Daily Archives: November 16, 2012

Originally posted on KANISHK THAROOR:
An essay on the refurbished “Islamic art” galleries of New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art (published in the National) During the past decade of fulminating and fretting, those of us who live in Europe and…

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Aqua of NASA Sees Punjab on Fire

Stubble burning in lakhs of agricultural fields by farmers of the Indian state of Punjab has finally caught the eye of NASA. The Aqua satellite of NASA has sent images of the state’s agri farms in which entire Punjab appears … Continue reading

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Valuable Rainforest Services

From wetlands to coral reefs, the Earth’s diverse ecosystems support and regulate many of the planet’s most critical natural processes. They also contribute important cultural, social, and economic benefits to human communities. These contributions, known more broadly as “ecosystem services,” … Continue reading

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