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Social Media Tourism Is Damaging the Planet

Fifteen years ago, a remote stretch of Icelandic countryside along the southern coast was practically deserted. The family that had owned and farmed the land for generations had relocated to Reykjavík, a three-and-a-half-hour drive away. A few adventurous visitors occasionally

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Ecuador Experiences Nationwide Power Outage

Ecuador experienced a nationwide blackout on Wednesday, leaving its 18 million residents without power. Energy Minister Roberto Luque attributed the widespread outage to a transmission line incident in southern Ecuador, which resulted in a “cascading disconnection.” The blackout, the first

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