Stay for Sustainability: An InstaGlimpse of Green Travel

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By Caroline King It seems now more than ever, the topic of climate change has been at the forefront of discussions. Individuals, communities, and nations as a whole have put forth programs and initiatives to try and combat the effects of carbon emissions and help eliminate our global carbon footprint. More and more, travelers are […]

30 of the Greenest Cities in the World (INFOGRAPHIC)

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If you’ve had the opportunity to travel a bit, you probably know that Reykjavik is one of the greenest cities in the world, but New Delhi, on the other hand, may not have been an obvious contender. Other cities on this list, such as Chicago, are making extreme efforts to go green by implementing incredible […]

The Oldest Living Things on Earth (VIDEO)

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In this TedTalk, Rachel Sussman an artist and photographer, discusses the data she’s collected from an ongoing project that seeks to identify some of the oldest living things on Earth — from 2,000-year-old brain coral off Tobago’s coast to an “underground forest” in South Africa that has lived since before the dawn of agriculture. She […]

Evensong in Oxford

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Margaret Barthel In the evening, Oxford takes an elongated collective breath. Its pulse, frenetic during the day–the direct result of being home to 22,000 busy undergraduate and graduate students–slows. The bells of the college chapels and cathedrals toll to signal the beginning of evensong, a short sung liturgy that has been performed in dim chapels […]

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