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By | December 7, 2018

Environment: News & features – The Telegraph

22 Nov 2018, 2:36pm Vanuatu considers suing fossil fuel companies over climate change, as global carbon dioxide levels hit new record
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Liberal Studies | Florida State University

Course Area: Not a general education course Designations: Formative Experiences, Upper Division Writing Competency Completion of an Honors in the Major Thesis will count for both Upper-Division Writing and Formative Experiences. This process normally takes two to three semesters, during which you will register for six to nine hours of 4000-level thesis credit.
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Archaeological News

View My Stats. Hear the weekly news in audio and now podcasting!!. December 7th, 2018 Edition. Vampire-killing ritual could explain prehistoric skeletons found in Yorkshire Independent UK. Study upends timeline for Iroquoian history Cornell University\EurkeAlert. Burial well dating back to Middle Kingdom uncovered Egypt Today. Oldest ever traces of the plague found in Falköping PhysOrg
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Gates of Vienna

As a follow-up to Tuesday’s post about the majority-minority public schools in Oslo, the following brief account reports the latest statistics on the cultural enrichment of schools in Austria. Vienna is the most fully enriched location, and seems to be in roughly the same situation as Oslo. Many thanks to Hermes for the translation from Unzensuriert.at:
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Course Descriptions | College Catalog | Lake Forest College

AFAM 110: Intro to African American Studies This course provides an overview of African American history and culture. Topics include major events, persons, and issues spanning the period from the African heritage to contemporary times.
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WOA! – Impacts and Carrying Capacity

The human impact on natural ecosystems has reached dangerous levels, even significantly altering the Earth’s basic chemical cycles, says a new report, World Resources 2000-2001: People and Ecosystems, The Fraying Web of Life. The report paints a dismal picture of over-fished oceans, over-pumping of water for farming, destruction of coral reefs and forests, even too much tourism, with human
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Summer of Science – How Often Is B.M.I. Misleading

We were struck by the massive response to our post on how it’s possible for individuals to have the same B.M.I. but very different bodies. Readers told us about their muscles, and about being
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Reincarnation – Wikipedia

Reincarnation is the philosophical or religious concept that an aspect of a living being starts a new life in a different physical body or form after each biological death.It is also called rebirth or transmigration, and is a part of the Saṃsāra doctrine of cyclic existence. It is a central tenet of all major Indian religions, namely Jainism, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Sikhism.
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Still More Evidence That Babies in the Womb are Fully Human

In a previous post, I noted that from a scientific point of view, it is quite clear that a baby developing in the womb is fully human.In fact, people who claim otherwise are forced to argue against science.This produces some really absurd ideas, such as Josh Rosenau’s claim that it is hard to distinguish between a baby developing in the womb and cancer!
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Sea – Wikipedia

The sea is the interconnected system of all the Earth’s oceanic waters, including the Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Southern and Arctic Oceans. However, the word "sea" can also be used for many specific, much smaller bodies of seawater, such as the North Sea or the Red Sea.There is no sharp distinction between seas and oceans, though generally seas are smaller, and are often partly (as marginal
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