World Routes, the only BBC programme dedicated to original research into world music, has finished after thirteen years. It introduced us to traditional music from all corners of the world. It will be sorely missed.
Nadine Andrews discusses her research on how people view nature: as a container or place, as an object, as a person or as self. ““I am nature” seems to express the fundamental inseparable integral reality of our relationship”
Rob Greenfield’s 4,700-mile ride on a bamboo bicycle towing solar panels taught him the power of living a simple life. “While the trip was downright gruelling, I realised that when you have less, you have more. I can find sources of happiness for free everywhere around me.”
The Mata Amritanandamayi Math (MAM) launched a massive global afforestation programme GoGreen today when Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy inaugurated a year-long plan aiming to plant 60 lakh saplings across the world.