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Overshadowed by the uncertainty surrounding the Tokyo games, the Olympics have been quietly undergoing big changes. But not everyone is convinced that a bright future awaits
Steps to regulate fisheries and protect marine reserves can be undone at the flick of a switch
Tim Marshall asks who will stand against the Taliban in Afghanistan as the USA pull out 
El Salvador's Bukele eyes Bitcoin to renew the country’s economic independence, but the economic and environmental impacts might not add up
A new initiative to save mangrove forests in the Dominican Republic aims to protect coastal regions and sequester carbon
The semi-autonomous Russian republic of Kalmykia sits at the forefront of global climate change as the desert encroaches ever further
Government proposals to change conservation legislation could see vulnerable mammals go unprotected
In Mogadishu, the troubled capital of Somalia, tentative moves towards economic regrowth are evident, but the future remains far from certain 
High in protein, antioxidants and requiring little space. What’s not to like? 
For this month’s Discovering Britain trail, Rory Walsh explores the haven of Holkham beach
Researchers have predicted the birth of a new mountain range, but we won’t be around to see it 
Snake wine is sold openly all over Southeast Asia but, as Dawn Starin discovers, these tourist-lures do little to reflect the real culture
Archaeological work around Lake Malawi suggests that humans manipulated the environment with fire many thousands of years ago 
Tim Marshall is a journalist, broadcaster and author of Prisoners of Geography and Divided: Why We’re Living in an Age of Walls
New research confirms that sharks navigate using the Earth's magnetic field, undergoing long-distance migrations with high precision

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