How close are we to reaching the 2020 MPA targets? A perspective from World Heritage
With a global ocean economy worth trillions, no conversation about marine protection is complete without considering socio-economic concerns. Billions of people around the...
2 days ago - National Geographic
Study finds marine heatwaves are becoming more frequent and intense
Coral bleaching observed at Heron Island in the Great Barrier Reef, February 2016. Coral bleaching occurs when water temperatures are abnormally warm for extended periods of...
2 days ago - CG Compass
Fabien Cousteau talks about conservation at CLIA Cruise360
In an address to the hundreds of travel agents gathered, Cousteau spoke about ways travel agents can help educate travelers on the importance of conservation. "How can people...
3 days ago - Travel Weekly
Outrage after police issue parking tickets to mourners honoring fallen Marine
San Diego officials scrambled Wednesday to respond to backlash from the public over 35 parking citations the city gave to people trying to honor a fallen Marine on Tuesday...
3 days ago - LA Times
Ashley Benson Ditched Her Platinum and Dyed Her Hair Dirty Blonde
If you've watched “Pretty Little Liars,” you know that Ashley Benson ‘s character, Hanna Marin, is known for her ever-wavy, brassy-blonde hair. It has sort of become her...
3 days ago - Style Caster
Marineland ready to bring old Florida to a new audience
The vintage Florida aquatic theme park is celebrating its 80th anniversary with a full park renovation and myriad opportunities to interact with dolphins and other marine life.
4 days ago - Travel Weekly
Corals on Great Barrier Reef will never be the same after back-to-back heat waves, scientists say
The Great Barrier Reef suffered a catastrophic die-off after two back-to-back marine heat waves in 2016 and 2017, a new study finds - and many of its reef communities have been...
4 days ago - LA Times - 2 articles
‘What's your major malfunction?' How R. Lee Ermey created a memorable ‘Full Metal Jacket' role
When we first meet gunnery sergeant Hartman, played by R. Lee Ermey in Stanley Kubrick's 1987 Vietnam epic “Full Metal Jacket,” he's introducing recruits to the Marine Corps...
6 days ago - The Washington Post - 2 articles
Seabird Riches on the Poor Knights Islands
In the far north of New Zealand lie the rugged Poor Knights Islands, off-limits to terrestrial tourism, but surrounded by a stunning marine reserve containing one of Jacques...
6 days ago - National Geographic
'Full Metal Jacket' sergeant R. Lee Ermey dies at 74
R. Lee Ermey, a former Marine who made a career in Hollywood playing hard-nosed military men like Gunnery Sergeant Hartman in Stanley Kubrick's "Full Metal Jacket," has died
7 days ago - ABC News - 2 articles
The headlines of Very International People
Kate Middleton has gone into labour, another Royal baby is almost here
The 10 best places for afternoon tea in the UK revealed
The Mail on Sunday's Sarah Turner gives her verdict on the best venues around the UK to enjoy the much-loved British tradition.
See the Many Epic Outfits From Beyoncé's Second Coachella Performance
Beyoncé made history last weekend when she became the first Black woman to headline Coachella, and she did so masterfully. Not only did she display the best of what live...
Let's catch you up on where each ‘Westworld' character left off
There are no bathroom breaks during “Westworld,” the HBO series that centers on a futuristic, Wild West-themed amusement park where humans can live out their wildest fantasies...
7 ways to use up and recycle firewood ashes
If you're never sure what to do with the ash from your fireplace, don't be too quick to dump it, give these helpful tips a try instead. Every time you light a fire, you create...
How to substitute stevia in baking and preserves
Any baking that uses stevia in place of sugar should be eaten within a couple of days. Words: Jane Wrigglesworth Stevia can be used in baking and preserving, but some...
What's On: Royal New Zealand Ballet's Dancing With Mozart
Great music inspires great dance, as the Royal New Zealand Ballet presents an eclectic programme of four works - classical and contemporary - inspired by the music of Mozart...
Couple transform vintage van into a camper they use to roam Britain in
Scott and Ellie Morgan from Bristol bought the 1990 Fiat Ducato after deciding to go travelling around the Brecon Beacons in Wales following the loss of their unborn child.
Survivors of air accidents reveal how they got onto planes again
Survivors of air accidents often proclaim that their survival was a miracle. But what follows is another kind of miracle: Many survivors manage to fly again. Here they reveal how.
One in eight bird species are at risk of global extinction
A report from BirdLife International, based in Cambridge, monitored bird numbers across the globe. It found that one in eight bird species are at risk of global extinction.