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The dramatic scenery of the Jurassic Coast and the fossils hidden within its rocks make it one-of-a-kind for citizen scientists and collectors alike 
A new model of pesticide use highlights the risk to huge swathes of land 
Twenty years ago, a group of scientists published the first draft of the Human Genome Project, revolutionising the study of human health and disease 
With millions of lives at stake, scientists have accelerated research and its dissemination to tackle Covid-19. When we emerge from the pandemic, science, and our relationship with it, may never be the same again 
Polar explorer Felicity Aston and her Icelandic husband took on the challenge of a lifetime when they became custodians of an island in the remote Arctic Westfjords to learn the art of eider down farming 
Peter Fretwell is a senior geographic information scientist at the British Antarctic Survey (BAS). He tells Geographical about his career, and what it's like being a scientist for BAS
Pressure is mounting on steelmakers to decarbonise, but it’s proving to be a particularly difficult industry to clean up
Applying Western geographical concepts to distant lands isn’t always a straightforward pursuit, as Charlie Walker discovered during a quest to locate the remote, unmapped source of Papua New Guinea’s longest river
Dawn Starin learns more about the orchids being sipped, slurped and swallowed into extinction
As the USA's devastating opioid epidemic rages on, scientists work to track the use of potent synthetic drugs. Monitoring their circulation and supply is critical to solving the crisis
The recipient of the 2018 Land Rover bursary, supported by the RGS-IBG, has been awarded extra funding to continue its work
The remarkable speed with which Covid-19 vaccines were created shows how quickly medical breakthroughs can take place when funds and resources are pooled. But many diseases don’t receive such attention. Can Covid-19’s legacy help to eliminate neglected diseases or is…
Climate change is forecast to trigger the mass migration of millions of people over the coming decades, but are these predictions really accurate? Chris Fitch investigates 
Life on the outskirts of Lake Baikal in southern Siberia, the world’s deepest lake, is evolving, but change comes slowly to Russia’s frozen outpost, nearer to Beijing than Moscow 
Steven Amstrup has dedicated his life to polar bears, working to understand their behaviour, mitigate their threats and conserve their remote and threatened polar habitat
Every autumn in the Caucasus Mountains, men climb to the top of Nordmann firs to harvest pine cones whose seeds will feed the lucrative European Christmas tree market. But this activity generates very limited economic benefits for Georgia’s Racha province,…
Geographical’s first ever Christmas Gift Guide. Eco-friendly, ethically made, sustainable...
Hazel Barton is a microbiologist and cave researcher. She is passionate about the alue of exploration to help humanity combat the planet's most urgent issues

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