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Torture Tourism – the dark side of wildlife tourism

2019-06-11T14:57:41+00:00

Torture Tourism – the dark side of wildlife tourism In May 2019, National Geographic Magazine wrote an expansive article exposing the very dark and often unseen side of wildlife tourism across the world. Posing with a big cat like a tiger, playing with lion cubs, riding an elephant or having a monkey sit on your shoulder for a photo are just a few examples of wildlife tourism and have become increasingly popular, especially in the pursuit of social-media worthy content and a sizeable ‘like’ count. However, the pictures that make it onto social media of tourists with these animals, paint [...]

Torture Tourism – the dark side of wildlife tourism 2019-06-11T14:57:41+00:00

A Colourful History: 50 Years of LQBTQ+

2019-06-11T14:55:46+00:00

A Colourful History: 50 Years of LQBTQ+ The Stonewell Inn is a name that has become synonymous with the inception of Pride and Pride Parades. The catalyst occurred at 1:20am on the 28th of June 1969 when New York City’s ‘finest’ raided the Stonewall Inn in Manhattan. The raid in itself was not unheard of, as the Stonewall Inn was operating without a valid liquor license. However, the New York State Liquor Authority was largely discriminatory in its issuing of liquor licences in the state, and refused to issue licences to establishments known to serve or cater to gay patrons. [...]

A Colourful History: 50 Years of LQBTQ+ 2019-06-11T14:55:46+00:00

Behind the burnout & how to beat it

2019-06-11T14:53:54+00:00

Behind the burnout & how to beat it As of the 28th of May 2019, burn-out has officially been included in the 11th Revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11) and has been defined as an “occupational phenomenon”; it is not however considered or classified as a ‘medical condition’. According to the World Health Organisation and the ICD-11, burn-out can be defined as “a syndrome conceptualized as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed.” It can be further characterised by three ‘dimensions’ including depleted energy levels and feelings of exhaustion;  “increased mental distance from one’s [...]

Behind the burnout & how to beat it 2019-06-11T14:53:54+00:00

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