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Spiritual Journeys – The Mystical Mela Part One

Neon peacock

It’s around eighteen months since I was at the 144th Maya Kumbh Mela – a predominantly Hindu festival, where all spiritual leaders and the public, whatever their beliefs, are welcome. The imprint of this mystical adventure will be forever with ...

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Part 4: Stories on the impact of climate change on Bangladeshi peoples

soaring temperature in bangladesh

Winter has finally arrived in Australia and it’s cold. Most of us have long forgotten the unusually warm autumn days that hit much of the country – just over a month ago -in May. The Climate Council has called the ...

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The Rana Plaza building collapse, one year on

Photo Credit: Nicola Bailey/ActionAid

How you can support workers and their families involved in fires and building collapses in Bangladesh By now, most people are aware of the tragedy that unfolded in Bangladesh a year ago today when the Rana Plaza building collapsed and ...

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What would you do if you were forced to make a choice about the best way to die?


Imagine you are an 18 year old woman; you have been working in a garment factory in Bangladesh since you were 13 years old and you have worked in several different factories, the latest one for three years. You produce ...

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Part 3: Stories on the impact of climate change on Bangladeshi peoples


Bangladesh is a country that is significantly impacted by climate change, even though like many developing countries, they did little to cause it. Each month this column will bring the story about how a changing climate has impacted on people ...

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Stories on the impact of climate change on Bangladeshi peoples


  by Kelly Dent Here in Australia 2013 has just been declared the hottest year ever on record. The Bureau of meteorology says climate change is a contributing factor. The same is true for the over 100 unseasonal Spring fires ...

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