Droughts: The ‘Vanishing’ Great Salt Lake In Utah

CBS Sunday Morning (February 26, 2023) – Utah’s Great Salt Lake has been in decline, owing to climate change, drought, and over-use of water resources, and is now one-third the size it was in the 1980s. A new scientific report out this month warns that, without dramatic and immediate cuts in water consumption, the lake could vanish in just five years. Correspondent Lee Cowan talks with Sen. Mitt Romney, who co-sponsored a bill studying the lake’s problems, and with experts who say aggressive action is needed.


Walking Tours: Old Town Prague In Czech Republic

February 2023 – Old Town, or Staré Mesto, is a lively cobblestoned hub with landmark attractions such as the medieval Astronomical Clock and the Gothic Church of Our Lady Before Týn, on Old Town Square. The Rudolfinum concert hall hosts classical music, while the Estates Theatre stages ballet and opera. Student nightlife is centered around the vast 5-story Karlovy Lázně dance club. 

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International Art: Apollo Magazine – March 2023


Apollo Magazine – March 2023

How Italy protected its art from the Nazis

An exhibition in Rome recounts the complicated tale of efforts to safeguard masterpieces across the country during the Second World War

4 things to see this week: Egyptomania

Our hand-picked selection of ancient Egyptian treasures includes a breastplate once worn by an actual pharaoh and a glittering golden crocodile

Front Page: The New York Times – February 26, 2023


Alone and Exploited, Migrant Children Work Brutal Jobs Across the U.S.

Arriving in record numbers, they’re ending up in dangerous jobs that violate child labor laws — including in factories that make products for well-known brands like Cheetos and Fruit of the Loom.

War in Ukraine Has Changed Europe for Good

No event has transformed the continent more profoundly since the end of the Cold War, and there is no going back now.

Their Hair Long and Flowing or in Ponytails, Women in Iran Flaunt Their Locks

Defiant resistance to Iran’s mandatory hijab law has exploded across the country after nationwide protests that erupted last year.

Desperate for Babies, China Races to Undo an Era of Birth Limits. Is It Too Late?

A number of new incentives encouraging people to have children highlight the challenges China faces in trying to boost its declining birthrate.