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LAST HURRAH FOR CAPTIVE ELEPHANTS
All over Asia, domesticated elephants are disappearing, but they may yet have one last role to play, says Clive Grylls....
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DISPUTED TERRITORY
The ongoing conflict in the Indian state of Kashmir saw tourist numbers in the region slow to a trickle, effectively destroying the local economy. Recently, improving relations between Pakistan and India have given rise to a domestic tourism boom. But now that this conflict appears to have settled down, a new dispute has arisen, with those working in the local tourism industry outraged that foreign governments continue to advise their citizens to stay away...
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THE ACCIDENTAL OVERLANDER
Sun on your face, dust in your hair, a heady whiff of adventure-and somebody else to do all the driving. If you're keen to tick off some of the continent's highlights and have a couple of weeks or more to spare, there's a lot to be said for travelling by overland truck. How much you'll be roughing it depends on the trip you choose, but one thing's pretty certain-you'll end up getting to know your co-travelers very well. Clive Grylls takes a big gulp of team spirit and gets ready to muck in...
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RETURN OF THE WILD
In the largest, most ambitious exercise of its kind ever to be undertaken, 8,000 animals from 27 mammal species have been introduced into Madikwe Game Reserve in South Africa's North-West province. But as well as returning this former farmland to its natural state, 'Operation Phoenix' is also helping to provide a future for the local communities...
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MAN EATERS OF MUMBAI
50 People Killed Since 2000 23 Leopards Caught Roaming The City World's Highest Leopard Density It sounds like a pitch for the nearby Bollywood movie industry. The leopards of Mumbai's Sanjay Gandhi National Park have started leaving the reserve and attacking and killing the locals, prompting widespread fear among citizens and highlighting the pressures placed on the park by an ever-burgeoning city. But could short-sighted park management be to blame...
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THE SNAKE CATCHERS
In the Indian city of Badlapur, conflicts between snakes and humans are frequent and deadly-for both. To resolve the crisis, conservationists are relocating the lethal reptiles...
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INTO THE EMERALD FOREST
Nothing can prepare you for your first time in a Latin American cloud forest, says Clive Grylls, who visited a ground-breaking project in upland Ecuador and found that tourism and conservation can work hand in hand
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THERE'S GOLD IN THAT THERE HILL
But in Nambija, the world's most dangerous gold town, striking it rich could cost you your life...
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LUCKY SON OF A GUNN
A bank robber turned down-and-out author heads for fame in the film world...
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