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Journée sans Voitures 2016

FOR A FEW HOURS in March 2015 Paris became the most polluted city in the world. Excessive vehicle emissions combined with sunshine, a drop in temperature and an absence of wind to disperse the pollutants caused a stagnant cover of warm air to settle over Paris resulting in a toxic haze that enveloped the city. 709 more words

Paris Sounds

Take a Child Outside

It’s Take a Child Outside week in North Carolina.  Even though we actually live in South Carolina, I plan on celebrating and making the most of it.   939 more words


Adaptable Bats Can Deal with Noise Pollution

Noise pollution is hard to define for many people. We tend to think of noise as ephemeral; it’s something that happens and goes away. Maybe it’s annoying at the time, but it isn’t pollution. 282 more words

Environmental Hazards

Soundings. Truth in zoom

Faced with a lame (not even 3 speed) bike, the clever kids figured a way out: clothes pins and playing cards.

Despite the yells from the kitchen window “Clip those on, and you’ll loosen the spokes. 406 more words


Holiday headaches - competing cacophony

You must be kidding!? There is yet another religious celebration to be fetted at full volume!

This time it happens to be Ganapathi and the clanking of bells, thrum of drums hasn’t relented for hours. 312 more words


Naked Barbies and sleeping babies

I’m not a man’s man in the traditional sense.

I don’t capture or kill my food, I’ve never been quick to temper and I enjoy the creative arts. 633 more words