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March-April 2011

Postcard from South Korea: The mermaids of Jeju Island

Lisa XingWebsite

The mermaids of Korea’s Jeju Island are a sight to behold, but not in the way you might think. They don’t have long, flowing locks, nor figures reminiscent of magazine models. They don’t sing Disney ballads. The sound they do make is through whistling—their own method of inhaling oxygen and exhaling carbon dioxide after they […] More »

A world-changing consensus emerging at the UNESCO Youth Forum in Paris

Siena AnstisWebsite

Over the past four years I have had the great fortune of being able to live and travel in different places around the world. As I made it my job to spend time talking with youth from these different countries—primarily Uganda, Kenya, Canada, Denmark and Kosovo—I quickly discovered that we have one common and highly […] More »