Progress in the treatment of the HIV virus leads researches to believe that they will one day find a cure.read more
Legal case for dolphins to be recognized as ‘mammals’ by the Japanese authorities, could stop routine slaughtering hunts, seen by Japanese communities as tradition and essential to the economy.read more
The UN FAO reports Ireland as most carbon-intensive beef producer in Europe, also ranking third in Europe for emissions in the dairy sector.read more
In early February, Mattel announced the release of two dolls with disabilities in its Barbie Fashionistas line: a doll in a wheelchair, and one with a removable prosthetic leg.read more
Meditation is the way in which we come to feel our basic inseparability from the whole universe.
– Alan Watts.
Princess Ulbolratana Mahidol of Thailand denied bid in 2019 Prime Ministerial elections.read more
Gemma Kent offers an alternative definition for the much-contested concept of ‘political correctness’, focussing on what PC language encourages us to say, rather than on what it wishes we wouldn’t.read more
Rebuilding oneself and social empowerment within one’s community: a first step towards political leadership.read more
Global environmental community speculates a resurgence of demand for rhino horns and tiger bones as a result of China’s lifting of the 25-year ban.read more
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