Environment is a 1927 Australian silent film about a woman who poses for a revealing painting. It was one of two films produced by Vaughan C. Marshall, the other one being Caught in the Net (1928).
Unlike many Australian silent films, a copy of it survives today.
Mary Garval is forced by poverty into posing semi-nude for a painting, L'Environment. The painter's assistant, Arthur, tries to seduce her but she runs away after finding out he is married.
Mary seeks refuge in the country and falls for a farmer, Jimmy. They get married but Arthur, seeking revenge, sends a Jewish friend to spy on them. He sends Jimmy a copy of the painting as a wedding present. Jimmy eventually forgives Mary and decides to destroy the painting, but discovers a lost will in the frame, which reveals Mary to be the heiress to a lost fortune.
Offshore (1979) is a novel by Penelope Fitzgerald. It won the Booker Prize for that year. It recalls her time spent on boats on the Thames in Battersea. The novel explores the liminality of people who do not belong to the land or the sea, but are somewhere in between. The epigraph, "che mena il vento, e che batte la pioggia, e che s'incontran con si aspre lingue" ("whom the wind drives, or whom the rain beats, or those who clash with such bitter tongues") comes from Canto XI of Dante's Inferno.
"Offshore", when used relative to hydrocarbons, refers to an oil, natural gas or condensate field that is under the sea, or to activities or operations carried out in relation to such a field. There are various types of platform used in the development of offshore oil and gas fields, and subsea facilities.
Tougher regulatory environment ... The tougher regulatory environment in offshore jurisdictions is giving added impetus to Hong Kong’s efforts to boost its attraction as an alternative location both for offshore funds and funds that are based in the SAR but domiciled elsewhere.
The patented tank design is also said to provide the best storage solution for offshore CO2 liquefaction or re-injection projects ... An additional benefit for offshore storage is that the LPV design prevents sloshing problems even in the harshest environments, Exmar explained.
In addition, the tank design will also provide a storage solution for offshore CO2 liquefaction or re-injection projects ... An additional benefit for offshore storage is that the tank design prevents sloshing problems even in the harshest environments.
NEW YORK, Oct ... In addition, some of the by-products of manufacturing — waste materials left over or substances produced by the manufacturing process itself — may be harmful to the environment. Smog has often been an issue in industrialized nations, many of which have reduced its impact by offshoring manufacturing ... BizVibe for Buyers and Sellers ... Email.
Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) announced Friday 15 October the launch of “THE RIG”, its newest tourism project inspired by offshore oil platforms. This comes in line with the Kingdom’s efforts to preserve the environment by lessening its dependence on oil and focusing more on tourism and entertainment.
Offshore survey specialist GreenRebel plans to create 50 jobs over the next year to meet growing demand from wind farms. Cork-based Green Rebel carries out offshore surveys for developers seeking suitable sites for wind farms ...Environment ... our normally hidden marine environment.
The country’s Ministry of Energy said on Friday that the EIA will assess the potential direct and indirect impact of offshore wind development on the environment and public health, and seek to provide alternatives and mitigation measures.
Oregon State University (OSU) will receive a $2 million grant from the Department of Energy to study the impact of offshore winds on the environment ... “I am pleased OSU will use this grant to lead efforts on offshore wind development research and find ways for offshore wind to safely coexist with our wildlife and fisheries.
(THE CONVERSATION) The Biden administration has announced ambitious plans to scale up leasing for offshore wind energy projects along the Atlantic, Gulf and Pacific coasts ... The Biden administration aims to have 30 gigawatts of offshore wind operating by 2030 ... Many people see offshore drilling as a threat to the environment.
Re “Deputy’s plea allows him to stay out of jail” (Oct. 14). ... This is disgusting ... — Ronald D ... Offshore drilling’s impact on our environment and California economy. With the recent oil spill off our coast, a call to ban all offshore drilling has arisen ... The transition must start, but gradually, to make a long-term impact on our environment and economy ... .
The company provides offshore contract drilling services for oil and gas wells ... The company currently has 37 mobile offshore drilling units which include 27 ultra-deepwater floaters and 10 harsh environment floaters ... It believes that it must continue to provide services in a way that does not harm the environment.
The recent oil spill off the coast of California has caused less damage than feared so far. However, it's brought the issue of offshore drilling into a new environment. state congressional races. Here's what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to KnowToday" delivered to your inbox daily ... 1 ... 2 ... 3.