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Be seen, be heard with The Body Show and the UN

Sun Star 21 May 2022
Almost half the world's population is under 30. Yet, they make up only 2.6 percent of parliamentarians around the world. The average age of a world leader is currently 62. Of all the parliaments in the world, 37% do not have a single Member of Parliament (MP) under age 30 and less than one percent of these young MPs are women.
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Xinhua Headlines: China takes Mount Qomolangma scientific expedition to new heights

Xinhua 21 May 2022
"The climate and environmental changes on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau have a significant impact on the rest of the world," said Yao Tandong, a CAS academician and team leader of the second scientific research survey of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, noting that the ecosystem of Mount ...
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Divemaster takes the plunge wherever the water beckons

The Sharon Herald 21 May 2022
Along with being a member of Professional Association of Diving Instructors and Divers Alert Network, she belongs to Reef Environmental Education Foundation, whose primary goal is preservation and accountability, along with conducting fish surveys that document the population of fish species around the world.
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Mining companies back away from Brazil’s Indigenous areas

The Spokesman-Review 21 May 2022
RIO DE JANEIRO — Some of the world’s biggest mining companies have withdrawn requests to research and extract minerals on Indigenous land in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, and have repudiated Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s efforts to legalize mining activity in the areas ... Neither the survey nor its results have been reported previously.
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Mining companies back away from Brazil's Indigenous areas

The Paducah Sun 21 May 2022
RIO DE JANEIRO — Some of the world’s biggest mining companies have withdrawn requests to research and extract minerals on Indigenous land in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, and have repudiated Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s efforts to legalize mining activity in the areas ... Neither the survey nor its results have been reported previously.
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Survey shows over 500,000 killed by the COVID vaccines so far

Principia Scientific 20 May 2022
A simple survey anyone can do provides convincing evidence that the COVID vaccines have killed over 500,000 Americans ... It took me around 30 minutes to create the survey and 11 hours to wait for highly statistically significant results ... In fact, the survey projects far more deaths than I thought possible ... I thought my May 13 survey would be important.
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Drone use eases wildlife conservation

Kuensel 20 May 2022
Bhutan used drones since 2015 for wildlife search and rescue, survey, and forest pest and disease management ... World Wildlife Fund (WWF) survey of rangers shows that about 85 percent of rangers believe that their job is dangerous due to the chance of encountering poachers and wildlife.
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Road Quality and Mean Speed Score

International Monetary Fund 20 May 2022
Our Mean Speed (MS) score is easier to estimate and update than traditional gauges of road network quality which rely on official reports, surveys (i.e., World Economic Forum’s Quality of Roads Perception survey), or satellite imaging (i.e., World ...
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Netflix subscriber exodus 'is set to continue'

Victoria Advocate 20 May 2022
The streaming giant has enjoyed a meteoric rise over the last decade, becoming one of the most popular content platforms in the world - but a survey conducted by Antenna - an analytics firm - on behalf of The Information has suggested that the recent subscriber exodus will continue.
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Most business leaders say they would just pay up if hit by a cyberattack

TechRadar 20 May 2022
A report from Kaspersky surveying 900 respondents across the world, working in senior non-IT management roles (CEOs, VPs, Directors) found that among previous ransomware victims, 88% of respondents would choose to pay the ransom, rising up to 97% among those who paid the ransom already before.
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NASCAR Driver Forced To Apologize After Using 'Offensive' Word During Virtual Race

Opposing Views 20 May 2022
Deegan was streaming on Twitch when she was nudged by another driver during the game race ... According to Pew surveys, the US ranks among the highest in the world according to how many people feel more divided than before the pandemic ... https.//www.latimes.com/politics/newsletter/2021-10-15/us-most-divided-nation-in-worldwide-survey-essential-politics.
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Owner Removes 'Offensive' Flag Inside Restaurant Amid Controversy

Opposing Views 20 May 2022
Photo Credit. WSB-TV Atlanta. Note ... According to Pew surveys, the US ranks among the highest in the world according to how many people feel more divided than before the pandemic. More on this here. https.//www.latimes.com/politics/newsletter/2021-10-15/us-most-divided-nation-in-worldwide-survey-essential-politics ... Photo Credit. WSB-TV Atlanta ... She said.
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Conti ransomware group officially shuts down - but probably not for long

TechRadar 20 May 2022
One of the world’s most famous ransomware threat actors, Conti, is breaking up - however there is very little reason to celebrate ... But this doesn’t mean the people behind the name will drop the world of cybercrime altogether ... Enter your email at the end of this survey to get the bookazine, worth $10.99/£10.99.
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Man Allegedly 'Refused' To Help Woman Stuck In Snow Because Of Her Car's Sticker

Opposing Views 20 May 2022
Brown is not the only person to use his political affiliations to guide his actions ... Note ... According to Pew surveys, the US ranks among the highest in the world according to how many people feel more divided than before the pandemic ... https.//www.latimes.com/politics/newsletter/2021-10-15/us-most-divided-nation-in-worldwide-survey-essential-politics.
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Baltic Dry Index climbs to 3289 up 100 points

Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide 20 May 2022
... index is based on a daily survey of agents all over the world.

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