Text and Photos by Sergio Ramazzotti/Parallelozero
Abridged by Chang Yu Ming (張佑民)

Once an oasis of stability in the perennially crisis-ridden Horn of Africa, a grueling civil war is pushing Ethiopia into a humanitarian disaster of famine, suffering, and the loss of countless of lives.

On 29 June, people of Mekelle cheering after the Ethiopian army fled the city the night before.

Abiy Ahmed, Ethiopia’s prime minister…

By Yeh Tzu-hao (葉子豪)
Photos provided by Tzu Chi Mozambique
Translated by Wu Hsiao-ting (吳曉婷)

Natural disasters, conflict, and the pandemic are pushing people in Mozambique deeper into food insecurity. Read how Tzu Chi volunteers in the country are leading their fellow Mozambicans to grow food for the vulnerable.

The three Great Love Farms in Metuchira, Sofala Province, Mozambique, yield different vegetables every month. Volunteers sowed lettuce seeds in May and harvested the crop two months later. The harvested vegetables were distributed to the needy.


Text and Photos by Alessandro Gandolfi/Parallelozero
Abridged by Chang Yu Ming (張佑民)

Be it through surgeries, medications, or simply freezing themselves up, humans have long been trying to extend the span of life. As technology leaps forward, are we actually getting closer to achieving immortality?

A woman enjoying cryotherapy in Tokyo, Japan. By exposing the body to extreme cold, cryotherapy can boost metabolism, improve immune system, and even slow aging.

I meet Merlin the Wizard…

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