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Pacific Nation Bans Fishing in One of World's Largest Marine Parks

Kiribati announces "very significant" step at U.S. Our Ocean conference.<p>A tiny island nation that controls a vast area of the Pacific Ocean has announced it will ban all commercial fishing in a massive marine park that is the size of California.<p>Anote Tong, the president of Kiribati—a chain of …

Japan's top 10 culinary locations

Unesco recently added Japanese cuisine – known in Japan as <i>washoku</i> – to its Intangible Cultural Heritage list. This puts it equal to French cuisine, the only other national culinary tradition to be so honoured. A journey around Japan reveals the wisdom of Unesco’s decision: every corner of the …

Top Night Sky Photo Winners for 2014

Human Journey<p>Courtesy of Luc Perrot<p>Ghostly green auroras blanketing mountain ranges and rivers of stars flowing onto brightly lit towns are among some contest-winning portraits of the starry heavens. The best snapshots of the 2014 International Earth & Sky Photo Contest were announced this …

Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

Living in: Venice

In this living, breathing, sinking city, residents enjoy dreamlike canal settings, peerless Gothic and Renaissance architecture and masterpieces by Titian and Tintoretto.<p>Venice is one of those places that everyone has seen before they visit. The green canals and famous bridges; the warmly coloured</i> …

Opinion: Killing of Great Tusker in Kenya Recalls Lesson From the Past

Kenya's president should give protection to the country's last great tuskers, filmmaker says.<p>The killing in late May of the great tusker Satao, in Kenya's Tsavo National Park, was another blunt reminder that no elephant in Africa is safe. A poacher's poisoned arrow felled him, and his death was …

Love in the Time of Padlocks: Has a Craze on the World’s Bridges Gone Too Far?

Clipping locks to bridges as love tokens started in Paris and spread. Is it getting out of hand?<p>In a city where it has known no bounds, love now has a weight limit. Shortly after 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 8, a railing of the Pont des Arts—a pedestrian bridge in Paris that spans the Seine River near …