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Frances Carruthers

Staff Writer, Lovemoney.com

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I write on a range of topics, from finance to food and travel. Contact me at [email protected]

Stunning images of the world's most incredible canyons

A visit to a canyon appears on many a bucket list and luckily there are many to explore. Providing sweeping panoramas, ever-changing landscapes and dramatic rock formations, it's no wonder that hikers, photographers and nature lovers alike are drawn to these beauties.

Renewable energy's biggest problem has these solutions

Renewable energy has come on in leaps and bounds, currently making up a third of the global power capacity according to the International Renewable Energy Agency. Its biggest problem? Energy storage. Many renewable sources including wind, solar and hydropower are reliant on weather and environmental conditions, so they need to be stored to provide a reliable supply to the grid.

The big money battle to control the Amazon

The media hype may have died down, but much of the Amazon is still disappearing at an alarming rate. We look at the powerful actors fighting over the world's largest rainforest, from corporate giants to government figures and indigenous communities.

5 ways to reduce the carbon footprint of your holiday

In 2018, a study revealed that the global tourism industry might have a bigger carbon footprint than we first thought. According to the report, conducted by researchers at the University of Sydney and published in the journal Nature Climate Change, tourism is responsible for 8% of total carbon emissions worldwide.

5 ways to experience the Serchio Valley, Tuscany

The Serchio Valley, tucked between the Apuan Alps to the west and Apennine Mountains to the east, is ideal for experiencing the best that northern Tuscany has to offer. Carved out by the 78-mile (125km) Serchio River, no two days in the valley are the same.

6 adventures you must have in western Cyprus

Nestled in the western tip of Cyprus is an adventure playground waiting to be discovered. As you head into Akamas National Park, 25 miles north from the city of Paphos, it's immediately clear why this region is the perfect backdrop for outdoor pursuits.