The Easter Island in the South Pacific is one of the most remote regions of our planet. Although thousands of miles away from the continents, the waste of human civilization in the form of plastic can be detected here as well as in the entire South Pacific. In a review paper published in the journal Frontiers in Marine Science, a Chilean-German research team impressively demonstrates the extent of the pollution and the impact on the marine ecosystem. Since several decades, plastics dominate many product and packaging sectors. Unfortunately, more and more of these very durable products are polluting our oceans.
I work with aerial photographs which can be very large images, like or pixels a side. When I overlay a historical aerial photo on top of a recent one, I need to be able to access a size handle maybe also a skew handle anywhere on the image, not just in a few places along the edges. The alignment has to be very precise, and having to zoom out or scroll to find a handle I can drag to resize the preview can mean I can't see as precisely or in the right place. We need something like a modifier key we press to make the diamond and square appear right where the mouse is and we can drag right there instead of the handles that are on the edges. It would have the same impact as dragging one of the edge handles in the same direction.
Medium-term ex-pectations for shares in the travel and leisure sector are falling significantly. This creates a sales readiness that speaks for an upcoming relative weakness of the sector. At the beginning of the year, investor sentiment for shares in the travel and leisure industry reached an all-time high. This was tantamount to the end of an almost two-year period of outperformance.