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It is now the only zoological park in the world to exhibit all three existing species of the blue macaw family.
SINGAPORE: The Jurong Bird Park is now home to the two rarest blue macaw species, making it the only zoological park in the world to exhibit all three existing species of the blue macaw family. 355 more words
It’s been more than two weeks since the last “weekly reading suggestions”, as I’ve been away volunteering in Calais, where following the eviction of “the Jungle” (the infamous unofficial refugee camp), more than 750 migrants are still currently sleeping the streets. 466 more words
On Syrian activism, repression and Bassel Khartabil: last week, I mentioned the belated news of the execution of Bassel Khartabil (Safadi), a prominent Syrian activist who fought for peace, justice and open source software (and the creator of Syria’s first hackerspace); as his story is both one example among the many and exemplar in that Bassel’s figure stands out, it’s important not to pass by it… There have been a lot of tributes: by… 310 more words
Every week from now on, I’ll be publishing links and short descriptions of 3-5 most interesting, thought-provoking and important reads I come across online! Certainly don’t hesitate to leave your own suggestions! 237 more words