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Words, Words, Words!

I’m a writer.  This means I love words almost as much as I love names.  Anyway, as such I’m always interested when words are created or when they fall out of fashion.   398 more words

General

Manila says China's 'massive' reclamation work a serious concern

The Philippines on Wednesday accused China of undertaking massive reclamation work on several reefs in the disputed South China Sea, expressing concern the activities could fuel tensions. 216 more words

International

China's Massive South China Sea Island Building Project

China’s Island Factory is an immersive story told through text, images and video, best viewed on an up-to-date browser.

http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-29107792

By Rupert Wingfield-Hayes

From The BBC… 1,656 more words

4 Simple Steps For Turning Your Yard Over To The Wild Things

Being a passionate environmentalist – albeit a deeply flawed one- and the father of a one year old girl presents some pretty huge challenges. It’s impossible to ignore the overwhelming onslaught of bad news regarding the natural world. 780 more words

Habitat

Locals blame sea link for Dadar beach erosion

If you are planning to take a walk along whatever is left of the sandy shore at Dadar, forget about it. The beautification-cum-anti-erosion scheme of the Maharashtra Maritime Board is going to transform that sandy patch into a concrete promenade in a year. 426 more words

Hong Kong's embattled leader -- housing promises fall short

By Yimou Lee

HONG KONG Sun Jan 18, 2015 10:06pm EST

(Reuters) – Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying took power in 2012 with a pledge to make housing more affordable, but since then both home prices and the waiting list for public housing have jumped by a third, stoking calls for him to step down. 856 more words