Daily Archives: July 3, 2010

Why Germany’s immigrants fly the flag for their adopted country

With Germany fielding its most ethnically mixed World Cup side on record, the country’s immigrant Turkish and Arab population is showing unprecedented support for the national 11 by flying Germany’s red, black and gold flags from cars, restaurants and businesses. … Continue reading

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The week in wildlife

2 July 2010: From endangered vulture chicks to ingenious ants ensnaring their enormous prey, here’s the pick of the week’s wildlife images http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/gallery/2010/jul/01/week-in-wildlife#/?picture=364458912&index=0

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Peru to expel British ‘Tarzan agitator’ Paul McAuley

Missionary told to leave after helping Amazon tribes resist incursion of oil, gas and mining firms into the rainforest Peru has ordered the expulsion of a British missionary who was dubbed a “Tarzan agitator” for helping Amazon tribes to┬áresist the … Continue reading

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Adapting To The Freshwater Crisis

A very useful set of resources from Scientific AmericanForward-thinking experts are getting a better handle on the growing global water shortage and coming up with innovative approaches to ensuring the security, safety and sustainability of this resource. http://www.scientificamerican.com/report.cfm?id=water-2009

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