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  • Wethersfield-Based Seed Expert Travels The Planet In Search Of Rare Finds

    Wethersfield-Based Seed Expert Travels The Planet In Search Of Rare Finds
    WETHERSFIELD — You could call Joseph Simcox a Johnny Appleseed in reverse. The self-proclaimed "botanical explorer" has spent much of his life, especially the last eight-plus years, circling the globe in search of seeds. His travels — he has...
  • Greenpeace apologizes for protest at Peru's ancient Nazca Lines

    Greenpeace apologizes for protest at Peru's ancient Nazca Lines
    Environmental activist group Greenpeace apologized on Wednesday for a protest it organized at the ancient Nazca Lines etched in a desert in Peru. The group said it was sorry if the protest at the historical site on Monday caused any "moral offense" to...
  • Fossil fuel companies must adapt

    Fossil fuel companies must adapt
    Approximately 190 counties attended the recent U.N. Conference on Climate in Lima, Peru. On Dec. 7, The Morning Call published a good article in which it was stated that the "Lima meeting has to decide at least one basic issue: what the emissions...
  • Juan Pastor exquisitely blends jazz with music of Peru

    Juan Pastor exquisitely blends jazz with music of Peru
    One of the most seductively beautiful recordings of the year came from the pen and sensibility of percussionist-bandleader Juan Pastor, who achieved startlingly original work on "Chinchano." The album, like much of Pastor's music, intertwined the...
  • Sen. Kevin De León leading delegation to Peru on climate change

    Sen. Kevin De León leading delegation to Peru on climate change
    State Senate leader Kevin De León (D-Los Angeles) will head a delegation of California officials attending a weeklong conference on climate change starting Sunday in Lima, Peru. De León will be accompanied to the United Nations Framework Convention on...
  • Peru climate change talks slowed by clashes of rich and poor nations

    International climate talks in Lima, Peru, are entering their final week, with few hints of whether a newfound optimism that marked the start of negotiations will ultimately translate into an agreement that would rein in climate change. Convened by...
  • Diane W. Husic: Progress expected at climate change conference in Peru

    Diane W. Husic: Progress expected at climate change conference in Peru
    On Monday, the 20th Conference of the Parties (COP20) will commence in Lima, Peru, to continue attempts to draft a global treaty on climate change. It has been 25 years since the international community called for action on greenhouse gases. When the...
  • Getty gives $5 million to plan next PST, on Latino/Latin American art

    Getty gives $5 million to plan next PST, on Latino/Latin American art
    Fueled by $5 million in grants from the J. Paul Getty Trust, 42 museums and other arts institutions from San Diego to Santa Barbara have begun tracing the prominent Latino and Latin American strand in Southern California’s cultural DNA, including...
  • Public markets of the world

     Public markets of the world
    The Santa Fe Farmers Market sits parallel to the tracks of the historic railroad depot. As you approach, the sweet smell of chilies wafts through the air. A man is turning the crank of a metal drum of bright green Hatch peppers roasting over an open...
  • Authors M-Q

       - Return to other listings Patrick McBriarty Patrick McBriarty authored “Chicago River Bridges” and co-produced “Chicago Drawbridges” broadcast on Chicago and Milwaukee public television in 2013. His PTM Werks Series...
  • In sickness and in health

     In sickness and in health
    Patrick and Angie Jessee were less than three months from their wedding day when they received the news: Patrick had non-Hodgkin lymphoma. His life expectancy, according to his oncologist, was five years. They had planned to wed on Oct. 8, 2011. But...