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Former headhunters engaged in a decades-long struggle for independence, the Naga tribes live in remote mountains on the Indo-Myanmar border. Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent travels to Myanmar’s Naga Self-Administered Zone as part of a two-month expedition across the Naga Hills 
Bonnie Ray is a biodiversity expert in the making. By exploring the nature on her doorstep, she has shown that vital UK biodiversity hotspots can come in all shapes and sizes
Across nearly every metric of cardiovascular health, US African Americans fare worse than non-Hispanic whites
The recent collapse of a jade mine in Myanmar has shone a light on a deadly industry
The sudden cessation of international tourism as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic has brought the world's largest employer to a standstill, with widespread hardship following in its wake. Can the sector recover?
Hulking ice stupas dot the arid landscapes of northern India's Ladakh region. Villagers of the region have turned to natural engineering solutions to preserve water – an increasingly scarce resource due to accelerating glacier shrinkages
Exeter’s rugby team continues to find itself in the middle of a global dispute about the use of Native American mascots in sport – will a rebrand ever be on the cards?
Setting off from the glacial source of the Ganges, where raging white-water rapids carve a path through the Himalayas, Spike Reid and a team of adventurers became the first people to navigate the Ganges by stand-up paddleboard, a feat never…
In 1977, British adventurer George Meegan set out to attempt the world’s longest unbroken journey by foot, walking from Ushuaia at the southern tip of Argentina to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. The world would wait until 2018, some 35 years later,…
'No Net Loss' policies aim to offset ecological damage caused by development projects, but trade-offs are not always successful
Anjana Khatwa is an earth scientist, presenter and advocate for diversity in the geographical, geoscience and nature conservation sectors. As part of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site team, she helped to setup a sustainable education programme to engage the…
Genome sequencing has become one of the main methods for tracking how coronavirus is moving through communities. The technique identifies subtle differences called mutations that a virus picks up over time. Despite facing criticism for its handling of the pandemic,…
Sand is the single most mined commodity. Used to make concrete, its extraction eclipses other metals and minerals by a huge margin. Yet while it is abundant, it is not infinite. Fears that some sand deposits are being overused, combined…
A report by Global Witness has revealed that conflict gold could be entering the products of major household brands
Control and relief action in Eastern Africa and the Greater Horn of Africa steps up to face the double threat of desert locusts and the Covid-19 pandemic
Rosemary Brown is a freelance journalist. In 2014, she followed in the footsteps of American journalist and adventurer Nellie Bly, who carried out a record-breaking 72-day trip around the world in 1889. A book about Rosemary's trip is due out…
Rodrigo Medellín is a senior professor of ecology at the University of Mexico. A specialist in bats, he is co-chair of the Bat Specialist Group of the IUCN
Selma Huxley Barkham (March 8, 1927 – May 3, 2020), was a historian and geographer of international standing in the fields of the maritime history of Canada and of the Basque Country

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