaster, writer, adventurer, UN Patron of the Wilderness, and chair of Nature 2030
More than two billion people globally have uncorrected poor vision, something that can be corrected with a simple pair of glasses. As the WHO releases the first ever global analysis of the state of poor vision, James Chen, founder of…
Chris Cunningham, author of Climate Change and the Cargo Cult, argues that economic growth as we currently define it, is disastrous for the climate
As the Amazon burns, Marco Magrini feels that it’s time to start looking at the fundamental interconnectedness of all things
A new training course in Bali is hoping to change the way we think about construction
Trees have many uses when it comes to better planetary health, but Marco Magrini asks if planting saplings is the only way we can best utilise our available land
Appreciation of anthropogenic changes in the world’s great rivers needs to rise to the surface of geographical concern and political thought

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