Too much of the chaos and tragedy that our world is experiencing is a consequence of our broken relationship with nature. A virus has spilled over from wildlife to humans, causing a catastrophic global pandemic. Climate change is fueling weather events that are unprecedented in scale and devastation. From wildfires […]
This Japanese Shop Is 1,020 Years Old. It Knows a Bit About Surviving Crises.
KYOTO, Japan — Naomi Hasegawa’s family sells toasted mochi out of a small, cedar-timbered shop next to a rambling old shrine in Kyoto. The family started the business to provide refreshments to weary travelers coming from across Japan to pray for pandemic relief — in the year 1000. Now, more […]