As wildfires tear across America’s West, the immediate risk is to life and property, but they will eventually affect water supplies. That’s one reason large corporations are beginning to help fund forest restoration in order to mitigate their water risk. The water supply for many communities, including large cities, starts in mountains and national forests.
Singapore has hinted that unvaccinated travelers may be subject to longer quarantine periods and additional testing. franckreporter | E+ | Getty Images SINGAPORE — Housing prices have shot up across cities in Asia-Pacific this year, fueled by record low interest rates amid the pandemic. Optimism has also gained steam as vaccination rates gain pace, and
A crowd of supporters including elected officials, legal professionals and concerned neighbors gathered to attempt to stop an illegal eviction of a resident in Bushwick, Brooklyn during the State mandated moratorium due to the pandemic, August 8, 2020. Erik McGregor | LightRocket | Getty Images New York State lawmakers have voted to extend an eviction
The U.S. housing market has been an unlikely beneficiary from the Covid-19 pandemic. During the pandemic, home prices have climbed at a record pace. The median price for an existing home reached over $363,000 in June 2021, a 23.4% year-over-year increase. “You can see in just basically the last 15 months or so, we’ve seen
Peter Thiel Adam Jeffery | CNBC Peter Thiel, the tech billionaire who co-founded PayPal and Palantir and backed Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign, has filed plans to build large complex on a 193-hectare estate that he owns on the South Island of New Zealand. Thiel, who was also an early investor in Facebook and currently
The exterior of the Gloria Crest Estate located in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey. LuxQue Media / Mike Aghachi A mansion was once hailed as one of the most expensive homes for sale in New Jersey, has seen its price drop like a ton of bricks. Back in 2013, the 28-room estate at 83 North Woodland