Our directory of things of interest

University Directory

February 2014

   

DEFENDERS OF THE FOREST

Rod Harbinson reports on efforts to save Cambodia’s Cardamom forests from land clearances and a proposed dam

 

ONE DROP AT A TIME

Todd Pitock explains why funding gaps, war and the killing of health workers is threatening the success of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative

 

CORNWALL’S ROCKY REVIVAL

Mark Rowe examines the plans to revive tin mining in Cornwall in the light of rising commodity prices

 

WHEN THE WAR IS OVER

Sophie Ibbotson and Max Lovell-Hoare highlight the benefits the tourism can bring to regions recovering from war

 

PHOTOSTORY: DESERT DWELLERS

Mitchell Kanashkevich gives a portrait of life in Mauritania’s Adrar region, once the country’s crown jewel and a major tourist destination, now blighted by conflict in neighbouring Mali and the fear of terrorism

 

IN THE LAND OF ELAM

Susan Littledale recounts the journey made 100 years ago by the young diplomat GE Hubbard from the Persian Gulf to Mount Ararat as part of a multinational commission charged with ratifying the border between the countries we now know as Iran and Iraq

 

WHERE THE ICE FLOWS BY

Jamie Bunchuk recalls his attempt to packraft down an ice-choked Khovd River in western Mongolia

 

CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE

Subscribe and Save!

geo line break v3

Free eBooks - Geographical Newsletter

Sign up for our weekly newsletter today and get a FREE eBook collection!

geo line break v3

University of Winchester

geo line break v3

EDUCATION PARTNERS

Aberystwyth University University of Greenwich The University of Derby

TRAVEL PARTNERS

Ponant

Silversea

Travel the Unknown