The Smithsonian Institution (/ s m ɪ θ ˈ s oʊ n i ə n / smith-SOH-nee-ən), founded on August 10, 1846 "for the increase and diffusion of knowledge," is a group of museums and research centers administered by the Government of the United States.
Smithsonian Networks is a joint venture between CBS Corporation's Showtime Networks and the Smithsonian Institution.The service consists of Smithsonian Channel, Smithsonian On Demand, and smithsonianchannel.com.
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Anti-Corruption: The Global Fight is a new handbook from IIP Publications that outlines the kinds of corruption, their effects, and the ways that people and governments combat corruption through legislative and civil society actions.
Figure 12. MIROVA analysis of MODIS data for 6 September 2015 through 6 September 2016 for Soputan. Moderate to High values in September and October 2015 are noted in black, indicating sources more than 5 km from the volcano and likely not related to eruptive activity.
Figure 84. A satellite image of Pacaya dated 7 March 2018 shows MacKenney crater at the summit nearly full of ejecta from the growing pyroclastic cone, and at least two small steam plumes on the SW flank from fissures that show dark traces of recent fresh lava.
Anthropogenic threats, such as collisions with man-made structures, vehicles, poisoning and predation by domestic pets, combine to kill billions of wildlife annually. Free-ranging domestic cats ...
During the 1970s the media promoted global cooling alarmism with dire threats of a new ice age. Extreme weather events were hyped as signs of the coming apocalypse and man-made pollution was blamed as the cause.
International Jazz Day is celebrated on April 30 with special jazz events around the world, including our All-Star Concert with UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Herbie Hancock, Marcus Miller, Esperanza Spalding, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Dianne Reeves and hundreds of more world renowned artists, in partnership with UNESCO and the Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz.