Month: February 2021

How does tourism benefit the economy?

How does tourism benefit the economy? In America’s richest town, $500k a year is below average.Learn more about this Silicon Valley suburb, America’s richest neighborhood.One of the easiest advantages to identify is the jobs tourism brings. This ranges from directly influenced positions like tour guides, hotel staff, coach services, and restaurants. What’s great about all…

The case for conservation leasing

The case for conservation leasing

Shawn Regan is the vice president of research at the Montana-based Property and Environment Research Center (PERC), a nonprofit that explores market solutions to environmental issues. Last month, the first-ever auction for oil and gas leases in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) ended with just three bidders winning drilling rights to more than half…

What triggers the pain in your throat when you sob (or attempt …

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How a Young Activist Is Assisting Pope Francis Fight Climate Change

How a Young Activist Is Assisting Pope Francis Fight Climate Change

Burhans’s family was nominally Catholic. She had attended a parochial school through third grade, and Mercyhurst and Canisius are both Catholic institutions. But when she went to church as a child, she said, “I’m pretty sure I was only in it for the doughnuts.” When she was twelve, the Boston Globe published its “Spotlight” articles…

Review: Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy

Review: Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy

Summer in the cityAtelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout was my introduction to the long-running Atelier series. And while I definitely enjoyed it, it didn’t leave enough of an impact for me to run with it and check out the rest of the millions of other games in the series. That’s a big…