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January 8, 2019 3:58 PM Island of Hawaii's newest black sand beach result of lava flow

Stacey Lastoe, CNN • Published 8th January 2019 When Kilauea Volcano erupted in May 2018, it devastated a large part of Hawaii's largest island, which is known as the island of Hawaii. Houses were destroyed. Businesses were left shattered. Millions of dollars of tourism money — approximately $480 million — was lost as a result of the destructive eruption 112

November 29, 2018 1:31 PM Reggae music gets UNESCO protected status

Tara John, CNN • Updated 29th November 2018 Reggae music nowadays seems as ubiquitous to the beaches of Southeast Asia and dorm rooms of Boston as it does to its Jamaican homeland. Now the genre that evolved in the 1960s has been added to the list of global cultural treasures by UNESCO, the United Nation's cultural and scientific agency. The sound, which 95

November 25, 2018 2:28 AM Sea turtles, some dead, some barely alive, wash ashore

WELLFLEET, Mass. – An unusual number of sea turtles have been washing ashore in New England, many of which are a critically endangered turtle species called Kemp's ridley. A Massachusetts wildlife sanctuary director tells the Cape Cod Times that at least 219 turtles washed ashore Wednesday through Friday on Cape Cod beaches. The expert tells CNN that 173 of those 74

November 11, 2018 12:52 PM World pauses to mark WWI Armistice centenary

Faces of WWI soldiers etched onto beaches Macron also spoke of "universal values" in a multi-layered speech that stressed the importance of nations working together. He said the vision of France as a generous nation and a "bearer of universal values" is the "very opposite of nationalism" which only looks after itself. "Nationalism is a betrayal of patriotism 74

October 25, 2018 9:51 PM Hundreds of fish die along Florida's Space Coast beaches

MELBOURNE BEACH, Fla. – Hundreds of fish have washed ashore along Florida's Space Coast beaches, a week after the first signs of a toxic algae outbreak were reported. The dead fish, mostly mullet, were found this week from Melbourne Beach to Satellite Beach on the state's east coast. Florida Today reports that public work crews used large equipment to scoop 66

October 3, 2018 5:58 PM Some eastern Florida beaches remain shut as red tide lingers

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – A rare outbreak of red tide along Florida's Atlantic Coast is keeping beaches closed. Palm Beach County officials said Wednesday that beaches will remain closed until Friday. At least six beaches have been closed since the weekend and had been expected to reopen Wednesday. Red tide is caused by algae and is common on Florida's 64

September 10, 2018 9:00 AM Luxury cruise line Seabourn launches 146-day world cruise

Starting in Miami, Florida, guests will visit 62 ports before reaching their final stop in San Francisco, California, in May. (iStock) The world cruise, called “Extraordinary Destinations,” will set sail in January 2020. Starting in Miami, Florida, guests will visit 62 ports before reaching their final stop in San Francisco, California, in May. The cruise 143

September 4, 2018 12:44 PM The Latest: Schools closing in Florida as Gordon approaches

A number of schools near Pensacola in northwest Florida have called off classes as Tropical Storm Gordon spins through the Gulf of Mexico. Officials along Pensacola Beach say the waves are picking up Tuesday morning and lifeguards are warning beachgoers of the danger. Pensacola Water Safety Capt. Jake Wilson tells WEAR-TV the strong east wind is bringing 80

August 22, 2018 4:43 PM An Unmissable Summer Holiday in the Baltics

Lithuania’s Curonian Spit offers pristine beaches, pine forests, outdoor sculpture gardens and a ‘Hill of Witches’ THE CURONIAN Spit, a piece of land which curls southwest from Lithuania’s coast like a stray hair, looks as curious on the map as it feels on the ground. In a country with few hills let alone mountains, the spit is Lithuania’s outstanding 87

August 15, 2018 5:25 AM An Italian Island Getaway with No Cars and Plenty of Sizzle

On Stromboli, a small and sultry Aeolian Island, you can experience a rare active volcano up close THE PEAK of Stromboli lurked behind my hotel, black smoke seeping from its top, making me more fearful as the hours passed. The total absence of vegetation on the volcano’s upper half gave it a daunting and desolate feel. I had signed up to climb to the summit 117