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‘Nanobubbles’ and tour boats could rescue an endangered Mexican wetland; Sarah Freeman; National Geographic

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Pollution is choking Xochimilco, Mexico City’s UNESCO World Heritage site. One scientist is harnessing the power of tiny bubbles to fix it.

Source: ‘Nanobubbles’ and tour boats could rescue an endangered Mexican wetland

Booking.com’s Most Welcoming Cities on Earth for 2022; Booking.com

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Colombia: Land of natural highs; Patrick Welch; Metro

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Colombian coffee growers have launched a trail exploring their Andean plantations…

Source: Colombia: Land of natural highs

Suzhou Municipal Bureau of Culture, Radio, Television and Tourism Named Headline Sponsor of London’s International Media Marketplace; Digital Journal

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The Suzhou Municipal Bureau of Culture, Radio, Television and Tourism is pleased to announce its headline sponsorship of IMM London which will take place 14-15 March 2022. Now in its tenth year, IMM is firmly established as the leading global event connecting the travel industry and the media.

Source: Suzhou Municipal Bureau of Culture, Radio, Television and Tourism Named Headline Sponsor of London’s International Media Marketplace

Visitors of ancient city of Ani in Eastern Turkiye walk among millennia of history; Ismail Kaplan & Ahmet Gencturk; Anadolu Agency

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Michael Steinhardt’s looted Israeli antiquity came from same caves his donations helped preserve; Asaf Shalev; Forward

Photo: Menahem Kahana

The Heliodorus Stele, a looted artifact at the Israel Museum, tells a story about Michael Steinhardt’s complicated legacy of giving and taking.

Source: Michael Steinhardt’s looted Israeli antiquity came from same caves his donations helped preserve

Ecuador expands ‘underwater superhighway’ for migrating species in the Galapagos; Harriet Baskas; The Points Guy

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The Galapagos Islands, a UNESCO World Heritage Site 600 miles from mainland Ecuador, is home to many rare species, such as marine iguanas, giant tortoises and Darwin’s finches, and tops the bucket lists of many travelers.

Source: Ecuador expands ‘underwater superhighway’ for migrating species in the Galapagos – The Points Guy

2 Alberta spots named top destinations in the world for outdoor enthusiasts; Laine Mitchell; Daily Hive

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Albertans live alongside some of the most beautiful places in the world, and a new listing has named two Alberta parks as top destinations.

Source: 2 Alberta spots named top destinations in the world for outdoor enthusiasts | News

Competition: 25 Bialik Street, Tel Aviv; Merlin Fulcher; Architectural Review

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Open to architects and students in separate categories – the competition invites participants to restore and extend an historic listed building within the White City of Tel-Aviv UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Source: Competition: 25 Bialik Street, Tel Aviv – Architectural Review

9 Amazing CNY Trips to Take Around China; That’s Magazine

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Get outta town!

Source: 9 Amazing CNY Trips to Take Around China

Dream job? Blenheim Palace are looking for two people to help plant trees; Charlotte Daly; Country Living

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Blenheim Estate is recruiting two new members of staff to join its forestry team as they continue to fight against climate change.

Source: Dream job? Blenheim Palace are looking for two people to help plant trees

Tokenized Real Estate by Libertas is Trending; Ann-Elizabeth Worth; Linkedin

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Libertas, in partnership with RareEARTH Sanctuaries, has inaugurated an exclusive tokenised real estate investment opportunity as of the 15th of January 2022. Libertas, the first worldwide blockchain ecosystem provider, launches the RES token (a collaboration between Libertas and the House Of Chinhara) ensuring that the green mining company is at the forefront of tokenised real estate in Africa.

Source: Tokenized Real Estate by Libertas is Trending

Ecuador Extends Protected Galapagos Marine Reserve; Brian Major; Travel Pulse

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New “ocean highway” extends through Colombia and Panama to Costa Rica…

Source: Ecuador Extends Protected Galapagos Marine Reserve

The fragile gems of Okinawa prefecture; Alex Smith; Cruise And Ferry

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Beyond The Pyramids Of Egypt: 6 African Sites That Are Worthy Of A Mention; Brunno Braga; Travel Noire

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These are the 5 best places to live in Colombia — and 2 to avoid; Nancy Kiernan; Market Watch

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Many people have an outdated perception of Colombia.

Source: These are the 5 best places to live in Colombia — and 2 to avoid

Okavango Delta boosts work to involve communities in conservation; Unesco

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Source: Okavango Delta boosts work to involve communities in conservation

Morocco joins efforts with U.S. for Volubilis mosaics restoration; North Africa Post

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Ancient Afghan minaret in danger of ‘collapse’ after quakes; AFP

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An 800-year-old minaret considered one of the finest examples of Islamic architecture in Afghanistan was damaged by two earthquakes this week and is in danger of collapse, an official has said.

Source: Ancient Afghan minaret in danger of ‘collapse’ after quakes

Japan’s best castles to visit at least once; David McElhenney; CNN

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During Japan’s Sengoku “Warring States” era (1467-1615), castles were constructed, bolstered and fortified all across the Japanese archipelago, resulting in approximately 5,000 individual keeps.

Source: Japan’s best castles to visit at least once

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