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Katie Burton

Half the world’s population currently has access to the internet, but with its growth now slowing, there could be significant implications for global development
The four-day week is often held as being of benefit to human well-being, but what would working fewer hours really mean for the environment?
Victorien Erussard is the co-leader and president of the Energy Observer expedition, the first ship to sail around the world powered only by hydrogen, wind and solar power. The expedition will take six years to complete and the crew recently completed stage one of the journey, finishing in London
The largest collection of treasures from Tutankhamun’s tomb ever to leave Egypt have come to London

Heating the UK from below

Abandoned coal mines contain a precious resource in the warm water they hold within
A new animation produced by the charity Born Free raises the issue of captive lions in South Africa – marketed as ‘orphans’ to well-meaning tourists, but really a money-making con
The United States is grappling with a wild pig invasion. Working out where they roam and why is the first step towards controlling the population
Fresh from an award-winning screening at the Sundance Film Festival and in competition at this year’s London Film Festival, Monos, from director Alejandro Landes, is a dark, disturbing and highly entertaining Spanish-language film about a fictional group of child soldiers
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by Peter Ward • Melville House • £25 (hardback)

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