April 2015

 

horses

Photostory: Free spirits

Li Gang spent six years in Mongolia following the equine descendents of the horses Genghis Khan’s hordes used to sweep through Asia in the 13th century

 

zambia2

Culture: Let’s talk about sex

Jane Labous meets the forward-looking alangizi (or ‘initiators’) who are revolutionising one of Zambia’s most ancient traditions

 

armenia

Reportage: The village without men

Armenia is undergoing a demographic haemorrhage as men leave to provide labour for Russia. For the women who stay behind, it means a life of toil and loneliness. Anaïs Coignac reports

 

anthropocene

Perspectives: Defining the human age

Debate over the nature of the term ‘anthropocene’ as a name for our current human-influenced age is widespread. We present views on what the term means and why the argument is a vital one

 

medellin

TRAVEL: THE CITY OF ETERNAL SPRING

Sarah Gilbert encounters a city once known only for drugs and violence that is being successfully reinvented as a social and artistic haven

 

beeline

Explore: Beeline Britain

Last June, a four-man team completed a straight-line journey from Land’s End to John O’Groats. Tori James recounts paddling across the Bristol Channel to Wales

 

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