- The Indonesian island of Sumatra was hit by a series of earthquakes on Sunday. No tsunami warnings were issued.
- Make your trip to the Galapagos tortoise-friendly with these eco-friendly trips.
- The Washington Post takes a brief reprieve from politics to explore an island close to home.
- The most exciting event in bird watching is back to New Zealand. The Kakapo Encounter 2009 is slated for Sept. 26 – Oct. 26.