Switzerland has found itself under the spotlight recently, in the wake of another FIFA scandal. Klaus Dodds explores the country’s unique neutrality, and what these events could mean for its international reputation
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
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
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
Deforestation in the Amazon fell by 18% last year, reversing a brief spike in tree loss that had alarmed environmentalists. With forest loss falling for most of the past ten years, is the battle for the Amazon finally being won?
For centuries the Baka indigenous people lived in the forest of eastern Cameroon. But with logging destroying their traditional home and little support from the government, many now believe that the key to their future lies in education and modernisation