2 years ago
by AdelleChattre+23 +2
Adam Shatz reviews “Music of Morocco,” edited and annotated by Philip D. Schuyler.
2 years ago
by rti9+30 +1
Herman Sörgel wanted to create the largest civil engineering project the world has ever seen: a colossal dam across the Strait of Gibraltar, lowering the Mediterranean sea. There were, of course, a few problems with this.
1 year ago
by rawlings+21 +1
The Mediterranean - Europe's summer playground - is being trashed by accumulating plastic waste. Research suggests about 3,000 tons of the material is floating on the surface, with more added every year. And because the sea is almost fully enclosed the plastic is trapped - taking decades to break down. Not only are tourists swimming in the debris, marine creatures are mistaking it for food.
11 months ago
by sauce+20 +1
More than 3,000 migrants and refugees have died crossing the Mediterranean in a desperate bid to reach Europe's shores since the start of the year, the International Organization for Migration said Tuesday. The figure so far represents a 40 percent drop compared to last year's record of 5,000 known or suspected drownings. "That mark (was) probably passed sometime over last weekend," when more than 30 migrants died off the coast of Libya, IOM spokesman Joel Millman told reporters in Geneva.
8 months ago
by wetwilly87+21 +1
Mediterranean-type diet is associated with higher psychological resilience in a general adult population: findings from the Moli-sani study
Psychological resilience is a measure of stress coping ability and has been associated with favourable health outcomes. While evidence on the relationship of dietary habits with a number of psychosocial conditions is available, there is lack of studies on their association with psychological resilience in a general adult population.