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By Adrian Page. (Photo by Kevin Schafer/Corbis) Take an unforgettable journey through a captivating, picturesque mountain range, gradually giving way to numerous river systems and...

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The Great Flood

Legends and stories of waters rising high and deluging the lands are recorded and passed down through the generations by a number of cultures across Asia.

The Buzzkill

In China’s mountainous Maoxian region in Sichuan Province, there are almost 6,500 hectares of pear and apple orchards. Every year, villagers descend on the farmlands to begin the monumental task of pollinating every single fruit blossom – by hand.

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Slitherin’ Singapore

Snakes are often perceived as deadly animals, cunning creatures to be feared and revered at the same time. But is this perception representative of all snakes? Why have snakes consistently been used as mythical symbols across many cultures in all the major civilisations? Research assistant Mary-Ruth Low opines that while venomous snakes should be respectfully avoided, there’s a whole world out there of colourful and delightful snakes on the sunny island of Singapore!

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China’s Yangtze River was once teeming with Chinese paddlefish (Psephurus gladius). The largest specimen recorded was seven metres long and weighed 450KG, making it...

The Refuge: A Documentary on the Plight of Asian Elephants

Text and photos by Fabio Di Lima The largest living land animal in Asia, the Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) has been listed on the IUCN...

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