May 2015

 

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PHOTOSTORY: SURVIVAL OF THE TOUGHEST

Award-winning documentary photographer Simon de Trey-White records the harsh lives of Delhi’s only remaining urban elephants

 

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DOSSIER: THE MONEY TRAIL

Remittance payments are a fundamental, yet often overlooked, part of the global economy. But as Mark Rowe reports, the impact on nations receiving the money isn’t just financial

 

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PIONEER: A LADY OF VISION

Isabella Bird was the 19th century’s most renowned female travel writer and a pioneer of travel photography. Deborah Ireland recounts how the ‘First Lady’ of geography took to life behind the lens

 

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RECYCLING: PLASTIC ROADS

As India’s refuse problem piles ever higher, Harley Rustad meets one manufacturer that has devised a novel use for its discarded product – roads made from plastic bags

 

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TRAVEL: ONCE UPON AN ISLAND

The Seychelles are more than just a haven for tourists. April Burt reports on how one part of paradise, Cousin Island, has become something of a conservation success story

 

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EXPLORE: ON A ROCK AND A HARD PLACE

Spending two months alone in the middle of the North Atlantic might not sound like a perfect summer holiday, but single-minded determination took Nick Hancock to a rock off the Outer Hebrides

 

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