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All the Can’t-Miss New Christmas Movies Coming to Netflix This Season

Temperatures are finally starting to drop, which can only mean one thing. The most wonderful time of the year is right around the corner! Some of you may be thinking “but we haven’t even made it to Halloween yet!” But everyone knows that fall is just a season to prepare …

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Uluru climb ban: Tourists question controversial rule change

The nearby Ayers Rock Resort in the desert oasis town Yulara that was opened in 1984 has been full for most of this year. That equals close to 5000 people, more than one quarter of who are staff. In fact Australian tourists in cars have camped illegally on private land …

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Climate change is already affecting global food production — unequally

Published in PLOS ONE, the University of Minnesota-led study, conducted with researchers from the University of Oxford and the University of Copenhagen, used weather and reported crop data to evaluate the potential impact of observed climate change. The researchers found that: observed climate change causes a significant yield variation in …

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Balyasny Asset Management Cut Its Dermira (DERM) Holding as Stock Declined; As Activision Blizzard (ATVI) Share Price Rose, Holder Arrowpoint Asset Management Decreased Position by $2.34 Million

Arrowpoint Asset Management Llc decreased its stake in Activision Blizzard Inc (ATVI) by 41.26% based on its latest 2019Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Arrowpoint Asset Management Llc sold 49,839 shares as the company’s stock rose 0.37% . The institutional investor held 70,957 shares of the technology company at the …

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Uluru climb ban raises tourists’ questions

Among some of the tourists rushing to Uluru before climbing it is banned this Saturday, there is bemusement as to why local Indigenous traditional owners would discourage tourist dollars. The nearby Ayers Rock Resort in the desert oasis town Yulara that was opened in 1984 has been full for most …

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Indonesia forest fires choke Southeast Asia | Indonesia

Toxic haze from Indonesian forest fires closed thousands of schools across the country and in neighbouring Malaysia on Wednesday, while air quality worsened in Singapore just days before the city’s Formula One motor race. Forest fires are blazing on the islands of Sumatra and Borneo, with Jakarta deploying thousands of …

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20 for 2020: Airbnb Reveals the 20 Destinations to Visit Next Year

Right from the post-industrial culture hubs like Milwaukee and Guadalajara or emerging destinations that promote in sustainable tourism or cities like Maastricht and Malindi, this year’s list is full of surprise travel destinations. The top trending locales are cities and regions that are preparing for big events like the 2020 …

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Radiolab: Saving the Galápagos Giant Tortoise – Island Conservation

Island Conservation’s Regional Executive Director of Latin America, Karl Campbell, shares his experience of removing invasive goats from Isabela Island, Galápagos. Jad – Hey I’m Jad Abumrad.    Robert - I’m Robert Krulwich. This is Radiolab and today we begin on a plane which carried our newly married producer Tim Howard to the Galápagos.    Tim – So I took the …

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TISSL to conduct International Conference for heads of school in November

The International Schools of Sri Lanka (TISSL), the Association of the Premier International Schools in Sri Lanka, will be conducting the Annual International Conference for heads of school from 22nd to 24th November 2019, at Marriot Resort Spa Hotel, Weligama under the theme ‘Leading and Learning through turbulent times’. TISSL …

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Meet Northwestern Kellogg’s MBA Class Of 2021 | Poets&Quants

‘Talent wins games, but teams win championships.’ Most CEO’s trumpet this line. In business, the team represents the long-term and big picture, where the sum bests the parts and the whole trumps the individual. In teams, experts say, you can churn out more ideas, explore different angles, and remove blind …

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