18:15 18/09/2014 TAI's RECENT ACTIVITIES
TAI's RECENT ACTIVITIES
The Arctic Institute - 14 hours ago
The newly-released Why the Arctic Matters brochure, a joint effort between The Arctic Institute and the U.S. Arctic Research Commission, is now available via USARC's website.

9:48 18/09/2014 The Story of the Chagos Islands and Its People
The Story of the Chagos Islands and Its People
CounterPunch - 22 hours ago
Today, the island of Diego Garcia in the Chagos Archipelago is home to “The Footprint of Freedom” - or the Naval Support Facility Diego Garcia - one of the most strategically important US military bases in the world.

8:52 18/09/2014 Steady hand holds Maine lobster industry's fate
Steady hand holds Maine lobster industry's fate
Press Herald - 23 hours ago
During the offseason, he performs solo and with his acoustic group, Archipelago, and a jazz group, Isle of Jazz, around the state (he has made four CDs).

18:48 04/09/2014 Deacon Profile: Ken Zick
Deacon Profile: Ken Zick
Old Gold & Black - Sep 4, 2014
Returning from a year-long sabbatical after retiring from a 24-year term as vice president for Student Life, he now serves in the role of professor of law, teaching undergraduate courses in American Constitutional History, the History of the English ...

17:42 03/09/2014 The Thermodynamic Theory of Ecology
The Thermodynamic Theory of Ecology
Quanta Magazine - Sep 3, 2014
They might penetrate far into a rainforest, learning the calls of birds one by one until they identify one they've never heard before.

9:15 30/08/2014 Walking tour explores region's history
Walking tour explores region's history
West Hawaii Today - Aug 30, 2014
Led by historian Hannah Kihalani Springer, 30 people spent the morning on a walking tour through Hulihee Palace and by the Kiope fishpond and Ahuena Heiau, learning how the ancient people subsisted, created their art, worshipped and battled. The walk ...

18:08 29/08/2014 Ignorance of Africa's geography deters tourists fearing Ebola
Ignorance of Africa's geography deters tourists fearing Ebola
Santa Fe New Mexican.com - Aug 29, 2014
Aside from Ghana and the Cape Verde archipelago in West Africa, the main tourist centers in sub-Saharan Africa are to the east and south, including Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, Namibia, Botswana and Mauritius, where tourism infrastructure is ...

10:12 29/08/2014 Country Confusion Keeps Tourists Afraid of Ebola Out of Africa
Country Confusion Keeps Tourists Afraid of Ebola Out of Africa
Businessweek - Aug 29, 2014
Flight bookings to sub-Saharan Africa may drop as much as 50 percent over the next four months, according to market research company Euromonitor International Plc. That would put the brakes on a tourism industry the World Bank says grew at the fastest ...
Wait, Where's Uganda? Confusion, Fear of Ebola Keep Tourists Out of Africa - Bloomberg

10:00 29/08/2014 Gadgets Turning Me Into an Idiot!
Gadgets Turning Me Into an Idiot!
CounterPunch - Aug 29, 2014
The more time and money we spend playing their games, satisfying their gluttony by buying and buying, continuously learning absolutely useless new concepts about 'operating systems' or electronic menus, the less time and resources we have left for ...

15:59 28/08/2014 Indonesian politics
Indonesian politics
The Economist - Aug 28, 2014
Unusually for an Indonesian politician, he seemed to enjoy speaking to and learning from ordinary Indonesians. But this was Jokowi's first walkabout since Indonesia's ... of massive fraud brought by his defeated rival, Prabowo Subianto. The court's ...