This issue will remind us that a taste for the wild is not only an aesthetical and maybe moral stance, but also a means to improve one's own physical and physiological health.
An impressive technique of digital imagery will allow us to contemplate gorgeous landscapes with all hours of the day and seasons of the year, human and animal activity, crammed in one picture.
Vultures will stand out in their ecological relevance, as well as in their gory appearance, when blood drips off their beaks and we see them sneak into ribcages, anuses, or any other nook and cranny of a carrion.
Then we will learn about the rubber boom changing the face of South-eastern Asia, and Henry Ford's one major mistake: building Fordlandia, a Midwestern town in the middle of the Amazon, which proved itself a pie in the sky.
Last but not least, we will visit an Indian village where women, and even girls, rule over men from time immemorial.