Tuesday, July 14, 2020

World

World News

An age of rage

At the start of the week, during her trip to the United States, Greta Thunburg addressed the UN hoping to encourage them to act...

What’s happening in the Amazon?

The Amazon rainforest is affectionally known as the 'lungs of the earth'. But it's on fire.  The Amazon is the world's largest rainforest, it spans...

Climate change protesters halt Melbourne CBD traffic calling for action

https://youtu.be/J0K-5joRQug     TRANSCIPT ‘Climate change protesters halt Melbourne CBD traffic calling for action’   ANCHOR Hello, my name is Jaydon Monson and welcome to DScribe. Thousands of people swarmed in front...

Rudd discusses Asian vote at Deakin round-table event

The Labor candidate for the Melbourne seat of Chisholm, Jennifer Yang, and former Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd, were critical of the mainstream media for...

Preview: Eurovision Song Contest 2019

This year’s Eurovision Song Contest will take place Tel Aviv, Israel, after Netta Barzilai’s victory with her Anime-themed song Toy in Lisbon last year....

Serena show – victim of sexism or sore loser?

Naomi Osaka won the 2018 U.S. Open Tennis Championships. Fair and square. But controversy has cruelly overshadowed the biggest moment of the 20-year-old Japanese...

Life as a dog on the streets of Kathmandu

It's a sweltering day in Kathmandu and Doctor Katharina Dworschak is at the base of Boudhanath stupa, overseeing a bubbly melee of soaped-up street...

The Question Igniting Discussion About Mental Illness

“It’s like you’re sad all the time and that’s the only thing you can feel, you’re drowning in sadness and you don’t see a...

Watoto: Help raise Uganda’s future leaders

Uganda's Watoto Children's Choir is touring Australia to showcase their talent and share a message of hope and love. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QcAIntIvfW4  Watoto is a community church in...

The Last Straw: environmental movement calls for phasing out of straws

The plastic straw is the latest product to be in contention for a national ban, with McDonald's vowing to phase out the straws in...