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Most of us will have never considered the importance of having a home address, but for millions of people on the planet, lacking one can have serious consequences
Redzi Bernard recreates a journey her mother made fifty years earlier, travelling across mountains to reach the wondrous rock-hewn churches of Lalibela in Ethiopia, and discovering a route lost to modern tourism
Klaus Dodds looks at the two African nations that just can’t get along
As Arctic ice diminishes, new pathways are opening up, with potentially deadly consequences for marine mammals
Chris Tucker is chairman of the American Geographical Society, and serves on the boards of the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation and the Open Geospatial Consortium. His book, A Planet of 3 Billion, is out now
The world’s second largest tropical forest receives significantly less funding than its counterparts in other countries
For this month’s Discovering Britain viewpoint Rory Walsh looks below Bristol’s famous bridge
As a new decade begins, Marco Magrini wonders if the 2020s could be make or break for when it comes to fixing the environment
When it comes to shooting a moving subject, most photographers fall into one of two camps: ‘snipers’ or ‘machine gunners’. But is one better than the other, asks Keith Wilson?
Vardø, Norway’s most northeasterly town, was once on the verge of dying out as its inhabitants sought livelihoods elsewhere. But a passionate local is hoping modern arts and traditional crafts might be key to turning its fortunes around
The world’s first water-borne dairy farm has been erected on the shores of Rotterdam. What does this say about the future of food, cities and, indeed, cows?
Guyana intends to become a low-carbon, ‘green state’, with eco-tourism a major feature. But the country is also poised to become the Western Hemisphere’s next big oil producer. Nick Middleton investigates the possible contradictions
Ani is a Middle Age city of remarkable historical importance, one in urgent need of preservation and protection
The melting of glaciers over the next 100 years will leave large amounts of empty space behind. One group of scientists has analysed ways these new landscapes could be used
Large-scale air travel is under public scrutiny, and refusing to fly is increasingly in vogue, but can not dismantling the aviation industry really be justified?

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