ATLAS OF UNTAMED PLACES

My debut book, Atlas of Untamed Places, will be published on 28th September by Aurum Press



GEOGRAPHICAL

SYSTEM SHOCK: NAOMI KLEIN

August 2017

When Donald Trump became US President, Naomi Klein saw the logical culmination of everything she had studied becoming personified in a single individual. Chris Fitch talks to the best-selling author

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BEYOND THE MOUNTAINS

July 2017

In the far north of Greece is the little known and staggeringly beautiful region of Zagori. Chris Fitch visits the stone forests and dramatic gorges of a once strategically crucial land

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BORDERLINE BLUES

June 2017

As the 50th anniversary of Gibraltar's historic 1967 sovereignty referendum approaches, what is the emerging Gibraltarian identity in the wake of Brexit? Chris Fitch reports

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THE RESILIENT CORNER

April 2017

Tel Aviv’s Jaffa district has a long and tumultuous history. Yet, as Chris Fitch discovers, its ancient heritage is finding new ways to hold out against the threat of modern development

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MIGRATION WATCH

March 2017

Chris Fitch visits a grass-roots campaign in Georgia aiming to monitor and protect birds of prey migrating through the Caucasus

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OFF THE BEATEN PATH

November 2016

A long-term scouting project kicked off this year, to create the first Transcaucasian hiking trail across Georgia and Armenia. Chris Fitch hitched a ride to observe how such an ambitious undertaking can be achieved in this remote and mountainous region

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LONG LIVE THE KING

September 2016

It is barely half a century since the Born Free story caused the world to re-evaluate humanity’s relationship with lions. A few brief decades later, are we on the verge of having to reassess once more, as lions slide towards extinction? Will the spirit of Elsa continue to blaze brightly, or will the flame fade and die as extinction becomes a genuine possibility? Chris Fitch reports

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BACK TO LIFE

September 2016

Is extinction forever? While most would assume that yes, extinction is the ultimate end-point, a fate from which no species can return, Chris Fitch investigates the small but growing movement that dares to disagree

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SYMBOLS OF HOPE

August 2016

This month, when the competitors of the 2016 Rio Olympics complete their opening ceremony laps ofthe Maracanã stadium, they will be joined by a small group walking without a national flag. Chris Fitch reports on the refugee athletes set to make history on the global sporting stage

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A WALK IN THE PARK

May 2016

Londoners are preparing to elect a new mayor and the state of the city’s natural environment is high on the agenda. Chris Fitch looks at whether the capital has a green future

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SERVING THE COMMUNITY

February 2016

In southwest France, Chris Fitch finds himself seduced by a unique cultural identity that preserves its heritage with a stubborn yet admirable passion

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OTHERS PEOPLES' STORIES: PAUL THEROUX

November 2015

Paul Theroux’s travel writing has made him a household name across the globe. After decades of escaping from America, he has at last turned his unflinching gaze on his own country. And, as Chris Fitch discovers, his writing remains focused on what has always fascinated him – other people

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A RAIL RUNS THROUGH IT

October 2015

This month, the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)’s Discovering Britain walk takes Chris Fitch along a sea-battered stretch of South Devon

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A NEW LEASE OF LIFE

June 2015

Thirty years ago, visitors to Taipei would have been met by rubbish-filled streets and a spiralling waste problem. Chris Fitch reports on how a new mindset has taken hold and how the locals are embracing a cleaner lifestyle

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LOCAL VOICES

February 2015

As the international development sector prepares for a very important year, Chris Fitch finds out how a photography project is ensuring that the very people affected by global progress have their voices heard in the wider conversation

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