Centenarian Wisdom: A Glimpse into the Lifelong Vitality of Sardinia's Blue Zone
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Living Beyond a Century in Sardinia: Unveiling the Secrets of the Blue Zone

In the heart of Sardinia, on the eastern coast near Baunei, lies the Barbagia region, one of the world’s few “Blue Zones” – areas where people live exceptionally long lives, including an extraordinary number of centenarians. Unlike Okinawa in Japan, where longevity seems to favor women, Sardinia’s longevity phenomenon is unique in that many men […]

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Colossal-Islands - the largest Islands of the world
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Colossal Islands: A Journey Through the World’s Largest Islands

In the vast tapestry of the earth’s geography, there are landmasses, suspended in the blue embrace of the oceans, that defy the quaint image of an island. Far from the stereotype of sandy shores and swaying palms fit for postcards, these colossal islands stand as near-continental landforms, each a microcosm of the planet’s sprawling diversity. […]

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A Tiny Island with a watchtower
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What is an Island? A Journey Through Diverse Perspectives.

Islands have captivated human imagination for centuries, emerging as symbols of isolation, paradises, and unique ecosystems. However, defining what constitutes an island is a subject of varied interpretations and guidelines, ranging from international practices to specific legal frameworks.

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Mega Island
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The Perilous Future of Islands: Navigating the Rising Tides of Climate Change

Islands around the globe, from majestic Greenland to the enchanting archipelagos of the Pacific, face an unprecedented threat due to the escalating impacts of climate change. The rising global mean sea level (GMSL), a direct consequence of melting glaciers and ice sheets, poses a critical challenge to these unique ecosystems and the communities that inhabit […]

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A Colossal Island at the horizon
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Islands, Archipelagos and Insularity

Venture with us on an enthralling exploration of islands and archipelagos, where the concept of insularity shapes lands of unparalleled beauty and diversity. In this article, we embark on a vivid journey to understand how isolation not only creates physical boundaries but also carves out unique ecological niches and cultures.

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