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How The South-South Awards Celebrate Sustainable Development

Smokey Fontaine | Posted 10.19.2015 | Politics
Smokey Fontaine

The role of politician is an important and very public one. Despite the bad behavior of many of his colleagues, President Obama will likely inspire generations of young people to take on the profession to help progress our society. But, perhaps, the role of the diplomat needs to be more highly considered.

Just In Case You've Forgotten, Half The Planet Is In The Middle Of A Sweaty Summer Right Now

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

In most parts of the U.S. right now, it is cooooooooold. Like eye lids forever opened/closed, boogers a permanent part of your nose, beer freezing, an...

Eight Reasons to Get to New Zealand

Emily Dickinson | Posted 02.17.2014 | Travel
Emily Dickinson

I headed to the South Island -- known for its mountains, snow, and glaciers -- having no idea what to expect. I just hoped I wouldn't have to dress nicely or wear makeup. I was right.

How SeaWorld Keeps the Body Clocks of Its Antarctic Penguins on South Pole Time

Jim Hill | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

You know that out-of-sync feeling you have for those first few days after Daylight Savings Time? Where your internal body clock is telling you that it's one time while the light levels outside are telling you that it's an entirely different time? Well, then imagine how tough it must be to be an Antarctic penguin on display in Orlando.

Eco-Friendly Luxury In Patagonia

Patrick Pfeiffer | Posted 03.23.2013 | Travel
Patrick Pfeiffer

Patagonia experiences all four seasons on any given day at any time of the year.

Why Is The Southern Hemisphere Getting Drier?

Posted 10.05.2012 | Green

From OurAmazingPlanet Staff: North of the equator, April showers bring May flowers. But in the Southern Hemisphere, April droughts bring doubts. ...

The First Day Of Summer (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 06.19.2012 | Green

Months of warm weather, water sports and barbecues are nearly upon us, with the first day of summer on the horizon. Wednesday June 20, 2012 at 7:0...

PHOTOS: 10 Winter Escapes In South America

BootsnAll | Posted 04.16.2012 | Travel

In Patagonia, you can jet-ski across crystalline, azure lakes. In Colombia and Venezuela, you can trek through steamy jungles.

Chill Out: The Top 10 Southern Hemisphere Summer Cool-Off Spots (PHOTOS, POLL)

Hallie Seegal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Can you imagine watching the World Cup in the winter? Sounds silly, right? Well, for the Southern Hemisphere, that's the cool reality. While we are h...

Afro-Brazilian History, Beats and Culture

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
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Lauri Lyons

While Africa and America are often recognized as the book ends of the African Diaspora, there is an additional link in the Middle Passage that is less publicized, but no less important.

Rio Wins! Good News for the Global South

Chelsea-Lyn Rudder | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Chelsea-Lyn Rudder

Countries like Brazil are now in a position to compete successfully in the athletic events that comprise the Games, and also to provide the venue for the competition.