Our April issue is out now!




Our April issue is now in the shops and available digitally. Features include:

Photostory: Picture perfect


A preview of images from the Travel Photographer of the Year exhibition, due to open at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) this summer

Holding on to tradition


Harriet Fraser asks whether biodiversity and carbon-storage targets will force Cumbria’s upland farmers to give up a 1,000-year-old way of life
 
Dossier: Hung out to dry

Mark Rowe reveals why the continued loss of global wetland areas could spell trouble for biodiversity, climate change and the livelihoods of millions of people around the world

Night of the wolf


In an edited extract from his new book, Tim Cope describes a terrifying encounter with wolves in central Mongolia during his 10,000-kilometre journey from Mongolia to Hungary

A rugged paradise


Sarah Gilbert reports from the little-known Aysén region of southern Chile on the foundation of the new Patagonia National Park

Essential gear: 
Searching for Moby Dick
Will Millard joins a group of fishermen hunting sperm whales around the Indonesian islands of Nusa Tenggara

Plus…
… our regular features including a round-up of the latest geographical and climate science news; a hotspot focus on Cuba; advice for those considering a photographic trip to Greenland; an RGS-IBG Discovering Britain walk across the military training zones of Salisbury Plain; an interview with Amanda Anderson, the new director of the Moorland Association; news and events from the Society; and lots lots more

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Sir John Houghton

is a Welsh climate scientist who was professor of atmospheric physics at the University of Oxford and a key member of the IPCC. He talks to Olivia Edward about a lifetime of climate researchRead on

Going underground

Following the Norwegian government’s decision to pull the plug on the only full-scale carbon capture and storage trial in Europe, questions are being asked about the technology’s future. Mark Rowe reports
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Migration watch

Never mind the cold and damp, now is the best time to catch some of the British Isles’ most celebrated avian visitors, particularly in one of the country’s many nature reserves, says Keith Wilson Read on

Where the ice flows by

With a bit of spare time to kill after a horseriding adventure in Mongolia, Jamie Bunchuk and his companion Matt Traver decided to packraft down the Khovd River. But they hadn’t counted on it being quite so ice-chokedRe