Plant-based popularity surges as animal proteins set new sales records
— Read on progressivegrocer.com/alternative-proteins-make-meat-inroads
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
Administration officials were determined to draft a response that would impose real costs on Moscow, as many previous rounds of sanctions have been shrugged off.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2021/04/14/us/politics/biden-russia-sanctions.html
The remains of Black Philadelphians within the Samuel G. Morton Cranial collection will be repatriated or reburied, based on a report that outlined recommendations from the Morton Collection Committee.
— Read on penntoday.upenn.edu/news/penn-museum-announces-repatriation-morton-cranial-collection
Joe Gutierrez, who is accused of using excessive force during a traffic stop in Windsor, Va., has been dismissed, the town said.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2021/04/12/us/virginia-police-officer-gutierrez-pepper-spray.html
Kimberly A. Potter, who resigned from the Brooklyn Center Police Department, was arrested on Wednesday.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2021/04/14/us/kim-potter-charged-daunte-wright.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/
Biden watched three presidents fail to end a war he saw as distracting from bigger threats like China and Russia. Now he’s pulling the plug.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/politics/biden-afghanistan-pullout-reset/2021/04/13/efdb656e-9c7c-11eb-9d05-ae06f4529ece_story.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