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The Arab spring cannot be reduced to theories and statistics, and journalist Robert Worth knows this
The Democratic Republic of Congo is Africa’s most biodiverse country. Five of its national parks are listed as World Heritage Sites and there are climates to suit every preference. So far, so good
Selborne in northeast Hampshire still attracts its share of tourists. Most are on the trail of Gilbert White, the celebrated 18th century naturalist, and Edward Yates admits that, without White’s legacy, ‘this otherwise undistinguished village would be as dead’ as…
Any book which comes with an accompanying playlist of wildlife and natural sounds should automatically be worth reading. But Wild Soundscapes is no kitsch novelty
Terrifying and almost-accurate, Deepwater Horizon returns to the moments before the worst oil disaster in history
A new exhibition at The Map House reminds us how important maps have historically been in communicating stories of international warfare
A two-part exhibition of Edward Burtynsky’s photographs finds connections through the enormous scale of industry, infrastructure and human impact
An intense and sobering tale of what happens when two communities – both living in Peru, yet occupying very two different worlds – clash, as globalisation collides with tradition

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