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Where our water goes

Water, water everywhere?
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Water, water everywhere?

Could a famously rainy country like the UK really run low on water? Through a combination of climate change and population growth—it might.
Making the most of our wet weather (while we can)
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Making the most of our wet weather (while we can)

With predictions that we could face national water shortages within 25 years, what can we do to stop the UK from running out of water? 
United Kingdom Water Crisis
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United Kingdom Water Crisis

Notorious for being a particularly rainy nation, the UK has no need to worry about its water supply. But is that actually the case?

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July 2020
The Great Mystery of Everest
by Mark Synott
Amongst the high winds and thin air of the world's highest mountain lies the answer to a question that could re-write history.
Photograph by Renan Ozturk

Somewhere on Everest is the answer to a question that has haunted mountaineering for almost a century. 


It has compelled countless climbers ever on in search of it, risking life in the death zone, uncovering tantalising clues from history as they go. Now, with new evidence in hand, this team sets out beyond the summit to try and solve the world's highest mystery once and for all. 

This special edition of National Geographic reports from the Himalayas.

Water: a looming crisis The Indus is fed by glacial melt high in the Himalayas, and supports hundreds of millions of people. What will happen as the glaciers diminish?
The ghost of the mountains how new technology is bringing the elusive snow leopard into view
The world’s highest weather station the expedition to install climate monitoring across Everest promises new insight, and fresh challenges

Also in the July 2020 edition of National Geographic:

COVID-19 hits Kenya | Weathering the new normal | Artificial glaciers

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Snow leopards | Pathogens | Cotton | COVID-19 in Kenya | DIY glaciers | Everest 
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