Melissa Costello

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Best Gelato in Florence: Top 10 Gelato Shops in Florence

It's summer 2017 and time to update our favorite gelato stops in Florence!<p>There are many gelato shops in Florence and, to be honest, there is a lot …

A guide to Jane Austen's English countryside

1 of 8<p>Getty Images<p>Box Hill in the Surrey North Downs<p>Austen's character Emma Woodhouse cried all the way home from her outing to Box Hill, but your …

National Snow and Ice Data Center

Tiny valleys near the top of Antarctica’s ice sheet reach temperatures of nearly -100 degrees Celsius (-148 degrees Fahrenheit) in the winter.<p>NSIDC …

Southern Hemisphere Tropical Cyclone Data Portal

Mapping Human Impacts on the Ocean

News on Flipboard

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'Everyone is vulnerable': Trump presidency a risk to Australia's climate science

"All the [Coupled Model Intercomparison Project] data is stored on US data servers," Professor Karoly said, adding the US is the only place storing …

Remittance Flows Worldwide in 2016

Worldwide, an estimated $574 billion (USD) was sent by migrants to relatives in their home countries in 2016, a 1% decline from 2015, when the amount …

Aussies top tourism spenders in Vietnam

Australians are the top spenders in Vietnam's growing tourism market, each outlaying more than $2200 a trip, according to an official report.<p>In its …

Kamchatka

There are few places in the world that can enthral quite like Kamchatka, easily Russia's most scenically dramatic region. A vast volcanic peninsula that is almost entirely wilderness, Kamchatka is a place of extraordinary primal beauty, rushing rivers, hot springs and snow-capped peaks. Getting …

Hot Springs

'Bob Thinks Big' episode 2: Christchurch Reimagined

Christchurch

'Bob Thinks Big' episode 1: Christchurch Reimagined

Christchurch

World heritage in Vietnam

Vietnam's Ha Long Bay risks flood of tourism

UNESCO site, and one of the "Seven Wonders of Nature", feels environmental impact of mass tourism.<p>Vietnam's Ha Long Bay was recently named one of the new "Seven Wonders of Nature", and the area has made it on the UNESCO World Heritage list twice.<p>Around six million people visit the area each year, …

Tourism, coal shipping turning Vietnam's Ha Long Bay into an 'ecological disaster'

A small armada of tour boats pulled up at the floating fishing village and a gaggle of foreigners alighted onto the rickety platform that serves as …

National Regional Profile

<b>Page tools:</b> RSS<p>Use these links to view a summary of data for this region.<p><b>Economy</b><br>Includes: <b>Estimates of Unemployment, Taxation Statistics, Household</b> …

a global map of wind, weather, and ocean conditions

Date |<p>Data |<p>Scale |<p>Source |<p>Control | Now « – ‹ – › – » ⊕Grid▷HD<p>Mode | Air – Ocean – Chem – Particulates – Space<p>Height | Sfc – 1000 – 850 – 700 – 500 …

Research and Visitor Statistics - Daylesford Macedon Tourism

As a continued commitment to providing valuable research to businesses within the Daylesford & Macedon region, we are pleased to provide quarterly …

Interactive Maps

Topographic map Hanging Rock Reserve

Hanging Rock Reserve<p>Click on the <b>map</b> to display <b>elevation</b>.<p>About the map<p>Center: -37.3315689 144.5983238<p>Borders: -37.3359111 144.5913004 -37.3272267 …

‘Next year or the year after, the Arctic will be free of ice’

Scientist Peter Wadhams believes the summer ice cover at the north pole is about to disappear, triggering even more rapid global warming<p>Peter Wadhams has spent his career in the Arctic, making more than 50 trips there, some in submarines under the polar ice. He is credited with being one of the …

Sea Ice

Iceland and the Trials of 21st Century Tourism

Once, Iceland’s top industry was fishing. Then, heavy industry took over. Now, tourism drives economic growth in Iceland. What are the challenges …

Inuit fear they will be overwhelmed as ‘extinction tourism’ descends on Arctic

Visit of giant cruise ship will bring money and tourists to the Northwest Passage, but fears grow for the area’s people and its ecosystem<p>In a few days, one of the world’s largest cruise ships, the Crystal Serenity, will visit the tiny Inuit village of Ulukhaktok in northern Canada. Hundreds of …

Cruise Ships

Brexitannia: a state in limbo

Britain is on hold. And so, too, is the European Union. Like a couple forced to live together for a long but undefined period after one partner has …

What Will Olympic Tourism Mean for Rio’s Favelas?

Increased tourist attention towards the favelas of Rio has afforded residents new financial opportunities—but not all stand to thrive from it.<p>The 2014 World Cup in Brazil was the first time news broke internationally that tourists were choosing to stay in Rio de Janeiro's favelas. The sprawling, …

National parks feeling 'ill-effects' from tourism boom, government report admits

Tourists stream across the busy Tongariro Crossing on Easter Sunday, when queues for toilets stretched to the dozens.<p>If you are planning to holiday …

Greece Trying for Record-Breaking Year in Tourism

Tourism is one area of the Greek economy that is booming; so much so that tourism officials are forecasting a record-breaking year.<p>You May Also …

Europe

French Tourism Suffering in Wake of Recent Attacks

MORE Impacting Travel<p>Tourist Fined in Hawaii for Harassing Endangered Species<p>State Department Issues Updated Travel Advisory for Cuba<p>Fake Grenades …

France