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Kauai’s Limahuli Garden & Preserve showcases the ancient Polynesians’ ‘botanical tool kits’ – LA Times

Limahuli, which means “turning hands,” is much more than just a pretty place. Said Kawika Winter, the garden’s director: “People drive to the end of the road … hike the trail and look at the coastline, but what many don’t recognize is that they’re standing in the most biodiverse eco …

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What is Unesco, why did Donald Trump take the US out of it and what are World Heritage sites?

UNESCO is one of the most important parts of the UN with its declared purpose being to facilitate peace and international collaboration through educational, scientific and cultural reforms. The US has signalled that it will be leaving Unesco in December over what they described as anti-Israel bias. Here’s everything you …

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Tourism Australia’s 50th Anniversary: Photos of Australia’s Natural Wonders That Will Leave You in Awe

Australia Tourism Australia is celebrating its 50th year, and it marked the occasion by announcing that tourist numbers from India has risen 15 percent this year. We mark the occasion with a look at Australia’s most treasured natural wonders. Anoop Menon | Updated: October 10, 2017 11:08 PM IST It’s …

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Save wild life-63rd Wildlife Week celebrated

“Save wildlife” was the message in the 63rd Wildlife week celebrated on Thursday at Sajjangarh Biological Park. Spot painting was organised to promote this message. Celebrating the 63rd Wildlife week in Sajjangarh Biological Park, spot painting was organised to promote the message of saving wildlife. As per Forest conservator Hariny …

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Sean Gallagher Launches Everyday Extinction Instagram

Grantee and National Geographic photographer Sean Gallagher launched a new Instagram project, Everyday Extinction, highlighting the mass biodiversity extinction underway around the world. In an interview with In Sight, the photography section of The Washington Post, Gallagher explains the goal behind the project: “I have been using Instagram as a key way …

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Navy dolphins to help in fight to save porpoises from extinction

MARK STEVENSON, Associated Press Published 1:36 p.m. PT Oct. 6, 2017 Members of the U.S. Navy Marine Mammal Program load bottlenose dolphins aboard a Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento C-27J Spartan aircraft at Naval Base North Island, in Coronado, California, Oct. 5, 2017. The dolphins and their trainers are deploying …

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Transformable solar building changes shape to teach people how to live sustainably | Inhabitat

How do you persuade people to adopt sustainable lifestyles? A team of Swiss architecture students believes in the power of demonstration—and they’ve designed and built the eco-friendly NeighborHub to prove their point. Conceived as a collaborative community space, the NeighborHub is a transformable, shared space that demonstrates innovative solutions, from …

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