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Commemorating a mining tragedy that shocked the nation a decade ago, New Zealand’s rugged West Coast will soon be home to the Paparoa track, the first new ‘Great Walk’ in over 25 years. Chris Fitch takes a walk through a…
Scientists at the Plastic Health Summit taking place in Amsterdam are revealing groundbreaking research on micro- and nanoplastics, warning of their potentially deadly effects on human immune cells
Canadian researchers have found that plastic tea bags, common to premium tea brands, release billions of micro plastics and nano plastic particles
The settlement of Hasankeyf, dating back thousands of years, will soon be lost to history as a hydroelectric power plant begins to fill its reservoir
We took to the streets of Westminster to take a look at London's part in the Global Climate Strike which saw millions across the world march for climate justice today
The British government today announced a new aid package to support the 700,000 Rohingya people still living in refugee camps in Bangladesh, with the money particularly targeted towards supporting vulnerable women and girls. Geographical speaks to Helen Ware, an aid…
In this unique and enthralling new book, explorer and survivalist Ed Stafford curates 25 great expeditions through the lens of the kit these remarkable explorers took with them.
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

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