Category Archives: United States of America

A Space For Hope And Mourning: Austin Baroque Orchestra Brings Early Latin American Music To Mission Concepción; Joy Diaz & Caroline Covington; Texas Standard

The sounds of Texas.

Source: A Space For Hope And Mourning: Austin Baroque Orchestra Brings Early Latin American Music To Mission Concepción

$30,000 grant helps provide safer communities for seniors in San Antonio; KSAT

Did you know that approximately 45 million Americans are 65 and older?

Source: $30,000 grant helps provide safer communities for seniors in San Antonio

Military flights biggest cause of noise pollution on Olympic Peninsula; Mirage News

 

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Countries fall short of U.N. pledge to protect 10% of the ocean by 2020; Chris Arsenault; MongaBay

Covering a swath of ocean larger than Peru around coral reefs, golden beaches and rocky atolls in north Hawaiʻi, Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument is one of the world’s largest marine protected areas — and the biggest in North America. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is home to endangered Hawaiian monk seals (Monachus schauinslandi), two dozen species of whales and dolphins, and green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas), among thousands of other creatures.

Source: Countries fall short of U.N. pledge to protect 10% of the ocean by 2020

Get an Aerial View of UNESCO World Heritage Sites Across the Globe; Jessica Stewart; My Modern Met

Gain a new appreciation for these fascinating places.

Source: Get an Aerial View of UNESCO World Heritage Sites Across the Globe

Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska; World of Cruising

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The Oldest Structures in Many States are Catholic; Shaun McAfee; NC Register

The age of each church is interesting, but the sense of the tradition is breathtaking.

Source: The Oldest Structures in Many States are Catholic

World’s Best Places To Visit In 2021 By National Geographic: Dream Now, Go Later; Cecilia Rodriguez

25 top destinations around the globe made it to the coveted Nat Geo list of amazing places to inspire future post-pandemic journeys.

Source: World’s Best Places To Visit In 2021 By National Geographic: Dream Now, Go Later

Travels with the Mullallys: The mountains are calling; Linda B Mullally; Monterey Herald

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Poverty Point World Heritage Site; jtchibnalljr; Atlas Obscura

This ancient settlement contains some of the largest earthen mounds in North America.

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UH researchers play major role in Papahānaumokuākea update; Mirage News

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Where to Stay in Yellowstone National Park | 5 Excellent Areas in 2020; Ana Pereira; Broke Backpacker

This guide covers where to stay in Yellowstone National Park, Ana Pereira favorite places and things to do, & even more!

Source: Where to Stay in Yellowstone National Park | 5 EXCELLENT Areas in 2020

5 BEST Places to Stay in Great Smoky Mountain National Park (2020 Guide); Ana Pereira; The Broke Backpacker

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Statue of Liberty Museum wins Gold in 2020 Building Team Awards; Robert Cassidy; Building Design + Construction Magazine

After September 11, 2001, the Statue of Liberty Museum, which was then located in the statue’s pedestal, was closed to 80% of visitors due to security restrictions. Those restrictions ended on May 16 with the opening of the new Statue of Liberty Museum, which gives every visitor the opportunity to experience the story of “Liberty Enlightening the World.”

Source: Statue of Liberty Museum wins Gold in 2020 Building Team Awards

Guide to Visiting Mammoth Cave National Park
; Margaret Littman; AARP

This Kentucky national park is known for having the world’s longest known cave system. From hiking to tours and more, here’s how to plan a trip.

Source: Guide to Visiting Mammoth Cave National Park


A Brad Pitt-narrated documentary about restoring the Unity Temple will soon be available for streaming; Matt Hickman; Architect’s Newspaper

Starting October 30, a documentary about the restoration of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Unity Temple will show how the iconic structure was brought back to life.

Source: A Brad Pitt-narrated documentary about restoring the Unity Temple will soon be available for streaming

NOAA report reveals condition of natural and cultural resources of Papahānaumokuākea; Sarah Marquis; Phys.org

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The 10 best travel experiences in the US, according to Lonely Planet; James Gabriel Martin; Lonely Planet

The USA boasts countless incredible and unique experiences available to travelers today, from boundless national parks that are sure to thrill outdoor enthusiasts to cultural institutions that educate and inspire.

Source: The 10 best travel experiences in the US, according to Lonely Planet – Lonely Planet

Coronavirus having huge impact on Pa.’s unique architectural treasure Fallingwater; Ashley Bishop; WPXI

A connection with nature — that’s what Frank Llyod Wright’s Fallingwater represents. In 2020, it’s what many did this year as COVID-19 changed everything.

Source: Coronavirus having huge impact on Pa.’s unique architectural treasure Fallingwater

New report reveals insights into the condition of natural and cultural resources of Papahānaumokuākea; Sarah Marquis; National Marine Sanctuaries

NOAA has published a peer-reviewed State of the Monument report that was jointly produced by the co-trustees of Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument.

Source: New report reveals insights into the condition of natural and cultural resources of Papahānaumokuākea

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