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Indigenous Rights Debated While First Nations Lack Safe Water

Indigenous rights were the subject of new legislation in Canada’s parliament. Find out why practical steps to provide safe drinking water mean more to Canada’s First Nations communities. (4:30 min read)

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‘Making Peace with Nature’ Report Offers Sustainable Blueprint

‘Making Peace with Nature’ is the title of a new report from the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP). Find out how it lays out a blueprint for solving our climate, biodiversity and pollution challenges.(4:30 min read)

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The View from the Centre of the Universe – The New Story Retold

The View From the Centre of the Universe is part of a sub-genre of interpretations of Thomas Berry’s essay, The New Story. Find out why the authors believe our current thinking needs a drastic change. (5:30 min read)

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Square Kilometre Array Will Be World’s Largest Radio Telescope

The Square Kilometre Array Observatory has received international approval. Find out why this megaproject signals an inspiring new era in global astronomy. (4:30 min read)

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Human Tolerance Evolved from Living in Harsh Conditions

Human tolerance sets us apart from other animals. Find out how a computer simulation shows that harsh conditions drove our ancestors’ self-domestication process.(4:00 min read)

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Animal Movement Disruptions Threaten Biodiversity

Animal movement changes are the result of human disruption of ecosystems. Find out why these changes pose a threat to species survival and to global biodiversity. (3:30 min read)

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Last Journey Simulation Follows Matter Through Universe

The Last Journey Simulation used Mira, one of the world’s most powerful supercomputers, to model how mass flows through our Universe. Find out how it breaks ground for future cosmological studies.(4:00 min read)