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Self-sufficiency enables Covid-19 defiance in NZ

New Zealand senior Jill Nicholls counts herself luckier than many of her peers. She is mostly self-sufficient on her 3.5-acre small-holding on North Island. Living close to the township of … Continue reading

April 23, 2020 · Leave a comment

Mateship threat in Oz

The mythologised Australian cultural concept of ‘mateship’ is under threat due to the COVD-19 pandemic, university student, Serena Ford fears. Hunkering down in her apartment in Canberra where she studies … Continue reading

April 21, 2020 · Leave a comment

Sacred Inca valley encircled by Covid-19

Nestled in a sacred valley in the foothills of Machu Picchu in Peru, the community of Arin is hoping for the best while looking after hostel guests stranded by Covid-19. … Continue reading

April 18, 2020 · Leave a comment

Covid-19 and Antarctica

If you want to know how to handle isolation, ask an Antarctic researcher. So we did. And it turns out the secret isn’t such a huge secret after all; it’s … Continue reading

April 16, 2020 · Leave a comment

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