Daily Archives: July 8, 2010

Lessons in Brazil’s oil spill after a decade

In Brazil, an oil disaster 10 years ago struck an ecosystem much like the mangrove swamps in the US now being threatened by the giant BP oil leak in the US Gulf of Mexico. More than 1.3 million litres of … Continue reading

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Why England are better than Brazil

… and New Zealand are better than both of them. World Cup performances, adjusted for GDP and population http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/interactive/2010/jul/06/world-cup-2010-england-brazil

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