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Mines alumni trip down the Grand Canyon
 
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Back by popular demand! Join us on this seven-day rafting adventure from May 8-15 with expert geologist, Mines alumnus, and professor Dr. Steve Sonnenberg '81. It will forever change the way you think about the Grand Canyon. Register at http://minesalumni.com/grandcanyon2019
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What is SOCIOLOGY OF LEISURE? What does SOCIOLOGY OF LEISURE mean? SOCIOLOGY OF LEISURE meaning
 
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What is SOCIOLOGY OF LEISURE? What does SOCIOLOGY OF LEISURE mean? SOCIOLOGY OF LEISURE meaning - SOCIOLOGY OF LEISURE definition - SOCIOLOGY OF LEISURE explanation. Source: Wikipedia.org article, adapted under https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ license. Sociology of leisure is the study of how humans organize their free time. Leisure includes a broad array of activities, such as sport, tourism, and the playing of games. The sociology of leisure is closely tied to the sociology of work, as each explores a different side of the work-leisure relationship. More recent studies in the field move away from the work-leisure relationship and focus on the relation between leisure and culture. Studies of leisure have determined that observable patterns cannot be easily explained by socioeconomic variables such as income, occupation or education. The type of leisure activity is substantially influenced by the individual's immediate situation (presence or lack of family, age, and other factors). Sociology of leisure is a fairly recent subfield of sociology, compared to more traditional subfields such as sociology of work, sociology of the family, and sociology of education: it saw most of its development in the second half of the 20th century. Until then, leisure had often been seen as a relatively unimportant, minor feature of society. Leisure is now recognized as a major social institution, deserving of serious sociological inquiry, particularly in Western societies. As John Wilson and others have noted, it is difficult to define leisure. Its definitions are numerous and often mutually contradictory, for example as a discrete portion of one's time or as a quality of experience irrespective of time. Joffre Dumazedier distinguished four distinct definitions of leisure, which begin broadly and gradually narrow in scope. The first and broadest defines leisure as a style of behavior that may occur even at work, the second defines it as any non-work activity; the third further excludes family and household obligations; and, finally, the narrowest defines leisure as activities dedicated to self-fulfillment. Dumazedier's four definitions are not exhaustive. Incompatible definitions and measures are seen as a major factor accounting for occasionally contradictory research findings. There are some unresolved questions concerning the definition of work: in particular, whether unpaid endeavors, such as volunteering or studying, are work. Non-work time should not be equated with free time, as it comprises not only free time, dedicated to leisure, but also time dedicated to certain obligatory activities, such as housework. Dividing activities into free and dedicated time is not easy. For example, brushing one's teeth is neither work nor leisure; scholars differ in their classifications of activities such as eating a meal, shopping, repairing a car, attending a religious ceremony, or showering (various individuals may or may not classify such activities as leisure). The relation between work and leisure can also be unclear: research indicates that some individuals find skills that they have acquired at work useful to their hobbies (and vice versa), and some individuals have used leisure activities to advance their work careers. Sociologists also disagree as to whether political or spiritual activities should be included in studies of leisure. Further, among some occupational communities, such as police officers or miners, it is common for work colleagues to be off-time friends and to share similar, work-based leisure activities.
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Backpacking to a Ghost Town Cemetery, Ozark Mountains, AR, USA
 
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Rush Historic District, Ozark Mountains, Arkansas, USA In the 1880s, farmers on the Rush Creek discovered zinc and soon the "rush" to Rush began. A mining boom was well underway by the 1890s. Mining in the area was at its peak during World War I, when the town's population reached an estimated 5,000. The demand for zinc dropped after the war and eventually all mines shut down. The post office closed in the mid 1950s and Rush officially became a ghost town when the land was acquired by the National Park Service in 1972. Bob808Knight, Jessica, Bill in the Hills, Lisa, Caveman Outdoors and KennethKramm backpacked from the ghost town to a nearby abandoned cemetery. Wow, it was awesome, yet scary, to spend the night! Join the adventure. Videography by Ken Kramm, 4 October 2016; Canon Vixia HF G30, iPhone 6+, GoPro HERO4 Silver; Final Cut Pro X. Peaceful Henry and Hail, Hail, The Gangs All Here by the Heftone Banjo Orchestra are licensed under Creative Commons 1.0 http://www.heftone.com/orchestra/ Private Reflection by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) is licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Funeral March for Brass by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty- free/?keywords=funeral+march+for+brass Artist: http://incompetech.com/ Funeral Procession by Twin Musicom is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Artist: http://www.twinmusicom.org/
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Breaking: Mnangagwa appoints new CIO director, perm secs
 
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.Breaking: Mnangagwa appoints new CIO director, perm secs. President Emmerson Mnangagwa has with immediate effect appointed Zimbabwe ambassador to South Africa and Lesotho Isaac Moyo as the new director-general of the country’s spy agency – Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) replacing Retired Major General Happyton Bonyongwe. Bonyongwe was appointed Justice minister by former President Robert Mugabe in a witch-hunt mini-Cabinet reshuffle targeted at weeding out suspected Mnangagwa backers at the height of the Zanu PF factional fighting. Chief secretary to the President and Cabinet, Misheck Sibanda said the President had in terms of section 226, subsection (1) of the Constitution, appointed Moyo, taking over from deputy director-general Aaron Nhepera, who was acting since Bonyongwe’s departure in October. Moyo was appointed ambassador to South Africa in September 2014 after a stint as executive secretary of the African Union committee of intelligence and security service in Africa in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Mnangagwa also appointed and re-assigned 21 permanent secretaries for the reconfigured government ministries, with under-fire secretary for Higher Education, Science and Technology Development Francis Gudyanga replaced by Desire Mutize Sibanda formerly secretary for Youth. Gudyanga and his 13 subordinates were recently booted out of Parliament after they failed to adequately answer questions pertaining to a report on the ministry’s shambolic accounts. Mnangagwa also re-assigned George Magosvongwe to Local Government, Public Works and National Housing replacing George Mlilo, who has moved to the Transport and Infrastructural Development ministry. Grace Mutandiro, formerly Lands secretary, became secretary for Environment, Water and Climate while Judith Kateera became secretary for Presidential Affairs, Monitoring and Implementation of Government Programmes. Former secretary for Environment Prince Mupazviriho moved to Sport, Arts and Recreation while Munesushe Munodawafa was assigned to the Mines and Mining Development ministry. Defence secretary Martin Rushwaya, Virginia Mabiza (Justice), Sylvia Utete-Masango (Primary and Secondary Education), Joey Bimha (Foreign Affairs and International Trade) and Willard Manungo (Finance and Economic Development) retained their positions in their respective ministries. Others who also survived were Melusi Matshiya (Home Affairs and Culture), Ngoni Masoka (Labour and Social Welfare), Abigail Shonhiwa (Industry, Commerce and Enterprise Development), George Charamba (Information, Media and Broadcasting Services), Gerald Gwinji (Health and Child Care), Sam Kundishora (ICT and Cyber Security), Sibusisiwe Zembe (Women and Youth Affairs), Thokozile Chitepo (Tourism) and Ringson Chitsiko (Rural Resettlement). 🌴 Get Free Subscribe Here: - https://goo.gl/QrjDRC 🌴 Website: https://goo.gl/UasZwB 🌴 Twitter: - https://goo.gl/WdWB1i 🌴 Plus: - https://goo.gl/4viMNi 🙏Thanks For Watching. Don't forget LIKE, SHARE and SUBSCRIBE.
Colorado Cannabis Prices Double
 
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Complications arise in Colorado due to legal recreational cannabis demand shortage and credit/debit card rules.
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England's Cornwall
 
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Rick Steves' Europe Travel Guide | Check your local public television station for this Rick Steves’ Europe episode or watch it on https://www.ricksteves.com/watch-read-listen/video/tv-show The far southwest of England is a world unto itself, with a persistent Cornish culture. We'll explore a world of flowers springing from towering hedges, a tin-mining heritage going back to biblical times, salty pirates' towns and fishing villages, and the Land's End of England. Then, side-tripping deep into the vast and mysterious Dartmoor National Park, we'll hike to forgotten stone circles and chase wild ponies. Visit http://www.ricksteves.com for more information about this destination and other destinations in Europe. Check out more Rick Steves’ Europe travel resources: “Rick Steves’ Europe” public television series: https://www.ricksteves.com/watch-read-listen/video/tv-show “Travel with Rick Steves” public radio program: https://www.ricksteves.com/watch-read-listen/audio/radio European Tours: https://www.ricksteves.com/tours Guidebooks: https://store.ricksteves.com/shop/guidebooks Travel Gear: https://store.ricksteves.com/shop/ Trip Consulting: https://www.ricksteves.com/travel-help/plan-your-trip-with-our-expert-consultants Travel Classes: https://www.ricksteves.com/watch-read-listen/video/travel-talks Rick Steves Audio Europe App: https://www.ricksteves.com/watch-read-listen/audio/audio-europe Rick Steves, America's most respected authority on European travel, writes European travel guidebooks and hosts travel shows on public television and public radio.
Views: 324872 Rick Steves' Europe
Journeys in Japan 〜Minami-Izu: Unspoiled seaside getaway〜
 
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For more info https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/tv/journeys/journey_20171017.html
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Free or Equal - Full Video
 
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In 1980 economist and Nobel laureate Milton Friedman inspired market reform in the West and revolutions in the East with his celebrated television series “Free To Choose.” Thirty years later, in this one-hour documentary, the young Swedish writer, analyst and Cato Institute Fellow Johan Norberg travels in Friedman’s footsteps to see what has actually happened in the places Friedman’s ideas helped transform. In location after location Norberg examines the contemporary relevance of Friedman’s ideas in the 2011 world of globalization and financial crisis. Central to his examination are the perennial questions concerning power and prosperity, and the trade-offs between individual liberty and income equality. Check out our Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/FreeToChooseNetwork Visit our media website to find other programs here: http://freetochoosemedia.org/index.php Connect with us on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/FreeToChooseNet Learn more about our company here: http://freetochoosenetwork.org Shop for related products here: http://www.freetochoose.net Stream from FreeToChoose.TV here: http://freetochoose.tv
Views: 19630 Free To Choose Network
(Phuket - Chalong) New reservoir under construction
 
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PHUKET: Construction of the 5.7-million-cubic-meter Klong Krata reservoir in Chalong has stalled because the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE) has yet to approve a request to use a 60-rai plot needed for the project. According to Isara Anukul, chief of the water allocation division at Phuket Provincial Irrigation Office (PPIO), construction was planned to begin this year and be completed in 2012. "But approval for 60 rai of forest land from the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment remains outstanding," he said. The initial request by the PPIO to use the land was submitted three years ago. PPIO Director Weerawat Aungsupanith told the Gazette in early March that approval for the plot was not far off. "I think it will take about one or two months," he said. In April 2007, Irrigation Department official Theerachart Sangkaha, then in charge of the project, reported during a meeting at Provincial Hall that approval from the Forestry Department for use of 157 rai of the 430-rai, 960-million-baht project had "already been granted" and that the project would be finished in 2009. What has forced the delay has never been announced, but it is likely not related to protests by environmentalists or attempts by officialdom at environmental preservation. Local people are generally behind the project, which includes a ring road and recreational park to spur economic development in the area. As for the environment, its natural beauty was long ago compromised by tin-mining and rubber plantations. The most notable developments in the area are the Luangpoo Supha Temple and a golf course constructed by a family of former tin-mining-concession holders. Construction of the 720-meter-long, 25-meter-high dam, with all its potential for agricultural development, and recreational and tourism activities, must be considered a boon even by environmentalists. Beyond question Phuket needs it. Although one of the rainiest places on earth, the island has suffered chronic water shortages for decades -- and demand continues to grow with the island's steadily rising population. Mr Isara expects demand for water to increase by 27 million cubic meters annually over the next 17 years, an average increase of roughly 1.6 million cubic meters a year.
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Journeys in Japan - Iki: Island of Beauty and Promise [1080p]
 
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The island of Iki lies off the coast of Kyushu, facing out towards the Korean Peninsula. In ancient times, Iki was an important crossroads for international exchanges. These days the island is a modest paradise of unspoiled nature, with beautiful beaches, gentle landscapes and excellent seafood. Just an hour away from Fukuoka by high-speed ferry, it makes an ideal tourist get-away.On this edition of Journeys in Japan, Mai Rapsh explores Iki and meets some of the people who are keeping its traditional charm alive for future generations. https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/tv/journeys/journey_20181009.html
25: Tourism , Hospitality and the MICE Industry with subtitles, use CC !
 
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Created for : Marketing in the 21st Century - ESP Marketing for Professionals by David Stig Hansen see it here free : bit.ly/1nn9uVr www.facebook.com/davidstighansen Patreon : www.patreon.com/davidstighansen #secretsofspokenenglish #thesecretsofspokenenglish www.facebook.com/thesecretsofspokenenglish/ 你從來沒有教過連音 Play all marketing videos here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLxCa95pKNYUNOcUG_PeXbTYEFSCZ6qV_r Tourism v. Hospitality with captions / English subtitled, use CC ! Tourism , Hospitality and the MICE Industry 101 A/B AIDA API Acquisition Ad Advertising Agreement Analysis Analytics Application Automation B2B B2C Business Business-to-Business Business-to-Consumer C2C CAC CAN-SPAM CASL CEO CMS COS CPL CRM CRO CSR CSS CTR Calendar Code Content Context Conversion Corporate Cost Cost-per-Lead Crowdsourced Customer Design Digital Ebook Editorial Email Engagement Engine Evergreen Experience Facebook Feed Five Forces Form Friction Funnel Google+ HTML Hashtag Identity Inbound Indicator Industry Infographic Infomercial Instagram Interface Investment JavaScript KPI Key Keyword LTV LTV:CAC Landing Lead Level Lifecycle Lifetime Link LinkedIn Long-Tail MICE MRR Management Marcom Marketing Media Metrics Microsite Middle Mobile Monthly NPS Native Net News No-Follow Nurturing Off-Page Offer On-Page Optimization PEST PPC PR Page Path Pay-per-Click Performance Pinterest Porter’s Programming Promoter Proof Ps QR Qualified ROI Rate Recurring Relationship Responsive Results Return Retweet Revenue SEO SLA SMB SWOT SaaS Score Search Sender Service Sitemap Small-to-Medium Smarketing Snapchat Social Software-as-a-Service Stages Strategy System TV Testing Top Twitter UI URL UX Unique User VP Value View Viral Visitor WOM Website Word-of-Mouth Workflow XML YouTube a accommodations acquisition acronym activities ad adopters ads advertising agencies agency agent agreement analysis analyze and answers appeal appearance approve associate attend audience awareness banner beating benchmarking billboards blogging booth bottom bounce brainstorming brand branded branding budget bulk bundles business buyer buyers buzz call-to-action calls campaign cash catalogue cause-related celebrity chain change channel channels charge charities charity children choose churn click clicked click-through climate closed-loop cold collection color commercial commercialization commission company competition competitor competitors concept conference consumer consumers contacts content contract convenience convention corporate coverage cow creation cross cruise current customer customers cycle data define deliverables demand demographics design desired determine development differentiate differentiation direct discount discounts distribution dogs domestic donation donations dynamic early economic economies economy editorial email emails emotional employee endorsement entry environment establish ethics event events exclusivity exhibition existing expectations export exposition facilities fair feasible findings flier focus for forecasting four franchises free from full funnel generate generation generic giveaways global goals grass green group growth guide high high-street home hospitality hypermarkets idea image impact implementation in individual industry innovators insights international interview introduce introduction investment is join joint key keywords laggards last late launch letters levels licensing life likelihood line local lodging logos loyalty magazine magazines mags mail mailing maintaining maintenance majority manufacturer manufacturing market marketing maturity media merchandise message mining mission mix mtg model moderator modes mouth movable new news newsletters newspapers niche objectives operations optimization order outdoor outlet oversees packaging page parks penetration perceptions performance persona place planning position positioning posters prelaunch press price pricing primary print printing problem product products professional profile profit profitable promotion promotional proposition protection psychographics public publications publicity purchasing qualitative quality quantitative questionnaire quotes radio rate rational rebrand rebranding reception reinforce relations release remarketing reports representatives research respondent response responsibility responsible restaurants results retail retailers retention revenue reward risk rivalry roots sales scale screening seasonal secondary segment segmentation sellers served service share sheet sheets ships shops show signage signs situation social spamming special sponsoring spot stages stakeholders stands stars stereotypes stores strategies strategy street stunt success supervises suppliers supply survey surveys tactics target targeting technically telegraph telemarketing telephone
Chasing Rivers, Part 1: The Colorado | Nat Geo Live
 
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National Geographic Freshwater Hero Pete McBride paddled and hiked the length of the Colorado River Delta, photographing and filming an unprecedented conservation success—the mighty river's triumphant, albeit temporary, return to the sea. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe ➡ Get More Nat Geo Live: http://bit.ly/MoreNatGeoLive About Nat Geo Live (National Geographic Live): Thought-provoking presentations by today's leading explorers, scientists, and photographers. Get More National Geographic: Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoOfficialSite Facebook: http://bit.ly/FBNatGeo Twitter: http://bit.ly/NatGeoTwitter Instagram: http://bit.ly/NatGeoInsta About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world's premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what's possible. Upcoming Events at National Geographic Live! http://events.nationalgeographic.com/events/ Learn About the Freshwater Initiative http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/freshwater/about-freshwater-initiative/ The National Geographic Live series brings thought-provoking presentations by today’s leading explorers, scientists, photographers, and performing artists right to you. Each presentation is filmed in front of a live audience at National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C. New clips air every Monday. Chasing Rivers, Part 1: The Colorado | Nat Geo Live https://youtu.be/xt5uJrWW1gE National Geographic https://www.youtube.com/natgeo
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Manali Vlog #1 My First Vlog || Road trip to MANALI !!
 
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This Vlog is just for you guys.... on your DEMAND :) I hope you all like the video and wait for the next upcoming #2 Vlog I have tried my best to make this little kid.... !!!!! Follow me on... Instagram : ketan_k18 Facebook : @K18gaming Twitter : @K18gaming
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Mining Battle on Pender Island
 
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http://www.ctvvancouverisland.ca http://www.facebook.com/ctvvi PENDER ISLAND -- Homeowners on Pender Island say there is a battle brewing in their community over mining. Recently, two men on the island have staked more than 20 mining claims that cover nearly half of North and South Pender. Staking claims online is legal through the province's Mineral Tenure Act. Claim owner must meet several regulations before mining including giving property owners notice. So far, at least one property owner has received written notice from the miners indicating plans to mine. Gary Steeves, the Islands Trust North Island trustee, says there are growing concerns regulations will not be met. He says the two men have called and emailed several Pender Island property owners telling people they plan to mine for fortunes. The two men did not want to speak with CTV News. Provincial representatives traveled to Pender Island this week to assess the situation. The Islands Trust wants the Gulf Islands to be made a no-mining zone similar to Greater Vancouver and Victoria. Follow Joe Perkins on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/CTVNewsJoe
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Rice, Apple, Goat, Recreational, Farming and Ranching - America's Heartland
 
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Jason Shoultz visits a California rice farm where a focus on preserving wildlife is important to the farm’s future. Sarah Gardner heads for New England where city folks are a critical element in preserving one family’s farming heritage. Rob Stewart looks at the challenges faced by North Carolina goat ranchers in creating award winning cheese. John Lobertini travels to Utah where one family found success in matching ranching with recreation.
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Gypsum City Off-highway Vehicle Park
 
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Off-highway vehicles have grown in popularity in Iowa, and the state now has several OHV parks open to the public. We go for a ride at Gypsum City OHV Park, where hundreds of acres of land formerly mined for gypsum have been turned into miles of hilly, wooded trails for a variety of vehicles. Original broadcast date: May 31, 2017 For more Iowa Outdoors follow us at: www.iptv.org/iowaoutdoors www.facebook.com/iowaoutdoorsiptv www.instagram.com/iowaoutdoorstv www.twitter.com/iowaoutdoorstv Iowa Outdoors is a series produced by Iowa Public Television in partnership with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources that highlights outdoor recreation, environmental issues, conservation initiatives, and Iowa's outdoor natural resources.
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Louisville Colorado Town and Neighborhood Tour
 
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Louisville Colorado has the distinction of being named Money Magazine's #1 best place to live in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011. The Money Magazine Study included crime rate, quality of life, health statistics, employment and housing measures. Obviously, Louisville was at or near the top in all of these categories to be #1 in the nation. Louisville Colorado is a small town with easy access to both Boulder and Denver. It's a town where kids walk to school and friends meet for lunch at an old town restaurant. Louisville Colorado was originally a coal mining town and was founded in the late 1800's. For many years Louisville's population was around 2,000 residents. Now it is a thriving town of 18,000. The highly rated schools are part of the Boulder Valley School District. There is one high school, two middle schools and four elementary schools. The schools consistently rank among the states best. There are many options for shopping and dining. Old Town features many quaint restaurants and is a great place to spend a relaxed evening. Louisville is surrounded by shopping; it is minutes from The Flatirons Crossing Mall and other large retailers like Super Target, Wild Oats Market and Costco. I'd be surprised if you had to go further than 10 minutes to find anything you would want to buy. Real Estate: There is a diverse housing stock in Louisville Colorado. In Old Town you will find bungalows and remodeled Victorians. The rest of Louisville was mostly developed in the 1970's through the 1990's. A typical neighborhood is Louisville features quiet, winding streets of well kept homes within an easy walk to a park or open space. Louisville's housing market is particularly strong. There is high demand and typically not many homes on the market. All of Boulder County is an outdoor mecca and Louisville in particular has a great outdoor lifestyle. It's easy to get around on a bike and there are many parks, a city owned recreation center, a golf course and open space trails to enjoy. So, if you are interested in living in Money Magazine's #1 Best Place To Live call me. I'm a Boulder County Native and one of the top Realtors in the area. I'd love to give you a personalized tour. Neil Kearney 303.818.4055 http://www.NeilKearney.com
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Equatorial Guinea: Triumph Over Adversity in Africa
 
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This is the story of Equatorial Guinea’s first 50 years of independence. It documents the country’s liberation from Spain, its first 11 years of independence under a crazed dictator, the coup to remove him and a slow recovery, up to the discovery of oil and Equatorial Guinea’s rapid transformation into a modern African state.
THE BEST CAMP SHOWERS EVER | RV AUSTRIA | EP 14
 
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This week we spent a whole week at a campground. It was such a great experience. Campground stayed at in Salzburg Austria - Panorama Camping - http://www.panorama-camping.at/ Welcome to our European Motorhome family adventure. Weekly videos from our destinations are shared to show the glory of full-time family travel. You can also follow our travels on Instagram, and Facebook (links below). We love connecting with new people from all around the world so we hope you will subscribe to our channel and comment often. Over the next two years we will be traveling to every country in Europe in our MotorHome (except Iceland - that would be hard). We will be adventuring, working and educating our children over the two year period. We’ll be capturing our adventures as we RV all over Europe. Let us know where you are from and share your thoughts and feedback! Welcome to WorldTowning. Join the whole family, Jessica, Avalon, Largo and Will on our epic journey of discovery through travel around the globe. We are digital nomads who find new life and love through travel every day. Our family channel vlogs are about our awesome adventures as we travel around the world. Check out the blog as well at www.worldtowning.com/blog Follow us on WorldTowning social media https://www.instagram.com/worldtowning/ https://www.facebook.com/worldtowning/ https://twitter.com/worldtowning Music - https://player.epidemicsound.com Equipment - DSLR for video - http://amzn.to/2t6aCDP Point ad Shoot - http://amzn.to/2saY4XC Photo lens - http://amzn.to/2t9qR38 Wide lens - http://amzn.to/2s5sdfR Action Cam - http://amzn.to/2tac5Kb Gimbal for action cam - http://amzn.to/2sPPXSf Big Camera - http://amzn.to/2saWTYc Tripod - http://amzn.to/2sQbOsN Travel charger - http://amzn.to/2ta3TJY Hard drive - http://amzn.to/2t9ikxf Bendie tripod - http://amzn.to/2s5YrYb Support our You Tube Channel next time you show on Amazon by using the following link 0 http://amzn.to/2rQAMqz
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TRAVEL STORY | ECOTOURISM AT SUNGAI LEMBING
 
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Native American Proverb once said, “We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children”. This proverb means, it is our duty to protect and preserve the earth we live in. Do you realize how busy we can get with our lives that we have sometimes failed to notice the smog layered skies, the dying trees or the dwindling animal habitat that cry and plead for help? So, let’s take a step to protect our bleeding planet. In this process, we can get ourselves involve in many activities which protect the environment. One of the ways we can do this is by getting ourselves involved in ecotourism. Geared towards nature-loving, socially and ecologically conscious people, ecotourism helps to conserve the environment and sustain the well-being of local people (TIES, 1990). Known as responsible tourism, ecotourism takes people to the undisturbed area to explore the rich cultural manifestations of the flora and fauna without causing any harm (Ceballos-Lascurain, 1987; Tickell, 1994). The major market for ecotourism are Costa Rica, Ecuador, Nepal, Kenya, and Madagascar, however, most countries, particularly in the Southern Hemisphere countries are actively engaged in promoting ecotourism which includes Thailand, Indonesia, and Malaysia. Ecotourism traveler is known as an ecotourist. Generally, ecotourists are characterized as having higher incomes, educated, and tend to be female. This tourist seeks the direct contact with nature and they are aware of the fact that they are paying a superior value for an environmentally friendly program (Wight, 1996). Ministry of Tourism and Culture also proposed an Ecotourism Clusters. There are 60 proposed ecotourism clusters altogether, with 43 clusters in Peninsular Malaysia. Out of all the 43 clusters, 6 clusters are located in Pahang and one of them is Sungai Lembing. Sungai Lembing was a major producer of underground tin and it was managed by the Pahang Consolidated Company Limited (PCCL). However, the pit mines were closed in 1986 due to high operational costs and low yields. Today, this small town is becoming as one of the tourist attractions for the ecotourism activities. There are several principles that should be followed by a site that offers ecotourism activities which include nature-based, minimize the impact, build environmental awareness and provide financial benefits for local people (TIES). Ecotourism is definitely a growing concept in Malaysia. This can be seen where the demand for ecotourism from the tourists also increases day by day as they would love to see the green sceneries to escape from their normal environment. We hope you guys enjoy this video and keep on protecting our environment! Group Members: Amirah Farzana Jamaludin |2016651488| Liana Syazwani Muhamad Zamari |2016651442| Nur Khaleda Atiqah Ahmad Jais |2016651722| Nurul Shafikah Omar |2016651606| Advisor: Pn Azwin Aksan
Durango Tourism Declines in Aftermath of EPA Mine Spill
 
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Just one week after an estimated three million gallons of waste water spilled from an abandoned gold mine near Silverton, Colorado into the Animus River, the downstream tourist community of Durango, Colorado struggles with the effects of the rivers closure and resulting decline in tourism. Among those affected, those in the river recreation industry were hit hardest, and continue to hurt while the river remains closed and the City of Durango renews a Declaration of Emergency. Shot and edited by Kaard Bombe. Reporting and story by Thomas Hawthorne. The river has since reopened.
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Mountain Paradise: The Golden Era of the Delaware Water Gap
 
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The Delaware Water Gap was a major tourist destination in the mid-19th to early 20th century. Using rarely seen photos and images, this brief video brings the era to life.
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Klondike Alaska: A Rail History
 
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For most people, railroads in Alaska and the Yukon are synonymous with the Alaska Railroad and the White Pass and Yukon Railroad whose passenger cars provide tourists with vistas of awe-inspiring terrain. That same terrain provided enormous challenges for early settlers of both territories. Railroads were an integral part of overcoming those challenges. Dozens of other railroads also laid track in Alaska, the Yukon, and northwest British Columbia and provided the means to transport supplies to settlements and to transport the region’s raw materials to outside markets. Klondike Alaska charts the history of many of those railroads. ©KUAC 2005 DVD's of this program are available for purchase at www.kuac.org.
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Serpentine Falls National Park
 
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It's been a popular spot for families for over a century and you can see why. Long before the arrival of the Europeans, the Nyoongar Aborigines of the Whadjuk and probably the Bindjareb tribes hunted and camped in the woodlands regions that lay between what is now Perth and Pinjarra. It was the Nyoongars of the south-west who used fire sticks to burn parts of the forest, and over thousands of years, the scrub fires created some areas of open forest and grassland. The Serpentine River, the surrounding hills and wetlands of the coastal plains, provided the Nyoongar with fresh water and food, including fish, tortoises, lizards and birds. Fish traps were constructed on the river, downstream from the falls and where it flows through a chain of small lakes, on its journey to the Peel Inlet. With the start of the winter rains, tribal groups from the north, east and south, would gather near Barragup to catch the fish that were driven downstream by the fast flowing waters. Many of the streams flowing off the scarp supported family groups during different seasons of the year. The two streams that flow into the Serpentine above the falls were named Carralong and Gooralong, and an area between them, later to be known as Spencer’s Flats, was reputed to have been used for corroborees. First discovered by Europeans two months after the Swan River Settlement was established in July 1829, the Serpentine River and surround area attracted those seeking land, timber and precious metals, such as gold and silver. There is doubt about whether the reported gold strike was genuine, but the remains of several mine shafts can still be seen in the park. By the 1890s, so much land had been cleared for farming, cut for timber or mined, that people began to realise that the native flora and fauna was disappearing. In 1894, the state’s first reserve for flora and fauna was proclaimed - 160,000 hectares between Pinjarra, North Dandalup and Bannister. The demand for timber pushed to reduce this area, and the reserve was subsequently cancelled in 1911. It was noted, however, that the falls, which were placed in a reserve for public recreation, were visited by ‘trainloads of excursionists... every flower season’ and needed some management presence to protect them from overuse. Over the years, various blocks of land were reserved and in 1957, they were all vested together and renamed ‘Serpentine National Park’. There is no record who named Serpentine River, but it was first recorded by Captain Mark Currie in 1892, although the name first appeared on a map published by the Royal Geographic al Society in 1832. The park is named after the river. Open daily, there is an entry fee per car. We paid $12 today to enjoy the picnic area amongst the kangaroos and many visitors and walked up to the falls where my kids and their friends enjoy a swim during summer. Diving is a no no as there have been a dozen deaths in just 40 years. I recommend Serpentine Falls for the family and it is so close to Perth.
Views: 909 Warren Duffy
MANDOVI POLLUTED, UNFIT FOR SWIMMING: GSPCB STUDY
 
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A fresh study done by the Goa State Pollution Control Board says the Mandovi's waters are "unsafe for recreational bathing, water sports and fishing". The waters contain alarmingly high levels of coliform bacteria due to release of untreated sewage, the study says. The study based on fresh inspection of the river's waters has observed that quality of water does not meet the classification of the rivers for bathing, water sports and commercial fishing. The inspection was carried out from January 27 to 31. Water samples from six locations were tested following directions from the National Green Tribunal. Colour, odour, floating matters, dissolved oxygen, turbidity, faecal coliform and biological oxygen demand were the parameters tested. Interistingly, a study of the river by the National Institute of Oceanography done between 2002 and 2007 had also discovered that waters in the Mandovi as well as Zuari and along the coast had higher levels of bacteria than permissible for recreational bathing and even fishing.
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Vancouver, Coast & Mountains: A View into the Labour Market
 
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Discover the unique tourism labour market challenges facing the Vancouver, Coast & Mountains region with insights from local operators, like Canadian Wilderness Adventures and Delta Vancouver Suites, as well as Vancouver, Coast & Mountains Tourism Association and go2hr, BC’s tourism human resource association. The Vancouver, Coast & Mountains region has a workforce that is younger than other areas of the province, and with a declining youth population, there will not be enough supply to meet the demand. By 2020, it is anticipated that the region will have 71,314 job openings, with a labour shortage of 8,916. The food & beverage and recreation & entertainment sectors will be the hardest hit. To learn more about the occupations most affected by labour shortages in the Vancouver, Coast & Mountains region, and to find ideas to help address labour challenges, visit https://www.go2hr.ca/regions.
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Hallucinogen Honey Hunters - Hunting mad honey - documentary
 
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A tribe of Nepal hunt a wild honey with natural psychoactive properties ("mad honey"), they use it as a medicine and a soft drug.Dipak, the translator of this movie is overdosing and fall unconcious. https://www.facebook.com/raphaeltrezafilm www.facebook.com/hallucinogenhoneyhunters TV license contact: raphael.treza[at]gmail.com Donate to Raphael Treza: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=NZWERUFYCAAJU more content by Raphael Treza : Cobra Gypsies (full documentary) : https://youtu.be/aNUYGRn3W9Q clip and music in India: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0A9PV2f-hhI album : http://www.soundcloud.com/treza Listen the soundtrack: https://soundcloud.com/treza/hallucinogen-honey-hunters-soundtrack Facts about this magic honey: http://www.erowid.org/animals/bee/bee_info1.shtml http://www.todayszaman.com/news-185658-mad-honey-of-the-black-sea.html http://www.academia.edu/966648/Mad_Honey_ http://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/medical/issues/sag-12-42-sup.2/sag-42-sup.2-23-1109-41.pdf (french) https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhododendron#Toxicit.C3.A9
Views: 6772522 Raphael Treza
SPORTING CLUBE DE GOA-BAY 15 TO REPLICATE FIFA WORLD CUP 2018 RUSSIA MAGIC _Prudent Media Goa
 
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Sporting Clube de Goa and Bay 15 will jointly host the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 'Football Unlimited' live screening from June 14- July 15 with state of the art equipment, decor, contests and food & beverage menu dedicated to the icons of world football, at Dona Paula. The month-long world football carnival will be studded with fan zone experience as football enthusiasts get to participate in contests of skill, chance, knowledge and fun. The details of the programme were announced on Tuesday evening during a press conference at Dona Paula by Sporting Clube CEO Victor Fernandes and secretary Eddie Noronha. "All in all no effort has been spared to ensure that fans of the beautiful game who missed going to Russia will get an experience as close as possible to the real one," said Fernandes. "Skill events like target shooting, futsal, foosball and three-a-side tie-breaker contests will be held to give fulsome recreation to fans of all types and ages," revealed Noronha. Prizes for various contests include tickets for Fifa World Cup 2022 Qatar among others and a Lionel Messi-autographed Barcelona shirt. PRUDENT MEDIA GOA | Most Popular Goa News Channel Check out latest news on Goa, Politics, Business, Cricket, Technology, Automobile, Lifestyle & Health and Travel. #Goa_news_channel #konkani_news #Konkani_Goa_365_News_Live_Today Subscribe on youtube ► https://goo.gl/taiJmn More on https://www.prudentmedia.in Facebook ► https://www.facebook.com/PrudentMedia/ Twitter ► https://twitter.com/prudentgoa Playstore ► https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=in.PrudentMedia
Views: 1146 Prudent Media Goa
California’s New Gold Rush Draws Adventurers To Golden State | NBC Nightly News
 
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More than 150 years after the first California gold rush, record snow melt has swept gold into riverbanks and streams this year. And a new gold rush is on in the Golden State. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews NBC News is a leading source of global news and information. Here you will find clips from NBC Nightly News, Meet The Press, and original digital videos. Subscribe to our channel for news stories, technology, politics, health, entertainment, science, business, and exclusive NBC investigations. Connect with NBC News Online! Visit NBCNews.Com: http://nbcnews.to/ReadNBC Find NBC News on Facebook: http://nbcnews.to/LikeNBC Follow NBC News on Twitter: http://nbcnews.to/FollowNBC Follow NBC News on Google+: http://nbcnews.to/PlusNBC Follow NBC News on Instagram: http://nbcnews.to/InstaNBC Follow NBC News on Pinterest: http://nbcnews.to/PinNBC California’s New Gold Rush Draws Adventurers To Golden State | NBC Nightly News
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Interview questions and answers
 
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Future Chalong reservoir
 
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PHUKET: Construction of the 5.7-million-cubic-meter Klong Krata reservoir in Chalong has stalled because the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE) has yet to approve a request to use a 60-rai plot needed for the project. According to Isara Anukul, chief of the water allocation division at Phuket Provincial Irrigation Office (PPIO), construction was planned to begin this year and be completed in 2012. "But approval for 60 rai of forest land from the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment remains outstanding," he said. The initial request by the PPIO to use the land was submitted three years ago. PPIO Director Weerawat Aungsupanith told the Gazette in early March that approval for the plot was not far off. "I think it will take about one or two months," he said. In April 2007, Irrigation Department official Theerachart Sangkaha, then in charge of the project, reported during a meeting at Provincial Hall that approval from the Forestry Department for use of 157 rai of the 430-rai, 960-million-baht project had "already been granted" and that the project would be finished in 2009. What has forced the delay has never been announced, but it is likely not related to protests by environmentalists or attempts by officialdom at environmental preservation. Local people are generally behind the project, which includes a ring road and recreational park to spur economic development in the area. As for the environment, its natural beauty was long ago compromised by tin-mining and rubber plantations. The most notable developments in the area are the Luangpoo Supha Temple and a golf course constructed by a family of former tin-mining-concession holders. Construction of the 720-meter-long, 25-meter-high dam, with all its potential for agricultural development, and recreational and tourism activities, must be considered a boon even by environmentalists. Beyond question Phuket needs it. Although one of the rainiest places on earth, the island has suffered chronic water shortages for decades -- and demand continues to grow with the island's steadily rising population. Mr Isara expects demand for water to increase by 27 million cubic meters annually over the next 17 years, an average increase of roughly 1.6 million cubic meters a year. "This year demand for water will amount to about 51 million cubic meters, or 145,000m³/day. By 2027, demand will amount to 78 million cubic meters, or 214,000m³/day," he said. To help meet demand, work is underway on two reservoir projects in Rassada funded under the central government's Thai Khem Khaeng (Strong Thailand) financial stimulus package. The smaller reservoir, behind Phuket Rajabaht University, is a former tin mine pond that will be expanded to 15 rai and its storage capacity increased to 50,000m³ under a 14-million-baht budget. The other, off Pracha-uthit Rd, will hold 500,000m³ of water and cover 90 rai when the 27-million-baht contract is completed. Both projects are expected to improve water supply in Rassada, where shortages are common. Kamala Deputy Mayor Santi Auttasup also recently said the Kamala Tambon Administration has applied for 400 million baht in funding under Thai Khem Khaeng to build a reservoir near Getnee Hill. Phuket Gazette Thursday, July 29, 2010 http://www.phuketgazette.net/news/detail.asp?fromsearch=yes&Id=9018&Search=chalong%20reservoir
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Uganda 2018
 
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Rafting the River Nile
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Ecology Students in Portugal - Prof Gavin Burnell, School of BEES at UCC
 
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UCC ecology students study conservation issues in the Ria Formosa National Park, Algarve, Portugal. Field work is the cornerstone of all our degree programmes in the School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences (BEES) in University College Cork (Ireland). Every April for the last 17 years we have taken our third year ecology, zoology and plant science students to the Algarve in Portugal to experience the local habitats and ecosystems and to learn the various survey techniques that help us to understand them. The field course lasts seven days and includes work in terrestrial and aquatic sites from the coast to the Monchique Mountains. One of the highlights of the trip is the annual survey of the local fiddler crab (Uca tangeri) population in the Ria Formosa National Park. These amazing invertebrates inhabit many of the sheltered intertidal muddy foreshores in this region and they play an important part in maintaining the structure and function of these tidal areas. Unfortunately their continued existence in this unique environment is threatened by the rapid regional development that has taken place here over the last thirty years. Tourism has resulted in a chain of holiday related construction from Faro to Lagos and this has impacted on other coastal activities. One of the knock on effect of large numbers of tourists is an increase in demand for local seafood, especially small benthic clams that feature in dishes such as "cataplana" . These are supplied locally by a combination of licensed shellfish farming on intertidal plots and unlicensed, opportunistic clam diggers who take part in so called recreational fishing. Both activities will cause local disturbance and anecdotal evidence, accumulated over the years by our students' studies, would suggest that the relentless digging and trampling that accompanies the fishing and farming activities is taking its toll on the shy and sensitive fiddler crab. In addition to the impact caused by clam harvesting, the crabs themselves are exploited by fishermen who catch the males and remove their large white signal claw to sell as a local delicacy. It is difficult to estimate the scale of this now illegal activity, but our studies have demonstrated a significant imbalance in the sex ratio for the last ten years or so. The extent of the anthropogenic impact on the Algarvian fiddler crabs is not known but an extensive survey is urgently needed so that we can ascertain the current status of this keystone species.
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Top 10 Largest Cities or Towns of Namibia
 
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Thanks for watching.... 1. Windhoek 2. Rundu 3. Walvis Bay 4. Swakopmund 5. Oshakati 6. Rehoboth 7. Katima Mulilo 8. Otjiwarongo 9. Okahandja 10. Ondangwa Music : First Day, Huma-Huma; YouTube Audio Library Namibia, officially the Republic of Namibia (German: About this sound Republik Namibia (help·info); Afrikaans: Republiek van Namibië), is a country in southern Africa whose western border is the Atlantic Ocean. It shares land borders with Angola and Zambia to the north, Botswana to the east and South Africa to the south and east. Although it does not border Zimbabwe, less than 200 metres of riverbed (essentially the Zambia/Botswana border) separates them at their closest points. It gained independence from South Africa on 21 March 1990, following the Namibian War of Independence. Its capital and largest city is Windhoek. Namibia is a member state of the United Nations (UN), the Southern African Development Community (SADC), the African Union (AU), and the Commonwealth of Nations. The dry lands of Namibia were inhabited since early times by San, Damara, and Namaqua, and since about the 14th century AD by immigrating Bantu who came with the Bantu expansion. Most of the territory became a German Imperial protectorate in 1884 and remained a German colony until the end of World War I. In 1920, the League of Nations mandated the country to South Africa, which imposed its laws and, from 1948, its apartheid policy. The port of Walvis Bay and the offshore Penguin Islands had been annexed by the Cape Colony under the British crown by 1878 and had become an integral part of the new Union of South Africa at its creation in 1910. Uprisings and demands by African leaders led the UN to assume direct responsibility over the territory. It recognised the South West Africa People's Organisation (SWAPO) as the official representative of the Namibian people in 1973. Namibia, however, remained under South African administration during this time as South-West Africa. Following internal violence, South Africa installed an interim administration in Namibia in 1985. Namibia obtained full independence from South Africa in 1990, with the exception of Walvis Bay and the Penguin Islands, which remained under South African control until 1994. Namibia has a population of 2.1 million people and a stable multi-party parliamentary democracy. Agriculture, herding, tourism and the mining industry – including mining for gem diamonds, uranium, gold, silver, and base metals – form the basis of Namibia's economy. Given the presence of the arid Namib Desert, it is one of the least densely populated countries in the world. Namibia enjoys high political, economic and social stability. The name of the country is derived from the Namib Desert, considered to be the oldest desert in the world. Before its independence in 1990, the area was known first as German South-West Africa (Deutsch-Südwestafrika), then as South-West Africa, reflecting the colonial occupation by the Germans and the South Africans (technically on behalf of the British crown reflecting South Africa's dominion status within the British Empire). The dry lands of Namibia were inhabited since early times by San, Damara, Nama and, since about the 14th century AD, by immigrating Bantu who came with the Bantu expansion from central Africa. From the late 18th century onwards, Orlam clans from the Cape Colony crossed the Orange River and moved into the area that today is southern Namibia. Their encounters with the nomadic Nama tribes were largely peaceful. The missionaries accompanying the Orlams were well received by them, the right to use waterholes and grazing was granted against an annual payment. On their way further northwards, however, the Orlams encountered clans of the Herero tribe at Windhoek, Gobabis, and Okahandja which were less accommodating. The Nama-Herero War broke out in 1880, with hostilities ebbing only when Imperial Germany deployed troops to the contested places and cemented the status quo between Nama, Orlams, and Herero. The first Europeans to disembark and explore the region were the Portuguese navigators Diogo Cão in 1485 and Bartolomeu Dias in 1486; still the region was not claimed by the Portuguese crown. However, like most of Sub-Saharan Africa, Namibia was not extensively explored by Europeans until the 19th century, when traders and settlers arrived, principally from Germany and Sweden. In the late 19th century Dorsland trekkers crossed the area on their way from the Transvaal to Angola. Some of them settled in Namibia instead of continuing their journey. Others returned to South-West African territory after the Portuguese tried to convert them to Catholicism and forbade their language at schools. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Namibia
Views: 3130 Kaushik Biswas
EPA Urges Return to Normalcy Days After Toxic River Spill
 
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Authorities are pushing residents to return to normal along the Animas river, where a spill of 3 million gallons of acidic, heavy metal-laden mining waste turned the river a jarring yellow-orange for days. For hundreds of miles along the Animas and San Juan rivers, cities were forced to shut down municipal drinking water systems, farmers and ranchers had to find new water sources for crops and livestock, and tourist season was abruptly disrupted for river recreation-dependent towns. Now, nine days after the spill, the EPA is reporting that water quality in the Animas and adjoining San Juan rivers is “trending toward pre-event conditions” near the New Mexico-Colorado border. Irrigation ditches in affected areas, such as on Southern Ute tribe land, are being flushed for use beginning as soon as today. http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/aug/14/animas-river-pollution-spill-colorado-mine http://www.wochit.com This video was produced by Wochit using http://wochit.com
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Northern BC: A View into the Labour Market
 
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Discover the unique tourism labour market challenges facing the Northern BC region with insights from local operators, like the Crest Hotel and Pita Pit, as well as Northern BC Tourism and go2hr, BC’s tourism human resource association. Northern BC, with an already tight labour market, is facing the added pressure of expanding mining, oil and gas sectors that are enticing young workers to take positions. By 2020, it is anticipated that the region will have 3,810 job openings, with a labour shortage of 432. The food & beverage and recreation & entertainment sectors will be the hardest hit. To learn more about the occupations most affected by labour shortages in Northern BC, and to find ideas to help address labour challenges, visit https://www.go2hr.ca/regions.
Views: 142 go2HR
The Five-Ring Munich Olympic Coaster
 
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If you had to ask if I actually went on the legendary Five-Ring Munich Olympic Coaster, as Bugs Bunny might say, "He don't know me very well, do he?" I took my turn first thing Monday morning before crowds had arrived and videotaped the adventure afterwards so you could see how it went.
Views: 2217 Linda Neuenburg
Colorado Pot Shop Jam
 
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Today was a glorious day in Carbondale, CO when the first recreational pot shop in the area opened. A bluegrass band was there to ring in 420 and ShareAjoint was there to record the jam. Thanks Amendment 64 3c. Thanks goes out to Doctor's Garden at 300 Main St. for all their hard work, time, money and energy in bringing Jah herb to the people of Carbondale.
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Over 130 seals found dead in the world’s deepest lake
 
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A mass death of over 130 seals has been recorded by local environmental services on the shore of Lake Baikal, in the regions of Irkutsk and Buryatia, Wednesday. Video ID: 20171101-051 Video on Demand: http://www.ruptly.tv Contact: [email protected] Twitter: http://twitter.com/Ruptly Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Ruptly
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PMDC SALT PAKISTAN 1852
 
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Golfing in Malaysia
 
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JUst playing golf with my dad and a friends nothing fancy !!
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Diminishing Ray of Hope: Manta Rays under Threat | 101 East
 
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Marine biologist Daniel Fernando has been surveying Sri Lanka’s fishing industry for over two years. Today, he is in the western coastal town of Negombo, at one of the country’s busiest fish markets. He is passionate about saving manta and mobula rays from extinction. Fernando carefully examines a pile of rays on the pier, collecting DNA samples for population studies. Researchers estimate that fisheries the world over net more than 100,000 such rays a year, mostly in Sri Lanka, Indonesia and India. Many catches remain undocumented. Until recent years, most fishermen avoided them. Their meat is cheap and they damage fishing nets when entangled. But that has changed. The burgeoning demand for their gill plates in Chinese medicine – said to cleanse human blood of toxins – has increased fishing pressure worldwide, turning subsistence fishery into a commercial export industry. Also a member of conservation group Manta Trust, Daniel fears the combination of slow maturation, long gestation and infrequent pregnancies means manta and mobula populations cannot sustain the slaughter. With a wingspan of up to seven metres, manta rays are believed to be at least 15 to 20 years old by the time they are ready to breed. A mature female usually produces one pup every two to five years, with each pregnancy lasting a year. Scientists estimate they live more than 50 years. Less is known about their mobula cousins except they have a similar, slow reproductive cycle. So an entire school could be wiped out on a single fishing trip and never replaced. Fernando's contribution to manta research has paid off. The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) listed them for protection in March 2013. This restricts the export of all manta parts, but there is a sting in the tail. Domestic trade is still allowed and the law only takes effect in 18 months’ time. Sociable and intelligent, the mantas and mobulas are a must-see item on the checklist of dive enthusiasts worldwide. But in 2011, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List classified the manta ray as “vulnerable”. Certain mobula species are also listed as under threat but too little is known about them to enforce trading or fishing bans. With time running out, Fernando’s camera snaps away at the species landed as traders skillfully chop them up. Amidst a bloodied mess, the head is hacked up for the gills. They fetch more money than shark fins. Up the supply chain in the dried seafood markets of China, dried manta gill plates sell for a threefold profit. Conservationists say the Chinese city of Guangzhou trades as much as 99 percent of a global market that includes Hong Kong, Taiwan and Southeast Asia. Market analysis suggests the total annual gill raker trade volume range between 60,000 and 80,000kg, with an estimated value of $11.3m per year. While Chinese dried seafood shops espouse the benefits of this costly product, it has no real medicinal value, says Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) practitioner Dr Chun Hung. It is not listed in any TCM text and its benefits are mere hearsay. Also a university lecturer, Dr Chun questions the preparation methods and warns against self-medication using such products. Back in Sri Lanka, fisherman Gnanadasa is hard pressed to think about conservation when the decline in fish stock also means less income for him. He needs to fish harder by casting nets to catch more fish, even though that is an unsustainable method that often lands by-catch like rays. And he no longer releases the rays that are still alive when he pulls in the nets. But dive operator Nishan Perera says eco-tourism can generate much more income for poverty reduction. He points to neighbouring Maldives, where mantas are protected and manta tourism rakes in an estimated $8m a year. A live manta is worth much more than a dead one, he says. In this edition of 101 East, Chan Tau Chou explores the trail of manta gills from the seas to the shops and investigates how humans threaten the existence of one of the most graceful creatures in the ocean. How long can the manta population survive? More from 101 East on: YouTube - http://aje.io/101eastYouTube Facebook - http://facebook.com/101east Twitter - http://twitter.com/aj101east Instagram - http://instagram.com/aj101east Website - http://aljazeera.com/101east
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Lanai Apartments Virtual Tour
 
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FOR SALE - LANAI APARTMENTS MACKAY QLD Ideally located overlooking Mackay's Pioneer River is this great apartment complex. Located in the heart of Mackay CBD - Within walking distance to Myer, Blue Water Lagoon, restaurants and amenities - Breathtaking views over Pioneer River, islands and mountains - Located within 100km of Bowen Basin mining region Apartment Features - Free-­flowing open plan design with quality fittings and finishes - Gourmet kitchen with stone bench tops & breakfast bench - Built-­in study desk to selected apartments - Ensuite and walk in robe - Air­-conditioned apartments with zone control - Spacious balconies capturing river views - Water views from kitchen, dining, living and master bedrooms - Individual roof top terrace with spa and BBQ for all penthouses - Glass verandah balustrades - Sliding aluminium sun shading louvers on verandas - Refuse chute on each level - Ground Level undercover secure parking - Internet, cable TV and data connection in each apartment Onsite Facilities - Functions & conference facility - 20m resort-style pool with large sunbaking areas - Sauna & gym - Showers and bathroom in common area, adjacent the pool - Large BBQ area with built!!in BBQ - Dual lifts with swipe key security - CCTV security system for common areas and entrance points - Secure storage available within the basement car park to select units Key benefits & Features - 90 - 100% occupancy rate - High rental demand - 24 hour on site management - Architecturally designed entrance, lobby and recreation area - Great flexibility; live in, rent out, short term and long term letting - Great location central to everything - High quality, low maintenance near new complex Apartment 905 is our display apartment and can be viewed by making an appointment or attending the open for inspection viewing. To arrange an appointment, please contact Blacks Real Estate on 07 4963 2500 or call a Sales Consultant listed below: Peter Francis 0409 095 703 Bev Woosley 0418 186 127 Lisa Pace 0439 425 771
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The Meadow Lake Cemetery, Nevada County, California.
 
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The demand for water to work the auriferous claims scattered in the foothills and valleys of Northern California's Nevada and Sierra counties brought attention to the Meadow Lake region as there was an inexhaustible supply of water, which could be collected in reservoirs and conducted by aqueducts to lower elevation mining locales. In the summer of 1858, the first permanent structure was erected in the Meadow Lake area, consisting of a stone wall across a 900 feet (270 m) ravine, forming the Meadow Lake reservoir. From it, Nevada City and southwestern Nevada County, obtained their principal supply of water during several months of the year. It measures 50 feet (15 m) in height, 15 feet (4.6 m) width at its apex, and is built of granite. In 1860, Henry Hartley arrived in the locale to trap. By 1863, he noticed some quartz ledges, and incorporated the "Excelsior Company". The town's heyday occurred during the period of 1865 to 1868 with the economy built on the prospect of finding substantial gold ore. In 1866, Meadow Lake was founded as the county's ninth township. Orion Clemens, older brother of the author Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain), resided in Meadow Lake for a time after 1866. Also known at one time as Summit City, an excursion vessel took revelers up the lake to hurdy-gurdy houses. Hurdy-gurdy halls were apparently so-called because of the presence of the "hurdy-gurdy girls". They appear to be the upper level of the dance hall girls of the American frontier fact and fiction. At its peak, there were 500 buildings and the population numbered up to 5,000 residents. By 1868, the population had dropped to fewer than 100 residents.
Marsabit county government launches a business development center
 
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http://www.nation.co.ke The Marsabit County business development centre was on Thursday launched at Marsabit town becoming the third in the country after Kwale and Taita Taveta counties..mov
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Dal Lake - Jammu and Kashmir,India
 
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Dal Lake is a lake in Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir. The urban lake, which is the second largest in the state, is integral to tourism and recreation in Kashmir and is named the "Jewel in the crown of Kashmir" or "Srinagar's Jewel". The lake is also an important source for commercial operations in fishing and water plant harvesting.
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