Known for its steep, defined, fragile and mysterious landscape, the Himalayas, the third pole, recently witnessed a devastating flood. Dr Rahul Ranjan, a political anthropologist at Oslo Metropolitan University, explores the emotional impact of the disaster.
Hyenas get a bad press. But they’ve found a champion in Professor Keith Somerville, a senior research fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies and fellow of the Zoological Society of London, who is on a mission to clean up their image.
Environmental historian Dr Ben Anderson, discusses his research around the explosion in mountain leisure among English and German-speaking Europeans in the 19th and 20th centuries.