Katie Burton

New research reveals that the UK needs to act fast to better recycle lithium-ion batteries and extract the valuable metals within
Monbiot demonstrates the shocking facts and presents a vision for a new world, but can it ever be realised?
Across the EU, emissions from aviation are increasing and passenger numbers are on the up. As Germany raises the taxes it imposes on passengers, Geographical asks whether these sums can really make a difference
Most of us will have never considered the importance of having a home address, but for millions of people on the planet, lacking one can have serious consequences
As Arctic ice diminishes, new pathways are opening up, with potentially deadly consequences for marine mammals
The world’s second largest tropical forest receives significantly less funding than its counterparts in other countries
Chris Tucker is chairman of the American Geographical Society, and serves on the boards of the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation and the Open Geospatial Consortium. His book, A Planet of 3 Billion, is out now

After the glaciers are gone

The melting of glaciers over the next 100 years will leave large amounts of empty space behind. One group of scientists has analysed ways these new landscapes could be used
The January issue’s dramatic cover image was designed to highlight the overwhelming problem of garbage pollution in our planet’s seas. We caught up with Karl Taylor, the photographer behind this shot, to see how and why the image was created
The Nile is home to mysteries both ancient and modern – these scientists may have got to the bottom of two long-debated questions

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