Archives for International
While cities only take up a few percentage points of the earth’s total landmass, they contribute up to 80% of the world’s emitted carbon. Yet they will hold the answers to climate change.
With the World Cup approaching, an impending crisis could nudge Brazil in a more sustainable direction--specifically towards energy efficiency.
One example of Abu Dhabi’s rapid development is Al Mayrah Island, which is becoming another booming pocket of commerce and tourism.
Near Bahla Fort in Oman is Jabreen Castle, one of the most impressive sights in a nation already brimming with Middle East history and culture.
Balha Fort stares you down as you drive through the town with which it shares the same name.
My first memory of walking through Plaza Independencia in Montevideo always reminds me why I love this corner of South America.
Earth Hour 2014 is one of the most important environmental events of the year, and is important for raising awareness about the impact our energy consumption has on the planet.
Ibri Castle is the gateway into northeastern Oman and the town itself is worth an overnight stay if you are on the way to Nizwa and Muscat.
As you drive out of Ibri in northeastern Oman, the stunning Al Sulayf Castle, built into a mountain, will catch your eye.
A century ago, the Great War swept Europe taking 10 million men and leaving 25 million wounded. Historian Jay M. Winter looks back on our century of violence.
As you complete the drive down the E-22 highway from Abu Dhabi to Al Ain in the United Arab Emirates, terra cotta-hued sand dunes rise above the highway.
At the base of Jebel Hafeet is the Green Mubazzarah, a lush verdant area offering a sharp contrast to much of the desert in Abu Dhabi.