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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 
Across nearly every metric of cardiovascular health, US African Americans fare worse than non-Hispanic whites
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?
Widespread protests are forcing the UK to confront the fact that racism remains prevalent in towns and villages across the country
Following the toppling of Bristol’s Edward Colston statue, Geographical looks back at other times when statues have been removed in condemnation of historic forces of oppression
Geographical’s monthly print magazine has always sought to help its readers forge a connection with places and people far away
As Iran and the US slog it out to dominate the global pistachio trade, other countries look to get in on the action
While we may be run from a small office in London (or, as things currently stand, from some kitchens and lofts in London), here at Geographical we’re lucky enough to have contributors who hail from all around the world. We…
Sohei Nishino uses photography, collage and cartography to pioneer unique works that document his experiences of cities and dramatic natural landscapes
A carbon offsetting programme in Tanzania’s Yaeda Valley is giving value to an indigenous community and addressing climate change at the same time
A chance discovery in the Basque Country has led to a maritime salvage operation and a ship reconstruction project that aims to celebrate the region’s seafaring past
In the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan, traditional Buddhist culture has helped shape government policies on the environment and the search for human happiness. Should we all follow suit?
October 2019 marked 250 years since Captain James Cook first set foot in New Zealand, kickstarting a wave of British colonisation on the archipelago. The anniversary has been seen as an opportunity to re-evaluate the country’s relationship with a man…
The Bauls of Bengal are an order of wandering folk singers that have kept their philosophies alive for centuries. But modern demands threaten to overtake their simple, itinerant lifestyles. Now, an audio-visual record is being taken to keep their vocal…
Can 3D printing play a role in enabling museums to ‘decolonise’ and return artefacts to their countries of origin? These researchers think so
The four-day week is often held as being of benefit to human well-being, but what would working fewer hours really mean for the environment?

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