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Past and present religious tolerance in Kerala, South India.
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The inhospitable Southern Highlands of Iceland are vast, sparse and un-populated. Here, nature is at its rawest, impossible shapes rise out of nothing amongst the glaciers, volcanoes, hot-springs and lava fields. The isolated structures belonging to the shepherds act as the frontier between nature and culture. They are buffer between order and chaos, between life and death.
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Near Chiang Mai, in northern Thailand, a woman named Lek Chailert has saved some 200 elephants from cruel fates in the logging and tourism industries.
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The anniversary of the earthquake that shook Kathmandu and killed nearly 9,000 people was in April. Even after a year, some 4 million people were still living in temporary housing.
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Ancient skiing began in China around 600 BC, not as a recreational pastime but as a means of survival.
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Sicily is the heart of the Mediterranean Sea and has been the cradle of culture for the most important western civilisations over the past 3000 years. Its wonderful variety of ashes, traditions and cultures, transform Sicily into the impressive and magnificent island it is now. Greeks, Romans, Goths, Byzantines and Arabs are just a few of the civilisations whose influences...

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A South African war vet returns to Angola and confronts his darkest memories and fears.
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