January 2017

 

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Profile: EO Wilson

Nigel Winser meets the 87-year-old ‘father of biodiversity’ fresh from his keynote talk at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Hawai‘i

 

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Gallery: America the Beautiful

Now entering its fourth year, the USA Landscape Photographer of the Year celebrates all that is great about America’s natural environment

 

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Dossier: Too Hot to Handle

Earlier this year, Australia’s Great Barrier Reef suffered the worst mass bleaching event in recorded history. With such events becoming both more frequent and more severe, the future of the reef appears to be hanging in the balance, as Geordie Torr reports

 

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Development: Raising Valparaíso

Once known as the Jewel of the Pacific, the Chilean coastal city of Valparaíso is in troubled waters. Matt Maynard discovers the serious issues arising about the culture and community

 

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Travel: After the Curtain Fell

Twenty-five years have passed since the Soviet Union disintegrated. Caroline Eden travels to Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan to see how the people there are bringing back once-lost traditions

 

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Travel: Race for the Coast

In 2016, Justine Curgenven swapped her usual cold climate for the hot, sweaty and remote coast of Papua in Indonesia, aiming to kayak 1,000km along the shoreline

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