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Articles from Geographical (April 1, 2018)

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A sense of belonging. Presley, Paul 268
A SHADOW ABOVE: The Fall and Rise of the Raven. Wright, Jon 303
Aid effectiveness. Yanguas, Pablo 851
Are diamonds forever? While diamonds are a rare luxury for most people, in Antwerp they represent business as usual. But does a growing ethical awareness and dwindling youth interest in the trade mean that this once vital part of the city's infrastructure is losing its value? Hakner, Estelle 1808
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. Fitch, Chris 3486
Farming the sea: Increasing interest in offshore aquaculture is dividing environmentalists. 506
Fathers and sons: Children on the summit of Aconcagua are a rare sight. James Egemont-Lee recounts how he and friend Ben Freeth travelled with their sons to the highest summit outside of the Himalayas. 2115
Greece and Macedonia. Dodds, Klaus 835
Green loopholes: Well-meaning promises don't always have positive outcomes. Marco Magrini finds that green paradoxes abound despite the best of intentions. Magrini, Marco 384
HIMALAYA BOUND: One Family's Quest to Save Their Animals and an Ancient Way of Life. Wright, Jon 734
Hunting the hunters: The RSPB introduces a new hotline for reporting the unlawful killing of birds of prey. 368
In the loop: Public transport in India could be on the verge of being revolutionised by the construction of a 'hyperloop' between major cities. 341
Land of milk and money: Growing demands for dairy products from an increasingly wealthy China are set to have a dramatic impact on the country's carbon emissions. 413
New Director appointed. 392
PARADISE IN CHAINS: The Bounty Mutiny and the Founding of Australia. Edward, Olivia 314
Passing the torch: After 22 years in charge, next month sees the end of Dr Rita Gardner's highly successful time in charge of the Society. To reflect on the changes she has overseen since taking the reins in 1996, Geographical asked some of the leading figures in geography to offer their thoughts on the legacy Dr Gardner leaves behind. 3275
RAINFOREST: Dispatches from Earth's Most Vital Frontlines. Wright, Jon 368
Rising threats: Millions of Americans are living in areas at high-risk of river flooding, many of whom will be completely unaware of the danger. Brief article 284
Romantic ruins, poisonous past: For this month's Discovering Britain trail, Laura Cole walks up Gunnerside Gill, a valley in the Yorkshire Dales with a toxic history. 1331
Shooting for impact and change: It takes a lot more than the latest research data and alarming projections from conservation scientists to make headlines these days. What really grabs people's attention are the pictures that illustrate what's at stake and the damage already caused. Wilson, Keith 1999
Something old, something new: Four decades on from its UNESCO World Heritage Centre inscription, Daniel Allen finds Quito in Ecuador is pioneering new methods to help its historic home owners. Allen, Daniel 2574
Terminus of the proposed canal, Limon Bay: Thomas Selfridge, 1870-1871. 388
THE ASCENT OF JOHN TYNDALL: Victorian Scientist, Mountaineer and Public Intellectual. Stewart, Jules 345
The Diamond Dimensions: Benjamin Hennig maps out the global production and distribution levels for diamonds. 541
THE GREAT EXPLORERS and Their Journeys of Discovery. Herron, Mick 316
The Waste Collectors: Boasting the world's 15th highest GDP, Mexico still lacks a comprehensive waste management system. With populations and consumerism swelling, collection of the country's millons lies in the blackened hands of 20,000 unrecognised informal workers known in official speak as 'volunteers'. Riddell, Erin 2797

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