#tbt: Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Note: We’re kickin’ it old school to celebrate #tbt (throwback Thursday) and digging into the archives. Originally titled “The Troubles,” this piece was posted on March 17th, 2009. Enjoy, and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day like it’s 2009. The Troubles Today, much of the world will, in one form or another, celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. The wearing of green, drinking of Irish beverages and the occasional … Continue reading #tbt: Happy St. Patrick’s Day

March 2009 Newsletter

Read the March 2009 Newsletter: “Dive into the Oceans”

Inside: A Huge “THANK YOU” to All Who Wrote Congress
GeoFeature: A Whale of a Time
Geography in the News: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch
Blog: National Geographic’s Greatest Ocean Adventurers

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Happy St. Patty’s Day!

Today Irish immigrants, their descendants, and many Green Isle enthusiasts around the world celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. But not in Ireland: Locals celebrated the traditional religious holiday on Saturday the 15th this year to avoid a conflict with the Christian Holy Week that began yesterday on Palm Sunday. Did you know that the first St.Patrick’s Day parade was held in New York City on March … Continue reading Happy St. Patty’s Day!