Christopher H Lim, Nanyang Technological University and Vincent Mack, Nanyang Technological University Though climate change
Traditional taro pits can be used to grow nutritious vegetables for the entire household. Graham Lyons, Author provided
Taro, Choiseul Island Cook Islands [Upcoming blog next Sunday: South American and Caribbean sunsets] Futuna Fiji Niue ______________ By
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April 22nd is annually celebrated as "Earth Day" and what a better way to celebrate this wonderful day then with the signing of the Paris Agreement. This treaty, which will ultimately reduce global warming in our lifetime, was signed by more than 177 UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) members at the UN on Earth Day.
Russia has been diplomatically wounded of late. As punishment for taking over Crimea, it was isolated in the United Nations
I left before learning how that one played out, but many decades later a visit to Fiji brought the memory bubbling back up
Some may like it hot, but on a recent visit to Djibouti, one of the hottest places on earth, it was sheer boredom that drove me out into the searing noonday heat. I just got fed up with sticking in the delightfully air-conditioned micro-climate of my hotel.
Garbage breeds everywhere -- old sneakers, crushed beer cans, plastic bottles, broken glass and plastic household items defile the ought-to-be pristine shores.
And then, the moment we've been waiting for this whole trip: DANCING. Catherine and William next slipped into grass skirts
You're going to want to see these photos. Trust us. Nonetheless, the royal couple headed to the Polynesian island nation
The children in Tuvalu are enthusiastic and brimming with excitement. My time in here was accentuated with many, many children
The fact that Iran has been forced to turn to Tuvalu to re-flag its ships shows how desperate the Tehran regime is becoming.
As Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel once said, "Above all, the prophets remind us of the moral state of a people: Few are guilty, but all are responsible."