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4 hrs ago | Art Daily

Works by famous clockmaking families are in demand at Bonhams Fine Clocks Sale

W. E. Frodsham marine chronometer that kept Charles Darwin on course to the 'Origin of species' on voyage to Galapagos voyage sold for 74,500.


Related Topix: Watches, World News,

8 hrs ago | Noozhawk

UCSB Research Expertise, Best Practices Key to New UC Global Food Initiative

Known for a vast biodiversity most famously surveyed by Charles Darwin, the Galapagos Islands have seen extensive conservation efforts on land.


Related Topix: World News, UC Santa Barbara, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition

21 hrs ago | Dear Kitty

Explorer Thor Heyerdahl born 100 years ago

Amazing new exhibition and activities in Norway and abroad as the Kon-Tiki Museum in Oslo celebrates the 100th anniversary of Thor Heyerdahl's birth When the famous Norwegian adventurer, scientist and communicator Thor Heyerdahl died on 18 April 2002 it made headlines around the world.


Related Topix: Kon-Tiki, Oslo, Norway Travel, Sweden Travel, Travel, Oslo, Sweden Travel, Europe Travel, Norway Travel, Kontiki, Country, The Shadows, Pop/Rock, World News,

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Ecuadorian Vice President In Cuba To Boost Cooperation

Ecuadorian Vice President Jorge Glas is now in Havana for an official visit to boost bilateral cooperation in biotechnology, state daily Granma said Wednesday.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Agriculture, Science, Rafael Correa, Thailand


Wildlife Wednesday: Pilanesberg

In this week's photo selection, let's take a journey to South Africa's well-known safari zone to the Galapagos Islands to the Rocky Mountains in Colorado "Two marine iguana's found only in the Galapagos Islands.


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Fox News

Lodges of Latin America

Vaya Adventures founder Jim Lutz shares his short list of distinctive lodgings in seven Central and South American countries and why these relatively undiscovered gems deserve a visit.


Related Topix: Chile Travel, Travel, South America

Tue Jul 08, 2014

CPJ Press Freedom Online

Blog: Pressured by government, Ecuadoran cartoonist is forced to adjust

Called to testify before a government media oversight commission, editorial cartoonist Xavier Bonilla--known by his penname Bonil--showed up with a pair of four-foot-long mock pencils.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Journalism, Rafael Correa

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Orange Juice

Cuenca and Murrieta: How Two Cities Welcome Their Refugees

Cuenca is the number one retirement place overseas, due to its moderate climate, quality health care, a large community of foreign retirees, the currency being the dollar, and most important, its low cost of living.


Related Topix: World News, Social Security, Personal Finance, Immigration Reform

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Daily Herald

Ribfest's first Hispanic Day draws thousands

Long lines were worth the wait for many in the carnival area at the first Hispanic Day at Ribfest in Naperville.


Related Topix: Naperville, IL, World News, Wheaton, IL, Dupage County, IL

Dear Kitty

Bloodthirsty finches on the Galapagos islands

The Galapagos Islands are as beautiful as they are unforgiving. Patrick Watkins could have told you as much when his captain rudely marooned him there in 1805 for acting like an ass.


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Thu Jul 03, 2014

USA Today

These trips could change your life

Ecuador's Galapagos Islands played a central role in Charles Darwin's theory of evolution, and is still one of the world's top places to see wildlife.


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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Candy Industry

Nestl unveils new chocolate moulding and packing line in Ecuador

In opening a new chocolate production facility, at Guayaquil, Ecuador, Nestl looks to take advantage of the country's prized Arriba beans as well as stimulate the local economy.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Chocolate, World News

Poynter Online

UK news site runs ad for Russian brides; Ecuadorian newspaper stops printing under pressure

Today's MediaWireWorld roundup of journalism news from outside the U.S. Send tips to Kristen Hare: 1. The Russian bride ad isn't there anymore: The U.K. website Radio Times ran an ad for Russian Brides , Mark Sweney reported Wednesday in The Guardian.


Related Topix: Journalism, South America

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Former resident pleads guilty to setting up - sex tours'

Last week, Patrick R. Minga, 50, entered the plea to attempting to induce and facilitate, for his own financial gain, the travel of an individual from Brevard County, Fla., to Quito, Ecuador, so that the individual could engage in illicit sexual conduct with minor girls, according to federal officials.


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CPJ Press Freedom Online

Blog: Ecuador newspaper shutters its presses, citing government pressure

Blaming government harassment and a related advertising slowdown, the daily newspaper Hoy ceased its Quito-based print edition Monday, and said it would transform into an online-only newspaper.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Journalism, Rafael Correa

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Daily Mail

Four men needed to move one of Australia's biggest Galapagos tortoises

Black student body president at nation's most expensive prep school forced to resign after offensive photos of her dressed as 'typical' white, male students emerge Journalist who was raped and held hostage for 15 months in Somalia reveals how she has forgiven her captors and is even in contact with one on FACEBOOK as her story is turned into a ... (more)


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Library of Economics and Liberty

Remembering Ken Minogue

On June 28 one year ago, Kenneth Minogue, Emeritus Professor of Political Science of Political Science at the London School of Economics, passed away on a plane flying between the island of San Cristobal, in the Galapagos arcipelago, and Guayaquil, the largest city in Ecuador.


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Sat Jun 28, 2014

The Sydney Morning Herald

Why act your age when you could act like Hamish Blake?

Hamish Blake is smart enough and sensitive enough to act his age . But he doesn't see why he needs to.


Related Topix: Hamish Blake, World News, Australia, Oceania, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Financial Times

The Prince's work in the Galapagos Islands

It was a typical afternoon on the GalA pagos Islands when The Prince of Wales last toured the area five years ago: implacably hot and otherworldly, a place where everything conspires to make visitors feel at the end of the earth, or its beginning.


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Silicon Alley Insider

How A Blue-Footed Boobie And A Mood Board Helped Create The Warby Parker Brand

It was the first thing they put on their "mood board," a collage commonly used by graphic designers before beginning a project, when they were formulating the company as students at UPenn's Wharton School of Business.


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