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For this month’s Discovering Britain viewpoint, Laura Cole visits St Andrews to investigate a festive method for protecting the coast
Baltic seals and fish-eating bird populations are increasing and could be putting a strain on fish stocks
by Jacki Hill-Murphy • Adventuress Publishing • £9.99 (paperback)
For this month’s Discovering Britain trail, Laura Cole explores Pontypool in South Wales, a town that had its own industrial revolution

Fracking in Scotland

A deeper look at Scotland’s recent decision to ban the controversial shale gas extraction
Contrary to pervasive myth, Easter Islanders were resourceful and sensitive to the limits of their environment
A rapid malaria test has stemmed overuse of antimalarials, but is risking the overuse of antibiotics instead

THE HEBRIDES

by Paul Murton • Birlinn • £14.99 (softback)

ABOUT AFRICA

by Harry Hook • HIP Editions • £54 (hardback)

Oslo by JT Rogers

Oslo makes complex geopolitics a living, breathing spectacle

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