An Indonesian cruise with the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust offers touching and terrifying introductions to species that are staring into the abyss, and, as Stanley Stewart discovers, plenty of wining and fine dining.

Japanese adventurer reached world's highest point for third time in a decade despite suffering heart failure. Now he's aiming to ski down sixth-highest peak, Cho Oyu, when he's 85 and scale Everest again when he's 90, writes Barney Henderson

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