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REDBIOS: Azores hosting the 12th East Atlantic Biosphere Reserve Network convention – UNESCO Research: FLAD launches “2020 Science Prize” in collaboration with US scientists – Portugal Azores: Terra Nostra Garden Hotel voted Best Four Star Hotel – Portugal Travel: Exploring Madeira by sidecar: an exhilarating introduction to the island – By Julie Dawn Fox Community: NOPA announces first Portuguese American Fellows – Washington, DC
 

REDBIOS: Azores hosting the 12th East Atlantic Biosphere Reserve Network convention – UNESCO

The Azores islands are hosting this week the 12th meeting of the East Atlantic Biosphere Reserve Network (REDBIOS) under the auspices of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The meeting, taking place September 22-26 on Faial, São Jorge, and Pico, will be attended by representatives from the World Network of Island and Coastal […]

Research: FLAD launches “2020 Science Prize” in collaboration with US scientists – Portugal

The Luso-American Development Foundation (FLAD) has announced the launching of the “FLAD Science 2020 Prize”, worth €800,000, to be awarded to Portuguese scientists working collaboratively with research institutions in the United States dedicated to the study of basic and applied research projects in the human health sciences. According to FLAD’s executive president, Vasco Rato, “Portuguese […]

Azores: Terra Nostra Garden Hotel voted Best Four Star Hotel – Portugal

The Terra Nostra Garden Hotel, based on São Miguel island, Azores, was voted the “Best Four Star Hotel” in Portugal at the Publituris Portugal Travel Awards 2014 contest. Built in 1935 and recently renovated, the Terra Nostra Garden Hotel  is the most recognizable hotel of the Azores, nestled inside the volcanic complex of Furnas Valley. […]

Travel: Exploring Madeira by sidecar: an exhilarating introduction to the island – By Julie Dawn Fox

By Julie Dawn Fox, Contributor (*) I finally made it to Madeira for the first time in August. As usual, my list of places to visit was ambitious, especially since Mike and I had decided not to hire a car. We thought we’d leave the hairpin bends to the experts like Filipe Freitas from Madeira […]

Community: NOPA announces first Portuguese American Fellows – Washington, DC

The National Organization of Portuguese-Americans (NOPA) has announced that Natasha A. Silva and Sean W. Fernandes were selected as the “2014-2015 Portuguese American Fellows” chosen to participate in the first class of the Portuguese American Fellowship Program (PAFP). Launched in June, PAFP is a non-paid internship program is offered to highly motivated graduate students interested in […]

REDBIOS: Azores hosting the 12th East Atlantic Biosphere Reserve Network convention – UNESCO

22 September 2014

The Azores islands are hosting this week the 12th meeting of the East Atlantic Biosphere Reserve Network (REDBIOS) under the auspices of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The meeting, taking place September 22-26 on Faial, São Jorge, and Pico, will be attended by representatives from the World Network of Island and Coastal […]

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Posted in Azores, Corvo, Faial, Featured, Flores, Graciosa, Heritage, Organizations, People, Pico, São Jorge, World

Research: FLAD launches “2020 Science Prize” in collaboration with US scientists – Portugal

22 September 2014

The Luso-American Development Foundation (FLAD) has announced the launching of the “FLAD Science 2020 Prize”, worth €800,000, to be awarded to Portuguese scientists working collaboratively with research institutions in the United States dedicated to the study of basic and applied research projects in the human health sciences. According to FLAD’s executive president, Vasco Rato, “Portuguese […]

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Posted in Awards, Education, Featured, Organizations, People, Portugal, Scholarships, World

Azores: Terra Nostra Garden Hotel voted Best Four Star Hotel – Portugal

21 September 2014

The Terra Nostra Garden Hotel, based on São Miguel island, Azores, was voted the “Best Four Star Hotel” in Portugal at the Publituris Portugal Travel Awards 2014 contest. Built in 1935 and recently renovated, the Terra Nostra Garden Hotel  is the most recognizable hotel of the Azores, nestled inside the volcanic complex of Furnas Valley. […]

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Posted in Awards, Azores, Featured, Heritage, Organizations, People, Portugal, São Miguel, Travel

Travel: Exploring Madeira by sidecar: an exhilarating introduction to the island – By Julie Dawn Fox

20 September 2014

By Julie Dawn Fox, Contributor (*) I finally made it to Madeira for the first time in August. As usual, my list of places to visit was ambitious, especially since Mike and I had decided not to hire a car. We thought we’d leave the hairpin bends to the experts like Filipe Freitas from Madeira […]

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Posted in Featured, Madeira, Portugal, Travel

Community: NOPA announces first Portuguese American Fellows – Washington, DC

19 September 2014

The National Organization of Portuguese-Americans (NOPA) has announced that Natasha A. Silva and Sean W. Fernandes were selected as the “2014-2015 Portuguese American Fellows” chosen to participate in the first class of the Portuguese American Fellowship Program (PAFP). Launched in June, PAFP is a non-paid internship program is offered to highly motivated graduate students interested in […]

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Posted in Awards, Community, Education, Featured, Heritage, Organizations, People

Science: New small dinosaur species discovered – Portugal

17 September 2014

Portuguese and Spanish paleontologists revealed on Tuesday they had discovered a completely new species of dinosaur which they believe to be the smallest herbivorous dinosaur found in Portugal. According to the paleontologists, it is probably the tiniest of all plant-eating dinosaurs found, apparently still growing, and that when fully grown would have become larger. “It’s one […]

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Posted in Featured, Organizations, People, Portugal, World

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