Our September issue is out now!
Our September issue is now in the shops and available digitally. Features include:
Photostory: Freeze Frame
A selection of winning entries from the 2013 Global Arctic Awards photographic competition, which highlights the diverse beauty of some of the coldest parts of the world
Getting brown and dirty
Nikolia Apostolou assesses the potential impacts of plans to privatise the lignite mining industry in Greece
Mark Nelson discusses why the sewage-treatment approach to waste management in now outdated
Sustainability on the menu
Hazel Southam visits a restaurant in Wales whose use of local ingredients is helping to support smallholder agriculture.
Safe from harm
In Australia, a private conservation organisation is taking the lead in attempts to halt one of the worst extinction crises of modern times. Geordie Torr reports
Essential gear: An American odyssey
During his six-month trek along the USA's Pacific Crest Trail, Ian Mangiardi discovered that although his kit proved to be invaluable, his most important piece of gear was the head on his shoulders.
And don’t forget…
… our regular features including a round-up of the latest geographical and climate science news; a hotspot focus on Iraqi Kurdistan; tips on photographing Little owls; and lots, lots more
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Timur Shah's mausoleumThis image was taken by John Burke, an Irish commercial photographer who took the first photographs of Afghanistan, during the late 1870s. Accounts of Burke’s life vary, but he appears to have moved as an apothecary with the Royal Engineers to India, where he became assistant to the photographer William Baker.
EVENT CHANGE: RGS South West's Sailing and skiing in Antarctica has been replaced by the following event.
WHERE OH WHERE: It’s almost twice the size of Scotland and shares borders with two countries; Dominated by desert, its lowest point is 17 metres below sea level; and following a long history of occupation, it achieved independence in 1956. 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.