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Australia

The fires are natural for the landscape!

Alistair Gee, Dani Anguiano: Fire in Paradise – An American Tragedy

The ecology of the landscape:: Who is responsible for the fires? With this year's forest fire season in California and Oregon, are we witnessing a new kind of "cultural disaster"?

The fire disaster as a turning point

PYROCENE: According to Bronwyn Lay, the catastrophic fires in Australia could be an opportunity to learn from the Aborigines' interaction with nature.

Australia is burning

INFERNO DOWN UNDER: Like the world's tornadoes and floods, Australia's fires have been named over the years. Now we could call them 'eternal fires'. Could the unimaginable tragedies we are witnessing be the start of a brighter future for Australia? 

Underground rock in Kabul

Travis Beard: RocKabul

AFGHAN METAL: The story of the emergence of the first Afghan metal band – and the subsequent fall under the weight of an ultra-conservative society.