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New children's book teaches about dangerous pollutants

Jamaica Observer 25 Mar 2023
... Implementation Plan for the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants in Jamaica' project ... Antonio disclosed that the Stockholm Convention project has so far built the capacity of nearly 200 key stakeholders to reduce or eliminate their usage and stockpiles of POPs.

Ports of Stockholm to focus on the safety aspects of autonomous ships

SAFETY4SEA 24 Mar 2023
According to Ports of Stockholm, the aim of the research project is to explore and develop the safety aspects and create new preconditions for maritime sustainability and mobility services, in addition to strengthening Stockholm’s position from an international perspective.

You should be booking your summer vacation now

The Day 21 Mar 2023
According to an American Express projection, hotel rates will rise this year in many major markets ... Internationally, American Express projects that hotel rates will climb by 10 percent in Paris and 9 percent in Stockholm ... Hopper projects that fares within the United States will ...

Ports of Stockholm eyes carbon capture and storage hub

Seatrade Maritime News 20 Mar 2023
The project will assess scope to build an interim carbon dioxide storage facility at Stockholm Norvik Port. The project, known as Norvik Infrastructure CCS East Sweden (NICE), is aimed at increasing options for emissions reduction and negative emissions with a sustainable and ...

The 2023 Shaffer Grants for Innovative Glaucoma Research

Longview News-Journal 14 Mar 2023
Frankfort, MD, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine, for his project ... "An In Vivo Biomarker to Monitor Glaucoma Progression"Cezary Rydz, MD, at University of California, Irvine, for his project. "Modulating Ocular Hypertension Induced Accelerated Aging in Rodent Retina"James Tribble, PhD, at the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden, for the project.

Biden’s climate targets were already in question — now his ambition is, too

Yahoo Daily News 14 Mar 2023
It’s going to rank among the largest projects in the United States when it’s done,” said Michael Lazarus, a senior scientist at the Stockholm Environment Institute U.S., adding that the project’s yearly greenhouse gas pollution would be roughly equivalent to 10% of all the emissions produced in Washington state every year.

Sweden emerges as sudden front-runner to host 2030 Olympics

TSN Canada 11 Mar 2023
GENEVA (AP) — Sweden emerging as the front-runner in a troubled search for a 2030 Olympics host is as much a surprise in Stockholm as elsewhere ... Athlete villages are the typical big-ticket Olympic projects, though Stockholm needs new housing so support from city authorities is expected, Von Uthmann suggested.

Long COVID linked to air pollution exposure in young adults – new study

The Conversation 07 Mar 2023
For some, these symptoms lasted for almost two years ... This study began in 1994 in Stockholm County, Sweden and recruited 4,000 newborns – many of whom are still being followed today ... Air quality ... 2020-01886, 2022-06340), the Swedish Heart-Lung Foundation, Karolinska Institutet, and Region Stockholm (ALF project for cohort and database maintenance) ... .

Sustainable Meet Stockholm and Stockholmsmässan put the city on the map as the go-to destination ...

TravelDailyNews 02 Mar 2023
Stockholmsmässan is an active partner in the Sustainable Meet Stockholm collaboration and marketing project, which aims to promote Stockholm as a sustainable meeting destination ... Sustainable Meet Stockholm wants to change this. The aim of the project is to put Stockholm on the map as the go-to destination for sustainable meetings and events.

Design news: could you live in a skip? Plus Collect craft fair and a cool walking frame

The Observer 27 Feb 2023
Turns out this was valuable research for his latest design project, Uncanny Spaces, which was on show at Stockholm Furniture Fair this month. The digital project played out on Instagram, where Jansson posted rendered images of a flat he told his followers that he’d bought as a renovation project on Stockholm’s Heleneborgsgatan.

Five Emerging Artists to Watch in 2023

The Facts 27 Feb 2023
In fact, Armour has collaborated with scientific researchers and doctors on some of her projects.�Invited as the first artist in residence at Cellectis (a genome engineering company specializing in the development of immunotherapies), she produced�Project MC1R�there.

A Payday Live-Action Adaptation Is In The Works

Gamespot 17 Feb 2023
Starbreeze has announced a partnership with production company Stockholm Syndrome to create a live-action adaptation of the series ... Stockholm Syndrome's ...

NATO reveals new space fleet

Russia Today 16 Feb 2023
NATO has announced a new space project that aims to create a fleet of spy satellites ... The project, which is called ‘Alliance ... However, despite not being formally admitted into the military bloc, both Stockholm and Helsinki are already participating in joint projects.

From gravediggers to priests: Everything I learnt from going on 100 dates with 100 men

Irish Independent 14 Feb 2023
I was heartbroken – my husband had left me for another woman – and I was struggling to get my self-image and confidence back ... I met people all over Sweden, from urban Stockholm to the pastoral countryside, and even across the Baltic to Helsinki in Finland ... The project was finished and I was flying from Stockholm to Copenhagen ... .

Sweden puts brakes on treatments for trans minors

Taipei Times 08 Feb 2023
AFP, STOCKHOLM ... Teenagers walk in Sundbyberg, Sweden, on Jan. 18 ... In 2021, about 820 new cases were registered ... In May 2021 — before Swedish authorities’ restricted gender reassignment hormone treatments — the prestigious Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm restricted such hormone treatments to research projects only ... .

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