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2021 will be a Different Skagit Valley Tulip Festival. We know there will be restrictions on the number of people who can visit our fields and gardens (and other retail establishments/restaurants/venues) based on COVID guidelines established by the state and county governments.

overall look

This article is part of Earth Refuge’s Spotlight Series on Philadelphia. During the summer of 2021, cities across the United States (‘US’) have seen record breaking temperatures to an extent that scientists say would have been “virtually impossible” to reach without anthropogenic climate change.

The Castle on the Cliff

Thousands of migrants – of whom, many are children – suffer from deadly heat conditions at the US-Mexico border. As the effects of climate change worsen day by day, extreme weather conditions are causing a high risk of dehydration and death amongst migrants who try to enter the States.

All Aboard

In this interview, correspondent Polly Nash talks to fire fighter Cami Schafer about one of the many frightening effects of climate change; the ever-growing threat of wildfires around the world. Last year California was hit by the Dixie Fire, the largest single forest fire in the state’s history.

Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape

Gobustan has outstanding universal value for the quality and density of its rock art engravings, for the substantial evidence the collection of rock art images presents for hunting, fauna, flora and lifestyles in pre-historic times and for the cultural continuity between prehistoric and mediaeval times that the site reflects.

Gabala International Music Festival

Gabala International Music festival is an annual festival of classical music. Held every summer, beginning in 2009 in Gabala, Azerbaijan. With the support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation. Organized by Azerbaijan’s Culture and Tourism ministry and Music Union. At this Festival, musicians perform in the open air. Participants have included musicians from Europe, the US, […]

Qirmizi Qasaba (Red town)

Qirmizi Qasaba is believed to be the world’s only all-Jewish town outside Israel. The village is connected to the city of Quba via a bridge across the Qudyalchay River.

International Mugham Center of Azerbaijan

Mugham is a traditional form of Azerbaijani music that dates back centuries and holds significant cultural importance in Azerbaijan and the broader region.

Country Life Vlog: A Taste of Azerbaijan

The vlog has a large and loyal fan base, with over 140,000 followers on Facebook and over 1,000 subscribers on YouTube.