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SEPTEMBER 2017 VOLUME 89 | NO 09

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FEATURES

26 Interview: Bruce Parry We’re used to Bruce Parry going to extreme lengths while joining tribes around the world. But as Paul Presley discovers, he’s taking a more universal understanding for his big-screen debut

32 Wildlife: The Ebola Storm Ebola’s impact on the people of West Africa generated most of the headlines during the 2014 outbreak, but humans weren’t the only ones affected. Stuart Butler reports on how the region’s ape colonies are struggling to recover

40 Dossier: America’s Green Dream Mark Rowe reports on how America’s green energy industries are in the ascendancy, and ready to defy their president at every turn

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48 Cultures: Migrants of the Caribbean Vitali Vitaliev investigates the long-lost Jewish community of Nevis that played an important role in shaping both the United States and the modern world

56 Nature: Back to the Wild Sam Mittmerham reports on how, despite resistance, rewilding efforts are taking place on the Continent and how the movement has fared to date on our own shores

67 Explore: The Matriarch Adventure When Catherine Edsell led ten women on an expedition to track down an all-female elephant herd in Namibia, little could she realise the similarities the groups would share

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DEPARTMENTS

Worldwatch 6 Cambodian sand exports 8 New Zealand predators 9 Climatewatch: Civil aviation 10 Cartograms: Health workers 12 FARC; Sea bed mapping 14 Archive: Images 16 Archive: Maps 18 Where in the World? 21 Geopolitical Hotspot: Haiti 23 Platform: The geography of Brexit 25 I’m a Geographer: Clive Hamilton

Regulars 63 Reviews 72 Discovering Britain: Silbury Hill 74 Geophoto: Harvests 78 In Society; RGS IBG Events 81 Crossword 82 Next Month: Lewis Pugh

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