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NYTimes: Trump ‘Darth Vader-Like Figure,’ Environment Speech Like 1984

New York Times political reporter Katie Rogers teamed with environmental reporter Coral Davenport for Trump mockery on Tuesday’s front page: “In Speech, Trump Portrays U.S. As a Leader on the Environment.” That benign headline hid deep bias. The current online…

Trump Saw Opportunity in Speech on Environment. Critics Saw a ‘“1984” Moment.’ – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Reviewing new polling data, consultants working for President Trump’s 2020 campaign discovered an unsurprising obstacle to winning support from two key demographic groups, millennials and suburban women. And that was his record on the environment. But they also…

Why is it that women work a month more than men every year?

I’ve been hearing since I was a little girl how women make less money than men for the same work. I figured that would change by the time I was an adult — but that stat hasn’t budged much and…

A few snippets – people and whales

RSPB: the new RSPB CEO, Becky Speight, starts work on 19 August (I was rather hoping it would be the Inglorious 12th for a true taste of what the RSPB is up against). WCL: Elaine King, the CEO of Wildlife…

Arctic amplification: How the albedo effect speeds up global warming – Big Think

California was born a fiction: named after a made-up island the name of which could be translated as ‘caliphate’ For centuries, California was a cartographic fiction as well: it was shown as an island until as late as 1865 Over…

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Trumps July 4th celebration cost our National Parks millions

The Independence Day festivities hosted by the White House yesterday cost the National Park Service an estimated $2.5 million dollars, money that is typically earmarked for park maintenance and rehabilitation.

Which exercise is best at boosting brain power?

What’s your favorite way to sweat? Running? Lifting weights? Cardio? There are lots of ways you can exercise that will benefit your body. A recent study finds that not only is exercise good for your physical health, but it’s good…

WWF, Ruthless Park Guards Trample Human Rights In India

How has conservation come to this?’ asked one campaigner a few weeks back. They were reacting to film footage from India’s Kaziranga National Park, where officials have been engaged in a long struggle with rhino poachers. Over the years, this…