Category: Stuff, Travel & Issues

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Untracked – Alpinist Magazine Issue 56 – Winter 2016

In a debate with a fellow guide about the current state of mountaineering, Cosmin Andron struggles to answer the question, What is climbing for? From the Carpathian Mountains of Romania to the Western Garhwal of India, the Romanian alpinist recalls false starts, unplanned walls—and the intense, indescribable feeling that lures him on. Read more →

Statul Islamic: implozia islamismului și terorismul trans-național

Statul Islamic: implozia islamismului și terorismul trans-național   Publicat prima dată în Adevărul I – II – III   1.   Devoltarea conflictelor între actorii politici îmbracă nenumărate forme violența fiind una dintre cele mai vizibile și de impact iar în cadrul acesteia terorismul fiind și cea a cărei detalii primesc cea mai largă mediatizare. Există un lanț cauzal pentru care acest lucru se… Read more →

International Cleanup Day

Unfortunately quite often the words China and pollution are mentioned in the same sentence and this makes it more of an event when something actually happens to correct that! Project Aware is an NGO involved in environmental (especially underwater) protection and conservation and eah year organises an International Cleanup Day where  volunteers gather in various sites all over th world… Read more →

China Earthquake 12 May 2008

For those who are looking to contribute to current aid efforts underway, you can now donate money to the Red Cross Society of China which has formed a disaster relief working group to be dispatched to the earthquake-stricken Wenchuan County in Sichuan. They have also published an emergency relief hotline, along with bank account information to receive donations to assist… Read more →

China in the spotlight – the journey of the flame

I am sorry to disappoint my self-righteous friends but i have to say that, concerning the recent events surrounding the trip of the Olympic flame , I find myself on the side of the Chinese people… I am afraid us, the westerners, are too quick to transfer our values, political and ethical expectations onto other civilizations; we see everything through… Read more →