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11 Jan 2022
In this edition, we take you to discover the High Plains of Vercors in south-eastern France. In winter, this area is devoid of permanent human dwellings – only animals roam the mountains. It's an immaculate but hostile landscape spread over 170 km² that forest warden Brice Palhec knows well. He takes us behind the scenes of this wild world, the largest nature reserve in mainland France.
29 Aug 2021
A village in the Austrian Alps known for its family-friendly ski resort has been forced to adapt to waning snow due to climate change, turning to a new downhill sport -- mountain biking. Bikers as young as three ride over landscaped jumps and curved forest trails, breathing new life into Sankt Corona am Wechsel, around an hour's drive from Vienna, and offering a model for other struggling resorts.
6 Aug 2021
Only shrubs grew naturally in the sandy acid soil that farmer Volker Miros chose as a site to test the potential for truffle production in South Africa. After years of trial and error, today Miros is a pioneer of South Africa's budding truffle cultivation industry.
5 Aug 2021
Near the villages devastated by historic floods in Germany last month, waste centres are struggling to sort a pile equivalent to a whole year's worth of refuse.
19 Apr 2021
Emergency services are fighting to contain a fire that has broken out in the foothills of Cape Town's landmark Table Mountain. As strong winds fanned the blaze on Sunday, hundreds of University of Cape Town students had to flee as their library burned.
5 Oct 2018
Germany's Harz Mountains are a popular destination for hikers and wintersports enthusiasts. Some love climbing its highest peak, the Brocken, to take in the view. Others enjoy the ski slopes lining the Wurmberg Mountain.
26 Jun 2017
Rescue workers in China pulled more bodies out of piles of rock and mud on Sunday as they searched for 93 people still missing a day after a landslide buried a mountain village, with hopes fading of finding survivors.
28 Mar 2017
Seven Japanese high school students and a teacher died after an avalanche struck during their mountain climbing trip.

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