Rubber Latex in India, Avinash Bhat, Flickr Creative Commons

Study Guide: A Short History of Rubber

A plant that before 1492 had never existed outside the Amazon basin now dominates the Southeast Asian ecosystem.

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Biorfarm Organic Produce

The World’s Most Impressive Organic Farms

These organic farming entrepreneurs have taken the act of producing unmeddled-with food to new heights — both undoing damage done by conventional farming...

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The Suffolk Countryside

City Escapes: Suffolk

Suffolk is one of England’s most traditional counties. Predominantly comprised of low lying and flat farming countryside, with a picturesque coast on the...

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Chiswick House Gardens

Building England: Chiswick House

The gardens and the villa take inspiration from the architecture and gardens of ancient Rome, such as the Emperor Hadrians Villa at Tivoli.

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WOW: What’s On Where In April

From the birth of Buddha to the death of Christ, get ready to experience a roller coaster of ancient traditions and bizarre rituals in April.

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Plague of Athens by Michiel Sweerts, c. 1652–1654

Study Guides: Epidemics Throughout The Ages

In an increasingly interconnected and peaceful world, disease remains one of the greatest fears of the modern age, especially the outbreak of a ‘superbug’.

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Visit our store for latest offers on downloads, DVDs, music and books.

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Hokulea is a performance-accurate full-scale replica of a waʻa kaulua, a Polynesian double-hulled voyaging canoe.

Ancient Mariners of the Pacific

Traditional Polynesian navigation was used for thousands of years to make long voyages across thousands of miles of the vast, unexplored Pacific Ocean.

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Amber Flower

Amber – Poland’s Finest Export

People have long been fascinated with the look, colours and geological significance of this gemstone and the mysterious, earthly aura that it radiates.

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Patagonia Ice Fields

The Ice Fields of Southern Patagonia

The Southern Patagonia ice field stretches across Chile and Argentina and is the third largest in the world, covering an area of almost 5,000 square miles.

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