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Dan Richards is an artist and a writer. His fourth book, Outpost: A Journey to the Wild Ends of the Earth is out now, published by Canongate
The move away from film has meant more pictures being taken at more times than ever before – but does that always result in better photography? Is there something to be learnt from setting yourself limits, asks Keith Wilson
For this month’s Discovering Britain viewpoint, Rory Walsh visits a mythical monolith in a Welsh beauty spot
‘Abolitionist climate justice’ is an evolving movement that aims to tackle the disparate effects of climate change across race and class
Felicity Aston follows ‘ice pilots’ along a frozen river gorge to an ancient kingdom hidden deep in the Himalaya to find a very 21st century negotiation of modern adventure tourism, local development and ecology protection
In a landmark case, Australia’s High Court has awarded damages to an Aboriginal group in compensation for historic incursions on their land, opening the way for billions of dollar’s worth of potential claims
As the ocean looks set to get busier due to increasing international trade, improving navigation systems is being seen as vital for protecting both human and marine life
India has pledged $120billion to make its cities ‘smart’. But can such technology help the country solve its most pressing urban issues?
Buildings made from wood are becoming increasingly common in cities around the world, as designers and architects extol the carbon capturing nature of this underused material
The lead author of a scientific study, which claimed that planting trees has mind-blowing potential to tackle the climate crisis, reflects on the mixed response to the report
Vatosoa is the National Coordinator of the MIHARI Network, an organisation working in Madagascar to connect and advocate for small-scale fishing communities along the country’s 5,000km coastline in order to share best practice in sustainable fishing. Vatosoa was recently awarded a Whitley Award for her work
Growing tea in the UK could have a number of environmental benefits, including the reduction of atmospheric carbon levels
A report details how tropical storms are fuelling the rise of authoritarian governments through relief aid distributed to citizens in the form of a ‘bribe’
After years of trials, talks, tweaks and test runs, EarthRanger has now come of age and is being rolled out across Africa. But can the brainchild of the co-founder of Microsoft make a serious difference in the fight against the illegal wildlife trade?
Nationalism might gain political points in certain parts of the world, but for Marco Magrini, it’s going to take a planet-wide approach to solve the real issues

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