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Economic Development at the Top of the World

December 27, 2012

  Quick trivia question—what is the northernmost town on earth? If you answered Santa’s Village, sorry.  The man from the North Pole has had a busy week, but the actual answer is Longyearbyen in the Svalbard archipelago. The Svalbard archipelago lies about 400 miles north of the northern coast … Read more

Student Corner: BEST STEP Ecotourism

July 14, 2010

Matt Dudek is a graduate student in the UNC Department of City and Regional Planning, the School of Government, and a CERC intern working with the Cape Fear Council of Governments. Two weeks ago I wrote about the BEST STEP cluster in Bolton, East Arcadia, and Sandyfield ( … Read more