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A model ecosystem story: Anglers can predict fish stock

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Have I got a fish story for you. Any angler beginning a yarn like that usually ends up spinning a tall tale, an exaggeration or bald-faced lie. Michigan State University researchers, however, have demonstrated that anglers can produce accurate and complex environmental models similar to those of trained scientists. Read More »

C’wealth model offers hope for easing multilateral trade tensions

By Patricia Scotland, Commonwealth Secretary-General 7 October 2019 – Global uncertainties and tensions are escalating and affecting trade in every region. We see rising protectionism, while multilateral cooperation – including through the World Trade Organisation – is increasingly under threat. Meanwhile, the resilience of many smaller or less developed countries is being undermined by the impact of climate change and ... Read More »

A rural sanitation model that works

By Liby Johnson BHUBANESWAR, Odisha, India, Jul 30 2019 (IPS) – Research and experience across more than two decades in rural Odisha, India, show that an effective rural sanitation model requires both financial assistance and integrated water supply. Read More »

BD JS model draws huge attention in photo show at UN

Culture Desk The Permanent Mission of Bangladesh and the Permanent Mission of Estonia to the UN jointly organized the photo exhibition titled ‘From Island to Island- The creative journey of Louis Kahn’ at the UN headquarters, where a model of Bangladesh national parliament was displayed at the centre of the hall, according to a message received here yesterday. The model ... Read More »

A business model for sustainability

by Paul Polman London – In a recent report, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warned that without “rapid and far-reaching” changes to how land, energy, industry, buildings, transport, and cities are managed, the damage to our planet could be irreversible. The message was clear: we need a cooperative effort on a global scale to change our current trajectory. ... Read More »

Kidnapped British model recounts ordeal

A British model who was allegedly abducted in Italy has said she understands why people may doubt her story, but insists she was “terrified” and certain she would die during the ordeal. Chloe Ayling says she was lured to Milan for a fake photo shoot, then drugged, stuffed into a suitcase and held at a rural house by criminals who ... Read More »