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The arena by the eyes of 1 photographer

(CNN) — Whether traveling through the vast floodplains of Africa or Thailand's lush mangrove forests, when photographer Michael Poliza explores the world, he practices one principle: take nothing but pictures and leave nothing but footprints.Over the last two decades, Poliza has traveled to almost 180 countries to capture vibrant and spirited photos focused on intimate…

Like snowboarding? Ride it while it lasts

(CNN) — A French ski resort has used a helicopter to bring in snow in order to remain open after unseasonably warm temperatures left its slopes without snow cover. Photos capturing the scene in the Superbagnères resort in the Pyrenees show the helicopter delivering a bundle of snow to the area, then dumping it on…

Is Venice at battle with itself?

(CNN) — In summer 2019, it looked for a moment that one of the most controversial issues in 21st century travel might be over.Italy's transport minister announced that the government had plans to ban cruise ships from the historic center of Venice.The huge ships, grossly oversized compared to the fragile renaissance buildings above which they…

9 ways to invent airways and airports better

(CNN) — It's a miracle of science that we can jet from town to town to get our business done and get our fun on, but today's flying experience can leave a bit to be desired. We're jammed into seats that are too small; often nickel-and-dimed over fees; fearful after the two Boeing 737 MAX…

Has the wooden skyscraper revolution within the waste arrived?

Written by Oscar Holland, CNNSurrounded by farmland and with a population of under 10,000 people, the Norwegian town of Brumunddal might seem like an unlikely setting for a record-breaking high-rise. But soaring above the neighboring Mjøsa lake, more than 100 kilometers (62 miles) north of Oslo, the 280-foot-tall Mjøstårnet tower became the world's tallest timber…

Greta Thunberg is fed up about local climate adjust. So are these teens, who can not vote but are seizing ‘youth power’ – Entertainment...

Greta Thunberg is fed up above weather improve. So are these teens, who won't be able to vote but are seizing 'youth power' NEW YORK–...

Democratic debate: Candidates want to use trade to pressure motion on local weather adjust

Democratic presidential contenders reported they wanted to use trade to get other nations to act on local climate alter, but at the...

Jane Fonda brings climate-adjust combat to LA forward of Oscars

With the Academy Awards just two times absent, Oscar winner Jane Fonda arrived in Los Angeles, not to lobby for a movie, but to...

Local climate improve is coming for your Oreos

(Bloomberg)—The latest victims of weather transform could be Oreos, as drenched fields throughout the U.S. make the wheat which is a essential component a...

Maine Voices: On climate modify, Portland states one particular matter and does yet another

Past November, the Portland City Council handed a resolution stating: “The Town of Portland hereby declares that a weather unexpected emergency threatens our metropolis,...

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The arena by the eyes of 1 photographer

(CNN) — Whether traveling through the vast floodplains of Africa or Thailand's lush mangrove forests, when photographer Michael Poliza explores the world, he practices one principle: take nothing but pictures and leave nothing but footprints.Over the last two decades, Poliza has traveled to almost 180 countries to capture vibrant and spirited photos focused on intimate…

Why we prefer to have an even time social entrepreneurs

Athe end of 2019 I had the chance to participate to Unleash as a “ mentor”. Unleash is an amazing program gathering hundreds of social entrepreneurs building social startups in a week, to address the Sustainable Development Goals.At this event something became clear, the tools used to support for profit or even mixed non/for profit…

10 teams draw shut Aarohan Social Innovation Awards

The Infosys Foundation on Wednesday felicitated winners of the second edition of the ‘Aarohan Social Innovation Awards 2019’, which recognise and reward individuals, teams, and NGOs for creating innovative solutions to support the underprivileged and marginalised in India.Five teams won the ‘Gold Award’ with a prize of ₹20 lakh for each team. The ‘Silver Award’…

Infosys award for three

Youngsters develop sewer cleaning robot Three young engineers from the State who developed Bandicoot, a robot designed to clean manholes, have been selected for the Gold award of the Aarohan Social Innovation Awards instituted by the Infosys Foundation. The award comprises a cash prize of ₹20 lakh.Rashid K., Vimal Govind M.K. and Nikhil N.P. won…

EU Tax Commissioner Slams US Plans on Tech Tax

A global reform of the taxation of corporate digital revenues is very unlikely if the United States continues backing a "safe harbour" plan which would allow firms to choose how to be taxed, European Union tax commissioner Paolo Gentiloni said on Tuesday. Outdated cross-border tax rules are set to be rewritten under a joint pledge…
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