Green Invasion Turns Lima’s Historical Center Into A Park (Photos)

November 11, 2010 by  
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Photo: Genaro Alva. With the goal of recovering the historical center of Peru’s capital city, a group of organizations put together an event called Gran Semana de Lima or Lima’s Great Week, which aimed to create new life in the streets. Among other activities, there was a contest for urban interventions and one of the winners was this amazing project called Green Invasion by architects Genaro Alva, Denise Ampuero, Gloria Andrea Rojas and industrial designer Claudia Ampuero…

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More Developing Nations Adopting US-style Diet & Getting Fatter, Big Surprise…

November 11, 2010 by  
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photo: Gideon / Creative Commons Lest you think obesity is uniquely an American problem, or one of the wealthy nations of the world, a new study in The Lancet puts that misconception to rest. As the BBC reports, Mexico, South Africa and Brazil already have a greater percentage of overweight and obese adults than is the average across all the

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