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Going out into the world’s wildernesses or performing extraordinary feats of endurance have long been opportunities to inspire and educate. Matt Maynard asks what standard we should hold modern-day explorers to in the wake of the climate and environmental crises
For this month’s Discovering Britain Rory Walsh meets a Scottish village that blows hot and cold
Maida Bilal risked all to prevent contractors building a dam on the river near her home in Bosnia Herzegovina
Tim Marshall asks what the G7 stands for today and what it can achieve
The field of bioremediation involves cleaning up toxic waste products with natural materials. The possibilities are endless... 
One company’s plan to drill for oil in the Okavango Delta is raising the ire of environmentalists. As we find out, the promises of community uplift through oil extraction is not always a pathway to prosperity
A new analysis tots up the cost of invasive species worldwide
Writer and photographer John Gilbey needed a cheap way of getting from Denver to San Francisco and he wasn’t in a hurry. A train journey across the American West aboard the California Zephyr beckoned
It’s surprisingly difficult to know why trees die, but understanding this natural process is critical for climate research 
Chris Morgan is an ecologist and award-winning conservationist, educator, TV host, film producer and podcaster. Geographical caught up with him on his approach to conservation and storytelling  
By the late 1980s, almost all mature specimens of the once-iconic elm tree had died in the UK as a result of Dutch elm disease. Mark Rowe investigates attempts to reintroduce elms to Britain 
The technology of mRNA-based vaccines – first approved for immunising against Covid-19 – can yield a new era in medicine, opening the doors for novel treatments for stubborn and neglected diseases 
An EU project has revealed the extent of river fragmentation in Europe
The decades-long decline in hunger has now ended, despite the fact that we produce enough food to feed the global population. What can be done? 
Scientists are discovering that narwhal tusks reveal a great deal about how sea-ice loss and contamination in the Arctic is changing polar ecosystems

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