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14 min ago | Examiner.com

Silversea providing paths less traveled during series of 2015 exotic tours

One of the many reasons repeat passengers lov e Silversea its constant innovations.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

National Public Radio

Young Scientists Say They're Sexually Abused In The Field

Many young scientists dream of their first trip to a remote research site - who wouldn't want to hang out with chimps like Jane Goodall, or sail to the Galapagos like Charles Darwin, exploring the world and advancing science? In a survey of scientists engaged in field research, the majority - 64 percent - said they had personally experienced sexual ... (more)

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Ars Technica

Darwin's complete Galapagos library posted online

Charles Darwin's massive ship library, including astounding drawings of species from far-off lands, meant he rarely had to come above-board while sailing on the Beagle in the 1830s.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Travel World News

Ecuador: South Expeditions Launches Redesigned Website

South Expeditions is a travel group with over 20 years of experience arranging a wide range of high-end customized trips and excursions for individuals, and groups in Ecuador, Galapagos and Chile.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

SBWire

World's First "Green" Airport Fully Operational at Baltra, Galapagos Islands

The islands, located just a few miles away from Ecuador are the main source of inspiration for Charles Darwin to state his Theory of Evolution.

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Wristfashion.com

Limited Edition: Arnold & Son's Tribute to Charles Darwin

Arnold & Son has announced a trio of timepieces marking Charles Darwin 's voyage of discovery.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Wired

Incentivizing Peer Review: The Last Obstacle for Open Access Science

Under current scientific publishing norms, most research including, but not limited to, the analysis of thin circular objects is accessible only to high-paying institutions.

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Bangor Daily News

Why does this red-billed tropicbird keep returning to Maine?

A rare red-billed tropicbird has been seen on an island off Isle Au Haut for the past nine summers.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

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.

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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.

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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.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

FlickrBlog

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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Sat Jul 05, 2014

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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Tue Jul 01, 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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Mon Jun 30, 2014

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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Sun Jun 29, 2014

The Age

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.

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The Age

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.

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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.

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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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