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Cape Town now faces dry taps by July 9

Residents of drought-stricken Cape Town received good news Tuesday when city officials said they now face losing piped water to their homes by July 9—a month later than last forecast.

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Image: Sentinel-2 captures Beijing

Today, 16 February, upwards of 20% of the world's population will be celebrating Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival. According to the traditional Chinese calendar, which is based on the lunar cycle and the ...

dateFeb 16, 2018 in Space Exploration
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The threatened species in our urban jungle

If you're like most Australians, chances are you're an urban dweller, and your idea of "city wildlife" probably includes pigeons, seagulls and those big, hairy possums that wander along powerlines and eat your roses.

dateFeb 12, 2018 in Ecology
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Exceptional architecture and its impact on cities

The Guggenheim Museum, designed by star architect Frank Gehry, led to an economic boom in the Spanish city of Bilbao. This "Bilbao Effect" is appealing to many urban planners and politicians who look to better position their ...

dateFeb 12, 2018 in Environment
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