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How We Do Science

from the Annual Report of the United Kingdom Overseas Conservation Forum

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Barbuda Two Years After Hurricane Irma — Same ol’, same ol’

Not, we all hope, a model for the reconstruction of the northern Bahamas after Dorian. from the on-line Antigua Newsroom, as linked for us by Kevel Lindsay <https://antiguanewsroom.com/barbuda-two-years-after-hurricane-irma/ > Barbuda Two Years After Hurricane Irma September 5, 2019 (PRESS RELEASE) … Continue reading

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The Unbreakable Virgin Islanders — 2017 was REALLY TOUGH.

Article from the St. John Tradewinds < https://www.stjohntradewinds.com/filmmaker-focuses-on-unbreakable-virgin-islanders/ > Filmmaker Focuses on ‘Unbreakable Virgin Islanders’ By Tradewinds Staff – September 3, 2019 Photo Caption: Peter Bailey introduces his documentary to a group of Virgin Islanders at the Helen Mills Theater … Continue reading

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At Last! An Understandable ICE Policy

News in Brief from The Onion ICE Opens Interdimensional Detention Center To Indefinitely Imprison Immigrants Across Infinite Number Of Multiverses Today 11:36am BRANE MULTIVERSE 378-C—In an effort to better comply with recent moves to abolish limits on migrant detention, ICE … Continue reading

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No-take marine areas help fishers (and fish) far more than we thought

[Good overview of current research in a fast changing theme, but neglects the importance of rigorously enforced MPAs as “seed stock” in post disaster recovery after massive events such as mega hurricanes — this effect is being observed in some … Continue reading

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Insights into our current Governance Crisis

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Possible Need for a Tweak to “Pure” Capitalism

[Washington Post, page A15, July 25, 2019, < https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2019/07/24/private-equitys-role-retail-has-decimated-million-jobs-study-says/?utm_term=.6bc7148b27ac > Graphics at the website.] Private equity’s role in retail has killed 1.3 million jobs, study says Women and people of color have been disproportionately affected by closures at debt-saddled stores … Continue reading

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