On March 1, 1896, Italian forces attempted to gain control of Ethiopia in the Battle of Adowa. The results from this conflict would mark the beginning of the end of European colonialism in Africa.
THE LIMITS OF THE SEA
Once, the ocean was thought to be inexhaustible—a limitless source of edible sea creatures. Now, many marine populations are plummeting, and perhaps no fish is currently in greater danger than the Atlantic bluefin tuna.
Earning the daily bread means one thing to Westerners but means something quite different to indigenous cultures.
Chris Bredt, a lawyer from Toronto, Canada, just finished his second climb up Kilimanjaro. Not only did he climb all the way to the summit of that massive mountain (twice!), but he also led a team that raised over $180,000
BILL CLINTON’S EYES ON THE SKY
In 1997, former president Bill Clinton granted a wish to a 16-year old boy to meet him, through the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Eight years later that same boy, with his lymphoma in remission, summitted Mt. Kilimanjaro, and called Clinton from the