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As Russia returns to Svalbard

Author: Dmitry Kiselev a Hundred years ago in Paris was signed the Svalbard Treaty. The document defined the international legal status of the Spitsbergen archipelago in the Arctic ocean. Spitsbergen is the German name for the Arctic archipelago of Norwegian Svalbard is, but the Russian Pomors have named it Grumant. ...

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Mapping the Resources of Absence

Every paradise has its price. Where I live, we can see the Milky Way on a clear night and hear the ice move on Agency Lake as it freezes and thaws. We also go for days without internet or phone service. Yet during these times, I am reminded of how ...

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Look to manufacturing!

Look to manufacturing!

No country is ever successful in the long term without a really strong and vibrant manufacturing base. — Alan Mulally   We are now just about a decade away from 2030; the year that our planners signposted that Jamaica could become so prosperous that the whole world will see this ...

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Elevating Women in Conservation

Elevating Women in Conservation

Women for Wildlife When I started my path as a wildlife biologist over 20 years ago, I had no idea what being a woman in this field would teach me about strength, resiliency, or overcoming adversity. Be it trekking through malaria-infested jungles in Papua New Guinea, navigating over 7,000 miles ...

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Travel and tourism competitiveness of Pakistan

The potential of tourism is untapped The PM routinely mentions about the potential of tourism in Pakistan, given its diverse topology, immense cultural depth, and rich visual history. Having said that, multiple factors, mainly with regard to level of security and economic development, have contributed to the low level of ...

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