Day Of The Dead Celebrations Around The World

Halloween isn’t the only creepy festival being celebrated this October. The Day of the Dead, known as”Dia de los Muertos” or “Dia de Muertos” in Spanish, is a Mexican festival celebrated at the end of October and beginning of November. It is a UNESCO-recognized festivity in which individuals commemorate the souls of deceased loved ones. The…

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Mass protests against South Korean President Park

Thousands of South Koreans have taken to the streets of the capital Seoul calling for President Park Geun-hye to step down over a leaked documents scandal. The Saturday evening protest came after Park ordered 10 of her senior secretaries to resign over the scandal, which is likely to deepen the president’s lame duck status ahead of…

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Dakota Access pipeline water protectors see bias after Oregon militia verdict

Activists at the Malheur wildlife refuge were carrying guns – but ‘if native people were armed, we would be killed,’ says an activist at Standing Rock

North Dakota pipeline: 141 arrests as water protectors pushed back from site

Deploying pepper spray and armored vehicles marked beginning of new phase to thwart demonstrations to prevent construction of the controversial oil pipeline

How Iceland Uses its Unusual Geology to Create Energy

This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. Iceland is about to tap into water as hot as lava. Several kilometers below ground, a drilling rig named Thor will soon penetrate the area around a magma chamber, where molten rock from the inner Earth heats up water that has seeped through the…

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60 percent of global wildlife species wiped out

About 60 percent of the world’s fish, birds, mammals, amphibians, and reptiles have been wiped out over the last four decades largely because of human activity, researchers say. The Living Planet Report 2016 , released on Thursday, blamed deforestation, pollution, overfishing, and the illegal wildlife trade for “pushing species populations to the edge”. According to the…

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Shailene Woodley explains her North Dakota oil pipeline protest

Actor arrested after protesting against construction of $3.7bn oil pipeline says the work risks contaminating Native American sacred sites

US scientists find new way to convert CO2 to green fuel

US scientists say they have stumbled upon an economically practical and highly efficient way of converting a greenhouse gas largely blamed for global warming into an environmentally friendly fuel – a development that could boost the renewable energy industry. Researchers from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in the US state of Tennessee last month announced they…

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Iowa Woman Gets Arrested On Her OWN Property After DAPL Pipeline Steals Her Farm

Protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline have been ongoing for months. But usually, when you hear of people being arrested for protesting DAPL, they aren’t standing on their own property. Cyndy Coppola was arrested over the weekend while standing on the farm she and her family have owned for years in Calhoun County Iowa. According to…

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