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February 15, 2014: California’s Drought, Inside the Human Brain, a 1,000 Mile Desert Trek and More

Join radio host Boyd Matson every week for adventure, conservation and green science. This week they are trekking 1,000 miles through the Empty Quarter Desert, searching for the lost civilization of Shangri La, looking at the implications of California’s severe drought, walking through Chinatowns, researching the human brain, getting a visit from the Love Doctor, and learning what makes Russians smile.

New Owl Sings “Here Comes The Bride”

Let other owls hoot away—this newly discovered species sings “Here Comes the Bride.”

3 Holidays in 2 Months, Omani Dress and Traditions on Full Display

The autumn of 2012 in the Sultanate of Oman was a full display of celebration, custom, and color with coinciding important festivals.

From Tradition to Modernity: Omani Women Artisans Document Their Changing Lives

Omagination: A journey from desert, coast, and island to see through the eyes of Omani women artisans Oman, on the easternmost edge of the Arabian Peninsula, has been a hub of overland and seafaring trade, for more than 5,000 years, and today’s artisanal production techniques are rooted in a rich history of cultural, political, and…

National Geographic Al Arabiya editor named

Abu Dhabi Media Company (ADMC) has announced the appointment of Mohamed Al Hammadi as editor in chief of National Geographic Al Arabiya, a new monthly publication, which is set to launch October 1, 2010. The magazine will be published in 15 countries across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Mohamed Al Hammadi A statement…