August 2016

 

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photostoryMelody Kemp / Paul Wager

Photostory: Infused by Tradition

In northern Laos, artisan tea is still being produced using traditional methods while modernisation from China is growing more prevalent. Melody Kemp and Paul Wager report

 

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REFUGEES: SYMBOLS OF HOPE

When the competitors of the 2016 Rio Olympics complete their opening ceremony laps, they will be joined by a small group without a national flag. Chris Fitch and Harriet Constable meet the Refugee Olympic Team

 

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Clothing: Ready to Wear

Behind the glamour of the fashion business lies a worrying statistic – it is one of the most polluting industries in the world. Hazel Southam asks if a sustainable clothing future is viable

 

housingPaul Michael Thomas 

Perspectives: The Housing Challenge

As the UK struggles to find homes for an ever-increasing population. Geographical asks four experts to give their perspectives on how to solve this major problem for the 21st century

 

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Travel: Lighting the Way

You can sometimes forget Denmark is a country of islands. Samsø and Bornholm are leading the way in Denmark’s transition to a fossil fuel-free tomorrow. Oliver Lowenstein reports

 

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Explore: Into the Abode of Death

After 49 days on foot, Mark Evans, with explorers Mohammed Al Zadjali and Amur Al Wahaibi, arrived in Doha having followed the 1930 trail of Bertram Thomas across the Empty Quarter

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