Opinion

Love or Hate? Hosting Tourists In a Global Age

Love or Hate? Hosting Tourists In a Global Age

By Nezar AlSayyad — The Mark News —  Tourism has always been an important human activity and business. But today, condemning  tourists is becoming a trend with serious significance for future relationships between nations and people. This past summer witnessed demonstrations against tourists in the popular tourist  destinations of Barcelona […]

Serving the Underserved

Serving the Underserved

By Martha Thorne  — The Mark News —   The connection between physical space and quality of life is clear – now cities, community groups and individual clients must realize that their best expenditure will be to create a real plan aimed at serving those in need with the help […]

Demise of the Bees

Demise of the Bees

By Dave Goulson — The Mark News — Bees are important; together with other less known insect pollinators, they pollinate three quarters of the crops we grow in the world. Tomatoes, blueberries, zucchini, strawberries, melons, coffee and cacao –  to name just a few – all rely on pollination by insects. […]

Designing Innovation: Wuhan on the Rise

Designing Innovation: Wuhan on the Rise

By Michael Grove & Tao Zhang — The Mark News — By one measure, it’s the eighth most dynamic city in the world. It has achieved that success not by the isolated-tech-campus approach of Silicon Valley. Rather, Wuhan has become a fast-growing hotbed for tech, education, and innovation by fostering […]