Entries in city (6)

Wednesday
Sep272017

Country profile –  China

China is a country of contrast, with both bustling and rapidly developing cities where technology takes centre stage as well as many diverse historical sites and serene natural landscapes teaming with biodiversity. Here we take a closer look at why this country is such a popular destination with tourists.

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Friday
Sep012017

The Battle For Clean  Air

We may not always notice it, but everyday people in congested UK cities are exposed to illegal levels of air pollution. Not only is this an immediate problem for our climate, but poses severe health risks to the general public. The time for an effective clean air strategy is long overdue - but what is being done?

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Thursday
Aug102017

The Rise Of Urban  Farms

Whether it be in community gardens, in windowsills or on rooftops - more and more people are growing food in cities. We’re not just talking community gardens and allotments, but the rise of large-scale urban agriculture.  Is this the future?

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Friday
Jul142017

Top 5 Secluded Summer Retreats 

From Alaska to Bhutan, we're here to give you a list of some of the most beautiful secluded retreats to head to this summer! Whether you want solitude amongst the wilderness or to wander secluded city streets, there's bound to be something here for you.

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Monday
Jun192017

Animals Adapting to Urban  Life

Foxes wandering the streets of London, monkeys hanging out in front of food vendors and coyotes raising families in parking lots – cities are not only human spaces, but they have become dwelling areas for a lot of animals, too.

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Monday
Feb102014

Volunteer Photo of the Week: Marzia Garin

Marzia Garin captured this Tuk Tuk on the move through the crowded streets of Hellville on carnival day, whilst on our Madagascar Teaching project.

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