MedArtSal: the project enhancing the treasures of Mediterranean artisanal salinas

SmartGreen Post Artisanal salinas across the Mediterranean today face critical times. Confronted with salt-production industrialisation, urbanisation-imposed pressure, and stressful competition from cheaper in-land producers, shoreline salinas are struggling to remain economically viable.

The British coastal communities doomed to become climate refugees

Al Jazeera Two years ago, Nicola Bayless was taking her evening walk in Happisburgh, a tiny village on the eastern coast of England, when a big chunk of the cliff fell down. “It sounded like thunder. Like a click of fingers and it’s gone. You had no chances if you stood under that,” she recalls while sitting on the front step of her home overlooking the sea.

Australia on wheels: when van means home

Internation When Mirko talks about his van, he sounds like a proud daddy. He even gave him a name, Ginginsbangi Van, and always refers to it as “my home.” Mirko Zambon, 25, is part of the Vanlifers generation, a group of free-spirited Millenials who live in custom-made vans. They follow a nomadic lifestyle that allows them to live, work and travel on a very low budget.

The UK is cutting back on alcohol, and not just for Dry January

At first glance, it seems a brewery like any other. Young men with their sleeves rolled up to the elbows sit around wooden tables, sipping their first pint after a long day at the office. Light rock music and the sound of beers tapped plays in the background. But what makes ​BrewDog AF ​different is that you cannot order anything alcoholic.