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November 2017

 

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DOSSIER: THE GENDER GAP

The UN has set an array of targets aimed at banishing gender equality. But how far are we from achieving those goals and what economic benefits could such changes unleash?

 

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ON THE FRONT LINES

In Thailand, women are playing an increasing role in environmental activism, often at great personal cost.

 

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INFORMATION OVERLOAD

Alastair Bonnett presents four previously unimagined ways of looking at our world

 

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SPOTLIGHT ON... OMAN

The Sharqiya Sands is a unique and beautiful habitat opening up to students and travellers

 

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EXPLORE: DOWN THE DANUBE

Chris Fitch joins an intrepid group of packrafters paddling across Europe

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