Guardian

An NAS study released July 08 shows that if you live in north of the Huai River in China, you can expect to live about 5.5 years less than those to the south. Air pollution, specifically particulate matter from burning coal, is the primary culprit.
Jul 18, 2013   Guardian
Dutch conservationists are proposing to create a floating community built on top of the patch of garbage swirling out in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.
Aug 10, 2010   Guardian
10 years after a town in England declared itself a "fairtrade" town, the ethical trading movement has grown to 500 towns across the world.
Jul 14, 2010   Guardian
Officials in South Africa say the country's successful hosting of the 2010 World Cup positions it to be a viable host for the Olympics.
Jul 12, 2010   Guardian
Officials in London have announced a plan to link the city's 2012 Olympics venues through a system of cable cars.
Jul 6, 2010   Guardian
Designing the city of the future has long been the playground of architects and planners. A New York non-profit design group led by architect Mitchell Joachim keeps that tradition alive.
Jul 6, 2010   Guardian
Radar imaging has revealed the layout of a now-underground ancient Egyptian city named Avaris.
Jun 22, 2010   Guardian
Seeing a marked decline in the amount of bookstores in the traditional cultural center of Paris, the city began a program to actively lure them back.
Jun 8, 2010   Guardian
London Mayor Boris Johnson is proposing a plan to scrap the extension of the city's congestion charge in the west, instituted by his predecessor. Some say the city's air pollution and congestion improvements will be lost.
May 26, 2010   Guardian
The desert nation of Qatar is trying to win hosting duties for the 2022 World Cup. A new plan to build temporary stadia is helping to increase the country's chances.
Apr 30, 2010   Guardian
The city of Miami is the setting of a forthcoming book by novelist Tom Wolfe, whose works have come to define eras in American culture. Some say his selection of Miami as a setting shows that the melting pot city is the face of a changing America.
Apr 19, 2010   Guardian