Restoring Endangered Sharks To Indonesian Waters

Restoring Endangered Sharks To Indonesian Waters

Once abundant in the clear waters around Indonesia’s Raja Ampat islands, zebra sharks (Stegostoma tigrinum) were admired for their striking beauty. However, unregulated fishing in the 1990s and early 2000s, mainly for their fins and meat, led to a drastic decline in their numbers. “[Today] it is very rare to see them … The population … Read more

Influencer admits she shaves baby’s head to make hair grow back thicker

An influencer has divided opinion after admitting she shaves her baby’s head. Ruby Tuesday Matthews, from Byron Bay, Australia, shared a ‘mum fail’ on Instagram, explaining that she had shaved her baby’s head ahead of a Christmas photo shoot. The mum-of-three – who welcomed daughter Holiday in September – said: “Sorry if I haven’t responded … Read more

Millennial’s beauty startup Social Bella raised over $225 million

When the Covid pandemic was raging in 2020, much of the world was in lockdown and more turned to online shopping. But Chrisanti Indiana did the unexpected: she expanded her e-commerce business — offline. Her beauty and personal care e-commerce startup, Sociolla, had just two brick-and-mortar stores in Indonesia in 2019. By the end of … Read more