January 2014

   

NET LOSS

Kit Gillet reports from the Gulf of Thailand, whose fisheries have been ravaged by the commercialisation of the Thai fishing industry

 

MANCHESTER IS MY ORCHARD

Hazel Southam visits Moss Side, where a thriving cider business is helping to build a community spirit

 

TREKKING THE SALT TRAIL

In the Nepalese Himalaya, a time-honoured trade route still favours the bold. Daniel Allen reports

 

PHOTOSTORY: ON THE ROAD AGAIN

A selection of images from an exhibition opening this month at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) that pairs M Aurel Stein’s early 20th century photographs of the Silk Road with their modern counterparts

 

AT A CROSSROADS IN THE ATLANTIC

As the population of Ascension Island gears up to mark the 200th anniversary of British rule, Fred Pearce ponders what the future might hold for this strange vestige of empire

 

GOING UNDERGROUND

Mark Rowe discusses the role that carbon capture and storage can play in the global effort to reduce carbon dioxide emissions

 

INTO THE EMPTY QUARTER

Alastair Humphreys recalls the trials and tribulations of his 1,600-kilometre desert walk from Salalah in Oman to Dubai

 

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