Tag Archives: Environment

It’s our duty as Americans to protect our national parks for the next hundred years —Alex Honnold

Rock climber Alex Honnold argues we must do more to defend US national parks from a slew of imminent environmental threats Just over eight years ago, I completed a free solo ascent unroped of the one of the most beautiful and challenging climbs in the world: a 350 metre crack called Moonlight Buttress in southwestern … Read More

Private firefighters and five-star inns: how the rich sit out wildfires

Record-breaking US wildfires are fueling a cottage industry of boutique services and numerous are happy to pay the price With record-breaking wildfires engraving up the American west this summer, firefighters have become the rarest of civil servants: the kind almost universally lauded as heroes. Buttress dropped into California’s firefight from as far away as Australia … Read More

Fjords, boats and forkings: cycling the Haute Route Norway

Tackling a tough, three-day route around Stavanger, Peter Kimpton combats these components to discover a stunning landscape that involves as much sea as land Garlanded with wispy glooms, jagged mountains rise crisply above glassy lagoons, manifested to sky with such perfection you are almost dizzy with how upside down it all seems. Or is that … Read More

Fat-biking: the miracle solution to cycling on sand

Peter Kimpton ascertains a bike thats perfect for riding on the beach and explores the Glamorgan coast near Porthcawl Smooth tarmac to rough, potholed roads, gravel lines to mountain paths, cyclists encounter good and bad surfaces, but rarely do we ride on sand. Most motorcycles would get stuck and confiscate up in seconds. Beaches may … Read More

Sweden’s reindeer at risk of starvation after summer drought

Indigenous Sami herders urge commonwealth to mitigate influence of climate change in Arctic circle Sweden’s indigenous Sami reindeer herders are asking government aid to help them cope with the impact of this summer’s extraordinary drought and wildfires, saying their future is at risk as global warming changes the environmental issues in the far north. The … Read More

Two amputations a week: the costs of working in a US meat plant

As solidarities warn of serious injuries, are projected to take hasten limits off the lines at animal bushes are causing anxiety Amputations, ruptured thumbs, second-degree incenses and brain trauma are only some of the serious injuries suffered by US meat plant laborers every week, according to data insured by the Guardian and the Bureau of … Read More

How do you build a healthy city? Copenhagen discloses its secrets

The Danish capital grades high on the register of countries around the world healthiest and happiest metropolitans. With obesity and feeling on the rise worldwide, here are its exercises for how to combat them culturally How do you build a health metropolitan? Copenhagen exposes its secrets Environment How do you build a health metropolitan? Copenhagen … Read More

Architects in Ho Chi Minh City were asked to layout a university campus. The upshot is beautiful.

Here is Vietnam. It fills the easternmost sea-coast of the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia. Image by Lu Ly/ Wikimedia Commons. Here is Ho Chi Minh City( also known as Saigon ). Located in south Vietnam, it’s the country’s largest city, with a population of almost 8 million people. And here’s what Ho Chi Minh … Read More

Pittsburgh water: expensive, rust-colored, astringent, and high-pitched in induce

Amid concerns about high levels of lead, the citys ocean agency is fielding organizing objections over the position of its tap water, while tolls rise In many American metropolitans, spotting heightened make grades in drinking water are available to flicker serious concern. But in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where many residents are delivered expensive, rust-colored and astringent … Read More

Mozambique: the secret rainforest at the heart of an African volcano

A dream team of scientists scaled Mount Lico and felt a capital of brand-new species Standing in a cavity in the red grime of a mountaintop forest in north Mozambique, Dr Simon Willcock was unclean but so excited.” Undisturbed forest is unbelievably uncommon ,” he announced.” That is why we scaled a 125 -metre-tall cliff … Read More

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