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Help shape the future of our Sunshine Coast biosphere

Wednesday, November 23, 2022 Are you a local resident and passionate about protecting and enhancing the future of our region? If so, now is the time to consider applying for one of the three positions on the Sunshine Coast Biosphere Community Advisory Group. The Community Advisory Group is …

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2022 Midterm Election – The Ukiah Daily Journal

As I write this, Democrats have retained control of the Senate, even with Georgia heading to a runoff. The House GOP will have a very slim majority. The election results were lower than I expected, but better than I feared, as the red tsunami never materialized. In a November 10, …

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Artemis is our first step towards the colonization of space

In the early morning hours of Wednesday, November 16, NASA successfully launched the first test of its Artemis I space launch system. Because the launch was repeatedly postponed by technical issues or inclement weather, it was feared that misfortune hangs over the mission. Aside from the $4.1 billion price tag …

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Medical serial killer movie focuses on ‘A good nurse’ who helped catch him – Reuters

FILM REVIEW BY CARROLL MCCUNE ‘THE GOOD NURSE‘ Adapted from the book “A Good Nurse: A True Story of Medicine, Madness and Murder” by Charles Graeber (2013). Released by Netflix on October 26, 2022. Director: Tobias Lindholm Screenwriter: Krysty Wilson-Cairns Director of photography: Jodi Lee Lipes Sound: Biosphere CAST Jessica …

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Celebration of World Biosphere Day – Selaine Saxby MP

Thursday November 3 marked the first-ever World Biosphere Day. There are 738 UNESCO Biosphere Reserves in the world, only 7 of which are in the UK. We are fortunate in North Devon to be home to the very first in the UK and one of the first in the world. …

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Biodiversity – why it matters and how to make your portfolio nature positive

Biodiversity is declining at an alarming rate and preventing this is becoming a new frontier in sustainable investing. Biodiversity is the set of different types of living organisms in a region. From variety of animals to plants, fungi and even microorganisms like bacteria that make up our natural world. The …

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Not necessarily the end of the world | Bryan Appleyard

This article is from the November 2022 issue of The Critic. To receive the full magazine, why not subscribe? Right now we’re offering five issues for just £10. Martin Rees cuts to the chase on page two: “Earth has been around for 45 million euroswalk inies, but this is the …

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Best laptops with i5 processors for all your business and personal needs

Best laptops with i5 processors: The market is full of options if you’re looking for a laptop, it’s best to make a list of the features you’re looking for. Most professionals and gamers choose the Core i5 processor laptop which is known to deliver faster and smoother working and gaming …

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The Pig Pen is back

The Pig Pen is open once more Chris Conger’s neighborhood bar Pig Pen is back. It’s been more than a year since the family-friendly Broadway bar and restaurant welcomed guests, and Conger took to Facebook on Monday to say they missed everyone and were officially back. The same nachos, grilled …

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The Silicon Valley Counterfeit of the Garden Route Is Now Truly Dead and Buried

Farm 195, formerly known as Destiny Africa (Image provided: Galetti Corporate Real Estate) The Destiny Africa project was meant to be a smart city, mimicking Silicon Valley on a 437 hectare site outside of George. He received the backing of Western Cape Premier Helen Zille in 2009. But the ambitious …

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Biosphere Prize Finalists Announced | Noosa today

The Noosa World Surfing Reserve Stewardship Council is a finalist for the Noosa Biosphere Award 2022 for the Water category. The 2022 Noosa Biosphere Awards finalists have been announced by the Noosa Biosphere Reserve Foundation (NBRF). The awards recognize excellence in sustainability in the Noosa Biosphere Reserve. NBRF President Fiona …

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“Climate justice is more important than public opinion”: is Just Stop Oil’s tactic the right one? | Environmental activism

FWhether blocking traffic or throwing soup at Vincent van Gogh’s sunflowers, protected by glass, Just Stop Oil activists have turned to divisive methods to draw attention to the climate crisis. Here, six people in the UK say what they think of the environmental group’s tactics. “There have been decades of …

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Mars may have been teeming with life until it underwent climate change, study finds

Mars, our planetary neighbor with a similar geological history, has long fascinated Earthlings. Part of that is its proximity to Earth – meaning it’s the most visited planet (by robots, at least); and part of that is due to a number of encouraging but faint signs that perhaps life once …

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Santa Claus arrives early for the gardens

Trish Radge of Bendigo Bank (left) with Sandra Guy, Vice President of Permaculture Noosa. Photo Rob Maccoll. It’s only October, but Christmas came early in Cooroy last week when Bendigo Bank’s Cooroy Community Bank announced $50,000 in funding to enable Permaculture Noosa to complete its multipurpose pavilion in Cooroy Community …

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Ucluelet Secondary exhibits poems inspired by residential school survivors

Ucluelet, BC – Ucluelet High School (USS) began preparing for the Legacy of Hope exhibit days after welcoming its students back from summer vacation, before the Day deadline National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30. Jason Sam, program coordinator for the Clayoquot Biosphere Trust, had been organizing for …

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Mi’kmaq-run conservation trust takes control of Mary Harper Nature Preserve in Cape Breton

A Mi’kmaq-run conservation trust took over stewardship of a 23-hectare nature preserve in Cape Breton in a ceremony earlier this week. Wagmatcook First Nation in Nova Scotia is just a kilometer from land and Chief Norman Bernard said being in the care of his stewards again is a significant moment. …

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Employee Reporting — Brian Scott – The Brock News

Note: The Brock Employee article is a Q&A series intended to highlight those who contribute to the University’s positive work environment and make a difference in the campus community. The complete series is available at Brock’s news. Employees interested in being featured are asked to complete a online form. Brian …

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Dancing with Disorder: Meeting Today’s Challenges with Good Governance

Today’s boards face increasingly complex governance issues and tight timelines to resolve them. As directors and senior managers who have taken on this role to bring about positive change, it is our responsibility to address this issue, but how? It’s easy to assume that the answer is to guide and …

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Microsoft Flight Simulator World Update Canada, Cessna Businessliner Local Legend and Kyritz Airfield released; Shannon Airport and M-346 Master coming soon

New Microsoft and third-party developers had relevant news to share about Microsoft Flight Simulator and upcoming add-ons. Published on September 29, 2022 Giuseppe Nelva House ” New ” Microsoft Flight Simulator World Update Canada, Cessna Businessliner Local Legend and Kyritz Airfield released; Shannon Airport and M-346 Master coming soon Today, …

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4 new international hotels, from Greece to Norway

If you want to plan a trip this fall, you can throw a dart at a map of the world or spin a globe with your eyes closed. Two classic decision-making techniques. But there are easier ways to choose a destination. Get started with this handy range of new hotels …

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How the Montreal Protocol helped save the Earth from a climate time bomb

The Montreal Protocol has not only preserved the ozone layer, it has helped save the Earth from a time bomb of climate change. The historic ozone treaty was concluded 35 years ago this month, at a time when climate and ozone science was much less developed than it is today. …

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The community comes out in droves to hear about climate change

More than 150 people filled a public meeting on climate change in Timaru on Wednesday evening, some moved to tears by the harsh reality of the comments shared by a high school student. The three-hour climate change conference, organized by Timaru District Council in Sopheze on the Bay, was moderated …

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The resort drives change with Qld-first green initiative

A boutique backpacker resort is setting the standard for sustainable practices, with a first initiative in Queensland. Bounce Noosa has launched the state’s first electric minibus, as part of its shuttle service for customers. Guests will be able to explore the sights of the Noosa area, which is a designated …

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September 16. Kazinform Major Events Timeline

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Kazinform Timeline is the one-stop-shop where you can learn about historical events of September 16th. Learn about notable events that happened throughout Kazakhstan’s history on September 16. International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer. In 1994, the United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution proclaiming …

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NASA sponsors educational program in Belize

NASA sponsors Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE), a science and education program, in Belize by Charles Gladen BELIZE CITY, Thursday. September 8, 2022 On Thursday, September 8, the Minister of Education, Culture, Science and Technology, the Hon. Francis Fonseca and U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires ai Leyla …

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Scientists issue a ‘warning to humanity’ as a third of the world’s tree species are threatened with extinction

A year after warning that nearly a third of the world’s tree species are at risk of extinction, scientists have issued an urgent “warning to humanity” outlining how billions of people will be affected by the loss. The document comes a few months before the 2022 Kunming Biodiversity Conference. Scientists …

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Australia’s legendary surf culture ‘on the brink of total collapse!’ says the anthropologist after a two-week tour of coastal towns!

And how he could possibly be saved by a 90s country boy who once threatened Kelly Slater’s dominance! This writer recently had the opportunity to take a two and a half week road trip along the east coast of Australia, traveling from Newcastle in the south to Noosa in the …

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This fragrant rose garden in France is now at the heart of the world of Dior skincare

Head to Granville in northern France and you’ll find Dior’s latest launch: the Dior Rose Garden. For the French house, it’s more than just a field in which to grow roses for its beauty offering, it’s a statement about its future. Each element of this land has been carefully thought …

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Accenture invests in hyperspectral satellite company Pixxel to monitor Earth’s health

Accenture invests in hyperspectral satellite company Pixxel to monitor Earth’s health NEW YORK and BANGALORE, India; August 30, 2022 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has made a strategic investment, through Accenture Ventures, in Pixxel, a leader in advanced terrestrial imaging technology. Based in Bangalore with a presence in Los Angeles, Pixxel …

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9 Best National Parks on the East Coast

There are many things the East Coast is known for, like its mountainous regions in Appalachia that span 13 states, as well as the city that never sleeps, New York. If you’re looking for outdoor activities to do on this side of the country, then you’re in luck. The east …

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Elon Musk wants access to “demonic” technology

Elon Musk is a science-driven business leader with a particular interest in technology that has the potential to transform humanity. He enjoys pushing the boundaries of innovation and isn’t discouraged by the criticism that sometimes accompanies his ideas. As CEO of Tesla (TSLA) it is dedicated to converting the world …

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Planta Sapiens review by Paco Calvo – talk to your plants and you just might learn something | science and nature books

Pthrobbing blindness. It’s what scientists call the way we humans often fail to notice the staggering diversity and complexity of plant life around us. The philosopher Paco Calvo seems happily free from this affliction – he runs a laboratory in Spain that studies the behavior of plants, trying to figure …

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Boston Scientific Acquires Embolization Gel Developer Obsidio, Inc. | Knobbe Martens

Boston Scientific announced on August 15, 2022 that it had acquired Obsidio, Inc. for an undisclosed amount. Obsidio has a technology called Gel Embolic Material (GEM™), which is used in minimally invasive embolization of blood vessels. According to its press release, Boston Scientific intends to expand its interventional oncology and …

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Take back the ocean

Earlier this summer, the United Nations convened its Ocean Conference (ONUC) in Lisbon, Portugal. The goal was to “propel innovative science-based solutions needed to open a new chapter in global ocean action.” The world needs a “sustainably managed ocean”, according to UN Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs Miguel de Serpa Soares, …

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Donations help land, sea projects

PUBLIC donations have helped the Western Port Biosphere Reserve Foundation pay for a greenhouse on French Island and support research into protecting bryozoan reefs. Like corals, bryozoans are invertebrate animals and have established reefs unique to Western Port. Biosphere Foundation CEO Mel Barker said the money used for both projects …

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MIT researchers propose space bubbles to stop climate change

Climate change is a real problem. Emissions of human-caused greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide and methane are the primary driver of an unprecedented rise in global average temperatures at a rate never before seen in Earth’s geological record. The problem is so serious that any attempt to mitigate greenhouse gas …

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A Discussion of Half-Earth and Regeneration: Part 2

Layne Hartsell discusses civilization with ecophilosopher Derrick Jensen In this two-part series, we continue with the discussion of the civilization known as Half-Earth, which was invented by biologist EO Wilson in his book Half-Earth as a means of securing the regenerative forces of the nature that would mitigate climate change. …

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Illegal mining threatens Gishwati-Mukura National Park | The new times

Districts bordering Gishwati-Mukura National Park said new measures were being strengthened to crack down on illegal mining activities that threaten the protected forest. The new crackdown follows different cases that are being recorded, officials said. Gishwati-Mukura National Park was recently designated a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve after being restored at a …

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Goal in life, goals in our lives

Photo credit: NOAA. Marcelo Gleiser, Dartmouth College physicist, writing to think big, asks: “Does life on Earth have a purpose? Of course, this is more than just a scientific question. It is very personal for each of us. Given the location, Gleiser’s answer will of course be no. He notes …

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Six other Tamil Nadu wetlands declared Ramsar sites; state count now 10

Six other wetlands in Tamil Nadu have been recognized as Wetlands of International Importance, i.e. Ramsar sites, the Union Environment Ministry announced on Wednesday. This now brings the state tally to 10 Ramsar sites. The six wetlands in Tamil Nadu are Koonthankulam Bird Sanctuary, Gulf of Mannar Marine Biosphere Reserve, …

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Visitors have “devastated” the areas around the world’s tallest tree. Now it’s forbidden

Hyperion, the tallest tree in the world, soaring 380 feet in Redwood National and State Parks, now has a viewing price nearly as high as its tallest branches. Anyone caught in the area of ​​the towering coast redwood now faces a $5,000 fine or six months behind bars. The National …

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Pachmarhi set to become Madhya Pradesh wellness hub | Bhopal News

BHOPAL: The queen of Satpura, Pachmarhi, will no longer remain just a tourist destination. Next time visit Pachmarhi to savor not only its natural beauty but also for wellness. The Madhya Pradesh tourism board is in talks with the department of Ayush to develop the hill station as a state …

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Kali Tiger Reserve a model for others in tiger census – The New Indian Express

Express press service HUBBALLI: The only tiger protection area in North Karnataka, Kali Tiger Reserve has become a model reserve for many who struggle to count tigers in the country. The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) and the Wildlife Institute of India (WII) have established protocols for counting tigers and …

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FOCUS: How Spain is on track for the most devastating summer of fires on record

BLACKENED earth, smoking trees, charred corpses of wild animals cooked on the barbecue. The pungent flavor of smoky pine and eucalyptus wafts through the air. Such apocalyptic scenes have been repeated over and over across Spain, from Mijas on the Costa del Sol to the wild forests of Zamora in …

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Why you should make Canada your next wellness destination

Presented by Destination Canada Canada’s vast wilderness, historic cities and scenic beauty make it an ideal destination for wellness tourism. Whether you’re looking to decompress and detox, build physical strength and mental resilience, or learn cutting-edge practices like museum therapy (yes, therapy via visiting a museum!), Canada has what ‘you …

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Climate Change: The Global Jenga Game

It’s been 34 years, an entire generation, since the US government’s top climate scientist warned Congress that the planet was warming with potentially disastrous consequences. “It’s already happening now,” Dr. James Hansen said in 1988. “It’s time to stop procrastinating.” Scientists have since struggled to communicate this to the public …

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Draupadi Murmu’s vision led to the planting of 50 Lakh trees in Odisha! Can it inspire a greener future for India?

Draupadi Murmu with the CEO of Grow-Trees.com “A small spark can start a big fire,” joked author Emmet Fox! Former President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam was one such spark that ignited the fire among millions of Indians. As one of the first ambassadors for a greener future, he took an …

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5 Himachal Pradesh National Parks Photographers Must Visit

5 Himachal Pradesh National Parks Photographers Must Visit Jul 19, 2022, 4:34 PM 2 minute read Entrance fees for national parks are nominal (Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons) Himachal Pradesh is every traveler’s paradise. The state has something for everyone: peace seekers, spiritual retreats, adventurous souls and tourists. This Himalayan state …

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The little-known country that loved Warhol and invented the parachute

Today marks 30 years since Slovakia declared its independence following the peaceful dissolution of Czechoslovakia known as the Velvet Divorce. This makes it – along with the Czech Republic – the eighth newest country in the world. Only Eritrea, Palau, Timor-Leste, Montenegro, Serbia, Kosovo and South Sudan are younger. This …

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Traveling to Chile reveals the effects of climate change

Comment this story Comment In Chile, the weather is predictable unpredictable. One minute the sun shines brightly over the glacial blue lakes, making for the perfect Instagram shot. The next day, the winds howl menacingly over the granite peaks, numbing your fingers. Then the rain whips across the desolate terrain, …

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How humans could populate the universe in the next billion years

I’m old enough to have seen the grainy television footage of the first Apollo 11 moon landings in 1969. I can never look at the moon without remembering Neil Armstrong’s “One Small Step for a Man”; a giant leap for humanity. It seems even more heroic in retrospect, considering how …

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Five of the best new coastal safaris, from Madagascar to Mozambique

Best for: diving and snorkelingRebuilt and relaunched in 2022, Marlin Beach on Benguerra Island in the Bazaruto Archipelago is the fresh and funky little sister to Azura Benguerra, the original eco-lodge on the Indian Ocean island of Mozambique. Situated on the site of a former sport fishing lodge on the …

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Ky. GOP leaders say S&P credit score calculation is ‘political subjugation’ – 89.3 WFPL News Louisville

Kentucky State Treasurer Allison Ball wrote a letter to one of the Big Three credit rating agencies criticizing the inclusion of environmental, social and governance factors in her credit rating for Kentucky. Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings began including the factors in its state credit ratings in March. Kentucky received …

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MIT’s space bubble to fight climate change

In an attempt to stop global warming and reverse its impact, a group of MIT researchers are exploring the idea of ​​fighting climate change using a common geoengineering variant of a “bubble” sun shield. space” which would float above the Earth to block and reflect the sun’s rays without risk …

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Save Chenkurinji from climate change

The Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary takes its name from Travancoric gluta, an endemic species of Agasthyamala Biosphere Reserve known as “Chenkurinji” in the local parlance. Belonging to the family Anacardiaceae, the tree was once abundant in the hills of the southern parts of Aryankavu Pass, but its presence has rapidly receded …

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A book that explores the Indian region of the Himalayas

Vrinda and J. Ramanan explain what makes this formidable chain an eternal enigma for mountaineering enthusiasts Vrinda and J. Ramanan explain what makes this formidable chain an eternal enigma for mountaineering enthusiasts “Each mountain has a personality; what you see is not just rock and ice, but a living thing,” …

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NDLEA, UNODC, MTN Partner Actress, Odetola on Drug Addiction Film ‘Trap’

National Drug Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Mobile Telecommunications Network (MTN) have teamed up with actress and film producer Jumoke Odetola for the premiere of a film ‘Trap’ in commemoration of World Drug Day. Speaking to producer Jeyten Productions, Jumoke Odetola described filmmaking as …

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Enabling ecological change in the context of climate change is essential to preserve biodiversity and ecosystem services

As the need to address climate change grows ever more urgent, so does the simultaneous need for proactive management of Earth’s rapidly changing biosphere, according to a study published today in the review Science. “We can actually do a lot to help systems cope with impending climate change,” says Jonathan …

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Check Revised Course and Exam Syllabus

CBSE Class 12 Biology Syllabus 2022-23 can be downloaded in PDF format in the article below. Check out the program here and note the important topics to study. Check out the CBSE Class 12 Biology Syllabus 2022-23 in the article here. The CBSE Board has released the new CBSE 12th …

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Daily News Quiz: June 20, 2022

Hot Questions for UPSC: Jagran Josh’s Current Affairs Quiz section aims to help every quiz aspirant review the day’s news at ease. Topical Q&A covers topics such as When is World Refugee Day, Center for Brain Research, and International Yoga Day 2022, among others. 1. When is World Refugee Day …

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Tay residents were treated to an informative SSEA water event (4 photos)

Information day celebrates eight municipalities signing up to protect water quality in Severn Sound catchment On a day when storm warnings were in effect across Ontario, the town of Port McNicoll felt a respite during a water quality and environmental briefing. The 2022 Lake Huron Georgian Bay Community Watershed Actions …

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The summer experience kicks off at ImagineIF Libraries

ImagineIF Libraries is launching its Summer Experience 2022 for children and teens next week. Summer Experience is a free program that encourages young people to love books, explore science and discover new adventures throughout the summer. This year’s events are all about learning through exploration, with an emphasis on STEAM …

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John Burnside: Every day the natural world reveals its intelligence, but humans choose to ignore it

As a child, I was taught to believe that, unlike humans, animals were not intelligent in the usual sense. Instead, they “obeyed” their instincts, each blindly following a limited, hard-wired set of behavioral rules, based on their specific character and needs. Everything was mechanical, there was no thought, no freedom …

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New mural by Richt in North Devon, England – StreetArtNews

Artist Rich Thorne a.k.a Richt, returns to his hometown of Barnstaple, in North Devon, England; for its latest street project and educational program. The project initiated by Barnstaple Town Council brings together iconic references from the region and surrounding natural lands. Led by local councilor Ricky Knight, the mural has …

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Bukit Bendera receives the certificate of recognition of the site of the biosphere reserve

GEORGE CITY: Bukit Bendera received today a certificate of recognition as a biosphere reserve site under the “Man and the Biosphere (MAB)” program of the United Nations Educational, Scientific Organization and culture (UNESCO). The Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources (KeTSA), in a statement issued today, said that UNESCO on …

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Agriculture sector needs to prepare for incoming carbon tax and ESG guidelines

As the world approaches planetary boundaries, the agri-food sector must also do its fair share of adaptation to ensure the sustainability of global food systems. This presents an opportunity for those who can pivot to adopting more sustainable practices. On June 9, industry body Agri SA hosted a webinar explaining …

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Visit the Tofino Floating Sauna in British Columbia

Going from cold to hot, and possibly back, “primes the parasympathetic system, balancing the effects of the fight-or-flight response coming in and out,” says functional health expert Dr. Mindy Pelz. “When you go from one extreme to another, you create cellular adaptation, which makes cells stronger. This is great for …

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Elon Musk addresses overpopulation ‘myth’ and climate alarmism

Elon Musk, in a series of tweets on Monday, reflected on the future of humanity and also advocated interstellar travel, saying humans are the “stewards of life”. In several tweets posted over the past two days, the Tesla CEO also spoke about his likes and dislikes about environmentalists. Earth could …

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History, importance and why it is celebrated

World Environment Day 2022: Led by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), World Environment Day is celebrated on June 5 each year to sensitization on deteriorating environmental conditions and to encourage people around the world to take positive environmental action, to help create a better future. Human progress over the …

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Agri-Hub for a strong food future

Noosa hinterland. Photo: Noosa Council. Noosa and the surrounding region have the opportunity to create a vibrant, productive and regenerative agricultural economy. The Noosa Biosphere Reserve Foundation is working with Country Noosa and its partners to facilitate the Noosa & Region Agri-Hub to support a strong food economy in the …

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Valley of Flowers open to tourists from today

The Valley of Flowers, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, will open its doors to tourists from Wednesday. The tourism department has completed the preparations. All tourist needs will be catered for. The Valley of Flowers, home to more than 300 species of flowers, will welcome tourists from Wednesday. Tourism Secretary …

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Why I would buy these 2 ASX 200 stocks

Image source: Getty Images There are several qualities S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX:XJO) stocks that this writer thinks are good buys right now, especially during this volatility. In my opinion, it is periods of market decline that may end up being the most attractive time to buy due to lower prices. …

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Galactus may not be a real villain, but Silver Surfer is

Silver Surfer once committed a heinous crime that is far worse than anything Galactus has ever done, and he did it of his own free will. While it is difficult to imagine Galactus a true villain because he is more akin to a cosmic force of nature, his former herald, …

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Wild grass releases a variety of particles into the air

Science Living organisms release particles such as fungal spores, pollen, bacteria, viruses, algae, and cell debris. In the atmosphere, these particles can serve as nuclei for cloud droplets and ice crystals. These particles are released by the aerial parts of plants, mainly stems and leaves. These plant parts are among …

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Is eco-anxiety a reason for euthanasia?

Vancouver man Howard Breen, 68, has requested medical assistance in dying, Canada’s route to legal euthanasia. He is not terminally ill, but he is suffering from extreme mental suffering due to climate change. In 2017, her doctor diagnosed her with clinical eco-anxiety and biosphere-related depression, according to Vice magazine. “It …

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Portugal ‘should be ‘sold’ as the most sustainable country in the world’

Tourism Secretary Rita Marques made a valiant effort to increase positive sound bites today by suggesting Portugal should be marketed as ‘the most sustainable country in the world”. “This is what we want,” she said at an event in Vouzela – just as her government colleague Duarte Cordeiro was in …

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Arizona-Israel Research Collaboration Reveals New Name | Community

When it was founded in 2019, the then-named Joint Institute for Global Food, Water and Energy Security in Israel represented a partnership between the University of Arizona – which has a wealth of arid agriculture and climate research. water – the Jewish National Fund-USA and experts in Israel’s Arava Valley. …

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Argentinian artist breaks down barriers with ‘non-binary geometry’ – and furs | Art

AArgentinian artist Ad Minoliti’s work draws on the legacy of geometric abstraction – art made from shapes and forms, often with bright colors – as “a tool to challenge patriarchal structures “. Among their influences, Minoliti, which is non-binary and uses the pronouns they/them, cites two rival artist groups in …

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How Horizon Forbidden West Incorporates Egyptian Mythology, Not Just Greek Mythology

When it comes to genres and influences, Guerrilla Games’ Forbidden Horizon West is a kind of crucible. Everything from high-fantasy themes and visuals to near-future robots and sci-fi tropes are all seamlessly blended into the action-RPG. Even aspects of ancient real-world mythologies and religions crop up from time to time …

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Trilobite fossil reveals how ancient arthropods mated

What do fossils tell us about sex and reproduction? Fossils can help scientists identify many things about extinct organisms. Body fossils can provide evidence of what a species may have looked like, whether an individual suffered from disease, and how an organism developed. However, identifying the behavior is much more …

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Legal & General will invest a further £60m in Newcastle’s thriving science and business park

Investors helping to develop Tyneside’s science and business park, Newcastle Helix, are set to pump a further £60m into the site. L&G first pledged a £65million investment in the science park in 2016. The 24-acre center is a partnership between Newcastle City Council, Legal & General and Newcastle University, with …

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Look at the panels of the 4 turtles, the nesting boxes are now available

Links to the breadcrumb News Local News John and Jan Everett of Long Point hold the Long Point Biosphere ‘Watch 4 Turtles’ signs and a birdhouse. This year they have 100 panels and 30 roll cages to distribute in the Norfolk area. CHRIS ABOTT jpg, TN Content of the article …

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We drew these saber-toothed cats wrong

Close your eyes and imagine yourself face to face with a saber-toothed cat. You will most likely see in your frightened mind the long, curved upper canines – especially eerie because those dagger-like teeth remained in plain sight, even when the cat closed its mouth. What appears in your imagination …

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More than a lakh of trees to be felled for coal mining project in Odisha

The Union Coal Ministry has sought to speed up the process of diverting the forest for the surface coal mining project, which would require the felling of more than a lakh of standing trees in a reserve forest and would significantly disrupt the elephant population in Angul district of Odisha. …

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Jungle Safari in Aravali from Gurugram – The Hindu

Gurugram The proposal to develop jungle safari and trekking routes in Aravalis within Gurugram has been well received by wildlife and nature lovers and conservationists in the area. While hoping that the fragile ecosystem of the Aravalis will not be disrupted by its opening up to commercial tourism, wildlife experts …

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Toyota, NEEF and P2 Team Up for Pollinator Friendly Places Project | National

Partnership will improve 26,000 acres of pollinator habitat over the next five years PLANO, TX, April 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Pollinators put food on our tables. One in three bites we eat comes from pollinators such as bees, butterflies, moths, flower flies, beetles and bats. Today, Toyota donates $400,000 to …

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Planetary Freshwater Boundary ‘Dramatically’ Transgressed: New Research

Earth’s operating systems have remained in relative balance for thousands of years, allowing civilization to flourish. However, humanity’s actions have resulted in the transgression of multiple planetary boundaries, resulting in the destabilization of these vital operating systems. This week, scientists announced that humanity has crossed the planetary limit of fresh …

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MicrobioSeq Presents a Fungal Whole Genome De Novo Sequencing Platform to Facilitate Microbial Research

To help scientific researchers better understand the biodiversity, physiology, metabolism, and function of fungi, CD Genomics MicrobioSeq has launched the Fungal Whole Genome De Novo Sequencing Service. New York, United States – April 25, 2022 – MicrobioSeq is the microbial genomics division of CD Genomics, headquartered in New York, USA. …

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The Isle of Wight Children’s Festival hold events in Newport

GIANT pigeon puppets brought entertainment to Newport last week thanks to the Isle of Wight Children’s Festival. It was part of an outdoor theater show – one of many free events on Thursday and Friday. There were storytelling sessions in the Waterstones bookshop and the chance to learn about the …

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Chicken grown in a test tube? A new film shows a sustainable future

According to filmmaker Liz Marshall, approximately 45-50% of the world’s land area is dominated by animal agriculture. The impact on the biosphere includes deforestation and loss of indigenous land rights. She explains that the biggest obstacle to creating cultured meat in a lab is the scalability to produce for the …

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Tofino’s First Living Wage Certified Restaurant Sets the Bar High – Tofino-Ucluelet Westerly News

Toki Doki, Tofino’s newest take-out outlet, has upped the ante for West Coast businesses by becoming a Certified Living Wage Employer. While the minimum wage in British Columbia is $15.20 per hour, the 2021 living wage for families in the Clayoquot Biosphere region is $21.15 per hour, a $1.52 increase …

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Kingfisher Bay Resort welcomes island explorers of all ages

Residence Australian Geographical Adventure Kingfisher Bay Resort welcomes island explorers of all ages This eco-adventure base, on Queensland’s pristine K’gari, is tailor-made for that adventurous family getaway. By Aus Geo ADVENTURE • April 13, 2022 • Reading time: 2 Minutes • Print this page Explore this magical island on your …

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Randy Alcorn: Drought, Overpopulation, and the Magical Thinking That Makes It All Happen | Opinions

Magical thinking is the willingness to accept as true things for which there is no valid evidence, and to continue to do so even in the face of conflicting or contradictory realities. Humanity has engaged in magical thinking since the dawn of human consciousness to conveniently explain the mysteries of …

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Bio-Based Plastics Market Size, Scope and Forecast

New Jersey, United States – This Biobased plastics market The report provides a comprehensive overview of significant aspects that will drive market growth such as market drivers, restraints, prospects, opportunities, restraints, current trends, and technical and industrial advancements. The detailed study of the industry, development and improvement of the industrial …

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Sea lions feast on salmon after breaking into BC fish farm

Breadcrumb Links Local News Local company “They’re eating a lot of farmed salmon,” said Bonny Glambeck, director of campaigns at Clayoquot Action, a Tofino-based conservation company that visits the farm daily to monitor the situation. Author of the article: Carla Wilson • Victoria Times columnist Publication date : 07 April …

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Don’t let a mountain in Montenegro be lost in a war in Ukraine – OpEd – Eurasia Review

Across the Adriatic from Bari in southern Italy is the tiny nation of Montenegro, largely rural and mountainous, and exquisitely beautiful. At its center is a huge mountain plateau called Sinjajevina – one of the most wonderfully “undeveloped” places in Europe. By underdeveloped, we must not mean uninhabited. Sheep, cattle, …

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Letters: the carbon tax does not work

Instead of taxing CO2 on the consumption side, have all producers spend one percent of their income on finding ways to clean up fossil fuels to eliminate CO2 emissions. Editor: Carbon taxes have been around since 2008, but CO2 emissions have continued to rise. The reason is simple, economies continue …

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A tigress found dead in a wildlife reserve

Staff reporter KALPETTA A tigress, about 11 years old, was found dead in the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary (WWS) on Saturday morning. The carcass was found by drivers inside the Onnampalam Sanctuary in the Tholpetty Forest Range below the sanctuary while on safari with tourists. The big cat is believed to …

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Periodic volcanism triggered several Jurassic extinctions

Severe environmental crises led to a series of large-scale extinction events during the Jurassic Period 178–186 million years (myr) ago. The unrest has been attributed to the abundant release of volcanic gases, but the temporal link between volcanism and the extinctions has remained controversial. “Our results strongly support the idea …

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Ellie Goulding Sounds the Climate Alarm at the TIME100 Impact Awards

Ellie Goulding may be a successful pop star, but she’s not in the business for the glitz and glamour. Arriving in Dubai for the inaugural TIME100 Impact Awards and Gala, Goulding spent her evening backstage with her backup singers and crew, getting ready for her performance. Yet Goulding wasn’t just …

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10 tonnes of plastic waste collected by the sea

Ten tonnes of plastic waste was collected from the shores of the Gulf of Mannar Marine Biosphere Reserve during a three-day Blue Challenge initiative undertaken by students and volunteers as part of the International Day of Forests observed from of March 21. A series of programs were inaugurated by Wildlife …

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The Agri-hub plan hits the road

By Phil Jarratt Councilor Tom Wegener’s dream of a Noosa agro-hub promoting and facilitating home-grown food is not only fast becoming a reality, but he is going on the road to sell the concept this week. Agri-hub Community Meetings will be held at Cooroy Community Hall on Sunday March 27 …

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US Government Support for the Eastern Tropical Pacific Marine Corridor

On March 22, the governments of Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panama and the United States of America held a high-level dialogue on the Eastern Tropical Pacific Marine Corridor (CMAR) in San José , in Costa Rica. During the dialogue, Undersecretary Jose W. Fernandez and Assistant Secretary Monica P. Medina announced …

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The T, C&A Lab offers information on carbon fiber…

Extremely stiff, strong and lightweight carbon fiber materials are increasingly being used in many processes to create excellent composite building materials. To ensure the quality and integrity of these materials, Alfa Chemistry’s testing arm – T,C&A Lab, recently …

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Loch Ken Trust runs a program of community events to encourage responsible use of the beauty spot

The Loch Ken Trust has launched its first ever program of education and community events. The series has been made possible with money from the Scottish Government’s Rural Communities Ideas in Action Fund, which is provided by Inspiring Scotland to encourage and support innovative approaches to community-led local development across …

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New study aims to calculate role of terrestrial carbon in emissions from rivers and streams

Credit: public domain CC0 The interplay between the terrestrial carbon cycle and carbon dioxide emissions from streams and rivers into the atmosphere is the focus of a new study led by the Yale School of the Environment to calculate the amount of the global budget for carbon emissions. The study …

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HEART OF A LION: Educator Tempe’s dream of soaring into space has finally come true

SpaceX astronaut Dr. Sian Proctor of Tempe, a longtime educator at South Mountain Community College, embodies Women’s History Month as the first black woman to go into orbit and the first to pilot a spacecraft space and aboard the first all-civilian crew. First black astronaut embodies Women’s History Month Space …

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Visit “Guadalupe Diver’s Paradise” in Mexico’s Baja California

Guadalupe Island is now protected and home to amazing marine wildlife, including many great white sharks. One of Mexico’s most unique and stunning islands is the remote island of Guadalupe in the Pacific Ocean. It is a small volcanic island about 150 miles off the west coast of Mexico’s Baja …

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A woman plans to send passengers into space with a balloon

TITUSVILLE, Florida. – A local woman has her eyes fixed on the sky and she wants to take you with her. Jane Poynter is the founder and co-CEO of Space Perspective. [TRENDING: ‘American broomstick:’ SpaceX pokes fun at Russia in latest Florida Starlink launch | More rain hits Central Florida …

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Noosa’s research looks at the rise of eco-anxiety

An eco-anxiety research project from Central Queensland University in Noosa County aims to understand why people aged 18 to 35 suffer from ongoing feelings of hopelessness and hopelessness about the future due to change climate, and how they can overcome their concerns through action. Recent statistics show that 75% of …

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Is there good news about climate change? This scientist has it.

The world’s leading authority on climate breakdown issued its most serious warning yet to world leaders last week. UN Secretary-General António Guterres calls the report of the International Panel on Climate Change “an atlas of human suffering and a damning indictment of failing climate leadership”, as people around the world …

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Return of the titans: 1,000 giant fish dumped in Tonle Sap Lake

Authorities are releasing large fish at a fish sanctuary at Tonle Sap Lake in Siem Reap province from March 4-6. WONDER OF THE MEKONG An international team of scientists and fisheries experts was due to release more than 1,000 large fish at a fish sanctuary at Tonle Sap Lake in …

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Calafia Airlines will operate flights between Tijuana and Puerto Penasco

Sonora Governor Alfonso Durazno, along with Calafia Airlines executives and tourism officials, announced that the airline will connect Tijuana (TIJ) to Puerto Peñasco (PPE), starting April 19. Calafia Airlines will operate two weekly flights (Monday and Friday) to Tijuana with Embraer ERJ 145 aircraft, with a capacity of 50 passengers. …

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Synergy Biomedical Launches BIOSPHERE® MIS II, a Next Generation Minimally Invasive Bone Graft Delivery System | Business

WAYNE, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 1, 2022– Synergy Biomedical, LLC, a developer of innovative biomaterials products, today announced the launch of BIOSPHERE ® MIS II, the next generation minimally invasive bone graft delivery system. Synergy continues to add solutions for surgeons with new innovative biomaterials products to an already successful portfolio. Building …

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Synthetic Biodegradable Polymers Market 2022

“Synthetic Biodegradable Polymers Market 2022 The Global Synthetic Biodegradable Polymers Market report provides insights into the global industry including valuable facts and figures. This research study explores the global market in detail like industry chain structures, raw material suppliers, along with manufacturing. The Synthetic Biodegradable Polymers Sales Market examines the …

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FRNB welcomes a new president | Noosa today

After two years as Director of the Noosa Biosphere Reserve Foundation, Rowan Rafferty assumed the role of President after Rex Halverson stepped down. This week he sat down with Noosa Today. Why did you take on the role of President of the FRNB? I became director of the board of …

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Marquette University: Conference on Welcoming Disability at the Intersection of History, Culture, Religion, Gender, and Health, March 3-4

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University will host the Disability at the Intersection of History, Culture, Religion, Gender, and Health Conference in a hybrid format on March 3-4 at Raynor Memorial Libraries, 1355 W. Wisconsin Ave., and through Microsoft Teams. PROGRAM Thursday March 3 | 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.In-person sessions at …

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The President of Costa Rica participates in the Munich Security Conference:

Photo: Casa Presidential The President of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado, participated virtually this Saturday in the Munich Security Conference. The main focus of the conference was the potential for war in Ukraine. In attendance were US Presidential Climate Envoy John Kerry; COP26 President Alok Sharma; the foreign ministers of Germany, …

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A marine odyssey in the Maldives aboard the Four Seasons Explorer

If you want a luxury eco-adventure vacation, Four Seasons Resorts Maldives has you covered. The brand’s floating resort, Four Seasons Explorer, will sail to some of the best diving destinations in the bountiful waters of the Indian Ocean, complete with gourmet meals, spa treatments, water sports and island tours. You …

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What is biocultural diversity and why is it important?

(MENAFN – The Conversation) What do the English concept of countryside, the French landscape, the Spanish dehesas and the Australian Aboriginal country have in common? They are all unique landscapes that have been created through long-term management by people. All are underpinned by centuries, even millennia, of intangible knowledge, cultural …

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