Katie Burton

The uplifting story of a remarkable man who sailed the Atlantic in a tiny boat called Tinkerbelle
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?
by Rob Dunn • Basic Books • £22.99 (hardback)
by Richard Williams • Polity Books • £15.99 (paperback)
An artificial intelligence tool can predict where conflicts related to water scarcity are most likely to arise

The growth of the pop-up park

A team of researchers in Australia are urging urban planners to embrace temporary green spaces
A review of coral-saving methods is helping communities decide which ones are most suited to their needs
The environmental impact of Bitcoin is higher than its virtual nature might suggest
A seven-year study of Patagonia’s ice sheets has revealed the volume ice they contain is even greater than previously understood
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

NEVER MISS A STORY - Follow Geographical on Social

Want to stay up to date with breaking Geographical stories? Join the thousands following us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram and stay informed about the world.