Geo January 2015

Geo January 2015

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


GREEN AND PLEASANT LAND
The long-term trend for Brazil’s rainforest appears to be quietly positive. Mark Rowe asks if the battle for the Amazon is finally being won

RUNNING WILD
The re-introduction of European bison into Romania’s Tarcu Mountains may offer a better mix of ecology and economy for the land left behind. Daniel Allen and Cain Blythe report

THE VILLAGE OF THE FREED
In Pakistan, bonded slavery is as prevalent now as it has ever been. Luke Duggleby reports on the efforts being made to combat this horrific violation of basic human rights

THE SWITZERLAND OF CENTRAL AMERICA
Costa Rica has pledged to become the world’s first carbon neutral country. Sarah Gilbert investigates the eco-friendly haven

PHOTOSTORY: THESE WINDY SPACES
A selection of images showing off the stunning and varied landscapes of Scotland, taken from a new book by photographer Colin Prior

TO THE SOUTH POLE AND BACK
Eight years after walking solo to the North Geographic Pole, Ben Saunders describe his Antarctic sequel

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