The Economist VR
Welcome to The Economist VR app, providing access to virtual-reality content from the world’s most influential news publication, featuring:
Ocean: The mystery corals
Lukas Isall of the Palau International Research Centre tells the story of some of the world’s most beautiful and mysterious corals. Accompanies the “Ocean” series by Economist Films.
Oceans VR: Net positive
Explore the case for limiting fishing on the high seas, from the viewpoint of diner, fish, fisherman and policymaker. Featured at the 54th New York Film Festival.
RecoVR: Mosul, a collective reconstruction
Tour the Mosul Museum in Iraq, destroyed by Islamic State but now recreated in VR in conjunction with Rekrei, a heritage project. Winner of the innovation prize at the 2016 British Interactive Media Awards.
Bright lights, bath-houses and seafood markets — explore Japan’s second city with a local who knows its best-kept secrets. Accompanies the “Passport” series by Economist Films.