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Tailless doctorfish

A video taken in Miami’s busiest shipping canal shows a surprisingly diverse fish population with a very unique one among them. Published by BBC on August 2, 2020.

great yellow ship

…I know something, as do you. It is that there can be no despair when you remember why you came to Earth, writes Clarissa Pinkola Estes. Published in Science and NonDuality.

Vandana Shiva TV

Vandana Shiva speaks about her new book and the destructive global impact of billionaires in an interview with Marc Perelman on France 24 TV network. Broadcast on October 23, 2019.

Prince Charles namasteing

Prince Charles not shaking hands but namaste – and being namaste-ed back – while greeting guests at the Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey yesterday.

German bakery goods

Taking a walk down memory lane, Rituparna Roy recalls the cacophony of foreign languages, the fragrance of bread and the laidback vibe of a special café. Published in The Hindu, November 28, 2019.

Talking Heads frontman and noted solo artist David Byrne has announced a new editorial venture called Reasons to be Cheerful, writes Rob Arcand in SPIN, August 24, 2019.

Globally, in 2018, there were a record 1.4 billion international tourist arrivals, according to the World Tourism Organization (UNTWO), a rise of 6% over 2017. And every year the number increases.

Anugraha delivers an inspriring talk about how we can live our daily lives not as robots but joyful beings, during an independently organized event on TEDx Syracuse University, USA, published on June 24, 2019.

Earth Feat

A music video that has gone viral, alerting the population to wake up and engage themselves with the potential effects of climate change.

Study finds microplastics are now part of our food-chain; Indian factory succeeds producing shoes from plastic bottles; Etihad Airways pioneers plastic-free flights.

Aryans 4 Feat

Deep in India’s Ladakh region live the Aryans, perhaps the last generation of pure-blooded people and holders of possibly the only untampered gene pool left in the world, writes Dave Stamboulis. Published on BBC on May 3, 2019.

Madalasa Feat

In the Mārkandeya Purāṇa there is a lullaby called Madālasā Upadesha. In this video, Sanskrit scholar, composer and musician Gabriella Burnel sings the lullaby in Sanskrit.