A Himalayan Indian village has negotiated peace with leopards — Quartz India

HWH ClipBoard: Take a look and read on…what everybody should know about wildlife living with humans and vice versa. Yes, it’s possible… …When ecologists study animals, Dhee pointed out that the animals are viewed as passive beings that are purely instinctual behaving exactly as their biology dictates. “One of the main things that came throughContinue reading “A Himalayan Indian village has negotiated peace with leopards — Quartz India”

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Feds: Over 60 Latin Kings members arrested along East Coast

Feds: Over 60 Latin Kings members arrested along East Coast December 5, 2019127 BOSTON (AP) — More than 60 members of the Latin Kings have been arrested on federal racketeering, drug and firearms charges, including the leaders of the street gang’s East Coast operations, authorities announced Thursday. Among those arrested is Michael Cecchetelli, a 40-year-oldContinue reading “Feds: Over 60 Latin Kings members arrested along East Coast”

Brown University committee votes to divest from companies ‘facilitating human rights violations in Palestine’ – Uprise RI

The Advisory Committee on Corporate Responsibility in Investment Policies voted 6-2-1 in favor of divestment. On December 2nd, 2019, the Advisory Committee on Corporate Responsibility in Investment Policies (ACCRIP) voted in favor of divestment from companies “facilitating human rights violations in Palestine”. The committee voted six in favor, with two alumni voting no, and oneContinue reading “Brown University committee votes to divest from companies ‘facilitating human rights violations in Palestine’ – Uprise RI”

What the C.I.A.’s Torture Program Looked Like to the Tortured – The New York Times

Drawings done in captivity by the first prisoner known to undergo “enhanced interrogation” portray his account of what happened to him in vivid and disturbing ways. An image drawn by Abu Zubaydah, a prisoner at Guantánamo Bay, shows how the C.I.A. applied an approved torture technique called “cramped confinement.”Credit…Abu Zubaydah, Courtesy Mark P. Denbeaux By CarolContinue reading “What the C.I.A.’s Torture Program Looked Like to the Tortured – The New York Times”

Thousands of animals sacrificed in Nepal Hindu ritual amid outcry

HWH ClipBoard: * Killing can be halted immediately. What to do with the animals after that takes some planning. How do they get all those animals in one place? * If we are all God’s creatures, why would anyone think to savagely murder defenseless creatures on behalf of the one who supposedly created them? ToContinue reading “Thousands of animals sacrificed in Nepal Hindu ritual amid outcry”