From the paddocks and pens to the dinner plate

From the paddocks and pens to the dinner plate

The country down under is still riding high on the back of its red meat exports Many Australians continue to live off the land and are taking pride in a red meat industry that delivers top-quality food from the paddock to the plate. But before it reaches its destination there will be all sorts of processes and rituals it has to go through. In the sales yards in Ballarat, in the southeastern state of Victoria,…

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Plunging into the deep

Plunging into the deep

Lu Wenjie is one of a very small group who has done freediving in the freezing waters of the Antarctic Ocean. Xing Yi and Xu Lin report. Mask on her face and fins on her feet, Lu Wenjie dives into the water. As a veteran freediver, who does not use breathing apparatus, even in deep water, every dive is a unique exploration of the body and nature. But this time is more unique – she…

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