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UNESCO: Plight to conserve the Algarve pristine coast Book: ‘Wellington against Soult: The Second Invasion of Portugal 1809’ – Editor’s Note Lisbon: Hosting spectacular 2016 Tall Ships Races Terceira: Hosting 2016 Island Biology Conference – Azores Pico: Hosting ‘Yankee Whalers!’ itinerant exhibition – Azores
 

UNESCO: Plight to conserve the Algarve pristine coast – By Len Port

By Len Port, Contributor (*) Hopes are being expressed that the most spectacular stretch of coastal habitat left unspoilt along Portugal’s southernmost shore can be turned into a nature reserve rather than being blighted by two more resort urbanisations. The area lends itself perfectly to ecotourism through conservation, but local homeowners who advocate this are […]

Book: ‘Wellington against Soult: The Second Invasion of Portugal 1809’ – Editor’s Note

At the heart of David Buttery’s third book on the Peninsular War lies the comparison between two great commanders of enormous experience and reputation – Arthur Wellesley, later Duke of Wellington, and Jean de Dieu Soult. In Soult, Wellesley met one of his most formidable opponents and they confronted each other during one of the […]

Lisbon: Hosting spectacular 2016 Tall Ships Races – Portugal

Lisbon is hosting the 2016 Tall Ships Races scheduled for July 22-25, with the participation of more than 50 iconic sailing ships from around the world and more than 5,000 young crew members, from a variety of countries. Lisbon expects about one million visitors at the new cruise terminal, between Santa Apolónia and Praça do […]

Terceira: Hosting 2016 Island Biology Conference – Azores

The Azores are hosting the second international Island Biology Conference taking place on Terceira island this week. Co-sponsored by the University of the Azores, among other partners, the Island Biology 2016 international conference will bring together biologists from around the world to discuss the most recent research in the biology of island species and ecosystems. According […]

Pico: Hosting ‘Yankee Whalers!’ itinerant exhibition – Azores

The Museum of Pico Island is hosting the itinerant exhibition “Yankee Whalers! The Shared Legacies of Luso and Yankee Whalers” in partnership with New Bedford Whaling Museum and the Azores Sea Observatory. The exhibition is open until October 30. The traveling exhibition celebrates the interwoven Luso-American stories of the Azorean, Cape Verdean, and Brazilian communities to the […]

UNESCO: Plight to conserve the Algarve pristine coast – By Len Port

22 July 2016

By Len Port, Contributor (*) Hopes are being expressed that the most spectacular stretch of coastal habitat left unspoilt along Portugal’s southernmost shore can be turned into a nature reserve rather than being blighted by two more resort urbanisations. The area lends itself perfectly to ecotourism through conservation, but local homeowners who advocate this are […]

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Posted in Business, Community, Featured, Life Style, Portugal, Travel

Book: ‘Wellington against Soult: The Second Invasion of Portugal 1809’ – Editor’s Note

22 July 2016

At the heart of David Buttery’s third book on the Peninsular War lies the comparison between two great commanders of enormous experience and reputation – Arthur Wellesley, later Duke of Wellington, and Jean de Dieu Soult. In Soult, Wellesley met one of his most formidable opponents and they confronted each other during one of the […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Books, Featured, Politics, Portugal

Lisbon: Hosting spectacular 2016 Tall Ships Races – Portugal

21 July 2016

Lisbon is hosting the 2016 Tall Ships Races scheduled for July 22-25, with the participation of more than 50 iconic sailing ships from around the world and more than 5,000 young crew members, from a variety of countries. Lisbon expects about one million visitors at the new cruise terminal, between Santa Apolónia and Praça do […]

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Posted in Featured, Heritage, Organizations, People, Portugal, Sports, World

Terceira: Hosting 2016 Island Biology Conference – Azores

18 July 2016

The Azores are hosting the second international Island Biology Conference taking place on Terceira island this week. Co-sponsored by the University of the Azores, among other partners, the Island Biology 2016 international conference will bring together biologists from around the world to discuss the most recent research in the biology of island species and ecosystems. According […]

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Posted in Azores, Featured, Heritage, Organizations, People, Terceira, World

Pico: Hosting ‘Yankee Whalers!’ itinerant exhibition – Azores

18 July 2016

The Museum of Pico Island is hosting the itinerant exhibition “Yankee Whalers! The Shared Legacies of Luso and Yankee Whalers” in partnership with New Bedford Whaling Museum and the Azores Sea Observatory. The exhibition is open until October 30. The traveling exhibition celebrates the interwoven Luso-American stories of the Azorean, Cape Verdean, and Brazilian communities to the […]

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Posted in Azores, Community, Featured, Heritage, Organizations, People, Pico, World

Terceira: US Congress delegation appraises relevance of Lajes Air Base – Azores

18 July 2016

A US Congress delegation, of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform of the House of Representatives, visited the Azores over the weekend to further discuss the strategic relevance of Lajes Air Base. On Saturday, July 16, the 11 bipartisan delegation, led by Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), held meetings with the President of the Government of […]

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Posted in Azores, Featured, Heritage, Organizations, People, Politics, Portugal, Terceira, World

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