Posts Tagged ‘Belgium’

  • Tradeoffs to Preserve Pandas

    Is the Price of Protecting Pandas Too High?

    Mar 5, 14 • 411 Views • No Comments

    By Madeleine Vance, guest blogger and student at Kent Place School This summer, I had an incredible opportunity to travel through China including a stop to see the giant pandas in Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province. Although the pandas didn’t...  [read more]

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    Exit Plans

    May 24, 12 • 294 Views • No Comments

    A British charitable trust has offered a hefty reward for the best eurozone break-up plan. Their goal? Improve and influence policy though a 250,000 pound ($393,430) incentive prize. As I read through the finalists’ plans, the unfathomable complexity of...  [read more]

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    Pricey Pigeons

    Feb 3, 12 • 323 Views • No Comments

    At the Paradise Pigeon auction in Belgium, a Dutch breeder sold a female pigeon to a Chinese shipbuilder for $328,000. Purchased to breed rather than race, Dolce Vita (the bird) will enable Hu Zhen Yu, also the owner of a pigeon racing group, to elevate China...  [read more]