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This Is Water Quality Month

Last week I heard a rumor that there was a contaminant present in my town’s drinking water and that Norfolkans should take precautions to purify what is used for drinking and cooking.  1,044 more words


Brazil Exports First Military Drone: Flight Technologies FT-100 Horus Heads To Unnamed African Country

Angelo Young – International Business Times, 8/4/2014

The first Brazilian-made tactical drone is headed to Africa before the end of the year, says São Paulo-based FT Sistemas S.A., one of the country’s larger producers of unmanned aerial vehicles. 144 more words

Nation, Politics & Government

Half the sky: the need to educate girls and women

Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn’s book, Half the Sky has inspired today’s panel to help improve literacy levels for girls and women in developing countries. 630 more words

Byron Bay Writers' Festival

Kiva? I barely even know her!

Wait, what even is this Kiva thing?

Essentially, Kiva is a charity service that allows individuals to co-finance small loans, usually via accredited aid organisations, to specific individuals and groups in third world countries. 786 more words

Aid Organisations

What a Diversity?

It is predicted that roughly 360 million poor people live in INDIA.
Same time, India has 100 million facebook users. It is second to USA. 27 more words


Global Warming/Climate Change editorial

Good afternoon, readers.  As usual, it’s been too long since a blog update – what can I say, graduate school is apparently a large time commitment.  92 more words