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Infertility affects thousands of women across Senegal, yet the subject is deeply taboo. Jane Labous meets those fighting societal pressures in this West African country, where the infertile are said to be affected by les anges, and where a new generation of career women is leaving it later to have children
A half century has passed since the ‘Earthrise’ photograph – widely believed to have launched the global environmental movement – was taken
Are howler monkeys being adversely affected by ingestion of pesticides containing sulphur?
Why unprepared tourists are putting themselves at risk in order to see live volcanic eruptions
The majestic and mighty polar bear is in danger of becoming an animal of the past, consigned to the growing list of extinct species, yet polar bear tourism is increasingly popular, says Keith Wilson
Still puzzled by China’s trillion dollar masterplan for the future of global trade? Kontinentalist brings you an interactive overview to help bring you up to speed
In this final instalment of our monthly series of reports looking at the impact China’s BRI project is having on the local infrastructure situated along its route, explorer and China scholar Charles Stevens reaches Yiwu, the end of the line for the BRI’s most important trade routes
The Arabian Desert may not be everyone’s first choice when training for a ski expedition to the North Pole, but Felicity Aston explains why it was the perfect location for her international team of novices

The Stigma of Angels

Film-maker Jane Labous documents the taboos faced by Senegalese women when it comes to infertility
Exciting news for wildlife and photography enthusiasts alike – the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of The Year competition run by the National History Museum has just announced a new award: the LUMIX People’s Choice Award
Mapping the trade war between the US and China and the bean caught in the crossfire 
A new system of robotic aerial vehicles is revolutionising the tracking of migratory species across remote environments
Check out this superb selection of mapping books - ideal gifts for the cartographer
Technology used in creating safe urban environments is now being used in South Africa’s wildlife parks to catch and deter poachers
Brazil’s shift to the right of the political spectrum could be bad news for the natural world, suggests Marco Magrini

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