Entries in human development (5)

Friday
Jun202014

In defence of lions: Kenya’s warriors protecting humans and lions alike

When man and beast enter into competition, humans ultimately have the upper hand. Unfortunately, this competition (in combination with the short-sightedness of those involved) has repeatedly led to the extinction of remarkable species such as the dodo (overhunted), the Western Black Rhinoceros (poached) and the Moa (also overhunted).

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Wednesday
Feb122014

The Day of Darwin

The influence that Charles Darwin has had on modern science, how we understand the natural world, and even popular television such as The Big Bang Theory is a testament to a man that, at his heart, had a deep running interest in nature.

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Wednesday
Jan082014

Giving index rankings

The two sayings ‘sharing is caring’ and ‘we do not give to receive’ were embedded into us throughout our childhoods. If the giving index ratings are anything to go by then it looks like these sayings have stuck with us.

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Tuesday
Dec102013

Fighting for equality: human rights day

Human rights are rights fundamental to all humanity. This means that everyone is entitled to their rights without discrimination; these rights do not consider age, sex, race, nationality, religion, language, ethnic origins or sexual orientation.

 

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Wednesday
Aug222012

World Humanitarian Day...Everyday

The United Nations’ World Humanitarian Day, which took place last Sunday 19th August, saw an incredible social media outreach campaign reach 1,132,204,110 people. The day, run by the UN, aims to recognise the courage of those who face adversity and put themselves at risk in order to help others.

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