After suffering from overtourism, the Catalonian capital’s economy has been devastated by Covid-19. As residents reclaim their city, a more sustainable future is looking possible.
Beginning in 2003, chemical fertilisers and pesticides were phased out and farmers were trained in traditional agricultural methods.
After decades of Soviet rule followed by a 25-year dictatorship, the Central Asian nation is slowly breaking free from the shackles of the past. Nowhere is it more apparent than in its capital, Tashkent
Winemakers in northwestern China are tapping their maternal instincts to nurture the region’s infant wine industry.
A location of choice for blockbuster directors, the desert town of Ouarzazate is home to Hollywood veterans untarnished by the glitz – and fat pay cheques – of Tinseltown. But computer special effects threaten their livelihood
Workers endure poverty little changed since their 19th century ancestors began work as bonded labourers, and as industry declines and tea gardens close they struggle for food and are prey to human traffickers
"Camgirls" performing interactive sex acts online are pioneering a new type of pornography that gives them more control. Matteo Fagotto travels to Romania, the capital of this trend, to meet some of the stars. Pictures by Matilde Gattoni.
On the Indonesian island of Bangka, which provides 30 per cent of the world's tin - a vital component in the gadgetry few of us can do without - large-scale illegal mining is ravaging the environment and claiming lives, writes Matteo Fagotto. Pictures by Matilde Gattoni.