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Tim shifts his gaze to the Blue Nile, where the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) is increasing tension between Ethiopia and Egypt
Protecting the most famous members of the animal kingdom may be the right move, and not just because they attract more funding
The city of Calais struggles with its reputation. More often considered a place to pass through than to stay in, residents are hoping to change its fortunes 
Virtualising nature – an affront to the glory of the natural world, or a much-needed tool for those unable to experience the great outdoors?
With protest movements across the world stymied by the pandemic, Angus Parker asks what effect this might have
Boredom may be creeping into the lockdown experience. For the discerning geographer, however, there is a wealth of entertaining and educational board games out there to bring the family together
A landmark ruling by the United Nations Human Rights Committee provides hope for asylum seekers who have been displaced due to the climate crisis
The return of bison to Romania’s mountains could boost the region’s biodiversity and invigorate rural economies through eco-tourism
With Milan announcing an ambitious new plan to reduce air pollution after lockdown, environmentalists are hoping that the crisis could trigger a green new start
Loss of tourism revenue is having a worrying impact on nature reserves and parks across Africa and India. The lives of animals, and the livelihoods of rangers and guides, are under threat 
For this month’s Discovering Britain viewpoint, Rory Walsh explores birdlife on the Calf of Man
In today’s interconnected global society, new diseases can travel through populations at unprecedented rates. Retracing the route that these viruses take through the complex web of human interactions, back to the original host could help us to predict upcoming viral outbreaks, and streamline public health interventions to prevent pandemics in the future. We spoke with David Quammen, author of Spillover, to hear his take on how we can prevent a replication of Covid-19 in the future
The best GIS dashboards record in near real-time the number of cases, deaths and recoveries from Covid-19 – they are also an invaluable tool when it comes to responding to the crisis, predicting new outbreaks and analysing the impact of social-distancing
Researchers studying marine heatwaves in the northeast Pacific, known as the Blob and the Blob 2.0, are warning that there will be more to come
Today marks the 50th birthday of Earth Day. Founded in the USA by Denis Hayes, it became a global initiative in 1990 when it extended its activities to 141 countries. Today it’s claimed to reach an estimated one billion people across more than 190 countries. Nic Davies reflects on the movement, hears from its founder and considers its meaning today

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