Thailand’s ‘sweetheart’ dugong dies with #Plastic in stomach. Vets say #Plastic caused orphan mammal’s infection and should serve as warning about pollution.

Thailand’s ‘sweetheart’ dugong dies with plastic in stomach. Vets say plastic caused orphan mammal’s infection and should serve as warning about pollution. submitted by /u/thecompleximpulsive [link] [comments] top scoring links : environment Current news, information and issues related to the environment.

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Beneath the Epstein media spectacle, a human rights crisis in U.S. jails

Beneath the Epstein media spectacle, a human rights crisis in U.S. jails The circumstances surrounding the death of Jeffrey Epstein have reignited interest around the conditions of pretrial detainees in the Manhattan Correctional Center in New York. “People held at MCC have filed legal motions for years talking about these conditions,” says Jeanne Theoharis, professor of political science at Brooklyn College. “The DOJ knew. U.S. attorneys knew. Judges knew. And either they turned the other way, or they allowed it.” Theoharis hopes that the Epstein story will shine a light…

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Brazil’s Student Movement Mobilizes to Oppose Bolsonaro’s Education Privatization

Brazil’s Student Movement Mobilizes to Oppose Bolsonaro’s Education Privatization Students rallied and marched in 207 municipalities of Brazil, to declare their opposition to right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro’s education reform that would privatize much of Brazil’s higher education. Mike Fox reports  Subscribe to our page and support our work at https://therealnews.com/donate. The Real News Network

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Bill Nye tore into Trump on Friday evening over his stance on #ClimateChange, arguing his administration is going in the “wrong direction.”

Bill Nye tore into Trump on Friday evening over his stance on climate change, arguing his administration is going in the “wrong direction.” submitted by /u/maxwellhill [link] [comments] top scoring links : climate A community for truthful science-based news about climate and related politics and activism

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Psilocybin-assisted mindfulness meditation linked to brain connectivity changes and persisting positive effects, suggests a new randomized, double-blind brain scan study. Psilocybin-induced changes in brain connectivity predicted positive changes in attitudes about life, social behavior, and mood.

Psilocybin-assisted mindfulness meditation linked to brain connectivity changes and persisting positive effects, suggests a new randomized, double-blind brain scan study. Psilocybin-induced changes in brain connectivity predicted positive changes in attitudes about life, social behavior, and mood. submitted by /u/mvea to r/science [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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People Already Hurting From 5G in Geneva, Switzerland

People Already Hurting From 5G in Geneva, Switzerland By B.N. Frank The Telecom Industry gave U.S. congressional testimony in February that they have no scientific evidence that exposure to 5G technology is safe.  Plenty of research indicates that it isn’t (see 1, 2, 3). In 2017, Swiss doctor Bertrand Buchs launched a petition asking for a moratorium on installation and many doctors and scientists have already signed it. Worldwide opposition to 5G is growing and includes individuals and organizations concerned about other issues associated with this technology in addition to…

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Petro China Suspends Venezuelan Oil Imports In Huge Blow to Maduro

Petro China Suspends Venezuelan Oil Imports In Huge Blow to Maduro Even if China continues to thwart US sanctions on Iran, in the case of Venezuela Trump appears to be gaining the upper hand. Bloomberg reported Friday that China National Petroleum Corp. (parent company of oil giant PetroChina Ltd) — the country’s biggest energy company — is for the first time in over a decade backing away from Vezenuelan crude, canceling shipments in August: Learn More: https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-08-16/petrochina-suspends-venezuelan-oil-imports-amid-us-sanctions-huge-blow-maduro Your Support of Independent Media Is Appreciated: https://www.paypal.me/dahboo7 DLive- https://dlive.tv/DAHBOO7 If you want…

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