London WW2 bunker turns into farm 伦敦第二次世界大战地下仓库变成农场
The growing industry of corporate wellness 企业员工身心健康服务市场发展迅速
This is urban farming’s new frontier, where crops are grown underground. Pink LED lights shine instead of the sun, and carpets replace soil - quite a contrast from the World War Two days when these tunnels were used as bomb shelters. The quick upside is freshness and reduced export costs. Produce goes straight to nearby retailers and restaurants the same day it is harvested. But indoor farming has its limits - generally only smaller produce can be grown.
It’s 5pm at Silicon Labs and instead of catching a bus home, workers here are busy catching their breath. Staff at the semi-conductor maker are taking part in a free health programme at work. It’s an example of a growing trend with companies buying into the idea that healthier and happier employees are also more productive. Asia Pacific's corporate wellness market is estimated to reach 7.4 billion dollars by 2024, and there’s no shortage of firms offering packages that include health screenings, exercise programmes and stress management workshops.
catching their breath
upside / catching their breath
1. You can continue your jogging. I will stop here for a minute to __________. I'm not very fit.
2. On the __________, the fall of the pound has boosted exports as goods are now far cheaper on foreign markets.
1. You can continue your jogging. I will stop here for a minute to catch my breath. I'm not very fit.
2. On the upside, the fall of the pound has boosted exports as goods are now far cheaper on foreign markets.