Chile is a long, narrow country stretching along South America’s western edge, with more than 6,000km of Pacific Ocean coastline. Santiago, its capital, sits in a valley surrounded by the Andes and Chilean Coast Range mountains. The city’s palm-lined Plaza de Armas contains the neoclassical cathedral and the National History Museum. The massive Parque Metropolitano offers swimming pools, a botanical garden and zoo.
Daily Archives: March 12, 2021
TOP JOURNALS: RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS FROM SCIENCE MAGAZINE (MAR 12, 2021)
Technology: ‘How Covid Is Boosting Innovation’
Covid-19 has accelerated the adoption of technologies and pushed the world faster into the future. As businesses and organisations look towards the post-pandemic era, what lessons can be learned about innovation?
Read more here: https://econ.st/3t6T7yM
Chapters 00:00 – How has covid-19 boosted innovation? 01:20 – Drone deliveries 04:20 – How crises lead to innovation 06:47 – How restaurants have innovated 09:29 – Inequality between companies 10:48 – Some start-ups have thrived 12:57 – Working from home 14:15 – E-learning: benefits and challenges
City Views: ‘Salford Quays – Greater Manchester, UK’
Salford Quays is an area of Salford, Greater Manchester, England, near the end of the Manchester Ship Canal. Previously the site of Manchester Docks, it became one of the first and largest urban regeneration projects in the United Kingdom following the closure of the dockyards in 1982.
Morning News Podcast: President Biden Covid Speech, OPEC Oil Outlook
A.M. Edition for March 12. President Biden presses states to widen Covid-19 vaccine eligibility to all American adults by May 1. OPEC expresses optimism in its forecast.
Wildlife Views: ‘Giraffe – A Silent Extinction’ (Video)
The giraffe is an icon of Africa, thousands of tourists travel around the globe every year to see them in the wild, yet in the last century giraffes have gone extinct in 7 countries and their numbers continue to fall dramatically. Since the mid-eighties, giraffes have been on a steady decline. Population numbers have dwindled by 40%, leaving less than 70,000 adults in the wild. That is just one giraffe for every five African elephants, yet very few people are aware of their situation. Over the course of a year the film crew travel across the continent to join the fight to save these gentle giants, bringing awareness to their plight and ultimately, helping to prevent its silent extinction.
Walks: ‘Luxembourg City’
Luxembourg is the capital of the small European nation of the same name. Built amid deep gorges cut by the Alzette and Pétrusse rivers, it’s famed for its ruins of medieval fortifications. The vast Bock Casemates tunnel network encompasses a dungeon, prison and the Archaeological Crypt, considered the city’s birthplace. Along ramparts above, the Chemin de la Corniche promenade offers dramatic viewpoints.
Aerial Views: ‘Cádiz’ In Southwestern Spain
Cádiz is an ancient port city in the Andalucia region of southwestern Spain. The home of the Spanish Navy, the port boomed in the 16th-century as a base for exploration and trade. It has more than 100 watchtowers, including the iconic Torre Tavira, which was traditionally used for spotting ships. On the waterfront is the domed, 18th-century Cádiz Cathedral, featuring baroque and neoclassical elements.