Some of Europe’s customs and traditions are a bit off-the-wall. One such is the Glöcklerlauf procession in Austria’s Salzkammergut region. The idea is to scare off evil winter spirits with bells and colored lights.
Wrestling from North and South Korea has been named an intangible cultural heritage. With this symbolic step on Monday, the world cultural organization UNESCO began its deliberations on new entries to the list.
Can scientists, activists, fishermen and consumers find a way to save the ancient Danube sturgeon? Killing the appetite for wild caviar would help, say conservationists.
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