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Thursday
Feb222018

The Advantages Of Slow  Travelling

Flickr | Iñaki Pérez de AlbénizIf you want to make the most of your holidays, meet a new culture and collect remarkable stories, you might find interesting the concept of slow travelling. It’s less comfortable, it takes more time and you won’t take as many sightseeing pics for Instagram as mainstream tourists. It can be even dangerous and annoying sometimes. So why does this concept attract an increasing number of travellers around the world?

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Tuesday
Feb202018

Zero Waste Inventions You Can  Eat

Flickr | U.S. Department of AgricultureImagine a party without any waste and after cleaning. Imagine your guests getting rid of all the dirty dishes simply by eating them. Edible packaging is a thing now. The inventors’ goal is to create alternatives to plastic that have the same life span as the foods they contain. There is already a variety of products from fancy edible cups and straws to six pack rings.

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Monday
Feb192018

Top 5 Largest Nature Reserves 

The IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) and CBD (Convention on Biological Diversity) are responsible for defining the categories which determine whether an area should be included in the official list of protected areas...

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Thursday
Feb152018

City Profile:  Hanoi

Flickr | Sam SherrattVietnam has been plagued by the memory of the Vietnam War. Its most famous city, Saigon, became so well known due to its pivotal role in the war and being the centre of the French colonial IndoChina era. It has been hard to establish itself as one of the places to visit in South East Asia. In fact, none of its cities feature in the top 30 South East Asian destinations, yet it has so many unique experiences on offer, especially in Hanoi.

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Wednesday
Feb142018

Books that Inspire an Eco-Friendly  Lifestyle

Flickr | PRORosmarie VoegtliEco-friendly lifestyle brings many new obstacles to daily routines. From struggles with homemade natural cosmetic to arguments with a family about the necessity of recycling or long minutes wasted with searching for the palm oil in the endless ingredients lists. Many bloggers provide great tips on what to do, however, the motivation to change is far more important. These books might help you to find the needed inspiration.

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Tuesday
Feb132018

Sebastião Salgado: A Father of a  Forest

Wikimedia | Fernando Frazão/Agência BrasilSebastião Salgado is a world renowned photojournalist, having captured images from every corner of the earth; he has a collection that spans 45 years. His monochrome images have been noted as a documentation of the human condition, delivering striking images of life in over 120 countries, finding the most unsettling, poignant, eye-opening and perspective-altering shots. They display lives we would not otherwise have known of.  

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Monday
Feb122018

5 Animals with Strangely Human  Behaviour

Pixabay | SandeepHandaMore and more studies focus on the personality of animals and it seems like they are more similar to us then we used to think. Birds’ languages have dialects; pigs can turn from pessimistic to optimistic phases. Even though we usually imagine animals in wilderness, they can greatly adapt to urban areas and make themselves comfortable with a help of human inventions.

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Thursday
Feb082018

Under the Radar Places to  Visit

Flickr | Roger NelsonWhen planning a trip, people often look up the most popular spots to visit before going. We all rely on reviews, which usually highlight main landmarks or attractions. Visiting common tourist places and ticking them off your bucket list is great, but it sometimes means there are so many missed opportunities to explore the hidden gems.

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Wednesday
Feb072018

Can Technology Solve Climate  Change?

Flickr | Slon PicsA famous philosopher once said ‘technology gives us power’ and the more power we have, the more can be accomplished. But is this power sufficient enough to solve the problem of Climate Change?

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Tuesday
Feb062018

Top 5 Prehistoric  Creatures

Flickr | Bradley GordonWe long to know the exact details about how our Earth came into being and what lived here before us. It is a complex and super intelligent system that has sustained life on it for nearly 300 million years! From plant life, to marine life, there are millions of creatures we wish we knew more about.

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Monday
Feb052018

Top 5  Megacities

Flickr | Alexander BaxevanisA megacity is a metropolitan area with a population more than 10 million people. Believe it or not, we are seeing more and more megacities throughout the years; as of 2017, there are 47 in existence and this number is expected to rise! Here are the top 5 megacities in the world.

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Thursday
Feb012018

What Else Can We Learn About Our  Oceans?

Flickr | Michio MorimotoWe have known for a long time that we don’t know a lot of things. One of the fundamental fears of being human is the need to know everything about our world and our place in it.

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Wednesday
Jan312018

Vehicles in the  Future

Flickr | Taco EkkelAs we know, some of the greatest contributors to air pollution are motor vehicles. They are one of the most prolific, life changing inventions that are deeply ingrained into modern living.

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Tuesday
Jan302018

Coral Reefs Under  Threat

Coral reefs are valuable ecosystems. Believe it or not, they are home to 25% of all marine life, which is over 2 million species! They provide an important barrier against extreme climatic events, where communities across the world consider their existence as essential, not only to ocean health, but also human wellbeing.

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Thursday
Jan182018

Earth's Most Uninhabitable  Locations

Flickr | Eli DukeAs we continue to voyage beyond our atmosphere into space, we often hear about how Earth seems to be the only planet set up for successful habitation. They may have found traces of water on Mars, or planets similar looking to Earth but nothing has been quite in reach or compared to the abundance of resources we have on our little blue planet.

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