Posts in Economy & Business
Losing Glitz and Glamour in Dubai

Article for BBC Radio 4's From Our Own Correspondent: Recent events have seen Dubai reel from economic crisis. Sarah Monaghan revisits the city and discovers that this has had profound effects on the personality of the glitzy Gulf emirate. Standing on the outdoor observation deck of the Burj Khalifa, with its floor-to-ceiling glass walls, I am so high above the earth that it feels as if I am on the wing of an aeroplane ... Read here.

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Article: Oil & Gas

Geographical Magazine: Sarah Monaghan reports from the Smithsonian Institute's base on the oilfields of Gabon. I saw my first elephant pretty well as soon as I touched down at Gamba Airport – on a runway that is a strip of red earth slicing through the forest. A handsome male, with the straight tannin-stained tusks typical of the African forest variety ... Read here

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Cutting Edge

Gabon Magazine: Gabon is proving to be a pioneer for sustainable forestry management in Central Africa. Sarah Monaghan goes to sees the work of one its most successful companies. It's only from the air that you grasp the magnitude of Gabon’s tropical forests. When my plane takes off from Libreville International Airport, I can see below the Presidential Palace, a building ...

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