Articles about island
Why did the original Polynesian culture of Rapa Nui (Easter Island) collapse? One theory states that they failed because of overpopulation and environmental degradation, but that may not be entirely the case.
In spite of its small size, Kauai has a surprising number of things to do and see.
How did the peninsula of Point Roberts, Washington, 22 miles south of Vancouver, B.C. become an isolated section of American soil cut off from the rest of the U.S. by an international border?
In 1494, the Treaty of Tordesillas granted Spain exclusive exploration rights west of a line running close to the 46th meridian. This determined the future of Spanish colonization of the New World, and the resulting geographical distribution of the Spanish language.
Global warming is changing the earth's weather systems. What options are there and how are three specific countries responding to the challenge?
The 2000 kilometer BC Native Heritage Circle is a road trip around British Columbia to explore the cultural heritage of Canada's westernmost province.
While only ten miles from Vancouver as the crow flies, the Sunshine Coast is a getaway from the city that can only be reached by ferry.
Throughout its 500 year history the development of the French language in Canada has involved a tangled web of linguistic, political and social issues.
At first glance it might be difficult to find two countries more different than Iceland and Japan. However, both countries have several things in common, including rich resources of geothermal power.
Throughout history Europe was torn apart by war, but some, including Winston Churchill, dreamed that it need not always be so. Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save