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.
Guangzhou has been ramping up efforts to optimize the business environment, in order to stimulate market vitality by better serving domestic and international enterprises, Economic InformationDaily reported ... With contentiously optimized business environment, Guangzhou has made itself a "magnet" attracting increasingly number of companies.
Rubbish fires at landfills contributed 11% of particulate matter, a major cause of air pollution in the city, according to a 2011 study by India's pollution regulator. A 2020 study by a Delhi-based think tank, Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), found 3,159 such mountains containing 800 million tonnes of rubbish across India ... .
But Abbott is trashing the formerly Republican principle that businesses should be free of burdensome government regulations that interfere with a vibrant capitalist society. Many businesses on their own are mandating vaccinations because they want environments where employees are ...
The independent inquiry found that the state should shoulder responsibility for the murder, having enabled a hostile environment which allowed it to take place. This was published on 29 July, this past summer, now almost three months ago ... as the environment, she continues.
Dr Prempeh said the government had sought to create an enabling environment by organizing the real estate industry, acquiring and regulating land and housing developments, rationalizing housing subsidies, developing mortgage finance as well as facilitating tax exemptions and holidays for the industry ... .
... Regulations? ... “We have taken the first step already and created a sandbox, at the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ), where the idea and everything are being tested in a safe regulated environment where it will then migrate to this safe Victoria Falls environment,” Ncube said.
The lack of a clear directive has had an adverse effect on the quality of the built environment that regulations have failed to counter ... Existing building regulations (Building Byelaws 2003) make it mandatory for builders to submit a list of documents to acquire a licence and a sanction for the building plan.
At an innovation center, he visited several firms and said that the government will continue to advance the reforms to streamline administration and delegate power, improve regulations and upgrade services. Efforts will be made to optimize the business environment, step up policy ...
Shanghai will deepen its high-quality reform and opening-up, with much focus laid on the systematic opening-up in rules, regulations, management and standards. By creating an increasingly marketized, legalized and international business environment, more policies and mechanisms ...
Bengaluru-based smallcase — written in lower case — is an online investment platform that allows investors to invest in “themes” ... ALSO READ ... Referring to the popular cryptocurrency, he says it’s “very interesting”, but given that smallcase operates in a regulated environment, it would not add this to the platform “without regulatory clarity” ... ....
The increasing attacks on the proposal has prompted lawmakers and administration officials to go on the defensive ... The house is on fire, will banking regulators break the glass? OvernightEnergy & Environment — Presented by ExxonMobil — Climate divides conservative Democrats in reconciliation push MORE said in an interview with CBSNews this week.
The EnvironmentAgency has set out a plan to reduce harmful gas emissions and strong odours from a landfill site ... In September, the High Court ruled in favour of a mother of a child with breathing difficulties who claimed the Environment Agency had not done enough to regulate emissions from the site.