Man v fish in the Amazon rainforest

11 Nov 2016

The Enawenê-nawê people of the Amazon rainforest make beautifully engineered fishing dams. Living alongside this indigenous community, Dr Chloe Nahum-Claudel observed how the act of trapping fish shapes their minds, bodies and relationships. The proximity of life and death brings human vulnerability sharply into focus.

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endangered culture

An endangered culture, on top of the world

12 Aug 2010

A project to document the unique language and culture of a remote Inuit community which is threatened by the effects of climate change is being launched by a University of Cambridge researcher.

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grave

From beyond the grave

01 May 2009

Tracing popular beliefs from medieval to early modern times is highlighting the durability of debates about the dead.

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