The climate is changing: the rain is heavier and the dry periods between are lasting longer. How can we moderate these two extremes? A lot of rain water currently drains through sewers to prevent flooding. However, that does not always work and increases the problem of drought. De UrbanistenDe Urbanisten
Since 2019 the online newspaper Newsdam writes in English about all kind of Dutch news. We started in Rotterdam and are now expanding to other University cities in the Netherlands and therefore we need reporters. CitiesFor the Rotterdam newsdesk we are looking for volunteers who are able to write about
At may 3rd, Newsdam organize for the third time already the World Press Freedom Day in Rotterdam and watch together with them from 20:00-22:00 the film Harrison’s Flowers. Harrison’s FlowersOctober 1991. Harrison Lloyd, photographer at ‘Newsweek’, is sent to Yugoslavia to take pictures of a conflict described by the media
Over the last ten years Rotterdam has transformed the centre into a “City Lounge” in order to encourage people to meet, stay and enjoy Rotterdam – by reallocating road and parking space, slowing traffic speeds and investing in quality public space at an impressive scale. The results are transformative, well
As a Communication Professional, it’s an interesting time for you to come on board at Vopak! Around the world, we connect the supply of – and demand for – vital products and resources. Energy that allows people to heat their homes and travel the world. Food for a growing planet.
Three local Rotterdam solutions for global problems Swinging Excercise Breathing exercises boring? Not any more! The GroovTube helps children with a chronic condition to exercise in a playful way. With the help of an interactive game they regulate and build the respiratory muscle strength. The visual feedback on the breathing
The magnificent Japanese Garden will reopen its doors for 6 weeks only from Saturday, 27 April to Sunday, 9 June so you can admire the spring colours in their full glory. The garden will be open daily from 9.00 to 20.00 hrs. during this 6-week period. The Japanese Garden was
At April 20th, RAW Streetphoto Gallery (Coolsesstraat 75) celebrates her 3 years anniversary with a duo exhibition of Jürgen Bürgin and Jorg Rubbert “IntimateStrangers”. The opening is at 16:00. The ArtistsJürgen Bürgin and Jorg Rubbert are the front runners of street photography in Europe. Their artworks are influencing photography development.
The bikes designed by Dutch artist Daan Roosegaarde would suck in polluted air, using positive ionization to clean it, before pushing it back out into the atmosphere. More innovation Dutchman, Daan Roosegaarde who brought us air pollution-busting innovations like the 7 meter ‘smog tower’ to suck out the bad air in China;
A cow toilet is being developed in the Netherlands, yes, you read that right. There is soon to be a toilet made exclusively for our bovine friends. A cow toilet that separates cow urine from cow dung, with the aim of solving the problem of ammonia emissions within the dairy