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New York, USA
Invitation to attend
A still life of artists’ tools (photo) promotes ticket sales for the Frieze New York contemporary art fair that brings together some 200 galleries from 30 countries on Randall’s Island from May 5 through 7.
Last year, 1.4 billion tourists traveled to a foreign country – a figure almost equal to the population of China. According to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), roughly half of them availed flew to their vacation destinations.
Each person in the European Union throws away an average of 179 kilograms of food a year, which comes to a rough total of 89 million tons. Now restaurants like the Spill (“trash” in English) in the Västra Hamnen district of Malmö, Sweden, are trialing a dedicated counteroffensive by serving, for instance, a delicious fish soup prepared with “rescued” vegetables from local markets would otherwise have thrown out.
In 2018, the jury of Siena International Photo Award had to judge more images than ever before: 48 000, sent in by photographers from 156 countries. Christoph Kaula’s sprinting hamster was not a winner in the Animal category, but it did earn him a Remarkable Award.