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PhysOrg
New book examines the conservationist thrall and narratives of extinctionexplores extinction, endangered species and wildlife conservation through the l
New book examines the conservationist thrall and narratives of extinction
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
explores extinction, endangered species and wildlife conservation through the lens of culture and storytelling. Credit: University of California, Los Angeles It all began with the adoption of a Jardine's parrot in the mid-1990s. Ursula Heise,... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Allister Sparks: An editor in the vanguard of a Golden Age of South African Journalismin South Africa – between the white settlers who had been moving up the east co
Allister Sparks: An editor in the vanguard of a Golden Age of South African Journalism
Daily Maverick / Posted 5 days ago
in South Africa – between the white settlers who had been moving up the east coast since landing at the southern tip of the continent in the mid-17th century and the indigenous black Africans who had been drifting southwards for centuries in slow... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Global Stocks, US Futures Rebound As Oil Rises, Dollar Dropssome stage down the road.” Major oil producers will meet next week in Algiers
Global Stocks, US Futures Rebound As Oil Rises, Dollar Drops
Zero Hedge / Posted 7 days ago
some stage down the road.” Major oil producers will meet next week in Algiers to discuss cooperating to shore up prices amid a global oversupply that has hurt state budgets. Before that, the Bank of Japan will undertake a review of its monetary... Read more
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The Morning Call
Kilimanjaro Distillery debuts with vodkaofferings, along with their respective release dates, include: potato vodka, ea
Kilimanjaro Distillery debuts with vodka
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
offerings, along with their respective release dates, include: potato vodka, early October; apple pie moonshine, mid-October; spiced rum, end of October; unaged rye whiskey, around Thanksgiving; gin, December; and barrel-aged single malt... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
New musical work, 'Mother's Lament,' confronts deaths of young black menhave had much to say about the deaths of young black men in Baltimore and other
New musical work, 'Mother's Lament,' confronts deaths of young black men
Baltimore Sun / Posted 9 days ago
have had much to say about the deaths of young black men in Baltimore and other cities. Saturday night at Morgan State University, musicians will address the issue. "Mother's Lament," a work for soprano, chorus and orchestra created by two... Read more
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Boston Globe
Our winters will soon be shorter, warmer, less snowy. And that’s scary, scientists sayor eliminates the amount of time any given place experiences freezing weather,
Our winters will soon be shorter, warmer, less snowy. And that’s scary, scientists say
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
or eliminates the amount of time any given place experiences freezing weather, will undoubtedly be detrimental,” said University of Massachusetts Amherst professor Michael Rawlins. Rawlins, fellow UMass climate scientist Raymond Bradley, and... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Bald Eagle Returned To The Wild On South Holston LakeReservoir on Aug. 25. They transported the bird to TWRA officers Brent Harrison
Bald Eagle Returned To The Wild On South Holston Lake
The Chattanoogan / Posted 10 days ago
Reservoir on Aug. 25. They transported the bird to TWRA officers Brent Harrison and Kim Gibson who delivered it to the University of Tennessee Veterinarian Hospital. The eagle was treated and then transferred to the American Eagle Foundation... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The US War On Terror Has Cost $5 Trillion And Increased Terrorism By 6,500%to make the world safer? According to a report released by Dr. Neta Crawford,
The US War On Terror Has Cost $5 Trillion And Increased Terrorism By 6,500%
Zero Hedge / Posted 10 days ago
to make the world safer? According to a report released by Dr. Neta Crawford, professor of political science at Brown University, spending by the United States Departments of Defense, State, Homeland Security, and Veteran Affairs since 9/11 is... Read more
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Manning River Times
Thursday, September 15, 2016Your morning news snapshot from the Mid North Coast, around regional Australia
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Manning River Times / Posted 11 days ago
Your morning news snapshot from the Mid North Coast, around regional Australia and beyond. Dolphins playing in the waves of the Hastings River at Port Macquarie. Photo by @jodie_lowe88 #iloveportmacquarie via Instagram. Your morning news snapshot... Read more
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PhysOrg
Antarctica provides ICE to study behavior effects in astronautsNASA Astronaut Christina Koch takes a frozen selfie at the South Pole on the co
Antarctica provides ICE to study behavior effects in astronauts
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
NASA Astronaut Christina Koch takes a frozen selfie at the South Pole on the continent of Antarctica. Credit: Christina Koch A trip to the Red Planet begins long in advance of liftoff. NASA's journey to Mars includes preparing astronauts to cope with... Read more
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The Examiner
Truman Library focuses on election issuesbook, “Electing Abraham Lincoln: The Revolution of 1860.” Earle is the dean of
Truman Library focuses on election issues
The Examiner / Posted 13 days ago
book, “Electing Abraham Lincoln: The Revolution of 1860.” Earle is the dean of the Honors College at Louisiana State University. The event, sponsored by the Truman Library Institute, is at 6:30 p.m. in the Truman Forum at the Plaza branch of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Post "Post-Apartheid"?are uneven, and sharply marked by transformative events. Those experiences dif
Post "Post-Apartheid"?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
are uneven, and sharply marked by transformative events. Those experiences differ, of course, from country to country and continent to continent. But in the age of hashtags such as #BlackLivesMatter and #FeesMustFall, there are also striking... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Idep Builds Capacity of 25 African Policymakers in Social Policy Designand 12 Francophone countries for training under its framework of short courses
Idep Builds Capacity of 25 African Policymakers in Social Policy Design
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
and 12 Francophone countries for training under its framework of short courses on Social Policy for Development Planners. Mid-level and senior level policymakers working in the ministries of social affairs and planning in their respective... Read more
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The Morning Journal
Former Cleveland State basketball great Clinton Ransey back on campus, fulfilling promise to himselfClinton Ransey was one of Kevin Mackey’s first recruits at Cleveland State in t
Former Cleveland State basketball great Clinton Ransey back on campus, fulfilling promise to himself
The Morning Journal / Posted 20 days ago
Clinton Ransey was one of Kevin Mackey’s first recruits at Cleveland State in the mid-1980s. News-Herald file Clinton Ransey, one of the best players in Cleveland State University men’s basketball history, is back on the CSU campus to make good on a... Read more
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The News-Herald
Former Cleveland State basketball great Clinton Ransey back on campus, fulfilling promise to himselfClinton Ransey was one of Kevin Mackey’s first recruits at Cleveland State in t
Former Cleveland State basketball great Clinton Ransey back on campus, fulfilling promise to himself
The News-Herald / Posted 20 days ago
Clinton Ransey was one of Kevin Mackey’s first recruits at Cleveland State in the mid-1980s. News-Herald file Clinton Ransey, one of the best players in Cleveland State University men’s basketball history, is back on the CSU campus to make good on a... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Hot Seat: Kagoro on NTA, Zim's futurethe students and the women’s movements. And the coalescing or coming together o
Hot Seat: Kagoro on NTA, Zim's future
New Zimbabwe / Posted 20 days ago
the students and the women’s movements. And the coalescing or coming together of these entities led to what became, in the mid to late 90’s, the constitutional moment or movement. And of course, predictably, the state responded first through... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Battling the invasive stink bugknown to entomologists as Halyomorpha halys crashed the United States from Chin
Battling the invasive stink bug
Baltimore Sun / Posted 24 days ago
known to entomologists as Halyomorpha halys crashed the United States from China in the 1990s and now infest much of the continent, particularly the Mid-Atlantic region, where they're more populous than anywhere else. There isn't much one can do... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Bad News About Colombia's FARC DealAt one minute past midnight on August 29, the formal ceasefire between the Colo
The Bad News About Colombia's FARC Deal
The Atlantic / Posted 25 days ago
At one minute past midnight on August 29, the formal ceasefire between the Colombian government in Bogota and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) came into effect—likely heralding the end of the longest conflict in the Western... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Looking for fall garden color? Mum’s the wordreports about when chrysanthemums were first brought to Europe, but it is widel
Looking for fall garden color? Mum’s the word
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 25 days ago
reports about when chrysanthemums were first brought to Europe, but it is widely believed that they arrived sometime in the mid to late 1700s. At that time, the Swedish botanist Carolus Linnaeus, often referred to as the Father of Taxonomy, named... Read more
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redOrbit
Humans kickstarted climate change 200 years ago, study findscontribute to global warming for nearly two centuries, Nerilie Abram, an associ
Humans kickstarted climate change 200 years ago, study finds
redOrbit / Posted 26 days ago
contribute to global warming for nearly two centuries, Nerilie Abram, an associate professor from the Australian National University (ANU) School of Earth Sciences, and her colleagues discovered during the course of their research. “It was an... Read more
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Japan Today
Climate change to double number of hay fever sufferers ‹ Japan Todaythe number of seasonal allergy sufferers across Europe, with similar impacts li
Climate change to double number of hay fever sufferers ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 28 days ago
the number of seasonal allergy sufferers across Europe, with similar impacts likely in North America, researchers say. By mid-century, some 77 million people in Europe will be hit by hay fever misery, up from 33 million today, they reported in the... Read more
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dna
Climate change to double number of hay fever sufferersof seasonal allergy sufferers across Europe, with similar impacts likely in Nor
Climate change to double number of hay fever sufferers
dna / Posted 30 days ago
of seasonal allergy sufferers across Europe, with similar impacts likely in North America, researchers said Thursday. By mid-century, some 77 million people in Europe will be hit by hay fever misery, up from 33 million today, they reported in the... Read more
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Wired News
Human-Induced Climate Change Has Been Going On Longer Than You ThinkContinents and oceans in the northern hemisphere began to warm with industrial-
Human-Induced Climate Change Has Been Going On Longer Than You Think
Wired News / Posted 30 days ago
Continents and oceans in the northern hemisphere began to warm with industrial-era fossil fuel emissions nearly 200 years ago, pushing back the origins of human-induced climate change to the mid-19th century. The first signs of warming from the rise... Read more
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CTV News
Climate change could double number of hay fever sufferersof seasonal allergy sufferers across Europe, with similar impacts likely in Nor
Climate change could double number of hay fever sufferers
CTV News / Posted 30 days ago
of seasonal allergy sufferers across Europe, with similar impacts likely in North America, researchers said Thursday. By mid-century, some 77 million people in Europe will be hit by hay fever misery, up from 33 million today, they reported in the... Read more
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BBC News
Fearsome Australian 'lion' could climb trees, study sayswould have been a threat to humans, writes Myles Gough. Australia's extinct ma
Fearsome Australian 'lion' could climb trees, study says
BBC News / Posted a month ago
would have been a threat to humans, writes Myles Gough. Australia's extinct marsupial lion, Thylacoleo carnifex, was the continent's top predator at the time of human arrival 50,000 years ago. Weighing more than 100kg, the animal had sharp claws... Read more
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Marshall Independent
'Shantyboat' on journey to capture essence of life on riverFLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Smack dab in the middle of the Tennessee River, between t
'Shantyboat' on journey to capture essence of life on river
Marshall Independent / Posted a month ago
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Smack dab in the middle of the Tennessee River, between the O'Neal Bridge stretching from Muscle Shoals into Florence and TVA's Wilson Dam, a recreated relic of river history is stuck like a catfish on a line, its anchor snagged... Read more
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The Examiner
Hundreds of volunteers test the limits of area disaster planningto throw staffers at the reception center – almost all volunteers – for a loop.
Hundreds of volunteers test the limits of area disaster planning
The Examiner / Posted a month ago
to throw staffers at the reception center – almost all volunteers – for a loop. The screener I encounter, a Graceland University nursing student, is taken a little off guard but does exactly the right thing. She summons a supervisor. He says... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
'Shantyboat' on journey to capture essence of life on riverFLORENCE, Ala. (AP) - Smack dab in the middle of the Tennessee River, between t
'Shantyboat' on journey to capture essence of life on river
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted a month ago
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) - Smack dab in the middle of the Tennessee River, between the O'Neal Bridge stretching from Muscle Shoals into Florence and TVA's Wilson Dam, a recreated relic of river history is stuck like a catfish on a line, its anchor snagged... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
'Shantyboat' on journey to capture essence of life on riverFLORENCE, Ala. (AP) - Smack dab in the middle of the Tennessee River, between t
'Shantyboat' on journey to capture essence of life on river
The Record Searchlight / Posted a month ago
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) - Smack dab in the middle of the Tennessee River, between the O'Neal Bridge stretching from Muscle Shoals into Florence and TVA's Wilson Dam, a recreated relic of river history is stuck like a catfish on a line, its anchor snagged... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
'Shantyboat' on journey to capture essence of life on riverFLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Smack dab in the middle of the Tennessee River, between t
'Shantyboat' on journey to capture essence of life on river
San Antonio Express-News / Posted a month ago
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Smack dab in the middle of the Tennessee River, between the O'Neal Bridge stretching from Muscle Shoals into Florence and TVA's Wilson Dam, a recreated relic of river history is stuck like a catfish on a line, its anchor snagged... Read more
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Al.com
On a shantyboat in Alabama, nights are hot, food is good and stories flowSmack dab in the middle of the Tennessee River, between the O'Neal Bridge stret
On a shantyboat in Alabama, nights are hot, food is good and stories flow
Al.com / Posted 1 months ago
Smack dab in the middle of the Tennessee River, between the O'Neal Bridge stretching from Muscle Shoals into Florence and TVA's Wilson Dam, a recreated relic of river history is stuck like a catfish on a line, its anchor snagged on God only knows... Read more
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