Monday, March 23, 2015
Already, Vermont is maple syrup capital of the U.S., with production traditionally being a side business for farmers. Could a large-scale operation, tapping into thousands of acres of maple trees in a remote northeastern part of the state, be as sweet?
They trekked snow-covered mountains, gasped at seals flopping along the coastline and oohed at penguins waddling along on the ice, and even took in the spectacle of a humpback whale flapping its tale amid a sea of melting icebergs.
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Sunday, March 22, 2015
White sands and azure waters will provide a stunning natural backdrop as Miami Beach marks its 100th birthday on Thursday — but will the beloved playground of the rich and famous still be going strong 100 years from now?
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Saturday, March 21, 2015
An eclipse that will sweep Europe and parts of Africa and Asia on Friday poses a danger to selfie-takers, eye specialists warned on Thursday.
All eyes will be on the skies on Friday for a total solar eclipse expected to offer spectacular views, if only in the far northern Svalbard archipelago and Faroe Islands.
Ranbir Singh still remembers when the wells in his village on New Delhi's southwestern edge were filled with sweet-tasting water and livestock drank from the small ponds that dotted the area.
Friday, March 20, 2015
Britain on Wednesday said it intended to create what will be the world's biggest fully protected marine reserve, covering an area nearly the size of France and Germany put together in the Pacific Ocean.
Conservation group WWF on Wednesday urged the Democratic Republic of Congo to “drop any plans” of modifying the boundaries of Virunga national park — home to the mountain gorilla — for oil exploration purposes.
Prince Charles made an impassioned speech Wednesday in Washington about the deteriorating state of the world's oceans, striking a somber note on the first full day of his U.S. tour with wife Camilla.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Want to make a big impact on the health of our oceans? Think small, top chefs say. As in anchovies and sardines.