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This 'Sanqi' flower has a toxic secret

Image | 2013-09-30 at 8:00

A close-up of the Panax pseudoginseng, or 'Sanqi' flower. Wenshan, Yunnan Province. Panax pseudo-ginseng, has been well reputed since ancient times for its ability to quicken blood flow, dissolve stasis, and eliminate swelling and pains. Wenshan...

Ice ride: two-wheeling polar bears spotted in Hong Kong

Image | 2013-09-23 at 8:20

Our volunteers dressed up as polar bears joined 200 other people in an Ice Ride, Hong Kong. The event was part of a Global Day of Action in a collective protest against Arctic oil drilling. The event aims to draw the world’s attention to the...

Arctic oil? SHELL no!

Image gallery | 2013-09-19

A Chinese protester and her mother

Image | 2013-09-16 at 8:00

Chinese villagers have been protesting groundwater extraction by state-owned coal company Shenhua. Wulansubude (left) has been arrested three times for protesting. Her mother tried to cut her own neck in an effort to get her daughter released,...

Forget trawlers and FADs, this is real fishing

Image | 2013-09-09 at 8:00

Pole and line is one of the only true sustainable fishing methods on the planet with almost no by-catch. This method of fishing in Green Island, Taiwan was at its height during the 60s, with more than 20 fishing boats, and hundreds of fishermen.

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