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At the heart is a simple argument: developed economies are not naturally growing anymore, and we should therefore build sustainable societies which assume that our economies won’t grow, instead of pouring time and energy into forcing them to do so
It is 1850 and Lieutenant Morgan finds himself in chilly, frequently frozen, northern waters. His ship, the Impetus, of which he is second-in-command, is searching for traces of the Franklin expedition to the Northwest Passage
Islands are different. In an island environment, large animals become smaller, and small animals become larger. So came about Mediterranean islands with dwarf deer and Australasian islands with giant, flightless birds
Anyone who’s worked for a large company will be familiar with the demand that profits increase, year on year – which the slightest scrutiny will expose as unsustainable
A look at how myth and intrigue has lead to Tangier's undeserved 20th Century reputation as a hedonistic paradise
A look at the alien world beneath our seas, and the creatures that reside there
A look at the indirect effects of carbon emissions, and the methods by which governments and global organisations are attempting to rectify them
A look at the extraordinary, controversial life of Russian poet Eduard Limonov, and an insight into a modern-day Russia far removed from what we percieve

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