Category Archives: Brazil

Action photography from Cristina Mittermeier at the water’s edge

    Cristina Mittermeier has a fascination with water and the natural and human life that it supports. She writes about it, talks about it, and photographs it. Beautifully. While her underwater photographs of corals, schools of fish and a … Continue reading

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It ends with a Haka: New Zealand’s All Blacks win the HSBC Canada Rugby Sevens

To end with a Haka meant one thing for the HSBC Canada Sevens Rugby competition. A win for the All Blacks. The New Zealand Rugby Sevens team came out on top of 15 other nations competing over this week-end’s Round … Continue reading

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North American #rugby fans cheered by news of PRO Rugby in 2016 @USARugby

PRO Rugby in 2016 Rugby fans in North America, no doubt feeling rather mute over the performance of the Canadian and USA national teams in the 2015 Rugby World Cup (neither progressed through to the knock-out rounds) got a cheery … Continue reading

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So long Shell and thanks for all the fish

In the chronicles of Arthur Dent (The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy), Douglas Adams created an epic, interplanetary trilogy. One of my favourite science fiction works that actually began life as a radio play on Radio 4 in the UK. … Continue reading

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Driving fuel and energy efficiency records in Detroit: Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2015

Detroit has been associated with the automotive industry for over 100 years. Ford, General Motors, Chrysler, Packard, Cadillac, Dodge and Studebaker are some of the car company names that dominated American, and other, roads for decades. Henry Ford rolled off … Continue reading

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Pathways to a low carbon future: cities on the move

With already more than half the world living in cities and their growth trajectory set to outpace world population growth, urbanization is going to be one of the most important factors in our collective actions on climate change. Rising energy … Continue reading

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Students turn theoretical concepts into reality at Shell Eco-marathon #SEM2014 in Houston

About 200 of the 4,000 or so alumni from LA Tech living in the Houston area are expected to get down to the Shell Eco-marathon race track around Discovery Green this weekend. An impressive set of fans, coming from as … Continue reading

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