In Kolkata, hand-pulled rickshaws have long dominated the narrow streets. But their time may finally be up. Lorna Fornell writes about her visit to the city and the men contemplating the end of their way of life. Meanwhile, Nic Davies joins the University of Exeter’s pioneering basking-shark tagging programme – with mixed success; and Mark Rowe reflects on the changing nature of overseas aid, asking what it could and should look like in a world of new challenges. We also explore the remarkable landscapes of the world’s newest islands, both natural and artificial; and take a trip to the Lwiro Primates Rehabilitation Center, a crucial sanctury for chimps in the DRC.
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