"A tank appeared on the table with a spider inside. It was black with a red stripe down its back. Pieter assured me it wasn't dangerous, but I felt very, very uncomfortable."
China's grip on Tibet has only tightened, while international concern has waned. But for refugees in India, going home is only a matter of time.
India's Ganges River is one of the most heavily polluted bodies of water on the planet. Yet a myth endures that bathing in it, or drinking it, is completely safe.
The inaugural Hemp Expo held at Sydney's Rosehill racecourse embraced medicinal marijuana, while revealing how far we from legalising recreational weed.
Let's talk about why pride and celebration so often dissolves into flag capes, Southern Cross tattoos, and racism.
On Tuesday 193 member states of the UN will convene in New York to discuss drugs. Sadly, their draft document indicates they're still hung up on backwards policies.
Sniff Off allows users to post alerts when they see police dog operations around Sydney. The page's administrators contacted us when officers were caught denying their whereabouts.
According to members of the trans community, as well as the police, cultural acceptance hasn't translated into less violence.
The one in Kings Cross has ended overdoses and curbed crime, but there's resistance to open any more, anywhere
Drug restriction has mostly failed to address the real problems of addiction and crime. 2015 was the year governments around the world started to act accordingly