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Artist and geographer Nick Jones was appointed artist in residence for the Friends of the Scott Polar Research Institute, and in 2018 voyaged to Greenland and Baffin Island, painting pictures of icebergs, clouds, cliffs and seascapes
Photojournalist Tommy Trenchard joins a research expedition to the Saya de Malha Bank in the Indian Ocean, where a profusion of marine life waits to be discovered
So far, carbon offsets have focused mostly on tree-planting. But a marketplace for verified soil carbon credits is emerging, and it could bring significant change to agriculture
In 2007, the African Union announced a hugely ambitious project – to plant the Great Green Wall, a band of trees that would stretch the length of the Sahel. Progress has been slow, but as a trip to Burkina Faso demonstrated, continued momentum could change lives 
Marine scientists are often too few and too underfunded to study marine species. Social media and citizen science is filling in the gaps
Indigenous marmosets are under threat from released pets and forest fragmentation
A rare encounter with a leopard in the mountains of Armenia sparked a hunt for the elusive creature, caught between Armenia and Azerbaijan
The Saildrone Surveyor, a type of uncrewed autonomous vehicle, has completed its maiden voyage. Its design could enable Saildrone to revolutionise ocean mapping
Tim Marshall is a journalist, broadcaster and author of Prisoners of Geography and Divided: Why We’re Living in an Age of Walls. Here, he shares his take on the routes refugees may take to flee the Taliban in Afghanistan
Matthew Benwell, senior lecturer in human geography at Newcastle University, considers the ways in which flags can be used and co-opted 
Australia has the highest per-capita use of rooftop solar power in the world and some of its states and territories are striding ahead with clean-energy initiatives, yet the federal government still keenly supports fossil fuels. So what’s up Down Under?
'The British Isles' by Jamie Hawkesworth is a celebration of free adventure in modern Britain
Ecoacoustics – a way to listen in closely to the ecosystem – is being trialled in ponds and streams as a way to detect invasive species
In Portugal’s Greater Côa Valley, rural abandonment has taken root, and a hotbed of organic fuel for wildfires has emerged on ungrazed lands. An alternative model for land-use is emerging – one that looks to harness the region’s natural heritage, to create more resilient landscapes capable of luring back the absent young
Ash dieback is set to transform the British landscape. Robert Darch, armed with his camera and his curiosity, is determined to document it

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