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The importance of beach vegetation

Female-biased sea turtle populations are reported at important sea turtle rookeries globally. This heightens concerns for the conservation of sea turtles in the long-term. For this reason researchers are measuring temperatures at nesting beaches around the world to better understand the male-to-female ratio that these rookeries are producing. 441 επιπλέον λέξεις

Conservation

We Tortured Some Folks Too

Torture has been a fairly consistent feature of British foreign policy since the colonial era, in Northern Ireland, and currently in the neo-colonial policies of the so-called war on terror. 1.075 επιπλέον λέξεις

Guantánamo Bay/ Extraordinary Rendition

Libyan dissident's litigation against UK highlights Govt opportunism re dictatorships

UK and US adventures in Afghanistan and Iraq undoubtedly contributed to the war in Syria, to the rise of ISIS and to many of the subsequent tragic events, including the dreadful attacks in Paris yesterday (claimed by ISIS). 3.781 επιπλέον λέξεις

Intelligence

@POTUS on Guantánamo: It's time for us to close it.

President Obama Holds First Ever Ceremony And Vetoes The NDAA

By: Jason Easley

 

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015, 4:18 pm

… the third thing is that this legislation specifically impeded our ability to close Guantanamo in a way that I have repeatedly argued is counterproductive to our efforts to defeat terrorism around the world. 173 επιπλέον λέξεις

Reprieve

In conversation: FNND with Paula Naughton and Clement Siatous | Part 2

Clement Siatous was born in 1947 on the Chagos Islands, a small isolated archipelago in the middle of the Indian Ocean. He spent most of his childhood on the island of Diego Garcia until he and his family were forcibly evicted. 2.114 επιπλέον λέξεις

Art

Messages from my Sister (Part Two): Flight MH370 - An Unsolved Mystery...?

Good evening from the verdant county of Surrey.

So… The Dutch Safety Board has released the aeronautical post-mortem of the events that led to the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 on 17th July 2014. 2.133 επιπλέον λέξεις

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LFF: Rak ti Khon Kaen (Cemetery of Splendour, 2015)

This film was presented at the London Film Festival, introduced by the film’s director alongside the director of the Festival. There was a Q&A session afterwards as well. 367 επιπλέον λέξεις

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