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Blackfeet Nation Closes Border of Glacier National Park in Response to Rising COVID-19 Cases

To protect the tribe from rising caseloads in Montana, the National Park Service and the Blackfeet Reservation worked together to close the park’s eastern border.

by |July 29, 2020

Developing a Sustainable Tourism Industry in China

Last week, members of the Research Program on Sustainability Policy and Management traveled to Huizhou, China, to present their initial findings for a study on sustainable tourism for the IBM Smarter Cities initiative.

by |January 22, 2016

Losing Leaf Peepers: the Effect of Climate Change on Fall Color

The spectacular colors of fall foliage draw throngs of tourists to the Eastern U.S. each year. However, new research from The Chinese Academy of Sciences suggests that climate change may shift the timing of this seasonal event to the detriment of travelers and locals alike.

by |November 11, 2013