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Four ex-circus lions discovered in France are due to be re-housed at Born Free, invigorating the call for EU-wide ban on wild animals in circuses
Selma Huxley Barkham (March 8, 1927 – May 3, 2020), was a historian and geographer of international standing in the fields of the maritime history of Canada and of the Basque Country
Since its annexation by Morocco in 1975, Western Sahara has been the subject of a long-running territorial dispute. For the Saharawi people, the wait for a homeland has now spanned more than 40 years. Among the young, tensions are once again rising
Marine protected areas cover 7.1 per cent of the Southern Ocean, but as some experts call for this to widen, a team of scientists are using tracking data to identify the biodiversity hotspots that most warrant protection
History is being written in 2020 – but when the pandemic subsides, will the geopolitical landscape be drastically altered? Tim Marshall explores. 
Widespread protests are forcing the UK to confront the fact that racism remains prevalent in towns and villages across the country
With widespread antibiotic resistance looming, researchers are attempting to create new antimicrobial surfaces
For this month’s Discovering Britain viewpoint Rory Walsh visits a unique industrial landmark
A roundup of some of the top discussions from the new BluHope campaign, launched by the British High Commission in Malaysia on World Oceans Day, with the support of Sir David Attenborough and Dr Sylvia Earle
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
The agave plant, used to make Tequila, has proven itself not only key to producing an iconic drink, but also a form of bioethanol that could present a green energy solution
A new study from the University of Bristol has successfully predicted the economic recovery of small businesses following natural hazard events using social media
A new online campaign for World Oceans Day, supported by ocean legends Sir David Attenborough and Dr Sylvia Earle, is to be launched by the British High Commission in Malaysia on Monday, 8 June
As the world pauses to reflect on biodiversity protection, one non-profit is empowering disadvantaged individuals to capture biodiversity’s beauty, and become ambassadors in their communities
Concerns about the ozone hole have diminished as levels of ozone-depleting man-made chemicals have fallen – but research is still ongoing 

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