Models on display at Auto Shanghai 2017, the global industry’s biggest marketing event of the year, reflect the conflict between Beijing’s ambitions to promote environmentally friendly propulsion and Chinese consumers’ love of hulking, fuel-hungry SUVs.
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Indian salt pan workers of the Agariya community in Gujarat work in the remote and arid Little Rann of Kutch (LRK) region for nearly eight months of the year during the salt farming season. India is ranked third in gross amount of salt produced in the world, behind China and the United States, and the western state of Gujarat accounts for 77 percent of India’s production.
Informal settlers continue to occupy a mass housing project for police for almost a month now in Pandi township, Bulacan province, about 50 kilometers (31 miles) north of Manila, Philippines.
As part of a broader plan by Nature Conservancy to restore the pine forests of the Central Cascades so they are more resilient to wildfires and climate change, the nonprofit environmental group is cutting down trees to save the forest.
Dutch couple Edwin Koeman, and Nitsuje Wolanios planted 250,000 tulips of 183 different varieties in a field outside Milan. The field opened March 28 and will remain open for three or four weeks, depending on the blooming time of the tulips.
More than 50,000 people have been displaced by flood water in the region of Piura in northern Peru and hundreds of houses have been flooded. Many local residents are being taken to shelters set up by the government, while others refuse to leave their land and prefer to stay on high ground in their communities.