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Rioja region earns UNESCO tourism blessing

The Rioja region of Spain is known for red wines that are fruity and tannic, most notably tempranillo, Spain’s king of grapes. (Roughly 75 percent of the grapes grown in the region are tempranillo.) Wines from the region are often…

NYTimes’ Reporter Still Asking For Forgiveness After Climate Sins

New York Times’ reporter Andy Newman has followed up on his guilt-ridden travel piece in the paper’s um, Travel section (headlined under the buzz-killing title, “Travel’s Climate Problem – If to see the world is also to help destroy it,…

Winning Nat Geo photos reveal nature and humanity at their finest

National Geographic asked readers to show them the world, and these photographers didn’t disappoint, offering inspiring images from their travels. For the 2019 National Geographic Travel Photo Contest, the judges chose winning images in three categories — cities, people and…

Boaty McBoatface Is Now Studying Global Warming – Popular Mechanics

Povl Abrahamsen, British Antarctic Survey A few years ago, the British Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) went unexpectedly viral when the Internet took over a voting campaign to name a new research vessel. Left open for suggestions, the poll became…

Risky business: New data show how manatees use shipping channels

New research tracks West Indian manatee movements through nearshore and offshore ship channels in the north-central Gulf of Mexico. A new publication in the journal Frontiers in Marine Science tracks West Indian manatee movements through nearshore and offshore ship channels in the north-central Gulf of Mexico.

I Am Part of the Climate-Change Problem. That’s Why I Wrote About It. – The New York Times

Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together. I have written thousands of articles for The New York Times. Only one, so far, has cast me as a…

Exciting progress on NASA’s next Mars mission

The Mars Helicopter – which will launch with Mars 2020 – has now passed some key tests. Plus engineers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, celebrate with a selfie after attaching the Mars 2020 rover’s remote sensing mast.