JULY 2013 VOLUME 85 | NO 07
F E A T U R E S
16 Photostory: Global wonder A selection of winning images from the Environmental Photographer of the Year competition, a showcase for the best in environmental photography and video
26Swatting flies from space Geordie Torr reports on an attempt to use satellite technology to control sleeping sickness in Africa
30China’s little Africa Kit Gillet reveals how tens of thousands of African businessmen who’ve moved to China have had to face police harassment and racism
36 Dossier: Youth workers Mark Rowe discusses why the eradication of child labour from the developing world remains a long way oﬀ
44 A future afloat Clare Finney reports on the construction of the world’s irst buoyant housing development in the Netherlands, and reveals how architects are hoping to introduce a similar scheme to the UK
50 Nowhere to hide As climate change and development eat away at the giant panda’s habitat, Hazel Southam travels to Chengdu in China to hear about a new plan to bolster the remaining populations
65Essential gear: A little home of melodies Helen Anderson describes how she and her partner have learned to be adaptable and to make choices that encourage biodiversity while living a low-impact life on a smallholding in Britain
D E P A R T M E N T S
News 10 Worldwatch 12 Climatewatch 74 In Society
Regulars 8 Geographical archive 14 Hotspot: South Korea 59 Reviews 70 Geophoto: Hay meadows 77 Point of view: Climate change and geomorphology 78 Letters and crossword 82 I’m a geographer:
Competition 6 Where in the world? 58 Young Geographer of the Year
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