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The End of Doom
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The world is not going to be overpopulated, run out of resources, or see the outbreak of massive cancer epidemics due to exposures to synthetic chemicals. Let's take a close look at five threats that failed to materialize, despite the warnings of 20th …

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Special Announcement for Local Community Businesses
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As a web developer, over the years I have identified a stumbling block for small local community businesses, concerning their online promotional efforts – or should I say the lack of them. When discussing web development with a prospective client I have always emphasised the need for ongoing maintenance and promotion of their site. Usually […]

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Think Global Act Local
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“Think globally, act locally” urges people to consider the health of the entire planet and to take action in their own communities and cities. Long before governments began enforcing environmental laws, individuals were coming together to protect habitats and the organisms that live within them. “Think Globally, Act Locally” Is now a global concept with […]

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Local Communities & Neighbours.
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Local Communities & Neighbours. By Dan Street. Neighbourhoods are in a tough spot these days. Neighbours are increasingly less likely to involve in their local communities. Neighbourhood association involvement is at an all time low. Civic and community organizers have increasingly difficult jobs, as people change their focus from physical to virtual engagement. In the […]

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Hemp Housing Solution For Communities
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The footage highlights the stories of regional farmers Connie and Leon – sharing their experience growing and processing industrial hemp and Auntie Liz – an Aboriginal Elder who would like to see a hemp housing solution for communities. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vY7FEDduo-Q RT share our contentRead More … https://mikode.net/hemp-housing-solution-for-communities/

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Useless US Ebola hospitals set up in Liberia not used: Report
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The United States, in its efforts to combat the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia, took many missteps such as building facilities during the last days of the waning outbreak, thus failing to achieve positive results, officials involved in the humanitarian …

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Hanson: Is the modern American university a failed state?
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Apprehensive professors are sometimes supposed to offer “trigger warnings” that assume students are delicate Victorians who cannot handle landmark authors such as Joseph Conrad or Mark Twain. “Safe spaces” are designated areas where traumatized …

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The truth about the NRAs snub of Rand Paul
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Tackling America's police abuse epidemic …. Despite warnings about aligning himself with Brown and Rothfeld as he moved toward a presidential campaign, Paul showed up at an NAGR meeting earlier this year wearing a blue jacket emblazoned with the …

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Volcanoes and climate
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… “Tambora”, Gillen D'Arcy Wood of the University of Illinois draws on the writings of James Jameson, a doctor in Calcutta, who held the lack of fresh water which followed the failure of the 1816 monsoon responsible for the cholera epidemic that …

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