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The Secrets of Seaweed

How seaweed farmers on Wales’ west coast are regenerating both the ocean and the economy with the local supercrop.

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The last coracle fishermen

How dwindling fish stocks and new regulations are killing off the ancient tradition of the coracle fishermen

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Jèrriais: Jersey’s secret language

Few people outside the island know that Jersey has its own language, Jèrriais – or that it was used as a secret code during occupation in WW2.

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World’s Deadliest Animals

From the African savannah to Arctic islands and the remotest reaches of Australia, here are 12 of the deadliest animals on the planet.

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The Ecrehous Islands

Six miles northeast of Jersey, the Écréhous Islands are one of the little-known archipelagos that can be found just off the Jersey coast.

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The Kumano Kodo

Pilgrims have sought spiritual renewal on the sacred paths of Japan’s Kii Peninsula for over a millennium. Walk in their footsteps along the Kumano Kodo

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St Helena

Marooned in the South Atlantic, St Helena is an island defined by its isolation. Experience the otherworldly landscapes, exotic wildlife and warm hospitality of Britain’s most far-flung territory.

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The Power of Ritual

How artists in Cornwall are reinventing ancient rituals for modern times.

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To the ends of the earth

From the mysterious moai of Easter Island to the glaciers and mountains of Patagonia, Chile is a country that’s primed for adventure, discovers Oliver Berry

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Deserts

An essay on deserts: from ancient fossils to the Apollo moon landings.

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Cornish Sardines

Sardine (or pilchard) fishing has been a way of life in Cornwall for hundreds of years. This commission for Waitrose magazine covered the state of the industry and its past, present and future.

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A Cup of Java Coffee

A commission for Waitrose to find out about Java’s first Fair Trade certified coffee.

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Blue Mind Theory

Oliver Berry examines the Blue Mind theory, which suggests that being on, in or near the water is could be vital for your health and well-being.

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The Universe

Let Lonely Planet take you further than ever before with the only travel guide to the Universe.

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A Day in the Life of Kakadu

Experience a dawn-to-dusk safari in Australia’s far north – a land of giant termite mounds, rock art, secret swimming holes and an ancient understanding of the power of fire

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A journey to Fair Isle

Adrift in the North Atlantic, Fair Isle is about as far from civilisation as it’s possible to get in the British Isles – but for the fifty-odd people who live there, it’s something else, too: home.

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The Travel Atlas

This is the ultimate world atlas for globetrotters. Lonely Planet’s first dedicated atlas makes it easy for you to plan adventures and discover remarkable places around the planet.

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The Galapagos Islands

Take an unforgettable trip to one of the world’s most precious habitats – the Galapagos Islands, where nature has hardly changed since the days of Darwin.

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Rose Festival of Morocco

Travel to Morocco’s wild Atlas mountains for the world’s largest rose festival.

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Northeast India

Explore tea plantations, tiger reserves and holy islands in this adventure in the northeastern regions of India, from Assam all the way to Nagaland on the Burmese border.

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