Laura Cole

Leng Ouch is an investigative reporter and activist. He spent many months undercover to expose the illegal logging taking place in Cambodia’s forests and is a recipient of the 2016 Goldman Environmental Prize
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The UK’s last wild lynx disappeared around 700AD. They could return in a trial introduction in 2017

Reading the waters

For this month’s Discovering Britain, Laura Cole talks to Tristan Gooley, author and ‘Natural Navigator’, about one of his favourite viewpoints
Zimbabwe prints more money, prompting fears of a return to the hyperinflation of the country’s past
Hurricanes and tropical cyclones trigger carbon dioxide uptake in forests
Increased air travel is transporting yellow fever to Asia, as the first ever cases are diagnosed in China
Project to turn carbon dioxide into stone works faster than ever imagined
Brace yourself for Embrace of the Serpent – it explores the dark and difficult history of colonialism in the Colombian rainforest, from the eyes of the people that lived there

Minecraft village

In this month’s Discovering Britain, Laura Cole visits the Victorian slum forgotten by Britain, but treasured overseas

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