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We May Have Reached Madagascar 6000 Years Earlier Than Once Thought
Science & Tech  (tags: africa, ancient, archaeology, discovery, history, humans )

Glenn
- 36 days ago - newscientist.com
Cut marks on giant bird bones suggest humans reached Madagascar 10,000 years ago and may have coexisted with the islandâEUR(TM)s now extinct megafauna for millennia
2-17-2018 World Pandolin Day   video
Science & Tech  (tags: Zoologgy, endangered species, Panglin, Africa, Asia, philippines, animals, discovery, habitat, interesting, news, research, science, scientists, world )

Fiona
- 244 days ago - youtube.com
Well done video with much information on the Pandolin....and the dangers they face. Please note, comment, and forward. Share to spread awareness.
Kenyan Schoolgirls Invent App to Stop Female Genital Mutilation - Good News Network
Science & Tech  (tags: tech, technology, NewTechnology, computers, computer, Apps, women, africa, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', GoodNews, goodnews, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', HumanRights, humanrights, freedoms )

Glenn
- 440 days ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
These girls were invited to a Google-backed tech competition in recognition of their groundbreaking app for Kenyans like them.
Solar Power Brightens Prospects in East Africa - Good News Network
Science & Tech  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, africa, energy )

Glenn
- 838 days ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
Solar power has been elusive for most in western Kenya, but recent advancements have led to cheaper, yet sturdier, solar cells that can produce more wattage from daily sunshine.
Stop Illegal and Unsustainable Overfishing
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, healthconditions, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife, world, abuse, crime, dishonesty, ethics, health, l )

Marco
- 1238 days ago - animalpetitions.org
Chinese companies are fishing illegally in West African waters, according to a study recently released by Greenpeace. According to the report, the number of Chinese fishing boats in African waters has risen dramatically in past decades, with nearly ...
Wild Chimps Look Both Ways Before Crossing Roads
Science & Tech  (tags: chimpanzees, wild, Africa, Uganda, Kibale National Park )

Sinikka
- 1274 days ago - newscientist.com
Wild chimpanzees learn to respect roads, adopting the same cautious drills as humans, including looking both ways to check for traffic. (video)
Negev Lab Promises a Better Tech Tomorrow for Africa
Science & Tech  (tags: Africa, Israeli technology )

David
- 1480 days ago - timesofisrael.com
Products to be developed at the newly created Israeli company Eilat-Eilot (EE) Off Grid Hub will bring electricity, cooking fuel, and other benefits to the bottom fifth of the world's population, who have for decades been waiting for a better life.
India's Verdana Shiva On The New Food Wars: GMOS And Biofuels   video
Science & Tech  (tags: Verdana Shiva, geneticengineering, GMO, GM crops, India, Asia, Ireland, Africa, Latin America, business, health, humans, medicine, NewTechnology, technology, world )

Fiona
- 1492 days ago - youtube.com
Following Rachel Carson's courage and case, Dr. Shiva has fought against food. Intellectual property rights, biotechnology, and genetic engineering. She has assisted campaigns against GM crops and GMO's in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.
Startup Invents a 'Homemade' Solar Lamp for Developing Countries
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, DIY, startup, solar energy, Solar Lighting, Africa )

Alex
- 1647 days ago - dailyfusion.net
The solar lamp developed by LEDsafari, a young startup from Lausanne, is a more effective, safer, and less expensive form of illumination than the traditional oil lamp currently used by more than one billion people in the world.
300,000-Year-Old Caveman 'Campfire' Found in Israel
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, Israel, hearth, campfire, before homo sapiens, Africa )

Giana
- 1725 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A newly discovered hearth full of ash and charred bone in a cave in modern-day Israel hints that early humans sat around fires as early as 300,000 years ago -- before Homo sapiens arose in Africa.
African Frog Defends Itself With Chemicals
Science & Tech  (tags: Africa, animals, discovery, frogs, interesting, news, Research on Evolution and Biodiversity i, science )

Kayleen
- 1757 days ago - sciencenews.org
Ants in Africa will eat frogs except for one: the West African savanna frog that protects itself with two peptides that trick the ants into leaving it alone, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan. Happy holidays everyone!
Video:A Hilarious New NSA Video for the Holidays
Science & Tech  (tags: humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, government, ethics, HumanRights, world, usa, politics, africa, asia, europe, middle-east, society, cover-up, propaganda, science, NewTechnology, technology, investigation, discovery, internet )

JL
- 1772 days ago - aclu.org
This new video is the perfect way to show your friends that while Santa's spying operation may be magical, the NSA's is very real--and why we should all care.
Take Action: End the NSA's Dragnet Surveillance Program!
Science & Tech  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, asia, conflict, ethics, europe, freedoms, government, humanrights, unitednations, usa, world, UnitedNations, politics, middle-east, HumanRights, study, technology, internet, Gizmos, discovery, society, safety )

JL
- 1780 days ago - secure2.convio.net
A NSA senior manager, speaking anonymously to the Washington Post, admitted that the NSA gets vast volumes of location data of Americans as well as overseas cell phone users by tapping into the cables that connect mobile networks.
 

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