Geo May 2015

Geo May 2015

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Here are some of the highlights you will find in our May 2015 issue

PHOTOSTORY: SURVIVAL OF THE TOUGHEST
Award-winning documentary photographer Simon de Trey-White records the harsh lives of Delhi’s only remaining urban elephants

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

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

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

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

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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