July 2014

   

PIPE DREAMS

Thembi Mutch reports on the discovery of large natural gas reserves in Mozambique and asks whether the southern African country can now expect a prosperous future

 

UNRAVELLING PERU’S DOLPHIN HUNT

Jim Wickens travels to the southern Pacific to investigate why Peruvian fisherman are slaughtering some 15,000 dolphins every year

 

PHOTOSTORY: AN EYE ON THE WORLD

A preview of winning images from the Atkins CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year competition to mark the start of an exhibition showing at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) headquarters over the summer

 

A TWIST IN THE PLOT

A selection of illustrations from a new book, Mapping it Out, that explores the post-modern world of cartography

 

THE SLIPPERY SUMMIT

Mick Conefrey sheds new light on the 1954 Italian expedition to K2, which spawned one of history’s most famous and enduring mountaineering controversies

 

CAST ADRIFT

Edward Lewis reveals the impact that the Egyptian revolution has had on the felucca captains of Aswan

 

SKYE THREE WAYS

Alastair Humphreys revels in some spectacular scenery as he cycles, climbs and kayaks around the Isle of Skye

 

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