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Dan Richards is an artist and a writer. His fourth book, Outpost: A Journey to the Wild Ends of the Earth is out now, published by Canongate
‘Abolitionist climate justice’ is an evolving movement that aims to tackle the disparate effects of climate change across race and class
Felicity Aston follows ‘ice pilots’ along a frozen river gorge to an ancient kingdom hidden deep in the Himalaya to find a very 21st century negotiation of modern adventure tourism, local development and ecology protection
In a landmark case, Australia’s High Court has awarded damages to an Aboriginal group in compensation for historic incursions on their land, opening the way for billions of dollar’s worth of potential claims
Vatosoa is the National Coordinator of the MIHARI Network, an organisation working in Madagascar to connect and advocate for small-scale fishing communities along the country’s 5,000km coastline in order to share best practice in sustainable fishing. Vatosoa was recently awarded a…
A Canadian federal employment office will no longer hold the name of the politician behind the notorious Komagata Maru incident of 1914
The Transglobe Expedition entered the history books by becoming the first (and still only) successful attempt to circumnavigate the globe via both poles. As the team members celebrate the journey’s 40th anniversary, crew member Anton Bowring relives the heroic, of…
A landmark report from the IPCC definitively states that the way humans are using the Earth’s available land is a key driver of global heating and climate change. But does it also provide the answer?
Guadaloupe Marengo is head of the Human Rights Defenders Team at Amnesty International, a group working to protect people who champion and defend the rights of others, including women’s rights, LGBT+ rights and, increasingly, environmental rights
Despite being among the first Western explorers to uncover southwestern China in the 1920s, American botanist Joseph Rock is far from being a household name. Today, one explorer is attempting to revitalise his reputation
The 2020 Whitley Fund For Nature Awards are now open for applications
As the world celebrates fifty years since mankind first set foot on soil other than that of the Earth, changing the world of exploration forever, we look back at how Geographical has tackled our lunar neighbour over the years...
In 1943, Geographical ventured away from our terrestrial boundaries to explore our lunar neighbour
Inspired by nature and motivated by a green conscience, a London-based designer is calling for the film industry to turn its hand to innovative methods of production to stop ever-growing piles of plastic waste from ending up in landfill
Ana is the director and founder of the Eko-Svest Center for Environmental Research and Information and is also affiliated with Bankwatch. She led a seven-year campaign to cut off international funding for two large hydropower plants planned for inside Mavrovo…

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