Overview1 Frozen landscapes: Do corries really prefer north facing slopes? 2 On thin ice: Can Russia exploit the Arctic sustainably? 3 Welcome to Quake City, New Zealand: How has Christchurch been affected by earthquakes? 4 Managing the coast: When is doing nothing actually doing something? 5 Life's a beach: Why do most Australians live on the edge? 6 Preventing history repeating itself: What's being done to save Allerford? 7 The world's other population problem: What should the European Union do about its declining population?