A matter of the gravest importance

An interesting article in Time Magazine (24 June 2013), “The New American Way of Death” by Josh Sanburn, tells how cremation in the USA accounts for about 20% of the $13.4 billion “death industry” – the way Americans deal with the end of life. One novelty on offer is a reef burial, in which cremated remains are placed in an artificial, eco-friendly environment on the ocean floor. Continue reading A matter of the gravest importance