The world may be seriously underestimating the amount of plastic waste along its coastlines, researchers said Thursday as they unveiled findings showing hundreds of millions of plastic fragments on a remote Indian Ocean archipelago.
On the small Greek island of Anafi — population 273 — each ferry arrival is a notable event. With a mere two connections a week to the port of Piraeus, Anafiotes feel little love from the state in distant Athens.
Originally called Disney-MGM Studios, this playground inspired by Hollywood’s golden age has undergone a lot of change since the early years, when it functioned as a typical theme park and working production facility creating movies, TV shows and animated films.
The engine is from a roadcutter, the wings are burlap, the wheels are borrowed from a rickshaw: a popcorn seller has caught the attention of the Pakistan Air Force by building his own plane.
Hiking in summer can feel like walking across a hot griddle with a blow torch aimed at your face. Check the weather before you start your hike so you’re prepared for conditions on the trail.
Winners were determined using an algorithm based on 12 months’ worth of online reviews and ratings for these “things to do” that can be booked on TripAdvisor.
More than 300 women will join a round-the-world voyage launching in October to highlight the devastating impact of plastic pollution in the oceans and conduct scientific research into the escalating crisis.
In the Mont Blanc range, a magnet for mountaineers in the summer, many popular routes up or through the peaks have become too dangerous to take because of the risk of falling debris.