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Video Games Are not Associated with Harming Preteen Brains, According to a New Study

Showing that scientific work so often disproves intuitive rationalization, a recent study found that video games are not damaging children’s brains, but also that games aimed at helping children build healthy brain skills don’t actually work either. Researchers from the University of Houston claimed that despite parents’ widespread fear, even spending 4.5 hours on a […]

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Two missing after Queensland mine collapse – as it happened

From 5h ago Two mining contractors are missing after a collapse at an underground zinc mine in northern Queensland. Paramedics say they’re assisting other emergency services after the “ground collapse” at the Dugald River Mine near Cloncurry just after 1pm…

‘Don’t tell us the bad news all at once’: how to talk to kids about grown-up things

Toxic relationships If they’re lucky enough to avoid them at home, children are nonetheless exposed to toxic relationships on TV and social media – Ofcom received more than 3,000 complaints about misogynistic behaviour in just one episode of Love Island…

From Umoja, Kenya to India, climate change has led to domestic violence – The Washington Post

Comment on this story Comment Gift Article UMOJA, KENYA — Pilot Lenaigwanai covers her mouth as she speaks. She is trying to hide her broken tooth, a bitter reminder of all she endured before finding refuge at a shelter for…

What 2023 could mean for Ukraine, China, conflict zones, and climate change – Grid

One year ago, even some sophisticated readers — and savvy editors — couldn’t have identified Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in a photo or found Luhansk and Donetsk on a map. It’s doubtful they’d have known what “HIMARS” or “ATACMS” were,…

2022’s biggest climate disasters – and why we must remember them – The Independent

Sign up to the Independent Climate email for the latest advice on saving the planet Get our free Climate email Wildfires tearing through the London suburbs. One-third of Pakistan underwater. Drought-linked famine looming for tens of millions of people in…

The Montreal Moment for Biodiversity: Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework adopted

Final COP15 Decision Plenary at Montreal The  Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework, due to the pandemic, has been four years in the making, was finally adopted in Montreal in the early hours of the morning on the 19th December 2022.  This…

Climate Change is Driving Millions to the Precipice of a ‘Raging Food Catastrophe’ – InsideClimate News

Photography by Larry C. Price This story was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center. TORICHA, Kenya—If there’s a ring around the sun, it will rain. If the gude bird sings in descending notes, the skies will open. If vultures…

Why America Doesn’t Owe The World Climate ‘Reparations’

I’ve made the case in previous columns that the climate change movement is mostly a climate change hustle. Let’s be real. None of this is about changing the temperature of the Earth. Even the most naive environmental activist can’t really…

Mary Robinson: When it comes to global warming, we ignore half the world’s population at our peril – The Irish Times

Just a few days after the close of climate Cop27, we can describe the outcome as a contrast of light and shadows. The establishment of a special fund for “loss and damage” in response to the devastating effects of climate-related…

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