August 2015

 

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arcticFranco Banfi

PHOTOSTORY: COLD SNAPS

Every year, the Global Arctic Awards gives photographers from around the world a chance to highlight the spectacular diversity that the coldest regions of the planet have to offer

 

kosovoDarragh Mason Field

CULTURE: RITE OF SPRING

In the Kosovan city of Prizren, close to the borders of Albania and Macedonia, the Shehu family keep the centuries-old Sufi tradition of piercing alive, reports Darragh Mason Field

 

lightTyler Nordgren

ENVIRONMENT: JOURNEY TO THE END OF THE NIGHT

Light pollution is having dramatic and unforeseen impacts. Todd Pitock reports on how the light bulb it not just changing our culture but possibly our health

 

birdsRalph Steadman

WILDLIFE: BIRDS ON THE EDGE

Documentary film-maker Ceri Levy and famed gonzo illustrator Ralph Steadman were asked to produce an illustrated record of birds on the endangered list, with a few of Steadman’s own creations thrown in for good measure

 

tibetInger Vandyke

TRAVEL: ON THE ROOF OF THE WORLD

Inger Vandyke explores the headwaters of Asia’s most famous rivers on the western Tibetan Plateau

 

exploreSarah Outen

EXPLORE: COAST TO COAST – THE COLD WAY

Sarah Outen describes a cycling adventure across the breadth of North America during the penultimate leg of her ongoing human-powered journey around the world

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