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Friday | Stuff.co.nz

Galapagos Islands: The captain can croon

You see many strange and wonderful sights in the Galapagos. T-shirts with Darwin's mug on them; giant manta rays "flying" gracefully underneath while you're snorkelling; the tiny but utterly unafraid bird that takes a liking to your shoelaces; a dozen or more frigate birds hitching a ride on the ship's rigging because they can't take off from ... (more)

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

KFMB-TV San Diego

Tortoise arrives at Toledo Zoo from San Diego

A tortoise that lived at the San Diego Zoo since the early 1980s and could be about 100 years old was sent to a similar facility in Toledo this week, zoo officials announced Thursday.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Toledo Zoo welcomes a Galapagos tortoise

Toledo's newest exotic resident weighs 440 pounds, is old enough to be considered a living antique, and hails from a volcanic Pacific archipelago near the equator revered for its unique and diverse ecosystems.

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Berkshire Eagle

Evolution of a festival

When Jonathan Weiner and Deborah Heiligman first started dating, they were at odds on the iissue of religion.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Business Wire

Avianca Holdings And Its Subsidiaries Carried More Than 2.3 Million Passengers In July 2014

Capacity, measured in ASKs , increased by 4.8%, while passenger traffic, measured in RPKs , increased 2.5%.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Memorial set for Sacramento Zoo director Mary Healy

A public memorial is planned next month for Mary Healy, executive director and chief executive officer of the Sacramento Zoo, who died recently while traveling to the Galapagos Islands.

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Sonoma Valley Sun

Revisiting the scandalous 'Galapagos Affair'

When he came across the long-forgotten memoir "Satan Came to Eden," written by a adulterous young German woman who emigrated with her lover to an uninhabited Galapagos island in 1929, Sonoma author and editor Joe Troise knew he was on to something.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Yahoo!

Galapagos giant tortoise dies

The giant tortoise known as "Pepe the Missionary", a symbol of Ecuador's Galapagos Islands, has died at an estimated 100 years of age, apparently from being overweight, Galapagos National Park has announced.

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Daily Mail

Famous giant tortoise 'Pepe the Missionary' who became one of the...

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Forbes.com

Cate Blanchett And The Galapagos Affair

What I most love about being a long-time travel journalist is the ever-changing mix of environments I find myself in.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Star Online

'Mission Blue': New docu shows our oceans are dying

From the Oscar-winning makers of The Cove comes a new documentary about oceanographer Sylvia Earle and her quest to save our imperilled oceans.

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WKBW

Buffalo Zoo Sea Lion Passes Away

Preliminary reports indicate no clear cause of death. Tissue samples have been sent to a pathology lab for further analysis.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Taranaki Daily News

Ones to watch

KIWI DOCO: Pulp singer Jarvis Cocker in an onstage moment from Kiwi director Florian Habicht's Pulp: A Film About Life, Death & Supermarkets.

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KKLA-FM Glendale

Evolution Theory Facing Crisis

"Bill Nye the Science Guy" wrapped up its twentieth anniversary year recently. Nye has done great work encouraging kids to pursue careers in the natural sciences, but has also in recent years become somewhat of a fundamentalist of secularism, particularly in his promotion of Darwinian evolution.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Compass AUG 16

Come and join Laura from Travel CUTS as she recounts her journey in the Galapagos Islands.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Star Online

Giving back

The watch world is continuously expanding, and while the industry grows richer every year, many watch brands have decided to"give back'' by being socially responsible too.

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Covington Reporter

Summer anything but quiet for Maple Valley teen

Last year Jenna surprised her mom, Kathy Johnson, when Jenna approached her parents about going on a missions trip to another country, something she had never done before.

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Reuters

'Mission Blue' film charts scientist's quest to save oceans

From the Galapagos Islands to Australia's Coral Sea and a marine park off the coast of Mexico, the documentary "Mission Blue" navigates the journey of renowned oceanographer Sylvia Earle as she travels the globe to save the planet's threatened seas.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Waikato Times

Cancel your appointments, it's film festival time

KIWI DOCO: Pulp singer Jarvis Cocker in an onstage moment from Kiwi director Florian Habicht's Pulp: A Film About Life, Death & Supermarkets.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Sunday Herald

Norman's conquest

TV presenter Cat Cubie has tied the knot with her partner Oli Norman surrounded by family and friends in the grounds of his parents' home in Comrie, Perthshire.

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