Monthly Archives: July 2020

Changing Urban scenario in the Nineteenth Century in Ottoman Urban Space

In nineteenth-century, urban space in the Balkans underwent a drastic change. The urban population constantly expanded, with Christians especially increasing in number. Owing to energetic activity on the part of non-Muslim merchants and artisans, the urban economy as a whole … Continue reading

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Why herd immunity to COVID-19 is reached much earlier than thought – update

Originally posted on Iowa Climate Science Education:
Reposted from Dr. Judith Curry?s Climate Etc. Posted on July 27, 2020 by niclewis By Nic Lewis I showed in my May 10th article Why herd immunity to COVID-19 is reached much earlier…

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Impact of Urbanisation on Water Quality

There’s no end to the effects that urbanization can have on water bodies. Millions of people; landscape manipulation; waste material; dumping of chemicals and fertilizers; withdrawing water for peoples’ uses. As you expect, urbanization rarely improves water quality, but to … Continue reading

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Eating for the environment

Originally posted on Shonil Bhagwat:
A free OpenLearn course ‘You are what you eat’, goes the old adage, but what you eat also has an impact on the environment. This free course, Eating for the environment, will explore the links between…

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