Monthly Archives: December 2016

Local Cultures Add to the Sustainability of the City

In recent World Cities Summit 2010 held between 28 June and 1 July, when participants from various part of the world simultaneously voted urban green spaces as the most important element for a liveable city.Also,Local culture such as gardening and … Continue reading

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A colour-coded mapping system that shows where new road-building projects should go and not go.

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? Photo credit: Science Daily A recently built highway snakes into the mountains of the upper Mekong. Credit: Jianchu Xu & Biaoyun Huai Road planning ‘trade off’ could boost food production while helping protect tropical forests Date:…

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The curious case of Costa Rica: What makes it unique

By Anand Kulkarni As the festive season draws closer, aspirations for a happy 2017, beaches, wildlife and entertainment beckon. Except for ardent tourists, unheralded Costa Rica, a middle-upper income country may not be a preferred destination. However, a closer look … Continue reading

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New England Climate:Seasons

 The climate of New England varies greatly across its 500-mile (800 km) span from northern Maine to southern Connecticut: Interior Maine, New Hampshire, and western Massachusetts have a humid continental climate (Dfb in Köppen climate classification). In this region the winters are long, cold, and heavy snow is common (most locations … Continue reading

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