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The Art of Psychogeography: How Places Make us Feel

Psychogeography describes the effect of a geographical location on the emotions and behaviour of individuals Photo: Constant (Constant A. Nieuwenhuys) Tate London 25 March 2022 | James Porteous…

‘Like a war zone’: Heavy rainfall causes landslides and flooding in Rio de Janeiro

Many may be trapped in mud that cascaded down on the city this week during the most intense storm in decades. Photo: Extremely heavy rains set off mudslides…

Tropical forests can recover surprisingly quickly when allowed to regrow naturally

Studies indicate regrowth can be achieved in 10 to 20 years. Unfortunately, leaders at the recent COP26 leaders have only pledged to halt deforestation by 2030. Photo: A 32-year-old…

Forget the Political Posturing. This is what COP26 means to the rest of us

The host is uttering his usual Twain-like witticisms but the rest of us are meant to suffer if COP26 does not succeed. Photo: Sand artwork adorns New Brighton…

Sri Lanka: Harvesting the ‘true cinnamon’

Considered the world’s best cinnamon, Ceylon cinnamon has been grown and produced in Sri Lanka for generations. But experienced peelers are now rare. Photo: A worker stuffs cinnamon…

Jet-setting leaders private-jet-setting to COP26

No stone unturned for nature. ‘Sponsorship is expected to help defray a policing bill estimated to reach up to £250m.’ Photo: Private jets will be bringing some delegates…

Beer, Glorious Beer

German chemists have identified over 7,700 different chemical formulas in beers Photo: Natasha Breen/Getty Images 18 August 2021 | JENNIFER OUELLETTE | Arstechnica People have been brewing beer…

Photo Essay: Ocean Photographer of the Year (2021)

Photo: Screenshot 18 September 2021 | James Porteous | Clipper Media ABOUT THE AWARDS The Ocean Photography Awards™ are a celebration of our beautiful blue planet, as well…

Photographer documents the world’s largest variety of butterflies

Colombian agronomist Juan Guillermo Jaramillo’s Checklist of Colombian Butterflies identifies 3,642 different species in the Andean country. Photo: Pictures of the Adelpha corcyra and Adelpha alala butterflies pictures…

Colin Farrell: Filming ‘The North Water’ was a life-changing experience

The actor described the project as “about as hard as film work can be”. 31 August 2021 |  David Craig | RadioTimes.com Colin Farrell has opened up about…

‘Mauro, the master of solitude’ leaves island home after 32 years

Photo: Morandi’s home on the island of Budelli, where he has been the sole inhabitant for 30 years. PHOTO COURTESY MAURO MORANDI Mauro Morandi had been the sole resident…

Being struck by lightning isn’t as rare as you might think

PHOTOGRAPH BY PETE ABEL / ALAMY There had been no warning at all: no storm, no thunder. Bailey, an experienced mountaineer, later described it as “a bolt from the…

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