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What Singapore Can Teach All Cities About Using Urban Green Infrastructure To Mitigate Megadroughts | Smart Cities Dive

<i>Nanyang Technical University, Singapore.</i><p>NASA's new report on the likelihood of megadrought in the Central and Western United States is a harsh yet …

São Paulo

Berlin’s Best German Restaurants

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Melting Glaciers Lead to the Freak Phenomenon Of "Dead Water"

Climate change is bad. Melting glaciers are also bad. However, both these things lead to something called "dead water." From a nautical perspective, …

Global Warming

Climate Change Poses Existential Water Risks

Wildlife & Wild Places<p>A dried-up Laguna Lake in San Luis Obispo, California, in September 2014, after several years of severe drought. Joyce Cory/Creative Commons<p>We often hear it said that climate change is too abstract to win the support needed to effectively combat it.<p>But the primary way we will …

Zero-Waste in Berlin: Original Unverpackt

We’re all producing way too much waste. Seriously. You know it, I know it, we all do. Just, many of us don’t do much about it.<br>Here to help you start …

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Arctic's 'Penguins of the North' Find Workaround to Climate Change

New study finds that little auks are adjusting their food supply, raising questions of adaptation.<p><b>What's New:</b> The latest research on little auks, sometimes called "penguins of the north," reveals a surprising response to a rapidly warming Arctic: The birds make up for food lost to the effects of …

Why I Travel Alone

“Joe, did you book your ticket yet?” I asked.<p>“No. I changed my mind. I’m not going to go.”<p>“What? You aren’t going to Australia? We’ve been planning …

Solo Travel

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Nordsee: Kunstformen des Meeres: Dänemark

Das Wattenmeer entlang der niederländisch-deutsch-dänischen Nordseeküste ist das größte weltweit. Über 500 Kilometer erstreckt sich eine Landschaft, …

Male Birds Poison Themselves to Appear Sexier—a First

Great bustards eat toxic beetles to clear parasites and look healthier, study says.<p>The lengths we go to for love can sometimes be dramatic—and so it is for male great bustards <i>(Otis tarda)</i>, whose daredevil diet of poisonous beetles may actually help them get a date, a new study reveals.<p>Scientists …

Ofengerösteter Kürbis mit Zimt, Honig und Feta – Kombinationsknaller

Da ist es, das erste Kürbisrezept der Saison. Aber <i>Kürbis mit Zimt? Im Ernst?</i><br>Ja, es ist mein voller Ernst. Angeregt von diesem Rezept weiss ehrlich …

Low Fat Chewy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

There are really two kinds of pumpkin cookies: chewy cookies and cakey cookies. It’s not impossible to make crispy pumpkin cookies, but since pumpkin …

National Geographic Travel

Top 20 free things to do in Paris

City of love, fashion capital, literary paradise… Paris has many different guises. And while museum entry can be steep and fine dining comes at a premium, the French capital can also be a cheap date.<p>Whether you go weak at the knees for soaring church spires or want to rub elbows at an authentic …

France

35 Places You Need To Visit In France

Provence is famous for its fragrant lavender fields. Shutterstock France was recently named the most-visited country in the world with over 84 million visitors in 2013 — and for good reason.<p>Millions of people go to France each year to stroll along the quays of Paris, lie on the gorgeous beaches of …

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National Geographic Travel

5 Top Crowdsourced 'Secrets' for an Amazing Trip to Iceland

Iceland has skyrocketed in popularity as an out-of-the-ordinary vacation destination — so much so that it's becoming a stretch to call it …