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Month: October 2017

Magazines For Modern Canadian Women

Many women look forward to the next issue of their favorite magazine. They cannot wait to read the latest celebrity gossip or find out how to host the perfect Christmas dinner. Canadians can find interesting articles on a variety of topics in the women to women magazines that are available. Women who subscribe to one or more magazines can enjoy the convenience of having each issue delivered to their door. The following is a look at the many different kinds of magazines that women tend to enjoy. Fashion Magazines for Women of All Ages Many women enjoy spending time browsing through fashion magazines because they like to see what new styles the stars are wearing. Even though most women cannot afford to purchase the latest designer clothes they can usually find affordable imitations available online. Fashion magazines help women to learn how to put different outfits together and save money on shoes, clothing, jewelry and makeup. Lou Lou is one of the hottest fashion magazines for young Canadian women. The pages of the magazine are loaded full of photographs and descriptions of trendy outfits, shoes, bags and accessories. Women can find out how to get amazing deals on the items they love so they can look just as fantastic as their favorite celebrities do. InStyle is another terrific women to women magazine for people who love to shop. The...

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Antisana Ecological Reserve: Home to the Andean Condor

For centuries the magnificent landscapes around Antisana Volcano were only within reach of scientists, geographers and intrepid expeditionaries, but now, a good paved road takes you into this pristine moorland (paramo), full of wildlife and breathtaking scenery.   The Antisana is a Condor Sanctuary, providing refuge for one of the largest concentrations of Andean Condors left in Ecuador, as well as many other rare and endangered highland avian fauna like the black-faced ibis, cinereous conebills, Andean gulls, brown speckled teal, Andean lapwings, many carunculated caracaras, Andean doves, and the rare siskin. The Antisana Ecological Reserve, with 120,000 hectares (296,400 acres), includes the snow-covered Antisana Volcano, rising to 5758m (18,886 ft), and is one of the most rigorously protected natural areas in Ecuador.  The Antisana’s massive glaciers feed water to the lakes and rivers of the reserve, which sustain the abundant wildlife of the region, and also provide much of Quito’s drinking water. Although condors can be found throughout the Andes cordillera from Tierra del Fuego to southern Colombia, their habitat is shrinking. The Andean condor (Vultur gryphus) is the national symbol of Ecuador, prominently featured on its Coat of Arms.  Conservation efforts in Ecuador are now underway to salvage one of the last populations of the world’s largest flying bird.  What began as a minor movement in local communities is now supported by national non-governmental organizations with international technical and...

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