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UPHEAVAL. Book review Sep 1, 2019 361
GENESIS. Book review Sep 1, 2019 304
DESALTING THE EARTH: Desalination--the technology to obtain fresh drinking water from the sea and other sources --is now a successful method of quenching the thirst of many cities and countries. So could water crises become a thing of the past? Or should such prophesies be taken with a pinch of salt? Apr 1, 2019 2791
THE FUTURE IS ASIAN: Global Order in the 21st Century. Apr 1, 2019 808
AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 TRAINS: A 45,000-Mile Adventure. Book review Mar 1, 2019 336
EUROPE: A Natural History. Book review Jan 1, 2019 234
UP: My Life's Journey to the Top of Everest. Book review Jan 1, 2019 355
STEP BY STEP: The Life in my Journeys. Book review Dec 1, 2018 412
THE RHINE. Book review Dec 1, 2018 230
Taming turbulence: Iceland's unique geological past enables the country to power itself on almost 100 per cent renewable energy, creating economic opportunities for the island's inhabitants. It's also had a lasting impact upon Icelandic culture and lifestyles. Nov 1, 2018 2750
THE BOOK OF HUMANS: The Story of How We Became Us. Nov 1, 2018 676
THE EDGE OF MEMORY: Ancient Stories, Oral Tradition and the Post-Glacial World. Nov 1, 2018 456
THE KINDNESS OF STRANGERS: Travel Stories That Make Your Heart Grow. Book review Oct 1, 2018 339
THE PATH OF LEAST RESISTANCE: Antimicrobial resistance threatens to become the world's largest health hazard as antibiotics become ineffective through overuse, potentially reversing years of development progress. Can this crisis be averted? Sep 1, 2018 4030
Crafting a Future: The small southern African nation of Eswatini has a rich history of handicrafts, and is populated by modern artisans. Can this cultural heritage help the country formerly known as Swaziland overcome contemporary challenges? Sep 1, 2018 3236
THE BIG ONES: How Natural Disasters Have Shaped Us. Book review Aug 1, 2018 366
Back from the brink: After decades battling environmental crises that threaten to rob the Galapagos Islands of their unique biodiversity, the restoration of giant tortoises is a success story worth celebrating. But more conservation challenges still await the iconic archipelago. Geographic overview Jul 1, 2018 4086
THE SPINNING MAGNET. Book review Jul 1, 2018 320
KINGS OF THE YUKON: An Alaskan River Journey. Book review Jun 1, 2018 370
HELLO SHADOWLANDS: Inside Southeast Asia's Organised Crime Wave. Book review Jun 1, 2018 327
Common ground: As the Commonwealth prepares to take centre stage, Geographical investigates exactly how relevant the organisation is in the 21st century, and what role it may perform in an increasingly uncertain future. Apr 1, 2018 3486
ALL AT SEA: Another Side of Paradise: by Julian Sayarer. Book review Mar 1, 2018 705
FROM HERE TO ETERNITY: Travelling the World to Find the Good Death. Book review Feb 1, 2018 357
FINDING EDEN: A Journey into the Heart of Borneo. Book review Feb 1, 2018 380
State of the Art: The Northern Territory is home to the richest Aboriginal culture in Australia, with more than half the territory owned by indigenous communities. Chris Fitch heads to the territory's Top End' to see how traditional practices and lifestyles are being adapted for the 21st century. Jan 1, 2018 3756
THE GREAT HORIZON: 50 Tales of Exploration. Book review Jan 1, 2018 345
THE LAND BEYOND: A Thousand Miles on Foot through the Heart of the Middle East. Book review Dec 1, 2017 361
Down the Danube Pack riding: Earlier this year, a group of packrafters set out on an epic endeavour to paddle across Europe, navigating their way from Ireland all the way to the distant Black Sea. Chris Fitch joined them as they made their way through Slovakia and northern Hungary. Travel narrative Nov 1, 2017 1961
UNTAMED WORLD: Humanity has gradually transformed much of the world's natural environment, turning forests into farmlands and marshlands into motorways. Only a handful of genuinely 'untamed' places still exist. In these extracts from his new book, Atlas of Untamed Places, Chris Fitch looks at three areas still holding out against the creeping tentacles of development. Excerpt Oct 1, 2017 2183
REWILD: The Art of Returning to Nature. Book review Sep 1, 2017 311
Naomi Klein: System Shock: Instead of the shock which most of the world experienced last November, when it transpired that Donald Trump had upset the odds to become the 45th President of the United States of America, Naomi Klein saw only the logical culmination of everything she had studied throughout her career becoming personified in a single individual. Interview Aug 1, 2017 1368
Climate of hope: How cities, businesses, and citizens can save the planet. Book review Aug 1, 2017 760
No is not enough: Defeating the new shock politics. Book review Aug 1, 2017 313
Beyond the Mountains: in the far north of Greece, where the Hellenic landmass meets the Balkans, is the little known and staggeringly beautiful region of Zagori. Chris Fitch visits the stone forests and dramatic gorges of a once strategically crucial land. Travel narrative Jul 1, 2017 1880
Downhill from here: Running From John O'Groats to Land's End. Book review Jul 1, 2017 315
Borderline blues. Jun 1, 2017 3534
The Island That Disappeared: Old providence and the Making of the Western World. Book review Jun 1, 2017 721
We Do Things Differently: The Outsiders Rebooting Our World. Book review May 1, 2017 329
The Resilient Corner: Tel Aviv's Jaffa district has a long and tumultuous history. Yet, as Chris Fitch discovers, its ancient heritage is finding new ways to hold out against the threat of modern development. Geographic overview Apr 1, 2017 1902
Letters to a young Muslim. Book review Apr 1, 2017 295
Migration watch: a grass-roots campaign in Georgia aims to monitor and protect birds of prey migrating through the Caucasus. Mar 1, 2017 2068
The Cradle of Humanity: How the Changing Landscape of Africa Made us so Smart. Book review Mar 1, 2017 716
Desert Kingdoms to Global Powers. Brief article Feb 1, 2017 305
Dare to do. Book review Feb 1, 2017 288
Once within borders. Book review Jan 1, 2017 273
Worth Dying For: The Power and Politics of Flags. Book review Dec 1, 2016 265
Naked Diplomacy: Power and Statecraft in the Digital Age. Book review Nov 1, 2016 301
Off the beaten path. Nov 1, 2016 1764
Ten of the best. Nov 1, 2016 649
Wild Soundscapes: Discovering the Voice of the Natural World. Book review Oct 1, 2016 308
Long live the king. Sep 1, 2016 2998
Back to life. Sep 1, 2016 3099
Symbols of hope. Cover story Aug 1, 2016 1650
Extreme: Why Some People Thrive at the Limits. Book review Aug 1, 2016 230
Earth-Shattering Events: Earthquakes, Nations and Civilisation. Book review Aug 1, 2016 295
How to Talk About Places You've Never Been. Book review Jul 1, 2016 245
Connectography: Mapping the Global Network Revolution. Book review Jul 1, 2016 281
The Lady and the Generals: Aung San Suu Kyi and Burma's Struggle for Freedom. Book review Jun 1, 2016 731
The Civilization of Perpetual Movement: Nomads in the Modern World. Book review Jun 1, 2016 261
A walk in the park. May 1, 2016 4346
The Encounter. Book review May 1, 2016 286
Grand Adventures. Book review Apr 1, 2016 346
Why Women Will Save The Planet. Book review Apr 1, 2016 288
Dreaming of Lions: My Life in the Wild Places. Book review Mar 1, 2016 280
Serving the community: in southwest France, Chris Fitch finds himself seduced by a unique Basque cultural identity that preserves its heritage with a stubborn yet admirable passion. Feb 1, 2016 2176
The Search for the Rarest Bird in the World. Book review Feb 1, 2016 241
Being a Beast. Book review Feb 1, 2016 284
Skylines: A Journey Through 50 Skylines of the World's Greatest Cities. Book review Feb 1, 2016 276
The Mountain. Book review Jan 1, 2016 279
Why the Dutch are Different. Book review Dec 1, 2015 277
An Atlas of Countries that don't Exist. Book review Dec 1, 2015 261
Other peoples' stories. Interview Nov 1, 2015 1735
Deep South. Book review Oct 1, 2015 746
Everest (12A). Movie review Oct 1, 2015 324
A rail runs through it: this month, the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)'s Discovering Britain walk takes Chris Fitch along a sea-battered stretch of South Devon. Travel narrative Oct 1, 2015 1375
The Water Book. Book review Sep 1, 2015 289
London's new underground: Chris Fitch heads beneath the surface to see how the Crossrail project is adding to London's historic subterranean transport network. Aug 1, 2015 337
Don't Trust, Don't Fear, Don't Beg. Book review Aug 1, 2015 297
A new lease of life. Jun 1, 2015 1876
Understanding the World. Book review Apr 1, 2015 314
The Post-Growth Project. Book review Mar 1, 2015 282
Local voices: as the international development sector prepares for a very important year, Chris Fitch finds out how a photography project is ensuring that the very people affected by global progress have their voices heard in the wider conversation. Cover story Feb 1, 2015 1828

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