Outdoor World

‘I dont want ships to kill me’: Marseille fights cruise liner pollution

Shipping is estimated to account for 10% of city air pollution, and campaigners are targeting cruise industry in particular From his balcony above Marseille’s port, Jean-Pierre Eyraud has a prime position of the giant, luxury Venice and Barcelona. He and other environmentalists in Marseille want to force a move to cleaner energy and to stiffen rules on the levels of ultra-fine particles in the air. Cruise ship engines are kept running all day in port to fulfill the energy needs of the floating hotels. There has been no study on…

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8 high-tech products helping us survive in the most extreme conditions

  Extreme conditions differ depending upon where you are on countries around the world, what situations you’re facing and for how long. Person surviving a harsh arctic blizzard will have very different survival needs compared to someone stranded in an arid desert, for example. Do you have a brilliant idea for the next great tech innovation? Then enter our Tech Innovation for the Future competition and you could win up to £10,000! Survival tech is therefore wide-ranging, from the seemingly humble packet of waterproof matches, through to an all-encompassing’ bug…

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Northern Spain road trip: pull over for pintxos

Theres great food and striking design on the route from the Basque country to Galicia, taking in boutique hotels and beautiful beaches The road from San Sebastian to A Coruna is one of big cities, pretty fishing towns, high cliffs and raging sea. It skirts the rugged Basque coast, runs through lush Cantabria and Asturias, and objective up in Galicia, on the wildly beautiful Costa de la Muerte. San Sebastian is all about food, and there is so much to recommend. Stay a few minutes from the old township and…

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These Rad Bridesmaids Threw A Warrior-Themed Bachelorette Party

In July, bride-to-be Alex Pinkerton and her six bridesmaids headed to Banff, Canada, to celebrate her upcoming wedding. Instead of sporting the usual “bride tribe” T-shirts, they channeled their inner badasses and garmented as warrior women instead. Reba Clamp Alex Pinkerton, centre, said the costumes were an ode to all the women out there who are “battling to maintain their rightful place in their environment.” The bride-to-be told HuffPost that the theme for the weekend was a response to the current political climate. Several months before the bachelorette weekend, several…

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