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Peace finally ratified in Paris

Peace finally ratified in Paris

Paris, January 10:  Peace was ratified in the Salon de l’Horloge, the small room in which the League of Nations was born.  The ceremony took place punctually at 4 o’clock.  The proceedings were brief, formal, and private.  The protocol was read, and then the seals of the Allied and German ...

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Let them eat the city, say the urban farmers of Paris

Let them eat the city, say the urban farmers of Paris

Paris, France – Parisian mushrooms are reclaiming their space in the dark spaces under the City of Light. “When cars arrived in Paris in the 1930s they pushed out “champignons de Paris” (known in English as button mushrooms),” explains Jean-Noel Gertz, CEO of Cycloponics, the start-up that has transformed an abandoned ...

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Hidden Boomers

Hidden Boomers

The global economy does not move as one. At any given time, some countries run hot and others run cold, based on a vast array of factors. But with the Next Recession looming at some point in the U.S. and the rest of the rich world, we here at OZY ...

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Your Environment This Week: Tourism stressing tigers, past climate and gecko evolution, Mysuru’s bird atlas – Mongabay

Your Environment This Week: Tourism stressing tigers, past climate and gecko evolution, Mysuru's bird atlas - Mongabay

This week’s environment and conservation news stories rolled into one. To receive a weekly email with a roundup of our stories, please sign-up for our newsletter. Climate change threatens Wayanad’s agrarian and tourism prospects The floods and landslides of the last two years have ruined a major portion of Wayanad, where ...

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Apples rot in Kashmir’s orchards amid blockade by India

At this time of year, the fruit and vegetable wholesale markets of Kashmir are usually packed with people and overflowing with crisp red apples, the prize harvest of this rugged agricultural region. But the markets, or mandis, stand deserted. A nearly three-month crackdown by Indian authorities has brought Kashmir’s economy ...

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Out and about | Calendar

Out and about | Calendar

A la carte Today and Saturday The Old Jail Museum – World War II exhibit through November; 121 N. Indiana St., Warsaw; hours, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; free admission; www.kosciuskohistory.com. BOOKS TUESDAY Dr. ...

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The Tax Haven Hidden in Plain Sight – England’s Farmland

The Tax Haven Hidden in Plain Sight – England's Farmland

The words “tax haven” tend to conjure up images of palm-fringed Caribbean beaches and whitewashed buildings covered in the brass plates of shell companies. What might surprise many is that there is a tax haven sitting under everyone’s noses, here in England. It’s all perfectly legal and above board too. ...

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