Black Death Rears its Putrid Head Again!


From iflscience.com: Chinese Lock Down City Of 30,000 After Man Dies Of Bubonic Plague As a precautionary measure after a man died of bubonic plague last week, a small city in China is in lockdown and 151 individuals have been placed in quarantine, the Guardian reports. According to China Central Television (CCTV), the 38-year-old man died […]

Native People’s Land Rights Placed Above Industrial Interests.


From takepart.com: The recent landmark Canadian Supreme Court decision granting land rights to the Tsilhqot’in First Nations for a long-contested 1,750-square-kilometer swath of British Columbia could be a conservation coup of historic proportions, with consequences for wilderness battles raging across the country. “Aboriginal title confers the right to use and control the land and to reap the benefits […]