Geo February 2015

Geo February 2015

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


LOCAL VOICES
As the development sector prepares for a landmark year, Chris Fitch looks at a photography project ensuring that people affected by global progress are having their voices heard

NATURAL NEW YORK
Upstate New York is the ‘Empire State’s’ undiscovered hinterland. Tom Hart finds a necessary green revolution in tourism is underway report

CHANGING FORTUNES
Few visitors to Thailand have heard of Chanthaburi. Luke Duggleby reports on how the area is now one of the most important trading centres in the world for coloured gemstones

BUILDING A FUTURE
Once it was just a home for Hamburg’s immigrants, but Mark Rowe finds the island of Wilhelmsburg is now at the head of a green housing revolution

THROUGH THE ALEUTIANS TO ALASKA
Sarah Outen describes her kayaking expedition along the Aleutian Islands, part of her journey around the world

PHOTOSTORY: ICE LIVING
Nick Hall documents how the Yup’ik people of Alaska have retained their cultural identity by hunting and gathering their food from the landscape

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