A 200-year-long drought 4,200 years ago may have killed off the ancient Sumerian civilization, according to Matt Konfirst, a geologist at the Byrd Polar Research Center Thanks largely to the mainstream obsession with ‘climate change’, research into historical disasters that focuses on climate is getting more funding. Mainstream reporting of this research is skewed towards supporting […]
(NaturalNews) A pair of massive, once-in-a-generation storms lambasted regions of the U.S., leaving in their wake destruction, some death and havoc. Hundreds of thousands of people were without food, shelter and power, many for weeks on end. But Americans responded like they always do after such disasters, whether they occur on home soil or abroad: […]
When Save the Children chose to bestow the Global Legacy Award on Tony Blair, the charity inadvertently revealed the dark underbelly of NGO activity. When Tony Blair received the Global Legacy Award last week from Save the Children, an organization dedicated to “transforming children’s lives,” it seemed like a bad joke to many people. This, […]
“Fifty years, and billions of dollars in post-colonial international aid have doe little to lift Africa from chronic poverty. African societies are crippled societies. You can’t keep these people living on handouts, because that doesn’t change their lives.” – Eritrea’s President explaining to the World Bank why he was rejecting their $200M aid package. The […]
The community of Doe Bay, Orcas Island, off the Washington coast, have set up their own internet service, with antennas in trees. Using a directional microwave link to the mainland (10 miles), and a lot of shorter links and relays, the network now supplies around 50 residents with 30-40 Mb synchronous connections. “This has been a total grassroots […]
The world is facing some huge problems. There’s a lot of talk about how to solve them. But talk doesn’t reduce pollution, or grow food, or heal the sick. That takes doing. This film is the story about a group of doers, the elegantly simple inventions they have made to change the lives of billions […]
Hello dear friends, it is with great celebrations that we witness the launch of this project. This project is quite instrumental in our efforts to promote permaculture which is a cornerstone in enhancing Rusinga Island food security in the Island. And we are determined to get going.
Tribal peoples are being evicted and destroyed in the name of :conservation”, though they are the best conservationists.
Unlike most of the mainstream cancer charities, this one goes into the actual causes and tries to help people understand and address them. See breastcancerfund.org.
I know this is becoming commonplace, but just re-read that headline and think about it… Leaked report highlights decades of failures By Sean O’Neill, Chief Reporter TheTimes – May 29 2018 More than a dozen international aid organizations are implicated in a sex-for-food scandal documented by an official United Nations report that has never been […]