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Texas Banned Banning Fracking - 05/19/2015

The governor of Texas Greg Abbott signed a law banning imposing restrictions on the shale hydrocarbons by fracking in the cities located throughout the state. It is reported by The Guardian. - This law will ensure that Texas does not become a patchwork tailored with rules varying from region to region, from district to district and from city to city, - said the Republican. The state authorities...

Our Digital Future: George Orwell May Have Been Optimistic - 05/18/2015

Pew Research Center research firm’s survey shows that Internet blurs the line between private and public information. According to interviewed experts, by 2025, the boundary between these areas may completely disappear. Privacy has always been a flexible concept, but thanks to the Internet the line between private and public is becoming thinner. It will have to respond to both policy-makers and...

Europe's Standard of Living: Prosperous and Poorest - 05/14/2015

The World Economic Forum in cooperation with Mercer company prepared a fresh report on the development of human capital in the world - The Human Capital Report 2015. This is an annual global survey of countries ranked by the integral index of human capital (Human Capital Index). This index takes into account the multi-level life expectancy, literacy, education and longevity of the population...

Forests Can Save Humanity from Starvation - 05/13/2015

Forests can make an important contribution to the fight against world hunger. This is stated in the UN report on forests and food security. Its publication is timed to the session of the Forum on Forests, which these days takes place in New York. The report noted that nowadays one in nine people in the world still suffer from hunger. The majority of the starving live in Africa and Asia. Experts...

Record Growth of Eurozone Economy: Is the Situation Overestimated? - 05/13/2015

Eurozone’s GDP grew by 0.4% in the first quarter of 2015, reported the European statistical agency Eurostat on Wednesday, May 13. In annual terms, the increase was 1%. The economy of the EU countries also showed growth in the first quarter by 0.4%, compared to the same quarter last year - 1.4%. With regard to the performance of individual countries, the growth rate slowed in Germany, as reported...

World Bank to invest $59.5 million in Vanuatu Aviation sector - 05/13/2015

World Bank has planned to invest $59.5 million to improve the safety and efficiency of Vanuatu’s aviation sector.   The World Bank’s executive directors approved the credit to the small island nation as it considered the airport as a key part to the country’s disaster management and recovery activities. The Vanuatu Aviation Investment Project will deliver sector reform, along with...

Americans Renounce the Citizenship to Avoid Huge Taxes - 05/11/2015

In the first quarter 2015, a record number of Americans living abroad denied US citizenship. According to experts, the main reason is the tightening of fiscal policy in Washington. The authorities of the United States ordered its citizens to provide data on accounts in foreign banks. Throughout its history, America has been a country of immigrants. Millions of people from all over the world left...

UK: Conservatives won. But why? - 05/08/2015

The Conservative Party won the general election in the UK, reports Reuters. Tory got 324 of the 650 seats - enough to form a number of parliamentary majority. The Labour Party gained 229 seats, the Scottish nationalists - 56, Liberal Democrats - eight places, the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) won one seat. David Cameron, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, said that he hopes to...

The Mystery Of Teotihuacan Civilization Is Likely To Be Solved By The Discovery Of Liquid Mercury Inside The Mexican Pyramid - 05/06/2015

Recent discovery of liquid mercury at the Mexican pyramid raise expectations among the archaeological survey team. They believe they are at the doorsteps of a royal tomb of the Teotihuacan civilization. Mexico – 05 May 2015 – Fox News Latino informs about the latest findings within “Mexican Pyramids”. Archaeological work have been going since last six years at the Mexican ‘plumed-serpent’...

The Blue Amazon Promises Brazil ‘Enormous Economic, Scientific And Technological Potential’ - 05/06/2015

Brazilian officials have named the Atlantics, rich in natural resources and biodiversity, “The Blue Amazon” of the country. Neighbouring countries are annoyed by the recognition of the hidden potentials of the “Blue Amazon” whereby Brazil is likely to acquire an additional grant of the Atlantics-continental shelf from the U.N. commissions. Rio De Janeiro – 04 May 2015 – Fabiola Ortiz informs that...
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