Tattooing is the most misunderstood art form in Japan today. Looked down upon for centuries and rarely discussed in social circles, people with tattoos are outcasts in this country, banned from most public spaces such as beaches, bathhouses, and even gyms. Tattoos have an extensive history in Japan, and to truly understand the stigma behind them it is essential to be aware of their significance. The first records of tattoos...Read More
Podcast Overview: Yolanda Kakabadse is the former Ecuadorian Minister of Environment and current World Wide Fund for Nature’s (WWF) International President. Over the last thirty years, she has served as a liaison between corporations and international environmental agencies, helping to shed light on conservation issues being faced throughout Latin America and the rest of the world. In her lecture, “Water, food and energy,” Yolanda leads a candid discussion on some of the most pressing issues that we face as a global community, including the effects of deforestation, global warming and the alarming rate at which our natural resources are being depleted.