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Burning for good: How New Hampshire ecosystems benefit from prescribed burns

The Keene Sentinel 27 Sep 2022
On the morning of the burn, the nerves set in ... That’s why this fall Holman and her team have planned a series of prescribed burns around the state — setting small, controlled fires on the Isle of Shoals, a group of islands about 7 miles offshore in the Atlantic Ocean, and on the pine barrens surrounding Concord’s airport ... “Everyone’s aware ... Bulletin. .

The UK simply cannot afford to wait on climate change

New Statesman 26 Sep 2022
The geography of the British Isles, caught between the Atlantic and the North Sea, also means we are ideally situated for the development of offshore wind capacity and, perhaps in future, wave and tidal energy, as the UK looks to rapidly grow its domestic energy supply.

German Police raid residence of Russian Oligarch Alisher Usmanov

Blitz 22 Sep 2022
... houses owned by Usmanov and one of his sisters through convoluted offshore arrangements ... He bought his main villa here in 2011, acquiring it through a string of offshore structures that lead through the Isle of Man and Bermuda to a trust benefiting himself and one of his sisters.

Rare Bird Alert

Union Leader 17 Sep 2022
This is New Hampshire Audubon’s Rare Bird Alert for Monday, Sept. 12. Three Mississippi kites were seen in Stratham during the past week ... 10 ... An Atlantic puffin was seen in offshore waters on Sept. 9. Three American oystercatchers were seen at the Isles of Shoals on Sept. 11 ... A Kentucky warbler was seen on Star Island, one of the Isles of Shoals, on Sept ... .

Congolese Presidential adviser caught on bribe negotiation

Blitz 17 Sep 2022
By Clément Fayol, Antoine Harari, and Pete Jone ... Then the pair invited him to meet in London ... He described how he could shield his involvement with proxies and opaque offshore trusts ... Tshimanga outlined how the proxy-led Congolese company could be held through anonymous offshore structures he had in Mauritius, Singapore, the Isle of Man, or Hong Kong.

22 of the USA’s most underrated destinations

East Bay Times 05 Sep 2022
Unlike the other big isles off southern New England, this offshore slice of the Ocean State has gone the extra mile to preserve its natural environment. In fact, the Nature Conservancy declared the petite isle one of a dozen “Last Great Places” in the western hemisphere.

22 of the USA's most underrated destinations

Henry Herald 04 Sep 2022
They're listed geographically from the Northeast to the Pacific ... Unlike the other big isles off southern New England, this offshore slice of the Ocean State has gone the extra mile to preserve its natural environment. In fact, the Nature Conservancy declared the petite isle one of a dozen "Last Great Places" in the western hemisphere ... West Virginia ... .

Penn Duke Wins Sixth Tour of British Isles!

Swords Today 03 Sep 2022
After an August devoted to a tour of the British Isles, Mary Taberley, skipper of Penn Duke VI, tells us about her adventures ... The month of August was devoted to the race of the season, the Tour of the British Isles ... Cowes, a small village on the Isle of Wight in the south of England ... A tour of the British Isles only happens every 4 years.

Home Office paid £2.5m for migrants to be rescued from sea

The Times/The Sunday Times 30 Aug 2022
The company, based on the Isle of Wight and usually serving the offshore wind industry, provided boats for six months, earning just under £2 million, The Guardian ...

Channel migrants: Home Office pays firms to pick up people in small boats

BBC News 30 Aug 2022
The largest, is a £1.98m contract with Aeolian Offshore Ltd, a company based in the Isle of Wight ... Ian Baylis, managing director of Aeolian Offshore, said it bid for the contract "on the basis that it secures employment for our vessels and therefore crew, but also we felt ...

Rick Steves’ Europe: Savoring the good life on the French Riviera

Kearney Hub 30 Aug 2022
... game Grand Island high school journalism program eliminated after LGBTQ topics published $11.2M of improvement projects approved by Kearney Public School board A sea of red graces the Emerald Isle as Nebraska arrives in Ireland. Several mega-yachts stoke envies just offshore.

Home Office pays firm £2m to pick up people trying to cross Channel

The Guardian 29 Aug 2022
Contract disclosures published on a government portal show that Aeolian Offshore, which is based on the Isle ...

Covid test winner Randox seeks next victory in private health testing

The Irish Times 25 Aug 2022
Antrim diagnostics company was a UK government favourite during pandemic ... Photograph. Alan Betson Hannah Kuchler ... Moving ownership of the group offshore to an Isle of Man holding company added further fuel to the debate, though the company says the process began in 2019 and both Randox and Fitzgerald remain tax resident in the UK ... Photograph ... Listen .

St Helen's Fort Walk: Emergency services urge walkers not to take part

BBC News 12 Aug 2022
People have been urged not to take part in an unofficial mass walk to an offshore fort. Thousands of people have walked to St Helen's Fort off the Isle of Wight during previous low tides, but with high temperatures forecast, emergency services have advised against taking part ... A Maritime and Coastguard Agency statement said ... More on this story ... .

Kittery Maine 375th: Fireworks to celebrate Coast Guard birthday and Wood Island legacy

Portsmouth Herald 06 Aug 2022
At various times, life-saving stations were located in Hampton, Rye and New Castle, as well as the Isles of Shoals and tiny Wood Island, based offshore of Kittery Point’s Fort Foster ... He was stationed at the Isles of Shoals, and on that fateful day in May was carrying ...

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