Daily Archives: July 4, 2010

Italian resort of Forte dei Marmi turns against rich tourists

Glitzy Tuscan retreat is trying to stop locals being forced out by wealthy Russian visitors After years of welcoming well-heeled tourists from around the world with open arms, one of¬†Tuscany‘s smartest, most discreet beach resorts is in revolt against outsiders, … Continue reading

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US scientist in race to learn from Indonesia’s dying glacier

The only glacier in the western Pacific could disappear in less than five years, taking with it vital clues about the earth’s changing climate, a US scientist said Friday.¬†Ohio State University Professor Lonnie Thompson has just completed what he calls … Continue reading

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