Only 3 percent of Earth’s land hasn’t been marred by humans | Science News
— Read on www.sciencenews.org/article/earth-land-ecosystems-ecology-intact-species
“The ocean is not Japan’s trash can,” a Chinese Foreign Ministry official said.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/world/2021/04/14/china-japan-fukushima-water-drink/
A wide-ranging discussion with Tressie McMillan Cottom, one of America’s sharpest contemporary cultural critics.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2021/04/13/opinion/ezra-klein-podcast-tressie-mcmillan-cottom.html
1,000 years ago, Indigenous people practiced cultural burning, which reduced the risk for large-scale wildfire activity in mountain environments—even during periods of drought more extreme and prolonged than today.
— Read on attheu.utah.edu/facultystaff/wildfires-on-fish-lake-plateau/
The Ethical Society of Police isn’t afraid to speak out against police misconduct.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2021/04/14/opinion/police-officer-unions.html
Citizen Lab director Ronald J. Deibert will deliver this year’s Massey Lectures, arguing that the internet, especially social media, has an increasingly toxic influence in every aspect of life.
— Read on www.cbc.ca/radio/ideas/2020-massey-lectures-renowned-tech-expert-ronald-j-deibert-to-explore-disturbing-impact-of-social-media-1.5640204
Article by Bates Gill and Michael E. O’Hanlon, The National Interest (Summer 1999)
— Read on www.brookings.edu/articles/chinas-hollow-military/
US military commanders have warned about the imminent threat of Beijing trying to recover control over the democratic island. But some experts say greater danger lies with China’s inconspicuous “gray zone tactics.”
— Read on m.dw.com/en/can-china-impose-military-force-against-taiwan/a-56988658
TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s government decided Tuesday to start releasing treated radioactive water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant into the Pacific Ocean in two years — an option fiercely opposed by human beings who care about the future, rather than saving a dollar.
— Read on apnews.com/article/japan-tsunamis-tokyo-d35637331403c59bbdf61e5ee1f09dbc
How Humanity Can Realistically Prevent New Wars: an Interview With Anthropologist Douglas P. Fry – CounterPunch.org
— Read on www.counterpunch.org/2021/04/12/how-humanity-can-realistically-prevent-new-wars-an-interview-with-nthropologist-douglas-p-fry/