"I decided to stop cutting down trees so our family and children won't suffer from a lack of water, so they can see nature, and they are protected by it," says Vanegas, who now supplies fruit to ASOPROCEGUA, as he sips sugarcane juice under the shade of a grand oak tree at his farm. … [Read more...] about The Amazon’s lost tribes are inspiring Colombia’s cocaine farmers to become conservationists
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Satisfaction in our life is directly affected by the quality of our relationships with our near and dear ones. It is very important for setting up relationship goals which is also an important part of our life. The best way to do this is to become a good listener, gossip less and spend quality time with family and friends. So, in this year, I will try to include these relationship goals in my New Year resolution list. I believe that we must write down our goals and ponder over them through the year and judge whether we are following them in letter and spirit. We usually focus a lot on studies and other aspects, but often ignore relationship matters. This is because of our addiction to social media and other forms of digital platforms which are ruining our culture and destroying our relations with the people and our identity. … [Read more...] about Your space: Turning over a new leaf, with hope
Davos (Switzerland): The head of the World Economic Forum says it's "reassuring" that US President Donald Trump and climate activist Greta Thunberg will both return to its annual meeting in Davos this year, noting that concerns about the environment will be a key topic. … [Read more...] about Davos Chief Welcomes Views of Donald Trump, Greta Thunberg at Forum
"After the royal commission, the Victorian Building Authority accredited some private bunkers … so we know that they're tested, they're safe [and] they're relatively inexpensive — they work out to be $2,500 per person, so that could be a good option," she said. … [Read more...] about Should we stop people living in highly dangerous bushfire-prone areas?
The stench of anti-Semitism After his early victories, secure in the leadership, Mr Corbyn and his allies cemented control of the party apparatus around him. A hardcore of believers, and thousands of new members, electrified by Mr Corbyn's radicalism, shifted the Labour Party to the far left. The checks and balances steadily eroded. … [Read more...] about Why is Jeremy Corbyn seen as so unelectable by so many British voters?