In Morocco, a blue tourist town is turning green

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14 November 2017 20:37:39 WN.com - Mideast News

Author: AFP Wed, 2017-11-15 22:07 ID: 1510678891854827500 CHEFCHAOUEN, Morocco: Huddling against a hillside in northern Morocco is a tourist town famed for the striking blue of its buildings, and now the mayor is mixing in another color — green. Chefchaouen — known locally as Chaouen — wants to become a model for sustainable development at a time when the northwest African kingdom has shone a spotlight onto its commitment to the environment and a greener future. Take Aziz, a local council employee in his forties. He whizzes silently around town on an electric bicycle doing his job as an inspector of building sites. “It’s a practical and eco-friendly way of getting around!” he said. “It... Full article on In Morocco, a blue tourist town is turning green

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Morocco tourist town shooting: one killed, two injured

1.4445031 07 November 2017 15:38:41 WN.com - Mideast News

(MENAFN) One man was shot dead and two others were injured in a tourist area of Marrakesh, authorities in Morocco said, adding that it appeared to be a local settling of scores.Two... ......

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One killed, two hurt in Morocco tourist town shooting

1.4445031 03 November 2017 05:24:44 WN.com - World News

One man was shot dead and two others were hurt in a tourist area of Marrakesh, authorities in Morocco said, adding that it appeared to be a local settling of scores. ......

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Arctic farming: Town turns to hydroponics for fresh greens

1.4445031 04 November 2016 12:01:03 WN.com - World News

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The landscape is virtually treeless around a coastal hub town above Alaska's Arctic Circle, where even...

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Arctic farming: Town turns to hydroponics for fresh greens

1.4416237 04 November 2016 09:00:09 WN.com - World News

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) " The landscape is virtually treeless around a coastal hub town above Alaska's Arctic Circle, where even summer temperatures are too cold for northern-growing forests to take root.Amid these unforgiving conditions, a creative kind of farming is sprouting up in the largely Inupiat community of Kotzebue.A subsidiary of a local Native corporation is using hydroponics technology to grow produce inside an insulated, 40-foot shipping container equipped with ......

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Arctic farming: Town turns to hydroponics for fresh greens

1.4416237 04 November 2016 07:59:54 WN.com - World News

The landscape is virtually treeless around a coastal hub town above Alaska's Arctic Circle, where even summer temperatures are too cold for northern-growing forests to take root. Amid these unforgiving conditions, a creative kind of farming is sprouting up in the largely Inupiat community of Kotzebue. A subsidiary of a local Native corporation is using hydroponics technology to grow produce inside an insulated, 40-foot shipping container equipped with glowing magenta LED lights. Arctic Greens is harvesting kale, various lettuces, basil and other greens weekly from the soil-free system and selling them at the supermarket in the community of nearly 3,300. "We're learning," Will Anderson,...

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Inside Morocco's blue city

1.385192 03 August 2015 10:55:39 CNN.com - RSS Channel - Regions - Africa

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Green, Red, Blue: a review

1.3025079 28 February 2015 06:20:01 Khaama Press (KP) | Afghan News Agency

Green, red, blue; a novel written by Afghan writer and novelist Arif Farman, describing customs, traditions, love, difficulties and struggle in life. Mr. Farman is well-known for his previous novel AFGHANI, which is written with a very clear and simple language style and talks in a fascinating way about the true experience of Afghan refugees’ Read the full article...

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Vote blue, get green

1.3025079 11 January 2015 20:49:38 WN.com - World News

Get greenery: 'goodie bags' containing a silver birch sapling await collection before David Cameron's press conference on 'green' issues on 8 April 2006. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images Silly me. When Cameron said in 2010, “vote blue, go green” I didn’t realise he was referring to the TV debate in 2015 (Report, 9 January). Alan Ford Saltdean, East Sussex • Would you please not use term bedblockers (Report, 7 January). This neoliberal language dehumanises people to commodities and treats them as a transactional contract, rather than humans. They are vulnerable people that need us to love them, care for them and provide them with a...

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Boko Haram turns tourist hotspot into a ghost town

1.2013531 02 June 2014 13:50:56 News24 Africa

With a famous nature reserve, elephant safaris, and a reputation as a peaceful haven, the small town of Waza in the far north of Cameroon used to buzz with tourists.

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Boko Haram turns tourist hotspot into a ghost town

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With a famous nature reserve, elephant safaris, and a reputation as a peaceful haven, the small town of Waza in the far north of Cameroon used to buzz with tourists.

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