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The Victorian art critic and philanthropist John Ruskin sounded an early warning about unsustainable development. Is the world finally ready to listen?

The Sobraon was the largest composite ship ever made, sailing for 25 years between England and Australia until the modern age caught up with her

Scientists are using paintings to chart the long-term effects of climate change and  development on the coast.


How 19th-century watercolours became the key to reconstructing an ancient Egyptian burial chamber

Themes and Albums

As the Cricket World Cup gets underway, we look back at the origins of the game

Celebrating the Parisian cathedral after the fire of 15 April 2019

Man-powered Ferris wheels and the icy origins of the roller coaster

Into the unknown

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