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FOX Business
Mart's $3.3 Billion Buy Can't Counter Amazon's Greatest Strength$49-per-year service forfree two-day shipping, heavily promotes in-store andcur
Mart's $3.3 Billion Buy Can't Counter Amazon's Greatest Strength
FOX Business / Posted an hour ago
$49-per-year service forfree two-day shipping, heavily promotes in-store andcurbside pickups, and is expanding its digital ecosystem with e-books and streaming video from its Vudu service. Its payment app, Walmart Pay, also offers promotions to... Read more
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FOX Business
Mart's $3.3 Billion Buy Can't Counter Amazon's Greatest Strength$49-per-year service forfree two-day shipping, heavily promotes in-store andcur
Mart's $3.3 Billion Buy Can't Counter Amazon's Greatest Strength
FOX Business / Posted an hour ago
$49-per-year service forfree two-day shipping, heavily promotes in-store andcurbside pickups, and is expanding its digital ecosystem with e-books and streaming video from its Vudu service. Its payment app, Walmart Pay, also offers promotions to... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Calgary Zoo's Devonian Wildlife Conservation Centre is a veritable Noah's Ark for endangered speciesto around 300. And while the large rodents serve primarily as a food source for
Calgary Zoo's Devonian Wildlife Conservation Centre is a veritable Noah's Ark for endangered species
Calgary Sun / Posted 2 hours ago
to around 300. And while the large rodents serve primarily as a food source for predators, they are a key part of a small ecosystem conservationists are trying to maintain. Helping that cause is an ongoing predator recognition study at the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Drought takes major toll on region’s wildlife and cropswill have restrictions. The shortage is turning suburban lawns brown, but the
Drought takes major toll on region’s wildlife and crops
Boston Globe / Posted 2 hours ago
will have restrictions. The shortage is turning suburban lawns brown, but the greater worry is the havoc it is causing to ecosystems throughout the region, wildlife specialists say. Richard Primack, a biology professor at Boston University, sees... Read more
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heraldscotland
Personal finance: The growing climate change debateyou mean oil and gas companies”. “What you’re not doing is removing other indu
Personal finance: The growing climate change debate
heraldscotland / Posted 3 hours ago
you mean oil and gas companies”. “What you’re not doing is removing other industries that might be part of the wider ecosystem around oil, such as petrochemicals,” he added. “The modern capitalist economy is rooted in energy that is derived... Read more
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The Wanderer
The Feisty Fiddler CrabCrabs are classified as crustaceans and are highly valued as predators and scav
The Feisty Fiddler Crab
The Wanderer / Posted 4 hours ago
Crabs are classified as crustaceans and are highly valued as predators and scavengers to the Buzzards Bay ecosystem by keeping it clean and also providing a valuable food source for the environment and humans. Many miles of the Buzzards Bay... Read more
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The Telegraph
The absent lower tierrepresent - what did it represent and what should it - in the context of this c
The absent lower tier
The Telegraph / Posted 4 hours ago
represent - what did it represent and what should it - in the context of this city of Calcutta? If we look at a city as an ecosystem then its public transport can be seen as a sub-ecosystem within the larger one. Public transport entwines... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Working, and growing, in the woodsRanger District. What drives Gross is the benefits he has seen come from bring
Working, and growing, in the woods
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 5 hours ago
Ranger District. What drives Gross is the benefits he has seen come from bringing youth into the forest to learn about the ecosystem while they help protect resources. “I see the forest, the outdoors, as a place where youth can learn in a group... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Urban agriculture in the spotlightsocial capital, community well-being, and civic engagement with the food system
Urban agriculture in the spotlight
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 6 hours ago
social capital, community well-being, and civic engagement with the food system,” as well as enhance food security, provide ecosystem services, improve health and build residents’ skills. Gardening is also therapeutic. The study found many climate... Read more
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Business Standard India
Axis Bank gives shapes to its innovation labvarious startup days, ask the expert sessions and provide new startups with spa
Axis Bank gives shapes to its innovation lab
Business Standard India / Posted 7 hours ago
various startup days, ask the expert sessions and provide new startups with space and technology for free so that the ecosystem grows," said Chandra Sankholkar, an official of Amazon Internet Services. Once the startups finish their three... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Gazetting Bukit Sarang and Binyo Penyilam as national parkswater passages that support rich aquatic wildlife and other biodiversities that
Gazetting Bukit Sarang and Binyo Penyilam as national parks
The Borneo Post / Posted 8 hours ago
water passages that support rich aquatic wildlife and other biodiversities that depend on the caves and the peat swamp ecosystem. There are over 20 caves in Bukit Sarang whose systems create a suitable condition for bird’s nests production.... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Eye on Malaysia’s super richby making it more transparent, open and accessible. “WEALTH leverages technolo
Eye on Malaysia’s super rich
The Borneo Post / Posted 8 hours ago
by making it more transparent, open and accessible. “WEALTH leverages technology to provide a broader, more holistic ecosystem that opens up the industry that supports Malaysia’s wealthy, making it more accessible to more investors.” Gamble... Read more
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The Hindu
Odisha targets to be among top three start-up hubs by 2020On Friday, State Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik unveiled the ‘Odisha Start-up Po
Odisha targets to be among top three start-up hubs by 2020
The Hindu / Posted 8 hours ago
On Friday, State Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik unveiled the ‘Odisha Start-up Policy 2016’ which aims to develop an ecosystem to facilitate at least 1,000 young ventures in the next five years. “We wish to emerge amongst the top three... Read more
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Business Standard India
Govt sets up incubation centre at Delhi Varsity for electronic startincreased domestic value addition and witness a unique integration of academia,
Govt sets up incubation centre at Delhi Varsity for electronic start
Business Standard India / Posted 8 hours ago
increased domestic value addition and witness a unique integration of academia, industry, government and other incubation ecosystem elements. The platform will also encourage R&D (research and development), innovation and entrepreneurship in the... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Miri set to become an international dive destinationreefs although make up less than 0.2 per cent of the ocean environment, support
Miri set to become an international dive destination
The Borneo Post / Posted 9 hours ago
reefs although make up less than 0.2 per cent of the ocean environment, support 25 per cent of marine species in a complex ecosystem living in tropical waters of between 23 and 25 degrees Celsius. Corals are mostly located up to a depth of 25... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
A millennial’s solution to the drug problemdrugs by the Philippine National Police (PNP) is focused only on the “eradicati
A millennial’s solution to the drug problem
Manila Bulletin / Posted 10 hours ago
drugs by the Philippine National Police (PNP) is focused only on the “eradication of the family tree of the drug supply ecosystem,” there should also be a parallel national effort to prevent the demand for illegal drugs, to institute an... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Bringing back the devilcould just fence off the isthmus that goes to the Prom and keep devils on the i
Bringing back the devil
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 hours ago
could just fence off the isthmus that goes to the Prom and keep devils on the inside." By restoring native predators to an ecosystem, Dr Ritchie argues, "you're letting nature take care of itself rather than having to constantly intervene". And the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Second life for dead start-ups as corporates hunt for cheap talent, techthat at any point of time companies will start and companies will die. It’s jus
Second life for dead start-ups as corporates hunt for cheap talent, tech
Business Standard India / Posted 10 hours ago
that at any point of time companies will start and companies will die. It’s just that there are times when there is money and times when there isn’t, but it doesn’t mean that companies won’t be started if there’s no money in the ecosystem,” he ad... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Study: Baltimore's Amphetamine-Tainted Streams Affect Ecologyis so high that it can have an affect on the “aquatic food web.” That’s accord
Study: Baltimore's Amphetamine-Tainted Streams Affect Ecology
CBS Baltimore / Posted 11 hours ago
is so high that it can have an affect on the “aquatic food web.” That’s according to a study led by Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies and released this week in the journal Environmental Science & Technology. It’s one of the first to explore... Read more
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The Maui News
President creates the world’s largest marine protected areaWhite House is describing the expansion as helping to protect more than 7,000 s
President creates the world’s largest marine protected area
The Maui News / Posted 11 hours ago
White House is describing the expansion as helping to protect more than 7,000 species and improving the resiliency of an ecosystem dealing with ocean acidification and warming. It also is emphasizing that the expanded area is considered a sacred... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Web-based app monitors Cotabato forestsAragon, specialist of the environment department’s Biodiversity and Watersheds
Web-based app monitors Cotabato forests
Manila Bulletin / Posted 11 hours ago
Aragon, specialist of the environment department’s Biodiversity and Watersheds Improved for Stronger Economy and Ecosystem Resilience (B+WISER) Land Evaluation, reminded forest rangers and field workers of their role in environmental... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Social media now key element in developing a brand in PHsources when it comes to developing strategies and evaluating the effectiveness
Social media now key element in developing a brand in PH
Manila Bulletin / Posted 11 hours ago
sources when it comes to developing strategies and evaluating the effectiveness of their marketing activity. As the digital ecosystem evolves, we will continue to identify new ways to build insights. However, whatever the metric used, it’s important... Read more
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SiliconANGLE
Report: SAP is buying Hadoop-as-a-service startup Altiscale for over $125MIt appears that more consolidation is on the way for the analytics ecosystem. A
Report: SAP is buying Hadoop-as-a-service startup Altiscale for over $125M
SiliconANGLE / Posted 12 hours ago
It appears that more consolidation is on the way for the analytics ecosystem. An anonymous insider has told VentureBeat that SAP SA is in the final steps of closing a $125-million-plus agreement to acquire Altiscale Inc., a Palo Alto-based startup... Read more
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SiliconANGLE
The people’s conference? HPE Big Data Conference preview | #GuestOfTheWeekAnd instead we said we know what we’re good at, let’s focus on what we’re good
The people’s conference? HPE Big Data Conference preview | #GuestOfTheWeek
SiliconANGLE / Posted 12 hours ago
And instead we said we know what we’re good at, let’s focus on what we’re good at, but let’s integrate with this open ecosystem of all these open-source vendors, whether it’s Hadoop, whether it’s Kafka, Spark, you name it.”Proprietary... Read more
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BBC News
World's largest marine reserve created off Hawaiiand any new mining. The White House says the expansion is helping to protect m
World's largest marine reserve created off Hawaii
BBC News / Posted 13 hours ago
and any new mining. The White House says the expansion is helping to protect more than 7,000 species and improves an ecosystem affected by ocean acidification and warming. Image caption The largest sponge ever documented was reportedly found... Read more
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The Hindu
International arbitration process is ad hoc and unpredictable, says Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasadhave 42 per cent of the world’s of population and 30 per cent of the land area
International arbitration process is ad hoc and unpredictable, says Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
The Hindu / Posted 16 hours ago
have 42 per cent of the world’s of population and 30 per cent of the land area and are contributing so much in the economic ecosystem of the world, why do we see less and less arbitrators from these regions in the world dispute redressal... Read more
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CBC.ca
Esports founder, team owner spar over mid-season rule changes ahead of Toronto finalsFacebook page. "This will lead to more companies willing to invest in the LCS a
Esports founder, team owner spar over mid-season rule changes ahead of Toronto finals
CBC.ca / Posted 16 hours ago
Facebook page. "This will lead to more companies willing to invest in the LCS and create a healthier and more sustainable ecosystem." A large screen shows the action during a match between League of Legends professional teams Dignitas, left, and... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Obama creates reserve off Hawaii, the biggestWhite House is describing the expansion as helping to protect more than 7,000 s
Obama creates reserve off Hawaii, the biggest
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 17 hours ago
White House is describing the expansion as helping to protect more than 7,000 species and improving the resiliency of an ecosystem dealing with ocean acidification and warming. It also is emphasizing that the expanded area is considered a sacred... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Black Bear Spotted in Malibu Near Santa Monica Mountainsnot sure," she said. The age and gender of the bear was unknown, but Kuykendal
Black Bear Spotted in Malibu Near Santa Monica Mountains
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 17 hours ago
not sure," she said. The age and gender of the bear was unknown, but Kuykendall said it looks healthy. "It's been really exciting in the office," she said. "I think this is a good indication. It's good testament to the health of the eco... Read more
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The Economic Times
Axis Bank launches NFC payments on GoQii devices, opens innovation lab for startupsNFC payments on its platform. "This is the first time that fintech and health a
Axis Bank launches NFC payments on GoQii devices, opens innovation lab for startups
The Economic Times / Posted 18 hours ago
NFC payments on its platform. "This is the first time that fintech and health are coming together in the Indian startup ecosystem and the possibilities going forward hold a lot of promise," said Vishal Gondal, founder and CEO of GOQii. To... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Project trains educators to teach Native American curriculumuse and tideland impacts. Students from both districts will learn about the Sk
Project trains educators to teach Native American curriculum
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 18 hours ago
use and tideland impacts. Students from both districts will learn about the Skagit River watershed and the importance the ecosystem has to the tribe. "All those things that are involved with the culture," Bruce said. "And of course, all of us in... Read more
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The Economic Times
Step Up 360 targets tier-2 & tier-3 cities startupsAHMEDABAD: Stepup 360 - is a new age ecosystem enabler to help startups to elev
Step Up 360 targets tier-2 & tier-3 cities startups
The Economic Times / Posted 19 hours ago
AHMEDABAD: Stepup 360 - is a new age ecosystem enabler to help startups to elevate their dream and make it a reality. It plans to target and connect the tier-2 & tier-3 cities startups that lack opportunities and will provide support to the startups... Read more
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Rappler
Angara bill: Declare Pag-asa Island an ecotourism destinationpromotion, employment generation, livelihood development, and the protection an
Angara bill: Declare Pag-asa Island an ecotourism destination
Rappler / Posted 20 hours ago
promotion, employment generation, livelihood development, and the protection and preservation of its environment and ecosystem." If Angara's bill will be passed, the islands of Parola, Kota, and Panata would also be declared as protected... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Trucking company footing the bill for fuel spillso that they can go and do education and warning systems." Many unknowns remai
Trucking company footing the bill for fuel spill
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 21 hours ago
so that they can go and do education and warning systems." Many unknowns remain, like what the fuel could do to the ecosystem long term. "And it's going to be killing all the fish that's down there," Lloyd Harsha said. Work along the creek... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Scientists track reptiles’ migration from New York to GreenwichDonihue said. While non-native, the lizards pose little problem, he said, and
Scientists track reptiles’ migration from New York to Greenwich
Greenwich Time / Posted 21 hours ago
Donihue said. While non-native, the lizards pose little problem, he said, and fit smoothly into a niche of the suburban ecosystem: They eat bugs, and are eaten by cats. “They’re invasive in the sense that they are breeding and spreading, but my... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Scientists track reptiles’ migration from New York to GreenwichDonihue said. While non-native, the lizards pose little problem, he said, and
Scientists track reptiles’ migration from New York to Greenwich
Darien News-Review / Posted 21 hours ago
Donihue said. While non-native, the lizards pose little problem, he said, and fit smoothly into a niche of the suburban ecosystem: They eat bugs, and are eaten by cats. “They’re invasive in the sense that they are breeding and spreading, but my... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Plans underway for freshwater forest wetlands in the cityNational Parks Board (NParks) and Keppel Corp on Saturday (Aug 27) unveiled pla
Plans underway for freshwater forest wetlands in the city
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 22 hours ago
National Parks Board (NParks) and Keppel Corp on Saturday (Aug 27) unveiled plans to restore the freshwater forest wetland ecosystem historically found in the vicinity of the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Located in the coming Learning Forest... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Cotabato’s environment office shifts to web-based mobile app to monitor threats to forestsAragon, specialist of the environment department’s Biodiversity and Watersheds
Cotabato’s environment office shifts to web-based mobile app to monitor threats to forests
Manila Bulletin / Posted 22 hours ago
Aragon, specialist of the environment department’s Biodiversity and Watersheds Improved for Stronger Economy and Ecosystem Resilience (B+WISER) Land Evaluation, reminded forest rangers and field workers of the importance of their role in... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Obama creates world’s largest marine protected areaWhite House is describing the expansion as helping to protect more than 7,000 s
Obama creates world’s largest marine protected area
Manila Bulletin / Posted 23 hours ago
White House is describing the expansion as helping to protect more than 7,000 species and improving the resiliency of an ecosystem dealing with ocean acidification and warming. It also is emphasizing that the expanded area is considered a sacred... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
The CREED Act could unlock billions in refinanced loans for small businesses. But what is it?Andy Wilson, co-founder of Innovate Pasadena, a community-based nonprofit that
The CREED Act could unlock billions in refinanced loans for small businesses. But what is it?
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted yesterday
Andy Wilson, co-founder of Innovate Pasadena, a community-based nonprofit that is working to create an innovative ecosystem of technology in east Los Angeles, also attended Friday’s presentation. “When you are creating a business you end... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
The CREED Act could unlock billions in refinanced loans for small businesses. But what is it?Andy Wilson, co-founder of Innovate Pasadena, a community-based nonprofit that
The CREED Act could unlock billions in refinanced loans for small businesses. But what is it?
San Bernardino Sun / Posted yesterday
Andy Wilson, co-founder of Innovate Pasadena, a community-based nonprofit that is working to create an innovative ecosystem of technology in east Los Angeles, also attended Friday’s presentation. “When you are creating a business you end... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Rackspace sold for $4.3 billion, will stay in San Antoniowill get to stay in San Antonio, which is a good thing." Commissioners Court p
Rackspace sold for $4.3 billion, will stay in San Antonio
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted yesterday
will get to stay in San Antonio, which is a good thing." Commissioners Court praised the sale saying: "The local tech ecosystem owes a lot of its success to the presence of Rackspace, and it is that very strength of the industry that will... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Obama creates world’s largest marine protected areaWhite House is describing the expansion as helping to protect more than 7,000 s
Obama creates world’s largest marine protected area
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
White House is describing the expansion as helping to protect more than 7,000 species and improving the resiliency of an ecosystem dealing with ocean acidification and warming. It also is emphasizing that the expanded area is considered a sacred... Read more
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CNBC
Why physical bookstores make sense for Amazonwhich provides e-commerce data analytics tools. He said hardware showcased in t
Why physical bookstores make sense for Amazon
CNBC / Posted yesterday
which provides e-commerce data analytics tools. He said hardware showcased in the stores, like Kindle and Fire, bring the "stickiest, most profitable" consumers into the Amazon ecosystem. "I think it is an amazing move," McLean-F... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Efforts to wash away invasive hitchhikersthat invades a waterway outside its native territory. Experts say these plants
Efforts to wash away invasive hitchhikers
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted yesterday
that invades a waterway outside its native territory. Experts say these plants and animals can often cause harm to the ecosystem. The Adirondack Invasive Species Prevention Program aims to prevent the further spread of these species. "Lake... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
Unlocking the secrets under local watersin Mexico, Honduras, Panama, Belize the U.S. and Canada. Stevenson said the big
Unlocking the secrets under local waters
Sooke News Mirror / Posted yesterday
in Mexico, Honduras, Panama, Belize the U.S. and Canada. Stevenson said the biggest difference between Victoria’s marine ecosystem and warmer waters is that it has more kelp as opposed to coral, which results in darker, “more intimidating”... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Robert Binet's immersive ballets reinvent a form long in need of changeredolent of nature itself, with the audience free to wander around the room and
Robert Binet's immersive ballets reinvent a form long in need of change
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
redolent of nature itself, with the audience free to wander around the room and stages at will. “I wanted to create an ecosystem, but between dancers and music and light, so that they’re constantly responding to each other and realigning,”... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
BOOK EXTRACT: Three Cities: Seeking Hope in the AnthropoceneMr Oram lays out the book’s purpose and scope. With economies stagnating, poli
BOOK EXTRACT: Three Cities: Seeking Hope in the Anthropocene
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted yesterday
Mr Oram lays out the book’s purpose and scope. With economies stagnating, politics polarising, societies shattering and ecosystems suffering, I felt an urgent need to go walkabout last September. It was my best chance of making some sense of... Read more
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CNBC
As LeBron James boosts Cleveland's profile, more entrepreneurs are moving inAccording to a report from VentureOhio, an organization focused on catalyzing g
As LeBron James boosts Cleveland's profile, more entrepreneurs are moving in
CNBC / Posted yesterday
According to a report from VentureOhio, an organization focused on catalyzing growth in the state's entrepreneurial ecosystem, downtown Cleveland has seen a population increase of nearly 80 percent to 14,000 residents, and a 77 percent jump... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Traces of amphetamines in sewage alter stream ecosystems, researchers findhave not done this kind of research before," said Emma Rosi-Marshall an aquatic
Traces of amphetamines in sewage alter stream ecosystems, researchers find
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
have not done this kind of research before," said Emma Rosi-Marshall an aquatic ecologist at the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies in New York and co-director of the Baltimore Ecosystem Study. "We didn't know this was the... Read more
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