Category Archives: Photography

Fancy Dubai steeped in sewage

image: Dubai International City Hit with SEWAGE Floods Article Tourists who use Dubai’s beaches run the risk of contracting serious illnesses – including typhoid and hepatitis – as the Middle Eastern resort struggles to combat a tidal wave of illegally … Continue reading

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The floods of Iowa: in pictures

 AP Photo/Jeff Roberson The rising Mississippi River has broken high-water records up and down the Iowa and Illinois shore, cresting as high as 12 feet above flood stage in some places. Estimates place the cost of the damage at over … Continue reading

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China’s Yangtze Three Gorges Dam

   The Chinese website for the Yangtze Three Gorges Dam project is here. The BBC’s Peter Day visited China for its In Business programme to see how the peasants of China, left behind by the country’s economic boom, are fairing. … Continue reading

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The Coffee House … happy new year all for 2008!

The environment was the no.1 issue for 2007. The Australian government was toppled, Bush’s Bali goons were booed & isolated, the IPCC stopped using ‘ifs’ and ‘buts’ when talking the science of climate change and Gore got his gong. Oh … Continue reading

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Are architects a bunch of playboys?

image: Crown Fountain, Millennium Park, Chicago. Architects love to create head turning, commission leading buildings and other such things. OK the above is pretty cool; a huge fountain that shoots water out of the mouths of one of a 1000 … Continue reading

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Govt’s nuclear clean-up in a mess.

The government’s policy of handing over the clean-up of atomic power stations to the private sector was in crisis last night after the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority put on ice a £3.8bn plan to outsource the dismantling of five “Magnox South” … Continue reading

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