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Longyearbyen in Longyearbyen, Norway

On the Svalbard Islands of northern Norway there lies the town of Longyearbyen, the northernmost town in the world with a significant population size (there are a few research bases further north). The former coal mining town is nowShow More Summary

Three New Solar Farms Totaling 320 Megawatts For North Victoria

UK solar developer Island Green Power has teamed up with local Australian renewable energy developer Overland Sun Farming to construct three large-scale solar projects in Victoria's north, which together will total 320 megawatts. Three...Show More Summary

Weaning off oil, Scottish islands eye renewable future

Strong winds and stormy seas have helped turn the Shetland Islands in the North Atlantic into a European renewable energy giant, producing more power than it knows what to do with.

Thinking About Galapagos (3): The Evolution of Iguanas, Finches, and Humans by Hybridization

Marine Iguana Land Iguana Hybrid Iguana from Breeding of a Male Marine Iguana and Female Land Iguana Video of Marine Iguana Feeding Underwater South Plaza Island, Looking Towards North Plaza Island A Video on the Hybrid IguanaOn DayShow More Summary

Heliskiing and Fishing in Iceland's Great White North

Ski endless untouched powder from an artful lodge on the island’s remote upper coast

5 islands you should visit on the ‘West Coast’ of Kenya

Kenya is well known for its ?out of Africa? experiences, particularly the bush and beach safaris. Its sandy white beaches rank as some of the best in Africa, particularly those in the North and South Coast of Mombasa. Other well-known beaches can be found further north in Watamu, Malindi and Lamu. Show More Summary

BIOACID Science Portrait – María Algueró-Muñiz: “Will jellyfish swarm the ocean?”

María Algueró-Muñiz, marine biologist at Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), works at the North Sea Island Helgoland. In summer, she goes out by boat to collect moon jellyfish for her experiments on the impact of ocean acidification, warming and deoxygenation. Show More Summary

New Faeroese constitution vote set for next year

The Faeroe Islands' premier says a referendum on a new constitution for the semi-autonomous Danish North Atlantic territory will be held next year on April 25. No text has yet … Click to Continue »

Here's a Loving Island Dispatch From Chris Cote

Here's a Loving Island Dispatch From Chris Cote Surfing A lay-day letter to Mom from the North Shore, looking back at the best of the 2017 Volcom Pipe Pro. By Josh T. Saunders on 8 February 2017

The Philippines' Calamian Islands May Compete as 'Most Beautiful'

Our readers have loved Palawan and Borocay of late, but from a local's perspective, we're missing out on the Calamian Islands just north of Palawan. Hidden for decades behind the shadow of more popular Philippine destinations, the Calamian Islands (or Calamianes) are finally getting their turn in the spotlight. Show More Summary

NC court: Man's rights violated in Virgin Islands ruling

A North Carolina appeals court says a man cannot be forced to pay almost $5,800 to a pair of Caribbean resort companies because he could not have a lawyer help … Click to Continue »

Police agencies help expand access to overdose-reversal drug

Two Rhode Island police departments are helping other law enforcement agencies purchase an opioid overdose-reversal drug. The state Health Department says North Providence and East Providence police offered to buy … Click to Continu...

Property investment in Helsinki, Finland: Waterfront villas in the European harbour city

2 weeks agoLifestyle / Luxury : Luxuo

As far north as one would wish to live, the Finnish capital includes more than 300 islands, a bustling harbour, and culture, rich in history. International property buyers have turned to the city and are taking advantage of lucrative rental yields.

New York Cosmos move to Brooklyn Cyclones stadium

The New York Cosmos are moving to Brooklyn after four seasons on Long Island. The team, which relaunched in 2013 as part of the second-tier North American Soccer League, said Thursday it will play... To view the full story, click the title link.

Bride Shows Up For Wedding Dressed As T. Rex (And Groom Loves It)

A Chicago woman got “Rexed” up before her wedding, and the groom’s face was priceless. When Elizabeth Rex Hundley married Tom Gardner in Bald Head Island, North Carolina, in November, she wanted to make it unforgettable for him. Spoiler alert: She succeeded. The beautiful bride walked down the aisle in a T. Show More Summary

New York Just Greenlighted The Country's Biggest Offshore Wind Farm Yet

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

NEW YORK ? The company behind the first offshore wind farm in North America won approval Wednesday from New York state to build the country’s biggest seaward turbines yet. The Long Island Power Authority, a state-run utility company,...Show More Summary

Mantle earthquakes, crustal structure, and gravitational instability beneath western North Island, New Zealand

A cluster of 30–52-km-deep earthquakes, and a 7–10 km step in the Moho beneath western North Island, New Zealand, are both interpreted as manifestations of active delamination of the continental lower crust and mantle lithosphere. These...Show More Summary

Tiny Island Nation Caught Creating Fake Birth Certificates For Brazilian-Born Players

last monthSports : Deadspin

East Timor is a small nation occupying the eastern half of the island Timor, which is a few hundred miles north of the Australian mainland. The island was a Portuguese then Indonesian colony until 1999, when they achieved independence. Just over 1 million people live there, and it took their national soccer team until… Read more...

Mark Zuckerberg Is Trying to Buy Out Land Near His Hawaii Estate

The 14 parcels on the north shore of Kauai initially belonged to Native Hawaiians who were awarded the land during the mid-19th century, when private property was established in the islands.

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