Our October issue is out now!


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

Photostory: Tribal living
The Hamer are one of Ethiopia's larger tribes. Mitchell Kanashkevich explores their daily lives.

Dossier: Growing pains
Mark Rowe looks at the challenges facing the world's rapidly growing megacities.

Charting the century
In these extracts from their new book, Tim Bryars and Tom Harper show how the golden age of cartography has reflected 100 years of change.

A heated debate
Daniel Allen discovers how recent developments in Iceland's geothermal power industry have generated a new mid-Atlantic rift.

Explore 2014
Each November, the RGS-IBG brings together a mix of researchers and explorers at its annual expedition and fieldwork planning seminar. Here's why it's an event not to be missed.

Sabah's lost world
There's hardly an inch of the planet that can't be visited, but Nick Garbutt finds that Borneo's Maliau Basin can still conjure mystery, intrigue and even foreboding.

And donít forget...
... our regular features including a round-up of the latest geographical and climate science news; an Essential Gear on Iran's Karun River; tips on photographing New England; a Hotspot focus on the Korean Peninsula; and lots, lots more...

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Sabah's Lost World

Thereís hardly an inch of the planet that canít be visited, yet thankfully there are still places that conjure mystery, intrigue and even foreboding. In the heart of Borneo lies the remarkable Maliau Basin. Nick Garbutt reports
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A heated debate

Iceland has long been famous for its spectacular volcanism, but recent developments in the countryís geothermal power industry have generated a new mid-Atlantic rift. Daniel Allen reportsRead on


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EVENT:
23 October, 7pm. Climb every mountain (Film screening and archive display). RGS, LONDON. RGS-IBG members £26, non-members £28. To book, please visit RGS Social Events.

WHERE OH WHERE: It is party to the Kyoto Protocol and Antarctic Treaty, but has not ratified the Law of the Sea; around the same size as Virginia in the United States; there are 3.29 doctors per thousand people, almost the same as Lebanon; the merchant marine includes 13 foreign-owned vessels; it owes $11 billion in debt to Russia. Name the nation to be in with a chance of winning a Bradt travel guide of your choice.

WILD SIDE: UK-based tailor-made safari specialist Real Africa is offering Geographical readers the chance to experience private conservation first hand with a competition to win a fantastic  fly-in safari to Mara North Conservancy.