Month: July 2020

Dominica’s commitment to climate resilience— through renewable energy, organic agriculture, ecotourism, sustainable infrastructure and a culture of eco-consciousness— has provided a strong strategic and ideological underpinning for the Nature Isle’s social and economic development. In March, during the pinnacle of the tourist high season, COVID-19 forced the Eastern Caribbean island into lockdown and while only
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Twelve-year-old Forest, who lives at Australia Zoo in Queensland, is so lanky that a team from Guinness World Records had to create a specially made measuring pole and rig it next to a hay dispenser in the giraffe house to record his height. It took several months to capture the measurements, via images and video
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As Anne Laraway, the CEO and “Mom In Chief” of Happy Family Organics, steers her team through the many unexpected twists and turns in 2020, she says that flexibility is key. “It is not that different from raising kids,” she reflects. And the mission of Happy Family Organics – to change the trajectory of human
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Delta Air Lines passenger planes are seen parked due to flight reductions made to slow the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport in Birmingham, Alabama, March 25, 2020. Elijah Nouvelage | Reuters Delta Air Lines CEO on Thursday said more than 17,000 employees — close to a fifth of its staff — have chosen to
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Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whisky Maker’s Mark Would you like to know the biggest secret in all of bourbon? Okay, it’s more of an open secret, really. But let’s just tackle it head-on: great American whiskey should not cost all that much. In fact, time and again, in blind tastings, the ‘cheap’ everyday stuff competes favorably
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Inside the Gate Gourmet 110,000 square-feet facility near Dulles Int. Airport. Astrid Riecken | The Washington Post | Getty Images Three House Democrats on Wednesday slammed airline contractors that laid off more than 9,000 employees despite accepting millions in federal coronavirus aid. The lawmakers asked Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to stop aid to the companies
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Yesterday, Senator Mitch McConnell proposed the HEALS Act, which includes the next round of coronavirus aid. But the Independent Restaurant Coalition (IRC) claims it will not do enough, and continues seeking support and pushing for signatures on the RESTAURANTS Act. Bobby Stuckey, IRC leadership member and Master Sommelier / founder of Frasca Hospitality Group, in …
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During the economic recovery that followed the financial crisis of 2008, sales of recreational vehicles like motor homes boomed for several years.  The coronavirus pandemic appears to be sparking another boom in the industry as travelers concerned about the risks of flying are packing their families into RVs and seeking out campgrounds around the country. 
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Please note our writers visited Crete prior to the coronavirus pandemic For a laidback break without the worry of extra charges, weather, entertainment and excellent dining options, all-inclusive holidays to Crete are ideal. Most packages include premium beverages and à la carte dining – some even offer spa treatments and sports activities. From lazing on pristine Blue
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