• 13 Most Isolated Communities

    Very few people have ever been to these 13 crazy remote places it shocking how secluded these cities and towns actually are. Subscribe to Talltanic http://goo.gl/wgfvrr 4. Grise Fiord If you were ever looking on the globe or google earth at the islands in Northern Canada and wondered if people actually live there, the answer is yes and Grise Fiord is probably one the most shocking examples. Located within the Nunavut Territory of Canada, it’s certainly one of the coldest inhabited places on earth, with a yearly average temperature of -16.5 degrees C and the northernmost settlement in Canada. Not too surprisingly, the population here seems to be steadily declining and only houses 150 permanent residents. No connecting roads means the only way to connect to the outside world is by airpla...

    published: 14 Oct 2016
  • GLA Fiji: Empowering Island Communities

    https://www.experiencegla.com/destinations/teen-programs-asia/fiji/fiji-empowering-island-communities/

    published: 27 Oct 2015
  • MOST ISOLATED Communities Around the World

    From the isolated native people in the highlands of Tibet to the mysterious islands on a few people will dare to live on, here are 11 most isolated communities Subscribe to American Eye! 5. Most Isolated Capital What do you think the coldest capital on earth is? Moscow, Bern, Ottawa? All Wrong! If you guessed Ulaanbaatar located in Mongolia good job! To the south lies a strange, dry, cold Gobi desert that receives little to no precipitation all year. To the North, you have siberia. This city is regarded as the coldest capital on earth and suffers from long and unbearable freezing winters! We sort of see it as the most isolated capital as well and this whole area of Central Asia is just extremely remote! We don’t even think Genghis Khan could have handled temperatures this cold. J...

    published: 09 Sep 2017
  • The most remote island on earth is looking for employees

    Tristan da Cunha is situated midway between South Africa and South America and is looking for farmers- well an agricultural advisor to be specific. Report by Sarah Duffy.

    published: 22 Jan 2016
  • My GLA 2017 / FIJI: Empowering Island Communities

    published: 13 Jul 2017
  • Anaerobic Digestion: Application to Island Communities

    published: 03 Aug 2017
  • 7 Most Isolated Communities in the World

    7 Most Isolated Communities in the World Kerguelen Islands - https://quintessentialruminations.wordpress.com/2014/01/21/the-kerguelen-islands-wind-water-and-wild-cats/ Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland - https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2016/nov/16/ittoqqortoormiit-greenland-remotest-settlement-on-earth Oymyakon, Russia - https://www.wired.com/2015/01/amos-chapple-the-coldest-place-on-earth/ Pitcairn Island - http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/australiaandthepacific/pitcairnislands/11418280/Why-will-nobody-move-to-Pitcairn-the-Pacific-island-with-free-land.html La Rinconada, Peru - http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/the-rinconada-goldmine Tristan Da Cunha - https://www.tristandacunha.org/ Palmerston, Cook Islands - http://www.amusingplanet.com/2014/03/palmerston-island-where-everyone-i...

    published: 21 Jan 2017
  • Young Greeks Create Self-reliant Island Society

    On the slopes of Mount Telaithrion on the island of Evia, a group of young Greeks have left the busy city and created a self-reliant rural community. Their goal is to eat only the organic produce they grow themselves, to free themselves from the national electricity grid, and to exchange what they grow or make instead of using money. The project, whose ultimate goal is to create a school for sustainable living, was the idea of four Athenians who met online back in 2008 and bonded over their dissatisfaction with the daily grind of city life. In their second year of living permanently on a forested patch of land next to the village of Aghios, 80 percent of the food they eat now comes from their two herb and vegetable gardens and the fruit they pick off the trees. The group, almost all o...

    published: 03 Aug 2012
  • Panama Retirement Island Living Catalaya Communities

    In the heart of 5,000 acres of natural rainforest, in the private enclave of Boca Brava, Catalaya Communities combines the exclusivity of a private island with the amenities of urban living. Facing the ocean, our private escape is home to one of the most exceptional views of the Pacific and archipelago. Unique in the world, Catalaya Community living ensures that all of your needs are cared for from the moment you arrive. Working only with approved professionals, Guest Services accommodates daily requirements such as housekeeping, babysitting, taking Rover to the dog park and pet sitting.

    published: 29 Jan 2016
  • Island Palm Communities Apartments in Schofield Barracks, HI - ForRent.com

    Island Palm Communities Apartments for rent in Schofield Barracks, HI on ForRent.com: (844) 337-1538 - http://www.forrent.com/apartment-community-profile/1001192064.php Availability, pricing and special promotions subject to change daily. Apartments and town homes are available for rent on and around Schofield Barracks, HI. You will find all of the amenities included at major installations, including easy access to the commissary, post exchange, dining options, recreational activities, and so much more. - 215 Duck Road

    published: 04 Jan 2016
  • Island Colonization The Origin and Development of Island Communities Ecological Reviews

    published: 21 Jun 2017
  • Supporting Island Communities

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  • Scariest Abandoned Communities in America

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    published: 05 Aug 2017
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    RICHMOND - Its called BC Street at the Richmond O-zone. But to Vancouver Island communities looking for exposure and economic development the pedestrian laneway outside Richmond City Hall is more like easy street, as thousands of visitors pass through. Tofino and Qualicum beach are here with a display-house to entice newcomers and investors alike. And while Tofino Mayor John Fraser chats up potential visitors, the region shows its best. One booth over the ecstatic mayor of the relatively small municipality of Sooke is welcoming guests of her own, at the communitys display. But there's a picture visitors to BC street aren't seeing: that of Victoria's Inner Harbour, because the city of Victoria declined an invitation to participate. Why? The mayor says the city blew it...

    published: 18 Feb 2010
  • Where are the Islands?: A Comparative Study of Island Communities

    We challenge the stereotypical definition of an island, as it is more than merely a landmass encompassed by water. We have analyzed contrasting environments, beginning with Deal Island and traveling over 3,600 miles to the Andes Mountains, visiting a bio reserve called Parque de la Papa. We compare these cultures as they are affected by their isolation and heavy dependence upon their natural resources, the oyster and potato, respectively. Video/image footage courtesy of*: Kelly Dobroski, Patricia Petty, Madhu Cornelius, Victoria Alpaugh, Michael Hardesty. Narration written/spoken by: Kelly Dobroski Music: Jocelyn Faro *Some images courtesy of Google Images, Parque de la Papa, and Coastal Heritage Alliance web pages.

    published: 06 Dec 2013
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    published: 06 Oct 2016
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    published: 16 Apr 2014
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    published: 10 Jul 2013
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    published: 27 Jul 2016
  • GLA's Fiji: Empowering Island Communities with Emma Bartram

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    published: 03 Oct 2016
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    published: 27 Mar 2015
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13 Most Isolated Communities

13 Most Isolated Communities

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Very few people have ever been to these 13 crazy remote places it shocking how secluded these cities and towns actually are. Subscribe to Talltanic http://goo.gl/wgfvrr 4. Grise Fiord If you were ever looking on the globe or google earth at the islands in Northern Canada and wondered if people actually live there, the answer is yes and Grise Fiord is probably one the most shocking examples. Located within the Nunavut Territory of Canada, it’s certainly one of the coldest inhabited places on earth, with a yearly average temperature of -16.5 degrees C and the northernmost settlement in Canada. Not too surprisingly, the population here seems to be steadily declining and only houses 150 permanent residents. No connecting roads means the only way to connect to the outside world is by airplane. Due to the difficulty of getting products to this isolated community, prices are much higher for everyday items and it’s like this for much of the Nunavut Territory. In this photo we see a gallon of milk here priced at an outrageous 10 canadian dollars in the capital city of the Inuit Territory, Iqaluit 3. La Rinconada, Peru The highest permanent settlement in the world would be La Rinconada, located near the border of Bolivia in the Andes Mountains. Situated 16,700, or 5100 feet above sea level it’s easy to see why it’s one of the most isolated communities in the world. In this photo, you see a giant glacier known as, Bella Durmiente or Sleeping beauty looking down upon the city. With over 50,000 inhabitants, it’s not necessarily a small city community. If you’re thinking about visiting this place though, think again. There are no hotels and no hospitals! The community also lacks police and government presence as well. Built as an unregulated gold mining town, it’s home to some of the most brutal living conditions imaginable. Many visitors would suffer from altitude sickness, but with the lure of striking it rich with gold, people have found a way to adapt to the environment. Although this might look somewhat like a picturesque city, the lake in the background you see is heavily polluted with mercury and cyanide. Pollution is a serious issue here and will most likely be the city’s downfall in the future. 2. Longyearbyen- Long- yay-er-bine Just by looking at Svalbard on a map you can probably guess that it’s isolated. The largest settlement and administrative capital of Svalbard, Norway has a population of 2,100 residents. It’s the northernmost settlement with over 1000 residents in the world and was nearly destroyed by the German Navy during World War II. It’s located 1,269 miles or 2042 kilometers north from the Norwegian Capital of Oslo, making it a tad difficult to govern. Here in Longyearbyen, snowmobiles are actually the prefered method of transportation. A few ships will transport coal from this archipelago and with a few flights from Oslo and Russia each day, Longyearbyen keeps contact with the outside world. The city is so north, that sometimes during certain months, the sun will never rise and even sunlight during midnight! 1.Tristan da Cunha This island gets the nickname as the most remote inhabited island in the world because it sort of is. Tristan is the tip of a volcano thrusted upwards from the ocean floor and by looking at the signs, you’ll definitely feel a long ways away from home. The elevation peaks at 2000 meters or about 6500 feet. The closest land mass is Saint Helena only about 1500 miles or 2400 km away. It seems to be situated directly between the southern tips of Africa and South America and is only accessible by navigating the brutal seas . You might imagine that life on the world’s most remote island is a little bit rough, but people here enjoy a good standard of living here. Crime seems virtually nonexistent on the biggest settlement called Edinbourgh of the Seven Seas. Many family owns potato patches to grow there own food. Despite the good quality of living an active volcano constantly threatens to destroy the city and almost did in the 1960’s. It’s not just people living here, the local rockhopper penguins are extremely popular among those who are somehow able visit this isolated community.
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GLA Fiji: Empowering Island Communities

GLA Fiji: Empowering Island Communities

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MOST ISOLATED Communities Around the World

MOST ISOLATED Communities Around the World

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From the isolated native people in the highlands of Tibet to the mysterious islands on a few people will dare to live on, here are 11 most isolated communities Subscribe to American Eye! 5. Most Isolated Capital What do you think the coldest capital on earth is? Moscow, Bern, Ottawa? All Wrong! If you guessed Ulaanbaatar located in Mongolia good job! To the south lies a strange, dry, cold Gobi desert that receives little to no precipitation all year. To the North, you have siberia. This city is regarded as the coldest capital on earth and suffers from long and unbearable freezing winters! We sort of see it as the most isolated capital as well and this whole area of Central Asia is just extremely remote! We don’t even think Genghis Khan could have handled temperatures this cold. Just walking on the street with any exposed skin can result in pain. Do you ever hear anyone saying, hey i’m taking off work to go to Mongolia for a week!? Uh no.. You really wouldn't want to forget a jacket living here. It’s also the largest city on the list with roughly 1.3 million inhabitants which is nearly half the country's population. We’re still surprised that mongolians got out of their huts and even built a capital! Due to its high elevation, proximity to Siberia and lack of precipitation, it’s a rough place to live nonetheless. Due to a large amount of permafrost soil in Mongolia, it makes building foundations difficult. It’s believed this is why many Mongolians live in houses known as Yurts. 4. Siwa Oasis Within the vast Sahara desert lies the Siwa Oasis, in one of the most isolated settlements in Egypt. Situated near the Libyan border, it’s about 348 miles or 560 kilometers west of the capital Cairo. Living here however is nothing new and the earliest known settlers came here during the 10th century BC. Being completely surrounded by dry, inhospitable desert has allowed the Siwa people to develop a unique culture from the rest of the Middle East, which is often seen in their style of artwork, jewelry and their same sex marriage ceremonies. They also speak what’s known as the Siwi or Oasis berber, making them somewhat foreign to the eastern part of Egypt. Here in this photo we see a girl wearing the traditional dress of Siwa while grinding salt. The oasis is inhabited by about 30,000 Siwa Berbers and the hot springs are known to occasionally attract tourists. If you’re looking for some good dates, the people of the Siwa Oasis have been growing them for the past 3,500 years 3. Montecristo The tiny island off the coast of Tuscany, Italy called Montecristo has been shrouded in mystery since the 16th century. To this day, only 1000 tourists are permitted to visit the nature reserve located on this island each year. On top of it, they have to wait 3 years in order to get the visa, just to visit! Is there something the Italian government doesn’t want people to find out about here or is it just to preserve the nature. This was also home to the famous French writer Alexandre Dumas, who wrote the 3 Musketeers. In the novel The count of Monte Cristo, he told of legends about buried treasure left by pirates here. Is it a coincidence that excavations are also strictly permitted on this island? The current population of this island is labelled at 2 people. 2. Szigetszentmiklos -(see-gets-zent-miklos) This community in Hungary is found just about southwest of Budapest in Google maps and it’s quite strange how isolated they seem. The little hungarian community is completely surrounded by water near the Danube River and is quite unurbanized in comparison to the big capital city. There’s about 30,000 residents of this little town which but only a few hundred choose to live on these islands. Villagers enjoy hunting, fishing, and boating in order to stay self sufficient. You don’t really get a true sense of how isolated it is until you kind roam around here on google earth. This photo here shows the tiny fishing community on the body of water known as Pebble lake, and it looks like a good village to survive the zombie apocalypse Tristan De Cuhna This island gets the nickname as the most remote inhabited island in the world because it sort of is. Tristan is the tip of a volcano thrusted upwards from the ocean floor and by looking at the signs, you’ll definitely feel a long ways away from home. The elevation peaks at about 6500 feet. The closest land mass is Saint Helena only about 1500 miles away. It seems to be situated directly between the southern tips of Africa and South America and is only accessible by navigating the brutal seas . You might imagine that life on the world’s most remote island is a little bit rough, but people here enjoy a good standard of living here. Crime seems virtually nonexistent on the biggest settlement called Edinbourgh of the Seven Seas. Many family owns potato patches to grow there own food.
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The most remote island on earth is looking for employees

The most remote island on earth is looking for employees

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Tristan da Cunha is situated midway between South Africa and South America and is looking for farmers- well an agricultural advisor to be specific. Report by Sarah Duffy.
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My GLA 2017 / FIJI: Empowering Island Communities

My GLA 2017 / FIJI: Empowering Island Communities

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Anaerobic Digestion: Application to Island Communities

Anaerobic Digestion: Application to Island Communities

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7 Most Isolated Communities in the World

7 Most Isolated Communities in the World

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7 Most Isolated Communities in the World Kerguelen Islands - https://quintessentialruminations.wordpress.com/2014/01/21/the-kerguelen-islands-wind-water-and-wild-cats/ Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland - https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2016/nov/16/ittoqqortoormiit-greenland-remotest-settlement-on-earth Oymyakon, Russia - https://www.wired.com/2015/01/amos-chapple-the-coldest-place-on-earth/ Pitcairn Island - http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/australiaandthepacific/pitcairnislands/11418280/Why-will-nobody-move-to-Pitcairn-the-Pacific-island-with-free-land.html La Rinconada, Peru - http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/the-rinconada-goldmine Tristan Da Cunha - https://www.tristandacunha.org/ Palmerston, Cook Islands - http://www.amusingplanet.com/2014/03/palmerston-island-where-everyone-is.html SoundTrack:"You Are" Melorman (https://soundcloud.com/melorman/you-are) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Intro: "Redletter" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 Unported http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
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Young Greeks Create Self-reliant Island Society

Young Greeks Create Self-reliant Island Society

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On the slopes of Mount Telaithrion on the island of Evia, a group of young Greeks have left the busy city and created a self-reliant rural community. Their goal is to eat only the organic produce they grow themselves, to free themselves from the national electricity grid, and to exchange what they grow or make instead of using money. The project, whose ultimate goal is to create a school for sustainable living, was the idea of four Athenians who met online back in 2008 and bonded over their dissatisfaction with the daily grind of city life. In their second year of living permanently on a forested patch of land next to the village of Aghios, 80 percent of the food they eat now comes from their two herb and vegetable gardens and the fruit they pick off the trees. The group, almost all of whom follow a strict vegetarian diet, sleep communally in yurts - portable, tent-like dwellings made of tarp often seen in Central Asia. Whatever is left over from their gardens, they exchange in the village for the supplies they cannot produce. 32-year-old co-founder Apostolos Sianos quit a well-paying job as a web site designer in Athens to help start the community, which is called 'Free and Real.' [Apostolos Sianos, Co-Founder of 'Free and Real']: "The crisis or the austerity measures doesn't actually affect you because you create your life and your future everyday, it has nothing to do with the outside circle. It may (have) affected us, but only in a good way because more and more people are willing to be self-sufficient and sustainable, so they contact us, and more and more people after the crisis want to get involved." The group actively use social media, and last year over one hundred people from Greece and abroad asked about joining or collaborating in some way. Dionysis Papanikolaou, for example, gave up a lucrative academic career to be closer to nature and far from the heavy atmosphere of the financial crisis in Greece. [Dionysis Papanikolaou, Group Member]: "If you keep on reading news, watching TV and the crisis, the crisis, the crisis, even subconsciously you say the crisis! Here, there is no crisis. I mean, it makes no difference." The group take pride in being self-sufficient. [Panagiotis Kantas, Co-Founder of 'Free and Real']: "The reality of life is just outside your door. When you have to warm yourself up you actually have to go out in the wood and gather wood, fire wood, and bring it home to actually warm yourself up." They currently organize seminars on organic farming and have drawn up the plans for a large school on sustainable living to be constructed later this summer, and for which they raised money on a crowdfunding site on the internet. [Panagiotis Kantas, Co-Founder of 'Free and Real']: "I just try to be the change I want to be, instead of waiting for a government to make the change, or instead of voting for someone to make the change. I try to be the change." For more news and videos visit ☛ http://english.ntdtv.com Follow us on Twitter ☛ http://twitter.com/NTDTelevision Add us on Facebook ☛ http://on.fb.me/s5KV2C
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Panama Retirement Island Living  Catalaya Communities

Panama Retirement Island Living Catalaya Communities

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In the heart of 5,000 acres of natural rainforest, in the private enclave of Boca Brava, Catalaya Communities combines the exclusivity of a private island with the amenities of urban living. Facing the ocean, our private escape is home to one of the most exceptional views of the Pacific and archipelago. Unique in the world, Catalaya Community living ensures that all of your needs are cared for from the moment you arrive. Working only with approved professionals, Guest Services accommodates daily requirements such as housekeeping, babysitting, taking Rover to the dog park and pet sitting.
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Island Palm Communities Apartments in Schofield Barracks, HI - ForRent.com

Island Palm Communities Apartments in Schofield Barracks, HI - ForRent.com

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Island Palm Communities Apartments for rent in Schofield Barracks, HI on ForRent.com: (844) 337-1538 - http://www.forrent.com/apartment-community-profile/1001192064.php Availability, pricing and special promotions subject to change daily. Apartments and town homes are available for rent on and around Schofield Barracks, HI. You will find all of the amenities included at major installations, including easy access to the commissary, post exchange, dining options, recreational activities, and so much more. - 215 Duck Road
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Island Colonization  The Origin and Development of Island Communities Ecological Reviews

Island Colonization The Origin and Development of Island Communities Ecological Reviews

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Supporting Island Communities

Supporting Island Communities

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Scariest Abandoned Communities in America

Scariest Abandoned Communities in America

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Subscribe to Knowledge Feed for awesome mysteries, discoveries, fun topics and all around AWESOME videos ! 6. Dudleytown Back in the infancy of our country Dudleytown was a small settlement in Cornwall, Connecticut. The Dudley family owned the land, but never turned the area into an official town. For decades they allowed others to settle on their plot. Unfortunately for those trying to forge a life in the settlement the land wasn’t very good for farming and it was ultimately abandoned sometime in the 19th century. Trees had their way with the land for centuries and starting in the 1980’s rumors of ghost activities began. This lead to increased vandalism. As a result the owners closed the land to the public and today it remains private property. 5. North Brother Island Urban explorers and history buffs alike are drawn to New York’s North Brother Island, a 13 acre stretch of land that was once home to Riverside, a quarantine hospital. The medical facility operated from 1885 until 1963, during which time it famously housed Typhoid Mary. After it's closure the hospital was left totally abandoned. With no one there to keep things tidy, nature has had her way with the building. Trees and roots run rampant in and around the structure creating a fascinating site for those brave enough to traverse the desolate island. 4. Thurmond This town in West Virginia, which is almost completely vacant has become a relic of the past. Today much of it is owned by the National Park Service but it still looks the way it did when it was a booming coal town in the 1920’s. Though it's mostly a ghost town there are, at last count five people still living within its borders. In 2005, during city elections, six of Thurmond’s seven residents sought election. 3. South Pass City Wyoming In the mid 1800’s South Pass City was used as a stage and telegraph station along the Oregon Trail. Gold was discovered in the vicinity in 1866 and by 1870 the town was filled with thousands of prospectors. Everyone hoped that large deposits of gold lay further under the earth, but none were found and by the mid 1870’s the population was down to around 100 individuals. A few businesses continued to forge a living in South Pass City, but these pioneer families finally moved out in 1949. By the end of the 20th century many of the town’s homes were in a state of disrepair until finally being restored as a historic site for tourists. 2. Cahaba Cahaba established itself in the history of Alabama and the United States by becoming the first permanent state capital in 1820. It's low elevation and location at the confluence of the Alabama and Cahaba rivers meant that the village was subject to seasonal flooding. Consequently the capital was moved to Tuscaloosa in January 1826. Cahaba would remain an important town and become a major distribution point for cotton. During the Civil War the Confederacy seized Cahabas railroad and turned a large cotton warehouse into a prison, where roughly 3,000 Union soldiers were held. Floods persisted throughout the town’s history and by the turn of the 20th century most of it's buildings and people had been relocated. It became the subject and setting of many ghost stories. Today Cahaba is a fascinating historical site where visitors can still see old streets, cemeteries and government buildings of what was once the state capital. Hey friends hope you’re enjoying the vid. Just wanted to say thanks for watching and if you have any suggestions for something you wanted to see let us know in the comments section and we may just make it happen for you. Have a great day. And now number... 1. Bannack Montana Montana may not be the most popular or talked about state in America, but it's a really cool place to go, especially for those with a love of the outdoors. Just outside of Bannack State Park, in Beaverhead County lies Bannack a small town named after a tribe of Indians that has long since been abandoned. Founded in 1862 when gold was discovered in the area, Bannack briefly served as the capital of the Montana Territory in 1864. It persisted as a mining town, though its population dwindled steadily until the last residents left in the 1970’s. Today Bannack remains a very well preserved ghost town with buildings like the Methodist Church and Hotel Meade looking as though they could be put into full use at a moment's notice.
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Small Island Communities win big on BC Street

Small Island Communities win big on BC Street

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RICHMOND - Its called BC Street at the Richmond O-zone. But to Vancouver Island communities looking for exposure and economic development the pedestrian laneway outside Richmond City Hall is more like easy street, as thousands of visitors pass through. Tofino and Qualicum beach are here with a display-house to entice newcomers and investors alike. And while Tofino Mayor John Fraser chats up potential visitors, the region shows its best. One booth over the ecstatic mayor of the relatively small municipality of Sooke is welcoming guests of her own, at the communitys display. But there's a picture visitors to BC street aren't seeing: that of Victoria's Inner Harbour, because the city of Victoria declined an invitation to participate. Why? The mayor says the city blew its half-million dollar Olympic budget on hosting major events such as the torch relay kickoff Oct. 31, and opening weekend festivities in Spirit Square.
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Where are the Islands?: A Comparative Study of Island Communities

Where are the Islands?: A Comparative Study of Island Communities

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We challenge the stereotypical definition of an island, as it is more than merely a landmass encompassed by water. We have analyzed contrasting environments, beginning with Deal Island and traveling over 3,600 miles to the Andes Mountains, visiting a bio reserve called Parque de la Papa. We compare these cultures as they are affected by their isolation and heavy dependence upon their natural resources, the oyster and potato, respectively. Video/image footage courtesy of*: Kelly Dobroski, Patricia Petty, Madhu Cornelius, Victoria Alpaugh, Michael Hardesty. Narration written/spoken by: Kelly Dobroski Music: Jocelyn Faro *Some images courtesy of Google Images, Parque de la Papa, and Coastal Heritage Alliance web pages.
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Empowering Island Communities : Fiji

Empowering Island Communities : Fiji

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My GLA experience. Music : We Are by Tonight Alive To Be Free by Tonight Alive
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Craig speaks about Indigenous Island communities

Craig speaks about Indigenous Island communities

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Overcoming Challenges Facing Rural and Neighbor Island Communities

Overcoming Challenges Facing Rural and Neighbor Island Communities

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Unlike any other state in the United States, Hawai'i has unique access and resource distribution challenges due to our island geography. Rural hospitals and community health centers are finding ways to continue to meet their communities' special needs in changing times. Hear how these organizations on Lāna'i, Kaua'i and Hawai'i Island are overcoming such challenges and transforming care in their own right. Moderated by Stephany Vaioleti, Administrator, Kahuku Medical Center -Nicholas Hughey; Administrator; Lanai Community Hospital -Kristine McCoy, MD; Residency Director; Hawaii Island Family Health Center -David Peters; Executive Director; Ho'ola Lahui Hawai'i http://hawaiihealthcareproject.org/index.php/resources/hihs2013.html
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Australia's Remote Islands (2013) Ep1 Lord Howe Island

Australia's Remote Islands (2013) Ep1 Lord Howe Island

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Lord Howe Island in the middle of the Tasman Sea, home to only 350 people and the worlds most southern coral reef is considered to be the most beautiful island in the Pacific, with its crystal blue lagoon, this pristine environment is endangered by pollution from the outside world and threatening the rare bird and marine life.
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Madang’s Island Communities Face Bleak Future  as Shorelines are being Washed Away

Madang’s Island Communities Face Bleak Future as Shorelines are being Washed Away

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In 2014, we brought you a story about the impacts of climate change and rising sea levels on Madang’s island communities. Two years on shorelines continue to be washed away with no hope of recovery. The problem is being compounded by an ever increasing population and the severe shortage of building materials. - visit us at http://www.emtv.com.pg/ for the latest news...
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GLA's Fiji: Empowering Island Communities with Emma Bartram

GLA's Fiji: Empowering Island Communities with Emma Bartram

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Unveiling The Untold Health Story In The 42 Island Communities of Krachi West

Unveiling The Untold Health Story In The 42 Island Communities of Krachi West

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My GLA 2017 / FIJI: Empowering Island Communities

My GLA 2017 / FIJI: Empowering Island Communities

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GLA FIJI:Empowering Island Communities By: Evan Mihalakakos Video contest submission
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Island Communities: Resilience in the Face of Climate Change

Island Communities: Resilience in the Face of Climate Change

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While there’s no doubt that rising sea levels and other implications of climate change pose serious threats to island nations, it is also true that such locales have much experience adapting to harsh environments. Roger-Mark De Souza suggests that we can learn from island communities and that they have the potential to be “champions of resilience.” That’s the focus of this edition of Wilson Center NOW.
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Supporting Island Communities

Supporting Island Communities

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Ellesmere Island Community

Ellesmere Island Community

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Davis Islands Community Assessment

Davis Islands Community Assessment

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Small Islands Community 2

Small Islands Community 2

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Small Islands Community

Small Islands Community

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