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Homeless demand housing in Madrid

Homeless demand housing in Madrid

CAMPED: Homeless people are living outside the Prado museum CREDIT: Wikimedia Commons A GROUP of around 150 homeless people have set up camp outside the El Prado Museum in Madrid and are demanding that the government offer them a place to live.  Mayor Jose Luis Martinez Almeida spoke out against the protest declaring ...

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How Costa Rica’s Climate Makes It a Tropical Paradise

How Costa Rica's Climate Makes It a Tropical Paradise

The distance of the Costa Rican territory, from the Pacific Ocean to the Caribbean Sea is 322 kilometers. The variety of landscape and microclimates that can be enjoyed on the same day makes this country a paradisiacal destination.   In just 51 thousand square kilometers, the traveler can find sun, ...

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Rainforests, explained

Rainforests, explained

Rainforests are often partly self-watering. Plants release water into the atmosphere through a process called transpiration. The moisture helps create the thick cloud cover that hangs over most rainforests. Even when it’s not raining, these clouds keep the rainforest humid and warm. Rainforest loss Deforestation is endangering rainforests worldwide, driven ...

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