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Water mission

IT WAS around 40 degrees in Kerang, northern Victoria, when Ruslan¬†Shakin jogged into town pushing a pram one Tuesday afternoon in January.The 38-year-old Russian, who lives in Los Angeles, was approximately 3000km into a 4300km journey from Perth to Sydney, which he deliberately embarked on in the hottest months. “I wanted to feel the thirst,” … Continue reading

Bali on the brink (photo essay)

Mongabay blog, 18 December:¬†Its natural beauty and colorful Hindu culture have drawn visitors to Bali since the 1930s. But more than three decades of rampant development since mass tourism took hold have left the island and its people in a critical state. Bali is struggling with a severe water shortage, huge volumes of waste, a … Continue reading