In the Land where Bridges are grown from Living Trees

The fantasy-world wonder of these living rubber fig tree root bridges is best described by pictures. Sometimes a million pixels really are worth a thousand words. (Click the images for high quality.) The most famous of all root bridges is Read more ›

The Age of Sustainable Development – Why give aid? Or not (Uganda gay laws example)

The President of Uganda signed a controversial bill that would see homosexuals jailed for life. The Netherlands (first to grant same-sex marriage), Denmark (first to legally recognize same-sex relations) and Norway stood up for the LGBT rights without hesitation. They Read more ›