Matthew Wright

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Prista Recycling Plant in Uzbekistan was opened today

20th "Oil and Gas Uzbekistan" international conference and exhibition started with the opening of the Bulgarian high-tech factory "Prista Recycling" …

Central Asia

Projects : Tashkent Solid Waste Management Project | The World Bank

World Economy

Uzbekistan switching to waste recycling, to build recycling plant in Khorezm province

TASHKENT (TCA) — Uzbekistan has developed an integrated waste disposal program according to which the country will gradually abandon the burning and …


The first waste processing plant is launched in Uzbekistan

26-01-2018<p>545<p>In the Surkhandarya region, the first waste treatment plant "BIO TEXNO EKO" started its work.<p>In Ankor district, the opening ceremony of …


145 million live within three feet of sea level. Rising oceans are a first world problem too

Poor nations such as Bangladesh are especially vulnerable, but the West’s prime real estate hotspots are also at risk.<p>What a pity that President …

Climate Change

Briton in Cambodia 'pornographic' images case apologises in court

Daniel Jones could face up to a year in prison if convicted of breaking indecency law to promote pool party<p>A British man facing up to a year in prison in Cambodia for allegedly posting “pornographic” images on social media to promote a pool party has apologised during a court hearing, saying he was …

Siem Reap

What is the greenhouse effect?

What is the greenhouse effect?<p>What is a greenhouse?<p>A greenhouse is a house made of glass. It has glass walls and a glass roof. People grow tomatoes …

Climate Change

NASA Climate Kids :: Home

Earth's atmosphere now has 404 parts of Carbon Dioxide<br>for every million parts of air. What does this number mean?

Who owns water? The US landowners putting barbed wire across rivers

New Mexico is a battleground in the fight over once public waterways, sparking fears it could set a national precedent<p>As Scott Carpenter and a few friends paddled down the Pecos river in New Mexico last May, taking advantage of spring run-off, the lead boater yelled out and made a swirling hand …

New Mexico

War on plastic may do more harm than good, warns think tank

<b>A green think tank has warned of the risk of unintended consequences from the wave of concern about plastics.</b><p>The Green Alliance, a parliamentary group, said plastics played a valuable role and couldn't be simply abolished.<p>It wants to transform the notion of a "War on Plastics" into a "War on …


10 oldest Ancient civilizations ever existed

In the course of human evolution, at a certain point in time, the idea of living in a group with mutual understanding and dependency became a very …

DIY doomsday food kits: how to eat well after the apocalypse

Costco is selling food packages to survivalists for $6,000. Here’s what you need to make your own for less<p>Those keen to survive Armageddon will be pleased to note a bargain in Costco this week. The US retail giant is selling $6,000 (£4,330) “doomsday prepper” food kits. Promising enough to feed a …


Saving the albatross: 'The war is against plastic and they are casualties on the frontline'

Following his shocking photographs of dead albatross chicks and the diet of plastic that killed them, Chris Jordan’s new film is a call to action to repair our broken relationship with planet Earth<p>We are living in a plastic age and the solutions may seem glaringly obvious, so why aren’t all 7.6 …


How China Is Changing Your Internet | The New York Times

New York Times

The Collapse of Global Civilization Has Begun

But this doesn’t mean we have to give up hope.<p>Only the fewest today think that global civilization is on the brink of collapse — but it’s doubtful …

Rio De Janeiro

Global Civilizations

Introduction<p>Major World Regions<p>The inhabited world can be divided into twelve <b>major regions</b>.<p>The regions of North Africa, Southwest Asia, and Central …


Horrible Moments at Sea | Seafarers Life | Ship in Storm


History of Containerization

Modern container shipping celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2006. Almost from the first voyage, use of this method of transport for goods grew …

North Carolina

BBC NEWS | Special Reports | The Box

BBC News followed a shipping container for a year to tell stories of globalisation and the world economy - see the route of the BBC Box as it travelled the globe.<p>To view the interactive content on this page you need Javascript enabled and Flash player installed. Download Flash here<p>LATEST NEWS, …

Global, Regional, and National Trends - Global Hunger Index - Official Website of the Peer-Reviewed Publication

About image<p>Photo: Lianne Milton/Panos 2015; A farmer walks up a hillside close to Medellín, Colombia. The country has the world’s largest population …

Dominican Republic

Photos Of School Lunches From Around The World Will Make American Kids Want To Study Abroad

More than one-third of kids in America are obese or overweight. In 2013, the National School Lunch Program, a federally assisted meal program operating in public and nonprofit private schools, served 5.1 billion lunches, Bloomberg reports. The quality of these lunches must somehow correlate to the …

Why what we eat is crucial to the climate change question

Our food – from what we eat to how it is grown – accounts for more carbon emissions than transport and yet staple crops will be hit hard by global warming<p>Did you know that what’s on your plate plays a larger role in contributing to climate change than the car you drive? When most wealthy people …


The sandwich that took 10 months to make (… sow, grow, catch and bake)

Documentary maker baked his own bread, grew vegetables and went fishing for tuna<p>If there is an easy way to do something, Benjamin Carle does not do it. So when the Frenchman wanted a sandwich, it was out of the question to buy one from his local <i>boulangerie</i>.<p>Instead, he set out to make one from …

Vegetable Gardens

World's first plastic-free aisle opens in Netherlands supermarket

Campaigners hail progress as Amsterdam store offers dedicated aisle of more than 700 products, with plans for a national roll-out<p>Letter: Plastic-free aisle is an example for others to follow<p>Shoppers in the Netherlands will get the chance to visit Europe’s first plastic-free supermarket aisle on …


Yes, bacon really is killing us

Decades’ worth of research proves that chemicals used to make bacon do cause cancer. So how did the meat industry convince us it was safe? By Bee Wilson<p>There was a little cafe I used to go to that did the best bacon sandwiches. They came in a soft and pillowy white bap. The bacon, thick-cut from a …

National Cancer Institute

Processed meats rank alongside smoking as cancer causes – WHO

UN health body says bacon, sausages and ham among most carcinogenic substances along with cigarettes, alcohol, asbestos and arsenic<p>Bacon, ham and sausages rank alongside cigarettes as a major cause of cancer, the World Health Organisation has said, placing cured and processed meats in the same …