Many new immigrants in the US have to revalidate their diplomas first if they want to continue their careers in the US. Sometimes, cost and language barriers make that process difficult. But in New Hampshire, immigrants are finding opportunities to study English and get jobs.
Gibson Bagpipes in Nashua, New Hampshire, makes handcrafted bagpipes out of African blackwood. Two years ago, an international consortium that monitors endangered fauna and flora placed African blackwood on a “high risk” list. In order to continue to export their pipes, the company had to apply for a special permit.
It's a record. After the midterm results are tallied, more than 100 members of Congress are expected to be women.
Each fall, millions of tourists come to New England to see the changing leaves. It's big business. But climate change is moving the calendar.
It was supposed to close 22 years ago. Now an aging waste incinerator landfill north of Boston has been given the go-ahead to add a half million tons of fly ash and bottom ash to its collection of materials — and local residents and community leaders are not happy about it.
Rising temperatures and a growing tick population are causing problems for moose in New England. So many ticks now live through mild winter temperatures and attack the calves, that few are surviving.
The Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest is best known for breakthroughs in acid rain research. And it is still helping scientists learn — now about the effects of clear-cutting and climate change.
A small town in New Hampshire has a familiar name — Berlin — but with an odd pronunciation. A World in Words producer set out to figure out why.
A swarm of international political enthusiasts are in New Hampshire for the primary. Willem Post is a Dutch academic who hasn’t missed a Granite State primary since the beginning of the ‘90s. He loves the whole experience and says the excitement, the intimacy and the scenery make the poll in the New Hampshire resemble ‘a fairy tale.’ He also wants Americans to understand the global significance of the vote.
All of the Democratic contenders have called for government action to address climate change, but there seems to be little appetite for that among the Republican candidates on the stump in New Hampshire, where the first primary is just a few short weeks away.
Some supporters are concerned that developments like the dustup with John McCain will do lasting damage.