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The culture and history of glaciers in the Alps

As striking features of the natural environment, glaciers often play a role in the history and culture of the regions where they are found. In some places glaciers are revered: Quechua pilgrims travel into Peru's high Andes ...

dateApr 03, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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Healthier air due to the low emission zone

The low emission zone in Leipzig was established in March 2011, allowing only diesel vehicles of Euro4 and higher with few exceptions. The ban of older vehicles and subsequent modernization of the car fleet resulted in slightly ...

dateDec 21, 2017 in Environment
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