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Geocast

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From people to places, climates to cultures, lakes to landscapes; geography is everywhere. Geocast is your regular podcast for geography stories, straight from Geographical, the official magazine of the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG). Follow us @GeographicalMag

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From people to places, climates to cultures, lakes to landscapes; geography is everywhere. Geocast is your regular podcast for geography stories, straight from Geographical, the official magazine of the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG). Follow us @GeographicalMag

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Geocast

Latest release on Aug 12, 2015

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Hotspot: Falkland Islands - May 2015

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The Falkland Islands remain a hugely contentious issue between the UK and Argentina. Klaus Dodds explores some of the recent geopolitics developments surrounding the islands. Presented by Chris Fitch

Apr 15 2015

10mins

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Rank #2: A New Lease of Life - June 2015

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Thirty years ago, visitors to Taipei would have been met by rubbish-filled streets and a spiralling waste problem. Chris Fitch reports on how a new mindset has taken hold and how the locals are embracing a cleaner lifestyle

May 29 2015

12mins

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Rank #3: Hotspot: Borders - June 2015

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A border dispute between Nicaragua and Costa Rica gives Klaus Dodds the opportunity to explore how nations can manipulate their physical environments for geopolitical purposes. Presented by Chris Fitch. "Odyssey", Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com), Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0, http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

May 18 2015

10mins

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Rank #4: A Lady of Vision - May 2015

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Isabella Bird was the 19th century's most renowned female travel writer and a pioneer of travel photography. Deborah Ireland recounts how the 'First Lady' of geography took to life behind the lens. Presented by Chris Fitch. "Finding Movement", Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com), Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0, http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Apr 29 2015

16mins

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Rank #5: Let's Talk about Sex - April 2015

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Jane Labous meets the forward-looking alangizi (or 'initiators') who are revolutionising one of Zambia's most ancient traditions. Presented by Chris Fitch. Report by Jane Labous

Mar 27 2015

21mins

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Rank #6: Hotspot: Turkey - April 2015

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Following the tragic murder of a young woman on a Turkish bus, Klaus Dodds explores the relationship between gender and geopolitics, and how our domestic public spaces can cause more conflict than external threats from beyond national borders. Presented by Chris Fitch

Mar 17 2015

7mins

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Rank #7: Head Down on Top of the World - March 2015

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Porters are often the unsung hereos of a Himalayan expedition, making a trekker's dream become reality. Rob Fraser decided to find out what their life really entails, and whether a 51-year old westerner could carry his share of the load. Presented by Chris Fitch

Feb 27 2015

29mins

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Rank #8: Hotspot: Southern Ocean - March 2015

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New Zealand has arrested three ships for IUU (illegal, unreported, unregulated) fishing. Klaus Dodds explores the geopolitical situation surrounding fishing in the Southern Ocean. Presented by Chris Fitch

Feb 17 2015

9mins

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Rank #9: Local Voices - Feb 2015

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As the international development sector prepares for a very important year, we find out how a photography project is ensuring that the very people affected by global progress have their voices heard in the wider conversation. Presented by Chris Fitch

Jan 23 2015

17mins

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Rank #10: Hotspot: Japan - September 2015

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Klaus Dodds explores what Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's proposed constitutional changes would mean for Japan's military, and Japan's role in the world. Presented by Chris Fitch

Aug 12 2015

12mins

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