Pascale Honore thought her surfing days were over when she was paralyzed 18 years ago. But this year, avid surfer Tyron Swan thought better of that, and decided to try to simply duct tape Pascale to his back and hang ten.
As Australia tries to confront continued growth among non-native species that are decimating its eco-system, naturalists are considering a back-to-basics approach to getting things in order. The dingoes and Tasmanian devils are native predators that may be reintroduced in a bid to keep invasive species at bay.
Public and private funding for the arts in Europe are drying up as the economic crisis their continues. In Portugal, artists remain in survival mode and are testing new ways to find funds. Some have turned to crowdfunding through a website inspired by U.S.-based Kickstarter.