Plastics and pollutants make up the Great Pacific Gyre. Photo: Cesar Harada/flickr BY ED BROWN The third rock from the sun, a floating emerald and azure orb floating in orbit around a blazing star. Here is a place we call home and we have named it Earth. It is a wonderful place, bustling with […]
BY NAYANI DE SILVA Eating out as a vegan can be an extremely hard thing to do. You always have that sneaking suspicion that the waiter couldn’t be bothered to ask the chef how the meal is prepared and it is in fact made with animal stock, butter, eggs or cow’s milk.
By Leon Elia In a remote Papua New Guinea village, Elizabeth, a 38 year old woman and her husband Isa were expecting their fifth child. Elizabeth’s labour began at 5:00 pm Wednesday, with the nearest health centre two days sailing time away. Two untrained village midwives, Jemma and Josephine, were in attendance. After a 12 […]