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Born Free – “The Bitter Bond”

An animated story for the Born Free Foundation about the bond between a lion keeper and her cub. Sign the petition to help South Africa’s lions be born free and stay wild: bornfree.org.uk/bitter-bond Advertisements

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Gross Domestic Product: Banksy Opens a Dystopian Homewares Store

Tony the Frosted Flakes tiger sacrificed as a living room rug, wooden dolls handing their babies off to smugglers in freight truck trailers, and welcome mats stitched from life jackets: rather than offering an aspirational lifestyle, one South London storefront … Continue reading

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Pathological power: the danger of governments led by narcissists and psychopaths

The risk of “pathocracy” is always close. And once entrenched, difficult to dislodge. Source: Pathological power: the danger of governments led by narcissists and psychopaths

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Brazil arrests 63, levies $8.7m in fines over fires — Publisher news

[ad_1] Brazil’s defense minister said on Monday 63 people were arrested and issued fines amounting to $8.7 million after the military was sent to fight raging fires in the Amazon rainforest. The announcement came as President Jair Bolsonaro arrived in … Continue reading

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The 19th Edition of Pioneering Street Art Festival NuArt Challenges Participants to Consider the Old and the New

For the 19th consecutive year, the quaint Norwegian town of Stavanger hosted another edition of the internationally known NuArt Festival. What started in 2001 as side programming at an electronic music festival has evolved into one of the most influential … Continue reading

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Special report: The Amazon rainforest ablaze

As the world watches fires ravage the Amazon, Sky News speaks to indigenous people living within the world’s most important rainforest.

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Is France’s groundbreaking food-waste law working?

A third of the world’s food goes to waste, but France is attempting to do something about it. Since 2016, large grocery stores in the country have been banned from throwing away unsold food that could be given away. NewsHour … Continue reading

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Brexit’s £100 Million Campaign Has Social Media Users In Splits – DesignTAXI.com

Some locals think the budget could have been used more wisely. Source: Brexit’s £100 Million Campaign Has Social Media Users In Splits – DesignTAXI.com

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Literacy in a digital world

UNESCO The digital revolution is changing our world faster than ever and unleashing new opportunities. Basic services are being transformed into e-services and learning is increasingly happening online. But without literacy, the opportunities of the digital world turn into obstacles: … Continue reading

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Brazil Supreme Court judge says Lula deserves retrial – Reuters

BRASILIA (Reuters) – A Brazilian Supreme Court justice believes jailed ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva deserves a retrial after leaked social media conversations appeared to show the judge hearing Brazil’s largest-ever corruption case collaborated with prosecutors. FILE PHOTO: Judge … Continue reading

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