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Established in 1935, Geographical is the official magazine of the Royal Geographical Society and one of the leading magazines in its field, with stunning photography, great writing and first class design. 

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All too often, it feels as if human innovation comes at the expense of nature. Take one of our most important inventions: the electric light. Life-giving in many ways, it allows humans to more safely navigate dark nights, but for fireflies it is nothing short of a nightmare. On page 24, Simon Payne shines a light (excuse the pun) on these little-understood beetles and reports on human efforts to reinstate firefly sanctuaries. While we may have a chance to save fireflies, for much of the Aral Sea, hope is over, as Chris Aslan reports on page 32. For the people of this region, home is now a very different place, and yet people carry on, as people everywhere do. It is perhaps this – our resilience – that redeems humans in the face of all our flaws, a theme we touch on when exploring the humanitarian crisis in Abyei (page 50), an often-forgotten region sandwiched between Sudan and South Sudan which faces a horrifying array of conflicts and pressures 

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  • First Issue: May 1935
  • Latest Issue: December 2023
  • Issue Count: 1,030
  • Published: Monthly
  • ISSN: 2059-5301