Articles by Veronique Mistiaen

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A community united in love for its mountain For 40 years, the Apuan Alps in Italy have been exploited for the region’s prized marble. We meet a diverse group of local people who are sl... Environment World
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Keeping the mountains alive: saving the Apuan Alps In Italy, people are reclaiming the once-magnificent Apuan Alps. They are trying to put a stop to destructive marble mining, re-populate aba... Environment World
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Learning outdoors: growing explorers, not robots Efforts to reconnect cotton wool-wrapped kids with the great outdoors are not limited to rural areas. We visit two London projects where nat... Society
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The kindness of strangers: exhibition showcases items people have donated to refugees A touring exhibition, Museum Without A Home, tells the stories behind items people have donated to refugees and migrants... Arts Culture Lifestyle Society
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The Congo park ranger putting his life on the line for wildlife Rodrigue Mugaruka Katembo risked death when he went undercover to gather information about bribery and corruption in the Virunga national pa... Conservation Environment
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Getting to the root of cultural understanding in Brussels In multicultural areas of the Belgian capital, an education project is drawing on family history to foster understanding and integration. Ve... Education
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