Old-growth forests prevailed in New England for thousands of years.
Evidence shows Native Americans in New England lived lightly on the land for thousands of years. It wasn't until Europeans arrived that the landscape experienced major human impacts.
Seventy-eight percent of the people executed for witchcraft in New England in the late 17th and early 18th centuries were women.
Powerful men often proclaim baseless accusations to be a 'witch hunt.' But American witch trials have always targeted a persecuted minority: women.
In New England, where most land is privately owned, research shows that land conservation promotes economic growth.
Harvard Forest/Ryan Burton
Protecting land from being developed intuitively may seem like a drag on local economies, but research in New England finds that it has the opposite effect.
Project Oceanology class retrieves a bottom trawl at the mouth of the Thames River.
For decades, New England students took field trips out into the Long Island Sound. Their data show how quickly the sound is warming, leading to fewer American lobster, rock crab and winter flounder.
Valero’s Benicia Refinery, less than 40 miles from San Francisco.
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These policies, which are designed to slow the pace of climate change, don't have to cost taxpayers, and they do not appear to hinder economic growth.
At a news conference in Charleville Turnbull was as enthusiastic when asked if he would be happy for Joyce to run again.
As the Joyce saga continued to suck political oxygen in the wake of Sunday's TV interview with Joyce and partner Vikki Campion, he rejected speculation that he might not contest his New England seat.
Barnaby Joyce announces he will stand down as deputy prime minister and leader of the National Party.
At a Nationals meeting on Monday morning, Barnaby Joyce will resign as Nationals leader and deputy prime minister, but will stay on as the member for New England.
Malcolm Turnbull’s approach went from initially staying solid with Barnaby Joyce by saying as little as possible to letting him have it with both barrels.
In the most spectacular manner, Malcolm Turnbull has publicly trashed his relationship with Barnaby Joyce.
Pouring Saison, a classic Belgian farmhouse-style ale, at Allagash Brewing in Portland, Maine.
Winemakers call the ecological factors that define their product terroir. By redefining that idea to include history and social ties, New England craft brewers have grown an industry with local roots.
Christopher Pyne announces that the government will cancel next week’s House of Representatives sitting.
Malcolm Turnbull's tactic of cancelling the House of Representatives' sitting next week is a short-sighted decision that smacks of lack of nerve.
Michelle Grattan speaks with Deep Saini about the week in Australian politics.
Fireworks go off before Super Bowl XLVIII between the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks.
Recognizing that the game itself is often lopsided and boring, the NFL, through the years, has worked to minimize its significance.
Jennie A. Brownscombe’s ‘The First Thanksgiving at Plymouth’ (1914).
The Pilgrims were thankful for finally being able to vanquish Thomas Morton and Ferdinando Gorges, who spent years trying to undermine the legal basis for settlements in Massachusetts and beyond.
The stakes for the Nationals in the seat of New England are extraordinarily high.
Apart from the main game, watch for the drawcard contests on Saturday night. Among them will be the performance of the Nick Xenophon Team (NXT), the battles in the Nationals’ seats of New England and Cowper…
Barnaby Joyce pats a wooden wombat before starting an election address at the National Press Club on Wednesday.
Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has left the way open for a possible change of portfolio in a re-elected Turnbull government – assuming he holds his seat.
Vikki Campion/Office of Barnaby Joyce
This is The Conversation’s first election podcast, where we visit the NSW seat of New England.
Tony Windsor at his Werris Creek property with Mackdog, who’s a hit on social media.
There is one question that Tony Windsor, the high-profile former crossbencher from the Gillard years who is attempting a comeback in New England, is unwilling to answer. That is: in the (admittedly unlikely…
The Witch, film poster.
Were evil witches really stealing children in the 17th century?
Barnaby Joyce found his political future in doubt this week, with the gunshot announcement from Tony Windsor that he would try to ride back into his old seat of New England.
The New England contest will be about many things, but in particular it will test how Barnaby Joyce handles extreme pressure.
Barnaby Joyce should be afraid. The Nationals profess they'll hold New England, and Joyce is the favourite. But Tony Windsor is likely to drive Joyce mad.