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Sarah Battersby is fascinated by globalisation and its impact on developing economies. She has recently conducted her own research in Nepal, and has her sights on Peru as her next case study area
Emily Baxter is a 29-year-old wildlife veterinarian currently working at Ikhala Veterinary Wildlife Services, South Africa. Emily is the star of the Channel 4 programme, Work on the Wild Side in which she helps students learn the daily responsibilities of working with…
Covid-19 has reignited concerns about antibiotic resistance. The economics for new antibiotics are struggling to innovate new products. Is the market in need of reform?
The Covid-19 vaccine allocation plan aims  to pool funding from high-, low- and middle-income countries to develop a COVID-19 vaccine that will be accessible to countries across the world. But will the rise of ‘vaccine nationalism’ jeopardise the endeavour?
The Department of Transport believes street works impact the UK economy by £4.3 billion per year, slowing transport links as well as affecting public safety. Poor understanding of what lurks beneath exacerbates the problem. The Geospatial Commission and Ordnance Survey…
Life has slowed down as the pandemic has spread...
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,…

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