This week marks the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, days after atomic bombs killed a total of 200,000 in the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The world is still not free from the threat of nuclear destruction, with nine countries possessing 19,000 nuclear weapons.
Hong Kong’s wall trees: everything you need to know about the banyans that define the city’s landscape31 Jul 2015 1 comment
The practice of growing trees directly on walls originated with 19th century Guangdong masonry workers known as the Wu Hua.
There are at least 7,102 known languages alive in the world today. Twenty-three of these languages are a mother tongue for more than 50 million people.