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Opinion | Netflix Is Shrinking the World – By Farhad Manjoo – The New York Times

Image Credit   Max Guther By Farhad Manjoo Opinion Columnist Feb. 22, 2019,  56 c For months after the 2016 election, I wanted nothing more than to escape America. I don’t mean literally — in the cliché liberal way of absconding … Continue reading

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Opinion | The Sanders Foreign Policy Advantage – By Jamelle Bouie – The New York Times

By Jamelle Bouie Opinion Columnist Feb. 21, 2019, 24c Image   Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont leaving a news conference after the final Yemen Resolution vote in December. Credit     Sarah Silbiger/The New York Times Bernie Sanders’s most prominent message is … Continue reading

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Opinion | A Comeback for African National Parks – By Patrick Adams – The New York Times

By Patrick Adams Mr. Adams is a journalist who reports on solutions to social problems. Feb. 20, 2019 Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique is a rare success story. The number of large mammals there has increased more than 700 percent … Continue reading

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Oceans Are Getting Louder- Posing Potential Threats to Marine Life – By Jim Robbins – The New York Times

By Jim Robbins Jan. 22, 2019,   24 c Slow-moving, hulking ships crisscross miles of ocean in a lawn mower pattern, wielding an array of 12 to 48 air guns blasting pressurized air repeatedly into the depths of the ocean. The … Continue reading

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Alberta research shows fracking fluids cause ‘significant’ harm to fish | CBC News

Brent Long shared a link to the group: The Fly Fishing Community. 19 hrs https://www.cbc.ca/…/alberta-research-shows-fracking-fluids… CBC.CA Alberta research shows fracking fluids cause ‘significant’ harm to fish | CBC News Research has found that liquids released from fracked oil and gas wells can harm fish … Continue reading

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Opinion | Time to Panic – By David Wallace-Wells – The New York Times

By David Wallace-Wells Mr. Wallace-Wells is the author of the forthcoming “The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming.” Feb. 16, 2019,  1034 c The age of climate panic is here. Last summer, a heat wave baked the entire Northern Hemisphere, killing … Continue reading

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How to Cut U.S. Emissions Faster? Do What These Countries Are Doing. – BY BRAD PLUMER AND BLACKI MIGLIOZZI – The New York Times

BY BRAD PLUMER AND BLACKI MIGLIOZZI FEB. 13, 2019 The United States is reducing its greenhouse gas emissions far too slowly to help avert the worst effects of global warming. But what would happen if the country adopted seven of … Continue reading

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The Tiny Swiss Company That Thinks It Can Help Stop Climate Change – By Jon Gertner – The New York Times

“It may now be that another gas — carbon dioxide (CO₂) — can be removed from the air for commercial purposes, and that its removal could have a profound effect on the future of humanity. But it’s almost certainly too … Continue reading

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Opinion | Why a Deal With the Taliban Will Prevent Attacks on America – By Borhan Osman – The New York Times

By Borhan Osman Mr. Osman is the International Crisis Group’s senior analyst for Afghanistan. Feb. 7, 2019 Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanakzai headed a Taliban delegation at meetings with Afghan opposition leaders in Moscow this week. Credit Maxim Shemetov/Reuters “The United … Continue reading

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Overlooked No More: Mabel Grammer- Whose Brown Baby Plan Found Homes for Hundreds – The New York Times

By Alexis Clark “They were called “brown babies,” or “mischlingskinder,” a derogatory German term for mixed-race children. And sometimes they were just referred to as mutts. They were born during the occupation years in Germany after World War II, the … Continue reading

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