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New Cultural Lenses to Create a Sustainable Future

Gaia Paradiso | Posted 10.04.2014 | Impact
Gaia Paradiso

The willingness to adapt and change, the curiosity to look beyond and find more to be discovered, more to contribute to, more to advance, more to develop, more to make progress lies within the human arrow of learning and teaching.

Atotonilco, Mexico -- High Art, Folk Art, Hot Springs, Food!

Barbara Falconer Newhall | Posted 03.11.2014 | Travel
Barbara Falconer Newhall

If you're planning a trip to San Miguel de Allende, be sure to budget a day at the nearby town of Atotonilco. Here are four solid reasons to make the trip.

Can Bosra Still Beckon History Buffs to Syria?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 09.16.2013 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

Looking through stacks of old pictures today, I came across a set I shot in Bosra, Syria, 23 years ago showing stately, if worn, internationally recog...

Australia Hosts Reef Live Event to Showcase Great Barrier Reef

Megan Snedden | Posted 08.17.2013 | Travel
Megan Snedden

From a café overlooking the Eiffel Tower, a woman in Paris chatted with scientist David Wachenfeld as he scuba dived through Australia's Great Barrier Reef.

U.S. Navy Ship Stuck On Coral Reef

AP | Posted 03.18.2013 | World

MANILA, Philippines — A U.S. Navy minesweeper was stuck on a coral reef in the Philippines for a second day Friday, as the crew struggled to ext...

Restoring Jefferson's University

J. Michael Welton | Posted 10.16.2012 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Now that the political struggles have settled somewhat at The University of Virginia, it's time to get down to what's really important at Mr. Jefferson's academical village.

Ethiopia: Pastoralists Forced off Their Land for Sugar Plantations

Human Rights Watch | Posted 08.18.2012 | World
Human Rights Watch

Watch this video about abuses against the indigenous peoples of Ethiopia's Lower Omo Valley (Nairobi) – The Ethiopian government is forcibly d...

UNESCO: Libya's Cultural Sites In 'Serious Danger'

Posted 10.26.2011 | Arts

The current political and social upheaval in Libya has brought worries the destruction of its cultural property. Libya has five UNESCO World Heritage ...

The Most Beautiful Wilderness (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

We're feeling the love for Mama Earth after last week's Earth Day, so we're inspired to look for the beauty of preserved wilderness from around the w...