Destinations


Along the Silk Road
For thousands of years, traders, warriors and vagrants swapped myth and merchandise on the Silk Road. After a ...
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Dream diggers
Photo reportage about the environmental damage caused by large groups of impoverished people digging for sapph...
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The coast is clear
The ten million tourists that visited the Croatian coastline stayed away during the country’s violent struggle...
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Train to the clouds
In northwest Argentina, what was once a perilous freight route is now a one-day tourist excursion. Up here, at...
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Travelling herdsmen
By the White Sea, in the far north of Russia, live the reindeer-herding Nentsy. A semi-nomadic people, they he...
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Documentary films


Belgrade zoo
Belgrade zoo is a film that explores the effects of captivity and stress on humans and other animals.

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The short happy life of Valdemar
Valdemar Vogel, a Turdus pilaris, was found in the Djurgården Park in Stockholm, Sweden in the spring of 2004....
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Eco-tourism


Alpine rush
If you thougt skiing was a fast way to go downhill, try canyoning. Miki Dedijer did and came down in a rush.Full story  Browse pictures


Basket case
In early spring, colorful craft drift above Stockholm, Sweden, one of the very few capitals that allows hot-ai...
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I naturens apotek
Djungeln är ingen zoologisk trädgård. Det krävs ett vant öga för att upptäcka en bråkdel av vad regnskogen har...
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Marine park
Photo reportage: These photos were taken during a visit to the Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park in Quebec, Ca...
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Saving Romanian predators
I de djupa skogarna i norra Rumänien, vid Karpaternas sluttningar, lever tusentals björnar och vargar. Konflik...
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Surviving on rocks
The Galapagos islands far off the coast of Ecuador are home to some of the world's most tenacious and odd-look...
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The big chill
It’s hard to think, let alone hunt or light a fire at -40. So how do you survive winter in the Arctic? Miki De...
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Turismen - skogens räddare
Hösten har varit vacker i Europas skogar, men det är skogar som lever på existensens minimum. De senaste hundr...
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Green solutions

Electric cars charge ahead
The electric car is making inroads in the world´s toughest market on the smoggy centenary of the American auto...
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Health


A lasting impression
The ancient body art of tattooing leaves a lasting impression on its bearer. Choosing the pattern wisely is ke...
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Mystery cure
More and more westerners swear by it. In India it has been around for 3000 years. Miki Dedijer enters the fasc...
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Sjön som försvann
Aralsjön var en gång Centralasiens största insjö. Idag återstår endast en fjärdedel otjänligt vatten med ett f...
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Steam-rolled in Istanbul
When you want to be really clean and a shower simply won't do, try a hammam, a traditional Turkish bath. For a...
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The lake that disappeared
Aralsjön var en gång Centralasiens största insjö. Idag återstår endast en fjärdedel otjänligt vatten med ett f...
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Hot issues

Borta med dammen
Klippkyrkor. Mosaikgolv. Medeltida moskéer. I sydöstra Turkiet lägger den ena jättedammen efter den andra arki...
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Creating Nunavut
The map of the world is redrawn this month as the territory of Nunavut is born. The size of western Europe, it...
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Destroying earth from above
The disintegration of the Space Shuttle Columbia 62 kilometers above earth is mourned as a disaster, but the r...
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Effektsökeri
Dränkta stillahavsöar, malariaepidemier i Spanien, kortare skidsäsong i Alperna, värmeböljor i september, kora...
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Engulfed by war
If the US invades Iraq, the environmental damage caused by the war will cause survivors and faraway countries ...
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Gone to pot
A new Stoned Age is approaching: for the first time since the early 1970s, drug use is on the rise all over th...
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Locked up good
Bastöy prison is like no other on earth. Inmates move about freely, live in quaint wooden houses, catch, grow ...
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Master of Space
George W. Bush wants to put man on the moon. Behind this celestial vision lies the dream of gaining full contr...
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The advance of corruption
The full extent of political corruption from Indonesia to France became increasingly evident in the final deca...
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Opinion

Art as environmentalism
As we gravitate towards the world's growing urban centers, we sever our most obvious ties to nature. To preser...
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Bitter harvest
The large-scale industrialization of coffee plantations worldwide has created a surplus of beans and record-lo...
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The gluttony of another Gulf War
As consumption becomes a way of life among affluent nations, access to cheap oil becomes a necessity. In attac...
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Weeding out evil
Fear of nature has become a national concern in the United States, where the life science industry is rapidly ...
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Profiles

Dangerous liasons
Eva Joly is the Norwegian au pair who became one of France's leading investigative magistrates. Her bold style...
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The green baron
Never heard of Jakob von Uexkull? You’re not alone. His valued prize brings people from obscurity to prominenc...
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The man behind Attac
Ignacio Ramonet is editor-in-chief of Le Monde Diplomatique and co-founder of Attac, the rapidly growing organ...
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The wolf man
Werner Freund eats, sleeps and howls with his four-legged friends. It's a dog's life, but all in a day's work ...
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Science

Ewe turn
It seems that sheep in Wales neutralize snakebites on the other side of the world. Miki Dedijer finds out how....
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Have you driven an SUV lately?
The polar bear is finding it hard to survive an Arctic meltdown that's partly caused by the demand for new and...
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Lost in transit
Pigeon racers say their pets are more lost than ever. Birds from England, Germany, Slovakia and the Czech Repu...
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Moose die from acid rain
A debilitating malady that has killed hundreds of moose in south-western Sweden and baffled experts over the p...
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Seeing proteins
A series of technological advances in the past decade has revolutionised structural biology and changed the wa...
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Spirit of Pasteur
This year the scientific world pays special tribute to the visionary talents of Louis Pasteur, who died 100 ye...
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The right connections
Last year, a man paralyzed from the shoulder down in a motorcycle accident regained the use of his arm after a...
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Whiff of this
French perfume house Givaudan Roure uses bell jars and magnetic resonance to satisfy increasingly smell-savvy ...
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