June 2016

 

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photostoryTibor Kercz

PHOTOSTORY: THE GREAT OUTDOORS

The Outdoor Photographer of the Year competition looks to celebrate the best in landscape, wildlife, nature, travel and adventure imagery and this year saw more than 12,000 entries

 

nileChristopher Ondaatje

RIVERS: THE UNSETTLING SOURCES OF THE NILE

The commonly held view of Lake Victoria being the source of the world’s longest river isn’t quite as clear cut as many would believe. Renowned explorer, Sir Christopher Ondaatje, looks further afield

 

insectsLuke Duggleby

FOOD: THE FUTURE OF FOOD

Edible insects are a popular and necessary part of diets around the world. Luke Duggleby looks at how Thailand’s cricket farms could provide a blueprint we’ll all need to follow

 

grapesHazel Southam

WINE: SAVING BORDEAUX

Global warming is killing one of Bordeaux’s most beloved grapes. But as Hazel Southam discovers, the changing face of wine tourism may hold the key to the region’s future

 

jordanDaniel Allen 

TRAVEL: COMMUNITY CRUSADE

With the country’s first purpose-built nature academy now open, Jordan is hoping to take socially responsible tourism in the Middle East to new levels. Daniel Allen reports

 

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EXPLORE: THE POLITICS OF TREKKING

Just prior to the recent unrest in the Nagorno-Karabakh region in the Lesser Caucasus, writer and filmmaker Frank Middleton encountered first-hand the intricate negotiations involved in simply going for a walk

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