Search Results: drought

  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    The known world

    • Anna Griffiths
    • 27 April 2006

    Anna Griffiths argues that Grace Cossington Smith captures the genius loci of her environment as finely as any painter of the grand sublime vista.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Braving our inner weather

    • Jenny Stewart
    • 25 April 2006

    The journey towards understanding our depression can be the most worthwhile, and the most taxing, that we ever make

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  • ENVIRONMENT

    A hard rain

    • Robert Hefner
    • 23 April 2006

    If our actions are contributing to a climate which makes catastrophic hurricanes more likely, surely we owe it to the dead, maimed and homeless  to examine those actions more closely.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Anatomy of a famine

    • Anthony Ham
    • 23 April 2006

    Niger’s descent to the world’s worst place to live has been paved with greed and good intentions  

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Searching for Borrisnoe

    • Peter Hamilton
    • 21 April 2006
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    It’s a long way to Tipperary from New York, via Victoria, and once there it’s not so easy to trace your grandmother’s footsteps

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Quick reviews

    • Brooke Davis, Elizabeth Allen, Joel Townsend, Robert Hefner
    • 21 April 2006

    Reviews of the books Everyman’s Rules for Scientific Living; Invisible Yet Enduring Lilacs; The Weather Makers: The History and Future Impact of Climate Change; and Does my head look big in this?

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  • INTERNATIONAL

    A sorry tale of human bondage

    • Anthony Ham
    • 20 April 2006

    In drought-ravaged, impoverished Niger, slavery is still a way of life for many.  

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