In the high-altitude region of Gilgit-Baltistan in Pakistan, local villagers have devised a novel solution to water scarcity – grafting their own glaciers.
According to some fairy-tales, wild springs can give us the water of life. Yet according to other folk legends, water sources can also take life away...
From natural springs flow a sort of mysticism; a keen mixture of their purity and rumoured life-giving properties. Where do such tales come from?
The artists Ewa Ciepielewska and Agnieszka Brzeżańska talk about their annual art residency FLOW, which is held on a boat that traverses the length of the Vistula River.
On hot summer days, we might hide inside the cool confines of our house. For many flora and fauna, such a luxury is impossible – they have their own biological techniques.
True, it wasn’t us, but corporations that destroyed the Earth’s climate. Having said that, let’s start acting now, because there is no time to waste and no-one else will do it for us.
Swimming enthusiast Piotr Kieżun talks about the origin of swimming, changes in swimwear across the ages, and various swimmer writers and intellectuals.
Jakarta is the fastest sinking city in the world today. In the face of global warming, can humanity adapt to higher and higher sea water levels?
The life-giving act of diffusion is a beauty to behold – not just for humans, but also for plants.