Scientists can now accurately count polar bears…from space

Polar bears are big animals. As the world’s largest land predators, a single male can weigh over a staggering 700 kilograms (about 1,500 pounds).

Surrounded by deforestation, critically endangered gorillas hang on by a thread

The mountain forests at the Nigeria-Cameroon border are home to one of the rarest and most threatened subspecies of African apes – the Cross River gorilla ( Gorilla gorilla diehli ). Today, fewer than 300 individuals survive in the wild. These occur in 14 small, fragmented populations spread over a 12,000-square kilometer (4,633-square mile) landscape, characterized by rugged, hilly terrain and a matrix of farmlands, villages, and forests.

Human Rights Court Condemns Poland for CIA Torture Black Site

image source Joe Wright Activist Post The CIA global torture network is coming under much-needed revived scrutiny from the latest revelation that a secret prison existed in a Polish forest for the purpose of rendition and interrogation of suspected terrorists. As the video report below highlights, the European Court of Human Rights has concluded that Poland fully cooperated with the establishment of the site and subsequently failed to investigate prisoner claims of torture while being held there. Two men at the heart of the ruling were essentially kidnapped from Thailand in 2002 and brought to the site

Glyphosate Detected in Deformed Piglets

Heather Callaghan Activist Post In April, a Danish farmer  called for a ban  on glyphosate. For three years he had used non-GMO soy feed for his pig herds, but when he ran out, he ordered two tons of GM soy feed. His herdsman immediately told the farmer of diarrhea in the piglets and lack of appetite in the sows

Norwegian surgeon witnesses Israeli war crimes in Gaza

Norwegian professor Mads Frederick Gilbert is utterly shocked as he checks the corpses of martyrs and the bodies of the wounded as they continuously arrive in the Shifa Hospital in Gaza on the seventh day of the bloody Israeli onslaught on the besieged Strip. Gilbert, 67, a surgeon, murmurs as he walks in the Intensive Care Unit: “This is outrageous, horrific and unbelievable… what’s happening is no less than premeditated killing and genocide.”

​New Development Bank ushers in a new era of money

The modestly reported Fortaleza BRICS conference delivered a seismic shift in finance: a 21st century economic development as Bretton Woods in the last century. Seventy years ago, during bitter ongoing conflict, a lengthy conference in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, created a new world financial structure.

The Rundown Live #300 Open Lines (Border Patrol, Car Wash, Terrorists)

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A timeless message for us all to remember #ows

A timeless message for us all to remember #ows A MESSAGE FOR ALL OF HUMANITY ~ Charlie Chaplin Charlie Chaplin’s inspirational final speech in “The Great Dictator” One of the most inspirational speeches in recorded history was given by a comedian by th…

How Thailand Can Outlast Its Enemies

Image : Weathering a siege requires not only strong walls, but the ability to outlast the enemy as well. This can only be done by building something sustainable within the walls, and something worth defending.  July 26, 2014  ( Tony Cartalucci – ATN ) – Thailand’s culture, people, and history is directly tied to that of its indigenous, ancient institutions. For centuries these institutions have guided Thai society, protected it from a turbulent world beyond its borders and at times when this turbulence finds its way within Thailand’s borders.

RAW: Pro-Palestinian protesters clash with pro-Israelis in Berlin

Hundreds of Pro-Palestinian protesters took to the streets of Berlin Friday in protest of the recent attacks on Gaza . Minor clashes broke out between counter-protesters waving Israeli flags and chanting at the pro-Palestinian protesters.

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