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Otago Daily Times
‘Lake snow’ threatens WanakaA possible new plan for attacking lagarosiphon in Lake Wanaka was announced thi
‘Lake snow’ threatens Wanaka
Otago Daily Times / Posted 17 hours ago
A possible new plan for attacking lagarosiphon in Lake Wanaka was announced this week, but Wanaka reporter Margot Taylor finds the lake weed is not the only baddie lurking beneath the lake’s surface. Beneath the crystal clear water of Lake Wanaka,... Read more
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Business Wire
ADDING MULTIMEDIA Katherine Farley, Tracy R. Wolstencroft Elected Co-Chairs of International Rescue Committee“Katherine Farley and Tracy Wolstencroft bring strong values, global perspectiv
ADDING MULTIMEDIA Katherine Farley, Tracy R. Wolstencroft Elected Co-Chairs of International Rescue Committee
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
“Katherine Farley and Tracy Wolstencroft bring strong values, global perspectives and New York energy to the IRC,” said David Miliband, IRC president and CEO. “We are thrilled to have their commitment at a time of global crisis, as well as their... Read more
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Fortune
Exclusive: From AOL Exec to Antarctic Explorer, Meet National Geographic’s First Female ChairmanFor the first time in its 128-year history, the chairman of the board of truste
Exclusive: From AOL Exec to Antarctic Explorer, Meet National Geographic’s First Female Chairman
Fortune / Posted yesterday
For the first time in its 128-year history, the chairman of the board of trustees of the National Geographic Society will be a woman. And not just any woman: Jean Case, a well-known tech industry pioneer who was a senior marketing executive in the... Read more
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Business Wire
Katherine Farley, Tracy R. Wolstencroft Elected Co-Chairs of International Rescue Committee“Katherine Farley and Tracy Wolstencroft bring strong values, global perspectiv
Katherine Farley, Tracy R. Wolstencroft Elected Co-Chairs of International Rescue Committee
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
“Katherine Farley and Tracy Wolstencroft bring strong values, global perspectives and New York energy to the IRC,” said David Miliband, IRC president and CEO. “We are thrilled to have their commitment at a time of global crisis, as well as their... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Bay College celebrates Darwin Day with Film SeriesAll showings are Thursday, Feb. 11, in room 123A of the Math Science Center in
Bay College celebrates Darwin Day with Film Series
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
All showings are Thursday, Feb. 11, in room 123A of the Math Science Center in the Math Science Building and are free and open to the public. Schedule (Eastern times): Charles Darwin 9:30 a.m. - Darwin's Dangerous Idea (120 minutes) Why does... Read more
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Brandon Sun
BU prof to speak at Royal Tyrrell MuseumDavid Greenwood poses at the Princeton Chert fossil locality near Princeton, B.
BU prof to speak at Royal Tyrrell Museum
Brandon Sun / Posted 3 days ago
David Greenwood poses at the Princeton Chert fossil locality near Princeton, B.C., last summer. Greenwood will be part of the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology’s 2016 Speaker Series. (SUBMITTED) A Brandon University professor is thrilled to be... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Solomon Islands: In Kennedy's footstepsWreckage discovered below placid waters tells stories of danger and heroic expl
Solomon Islands: In Kennedy's footsteps
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Wreckage discovered below placid waters tells stories of danger and heroic exploits, writes John Borthwick. Kennedy Island in the Solomons, named for John F. Kennedy. Photo / John Borthwick "Don't mention the war!" shrilled John Cleese in his guise... Read more
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Daily Mail
Death in Bucharest of 'English eccentric' now treated as suspiciousDeath in Bucharest of 'perfect English eccentric' and gay rights activist with
Death in Bucharest of 'English eccentric' now treated as suspicious
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
Death in Bucharest of 'perfect English eccentric' and gay rights activist with links to Syrian opposition is being treated as suspicious David St Vincent, 48, was found dead in his Bucharest home on January 12 Police initially said it was natural... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Logan holds geography beeThe social studies department at Logan Junior High School in Princeton recently
Logan holds geography bee
Bureau County Republican / Posted 7 days ago
The social studies department at Logan Junior High School in Princeton recently held its 22nd annual National Geographic Society Geography Bee. Approximately 512 students in grades 5-8 competed in preliminary round questioning to determine 10... Read more
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Science Daily
Ancient wildebeest-like animal shared 'bizarre' feature with dinosaur"The nasal dome is a completely new structure for mammals-- it doesn't look lik
Ancient wildebeest-like animal shared 'bizarre' feature with dinosaur
Science Daily / Posted 8 days ago
"The nasal dome is a completely new structure for mammals-- it doesn't look like anything you could see in an animal that's alive today," says Haley O'Brien of Ohio University, Athens. "The closest example would be hadrosaur dinosaurs with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dicaprio Donates U.S.$1 Million to Help Protect Island WatersBy Julia Malbrook and Betymie Bonnelame Victoria — The American actor Leonardo
Dicaprio Donates U.S.$1 Million to Help Protect Island Waters
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
By Julia Malbrook and Betymie Bonnelame Victoria — The American actor Leonardo DiCaprio, an increasingly active environmentalist, is donating $1 million to the Seychelles for the island nation's climate change adaption fund, the environment minister... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Stamford
Stamford Eighth-Grader Wins Scofield School’s National Geographic BeeSTAMFORD, Conn. -- Eighth grader Alex McLeod won the school’s National Geograph
Stamford Eighth-Grader Wins Scofield School’s National Geographic Bee
The Daily Voice - Stamford / Posted 10 days ago
STAMFORD, Conn. -- Eighth grader Alex McLeod won the school’s National Geographic Bee competition. By winning, McLeod has qualified to compete in the first round of the state competition, which brings him closer to the overall prize of a $50,000... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
G-Star School’s ‘Big Love’ premiers on stage on WednesdayOXBRIDGE ACADEMY Maria Elena Grimmett was invited to appear in Discovery Educa
G-Star School’s ‘Big Love’ premiers on stage on Wednesday
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 10 days ago
OXBRIDGE ACADEMY Maria Elena Grimmett was invited to appear in Discovery Education’s recent live webcast, “Student Change Makers,” which spotlighted five young leaders from around the country who are taking action on issues from water pollution to... Read more
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EarthSky
Everything you need to know: Groundhog Day 2016Ah, Groundhog Day. On February 2, 2016, Punxsutawney Phil – called the world’s
Everything you need to know: Groundhog Day 2016
EarthSky / Posted 10 days ago
Ah, Groundhog Day. On February 2, 2016, Punxsutawney Phil – called the world’s most beloved seasonal prognosticator by his handlers in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania – will look for his shadow. If it’s sunny out, and Phil sees his shadow, then –... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Stamford
Eighth-Grader Wins Scofield School's National Geographic Bee In StamfordSTAMFORD, Conn. -- Scofield Magnet Middle School in Stamford announced that eig
Eighth-Grader Wins Scofield School's National Geographic Bee In Stamford
The Daily Voice - Stamford / Posted 11 days ago
STAMFORD, Conn. -- Scofield Magnet Middle School in Stamford announced that eighth grader Alex McLeod won the school’s National Geographic Bee competition. McLeod, who won the competition Tuesday, Jan. 26, has qualified to compete in the first round... Read more
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Khaleej Times
Celebrate Big Cat WeekLions, Tigers, Cheetahs, all of them ferocious felines yet they are some of the
Celebrate Big Cat Week
Khaleej Times / Posted 12 days ago
Lions, Tigers, Cheetahs, all of them ferocious felines yet they are some of the most threatened species on earth. Learn more about these big cats at the Sixth Annual Big Cat Week, which begins tonight at 10 pm. National Geographic's WILD's Big Cat... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Scofield student wins geography bee“As a former social studies teacher, I can’t emphasize enough how important geo
Scofield student wins geography bee
Stamford Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
“As a former social studies teacher, I can’t emphasize enough how important geography is in learning the lessons of history. I am very proud of all students who participated,” said Principal Scott Clayton. McLeod and other middle school winners,... Read more
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Business Wire
National Geographic Partners Names Laura Nichols Senior Vice President, Chief Communications OfficerWASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Laura Nichols has been named Senior Vice President
National Geographic Partners Names Laura Nichols Senior Vice President, Chief Communications Officer
Business Wire / Posted 15 days ago
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Laura Nichols has been named Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer, National Geographic Partners. Her appointment was announced by National Geographic Partners CEO Declan Moore, to whom Nichols reports.... Read more
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Brush News-Tribune
Harry Potter helps Becker become NatGeo Bee champ Sixth through eighth graders at the Brush Middle School gathered in the Crusa
Harry Potter helps Becker become NatGeo Bee champ
Brush News-Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
Sixth through eighth graders at the Brush Middle School gathered in the Crusader's gym on January 12 to vie for the honor of area Geography genius during a local level of National Geographic's 28 th... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Rafael Ignacio Tejada, retired fertility doctorAug. 3, 1931 — Jan. 21, 2016 Rafael Ignacio Tejada of Kenmore, a retired docto
Rafael Ignacio Tejada, retired fertility doctor
The Buffalo News / Posted 18 days ago
Aug. 3, 1931 — Jan. 21, 2016 Rafael Ignacio Tejada of Kenmore, a retired doctor who specialized in fertility, died Thursday in Kenmore Mercy Hospital after a short illness. He was 84. Born in the town of Puente Nacional in Colombia, Dr. Tejada... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Stamford student aces geography bee“This enrichment opportunity allowed us to embed geography into the daily fabri
Stamford student aces geography bee
Stamford Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
“This enrichment opportunity allowed us to embed geography into the daily fabric of the day. I am very proud of Tommy and all of the students who participated,” said Newfield Principal Lisa Saba Price. Surette and other elementary school winners,... Read more
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Science Daily
Call of the wild: Male geladas captivate females with moans, yawnsIn findings appearing in Scientific Reports, U-M researchers found that female
Call of the wild: Male geladas captivate females with moans, yawns
Science Daily / Posted 21 days ago
In findings appearing in Scientific Reports, U-M researchers found that female geladas who heard recorded playbacks of male vocal sequences containing one of three derived call types -- moans, wobbles and yawns--lingered longer and spent more time... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Stamford
Newfield Elementary School Fourth-Grader Wins Geography BeeSTAMFORD, Conn. -- Newfield Elementary School in Stamford announced that fourth
Newfield Elementary School Fourth-Grader Wins Geography Bee
The Daily Voice - Stamford / Posted 22 days ago
STAMFORD, Conn. -- Newfield Elementary School in Stamford announced that fourth-grader Thomas Surette won the school’s competition of the National Geographic Bee. By winning, Surette has qualified to compete in the first round of the state... Read more
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International Business Times
Turkey: World's first temple at 12,000-year-old Gobekli Tepe to get facelift The archaeological site of Göbekli Tepe, which dates back to 10000BC, in southe
Turkey: World's first temple at 12,000-year-old Gobekli Tepe to get facelift
International Business Times / Posted 23 days ago
The archaeological site of Göbekli Tepe, which dates back to 10000BC, in southeast Turkey may soon be restored under the country's programme to boost tourism. Turkey's Doguş Group, which is handling the promotion of the site, has said it plans to... Read more
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Boston Globe
Harvard roboticist gives researchers a hand for deep sea explorationRobert Wood watched a video of a solid robotic arm collecting fragile pieces of
Harvard roboticist gives researchers a hand for deep sea exploration
Boston Globe / Posted 23 days ago
Robert Wood watched a video of a solid robotic arm collecting fragile pieces of coral and sponges from the ocean floor and had an idea: Applying “squishy” robotic fingers to the arm would improve the collection of delicate specimens. Wood, who is a... Read more
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PhysOrg
'Squishy' robot fingers aid deep sea explorationSoft robotic gripper is attached (lower left) to the remotely operated vehicle
'Squishy' robot fingers aid deep sea exploration
PhysOrg / Posted 23 days ago
Soft robotic gripper is attached (lower left) to the remotely operated vehicle (ROV) as it is lowered into the Red Sea for a test dive. Credit: Kevin Galloway, Wyss Institute at Harvard University During a 2014 talk on his exploration of deep-sea... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Speaking volumes: Best-selling business books 800-CEO-Read compiles a list of top-selling business books. The top sellers i
Speaking volumes: Best-selling business books
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 25 days ago
800-CEO-Read compiles a list of top-selling business books. The top sellers in December: 1. “Who Gets What - And Why: The New Economics of Matchmaking and Market Design” by Alvin E. Roth, Eamon... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Massive bus-sized croc discovered in SaharaThe giant crocodile became extinct 130 million years ago. Photo / Davide Bonado
Massive bus-sized croc discovered in Sahara
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 29 days ago
The giant crocodile became extinct 130 million years ago. Photo / Davide Bonadonna Palaeontologists searching in Tunisia made a discovery of massive proportions: the world's previously unknown largest sea-dwelling crocodile. This prehistoric... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Ancient Lost City of the Monkey God found - now treasure hunters are moving inThe president of Honduras has given the green light to treasure hunters to plun
Ancient Lost City of the Monkey God found - now treasure hunters are moving in
Daily Mirror / Posted 29 days ago
The president of Honduras has given the green light to treasure hunters to plunder a rain forest to recover treasure from the mysterious 'Lost City of the Monkey God.' Documentary film-maker film maker Steve Elkins stumbled across a wealth of... Read more
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redOrbit
Scary ancient crocodile discovered in Tunisia was the size of a busJanuary 13, 2016 by Chuck Bednar Researchers conducting an expedition in the
Scary ancient crocodile discovered in Tunisia was the size of a bus
redOrbit / Posted 29 days ago
January 13, 2016 by Chuck Bednar Researchers conducting an expedition in the Tunisian desert have made a colossal discovery: the largest sea-dwelling crocodile ever found—a creature... Read more
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Daily Star
FOUND: Fabled 'lost city' of gold hidden in jungle has diggers moving in For centuries, locals, travellers and Spanish conquistadors have searched for
FOUND: Fabled 'lost city' of gold hidden in jungle has diggers moving in
Daily Star / Posted 29 days ago
For centuries, locals, travellers and Spanish conquistadors have searched for the "Lost City of the Monkey God", believed to be in a remote section of the Mosquito jungle of... Read more
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The Columbian
Ancient crocodile was size of a busPaleontologists searching far and wide in Tunisia made a discovery of massive p
Ancient crocodile was size of a bus
The Columbian / Posted 29 days ago
Paleontologists searching far and wide in Tunisia made a discovery of massive proportions: the world’s largest sea-dwelling crocodile, previously unknown to science. This prehistoric crocodile is believed to have measured more than 30 feet long and... Read more
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