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New MSc Environment, Politics and Development

By Wed, Mar 26, 2014 12:44AM UTC Comments Off Northern Thailand

  SOAS, University of London launches an exciting new MSc programme in Environment, Politics and Development. Taught by leading political ecologists, the MSc offers a critical analysis of key contemporary issues including water, forestry, climate, fisheries, agricultural production, biodiversity, conflicts and energy supply. The programme explores challenging questions, including: • How does the environment intersect...

Smoked salmon wrapped poached egg, baby spinach salad and grain mustard vinaigrette

By Tue, Mar 05, 2013 1:26PM UTC Comments Off Smoked salmon wrapped poached egg, baby spinach salad and grain mustard vinaigrette

Le Cordon Bleu News, 03/01/2013

About this recipe

The classic combination of smoked salmon and egg creates a uniquely presented light lunch or starter.

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 30 minutes

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SPIRe Seminar Week 6: “African Waters: The Cooperation Question.”

By Mon, Feb 25, 2013 2:46PM UTC Comments Off

SPIRe Seminar Week 6: “African Waters: The Cooperation Question.” byUCDspirePosted onFebruary 25, 2013 SPIRe’s Week six seminar will feature SPIRe PhD student, Mr.Paul Quinn presenting on his research “African Waters: The Cooperation Question” from 12:00-13:00 Wednesday, February 27th  in G316 Newman Building, UCD Belfield.  All are welcome.AbstractNatural resource management poses challenges at multiple levels of governance; this is particularly true of transboundary water systems. No single approach is adopted internationally and each instance is characterized by diversity. Interactions between states range from verbal hostilities or military actions, to regime formation and cooperation; with instances of conflict and cooperation often occurring in...

WATER WAYS – THE CITY LIVEABILITY CHALLENGE

By Fri, Feb 15, 2013 2:00AM UTC Comments Off WATER WAYS – THE CITY LIVEABILITY CHALLENGE

Around the globe, city dwellers and planners are rethinking the way we capture, store and manage urban water. A new Australian centre, with more than A$100 million and a spectrum of expertise on tap, is ready to lead the way. By the middle of this century, the number of people living in urban areas will reach 6.3 billion. United Nations modelling tells us that the world’s rural populace will shrink during this period, while the centres of concrete and steel grow to accommodate more than 70 per cent of the world’s population and apply increasing human pressure on the...

POSITIVES AND NEGATIVES: A PLUS FOR ENERGY

By Fri, Feb 15, 2013 2:00AM UTC Comments Off POSITIVES AND NEGATIVES: A PLUS FOR ENERGY

Salts that exist in a liquid state at room temperature could soon change the cars we drive, improve our renewable energy sources and help wean industrial chemistry off petroleum.Hybrid vehicles constitute a significant part of the automotive market. But safety concerns about the technology that powers these cars – their batteries are more likely than standard ones to ignite – is a major hindrance to reducing the carbon emissions of road transport. For Douglas MacFarlane, Professor of Chemistry at Monash University, the tendency of such car batteries to explode if damaged is a practical problem that he believes can...

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