Our research confirmed earlier observations that chimpanzees use wooden tools to dig out the bee nests and access the honey.
Earlier this month, the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority and the National Coral Reef Taskforce confirmed that a second wave of mass bleaching is now unfolding on the Reef.
We might wonder whether the hauntings at Landour have any experiential element or are simply practical fictions conceived amid the solitude of the hills.
I used to walk with my daughter and tell her stories about each significant place we passed. In Old Damascus – one of the longest inhabited cities in the world – 5,000 years of history come alive.
Given the economic costs and risks, why do museums, stadiums and other “concrete culture” receive such a privileged place in urban development?
The government is investing more than £300m in building what George Osborne has described as the first “proper” garden city in nearly a century, near Ebbsfleet, Kent.
While urban planning may have fallen short of its goals over recent decades, policy that marginalises urban planning exposes us to long-term social and environmental risks.
Some 336 meters into the Bruniquel cave, the cavers came across a chamber containing evidence of stalagmites that had been deliberately broken and arranged into rings of 4 and 7 meters respectively.
Christmas messages were received with death threats and a Christian man was arrested on December 30 for allegedly desecrating the Koran. He currently faces the death penalty.
...recent failures to offer protection to people affected by climate change all over the world, including in the Pacific region show a regrettable lack of international legal safeguards (norms and language) when addressing climate change.
A recent report estimated that 200 metric tonnes (MT) a year of illegal ivory entered China-Hong Kong between 2010 and 2014.
All flamingo species have evolved to live in some of the planet’s most extreme wetlands, like caustic “soda lakes”, hypersaline lagoons or high-altitude salt flats.
China's new Silk Road trade routes now serve to export many of its goods, but are also used to bring meats from Germany, wine from France and wood from Russia back in return.
In the 11th century, people and pilgrims often visited places with religious significance such as Jerusalem, where the location of Christ’s crucifixion is a popular attraction...
According to estimates by tour operators and researchers, over one million tourists visited a township, favela or slum somewhere in the world in 2014.
In celebrating Utopia’s 500th birthday, the Ecotopia 2121 project...is harnessing Thomas More’s spirit to predict the futures of 100 real cities around the world – if they somehow managed to become super eco-friendly.
The final episode of David Attenborough’s documentary on the Great Barrier Reef has far more potential to influence would-be tourists contemplating a visit to the reef.
When, on April 18th 1945, Raymond Bowman was shot to death by a sniper from the Axis forces on the balcony of an apartment building in the German town of Leipzig, the photographer on scene...
Thomas Cook’s travel agency brought continental European travel to the middle classes through what we now call package holidays.
Although the Uppatasanti Pagoda is an impressive building – especially when photographed in evening against a darkening blue sky – the splendor is a façade.
Buntut, 32, who is now unemployed, was trying to fly from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, when, on August 21, he overslept in a Changi Airport lounge.
Before the American Revolutionary War, British English sounded more like the General American accent of today. Instead, it was the British who gained a 'British accent.'
A Facebook survey found that this social media outlet owes much of its popularity to travel – 42% of stories shared related to travel.