Articles in the category Stories (103)

First, a mysterious silver metal monolith appeared in Utah desert after County Rangers have discovered in it a remote public land spotted on 18 November by state helicopter crews helping wildlife biologists count bighorn sheep. It appeared to be made of stainless steel. Since its discovery, curious crowds have gathered in this parcel of land to post on social media and investigate its true nature.
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Published on 01/12/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Environment, Stories
Tags: mystery
A documentary film on the Marawi Siege and its aftermath won the Golden Hercules Award, one of the top prizes of this year’s Kasseler Dokfest in Germany. ‘A House in Pieces’ made by Mindanawon filmmaker Jean Claire Dy and German national Manuel Domes, was chosen winner, because according to Franziska Wank, one of the jurors, the documentary “is just as moving as it is magnificent in technical design.”
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Published on 23/11/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Culture, Entertainment, Stories
Tags: Marawi
The initial 50 hectares has expanded to 220 hectares (544 acres), thanks to both ongoing planting efforts and natural reforestation. The Kalibo mangrove is considered a major tourist attraction; in 2019, prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the mangrove forest registered 38,455 foreign and local tourists, and the Kalibo Save the Mangrove Association (KASAMA), founded by the planters, has received several national awards.
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They were the summers of my youth, the summers of life. I started working in Alaska in 1966 when I was just finishing my twenty-first year. When I came home to San Francisco just before the Fall to start school again, I was a father. That was my first year in Alaska. It would be fourteen more consecutive summers before I would see what would become my final trip to South Naknek in Bristol Bay, the salmon goldmine of the world.
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Published on 28/02/2019 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Communities, Lifestyle, Stories
Tags: Salmon