Breaking down ‘reef toxic’ sunscreen

From a country with a giant ozone hole above it, I know the importance of sunscreen. However, it appears that some sunscreens are proving hazardous to the world around us. As some islands are now discovering, the very lotion we have been using to protect ourselves may be harming the underwater worlds we visit. A…

The election of Jair Bolsonaro

With almost all of the vote reported, Jair Messias Bolsonaro from The Social Liberal Party will almost certainly be Brazil's next president. But who is this new world leader? And why has the gaze of the entire world (particularly western nations) fallen upon Brazil? The man himself Jair Messias Bolsonaro born in 1955 is a politician…

With warming political relations, is Korean reunification possible?

As North Korean athletes arrive in South Korea for the winter Olympics, discussion about co-operation and reunification has been prompted. North Korea appears supportive and positive about such discussions, urging "all Koreans at home and abroad" to "promote contact (and) cooperation between North and South Korea" In the South, however, protests met the North Korean hockey…