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Tree of Life: The Wood Element

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Wu xing – directly translating to “five elements” – is an ancient Chinese philosophy that encompasses five phases of the universe’s ongoing existence and...

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“Bura na mano, Holi hai,” or, “Do not mind, it’s Holi!”

Holi is one of the major festivals of India and is celebrated on different dates every year. This Indian festival is observed at the...

China’s Attempt at Mitigating Plastic Waste

Text: Sitaraah Joshi Imagine looking over an endless sea of overcrowded, cluttered waste. Such is the plight of the heaps of rubbish that have been...

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