Science and Technology

28.02.2015 Dr. Gordon Edwards

Inside the race for Canada’s nuclear waste

Inside the race for Canada’s nuclear waste

Some of your readers may be interested in viewing my presentation on Nuclear Waste Governance in Canada, presented in Salzburg Austria last September: http://ccnr.org/salzburg_2_2014.pdf . Unfortunately, the author of the ROB article damages his credibility early on by making some baffling and inexcusable errors. In particular, he asserts that … »

25.02.2015 Human Wrongs Watch

Science in a Suitcase: Testing for Illicit Drugs in Southeast Asia

Science in a Suitcase: Testing for Illicit Drugs in Southeast Asia

Human Wrongs Watch 24 February 2015 – The production and movement of methamphetamines and heroin, coupled with the trafficking of precursor chemicals necessary to produce illicit drugs, present a major threat to the countries forming the Greater Mekong Sub-region.* And while law enforcement officers dealing with these issues have … »

21.02.2015 Human Wrongs Watch

New Software Keys in on Fins to Save Sharks

New Software Keys in on Fins to Save Sharks

Human Wrongs Watch Rome, 19 February 2015 - Sharks may be able to swim more serenely one day thanks to a handy new digital technique developed by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) that allows for the quick identification of species of the iconic fish.* The new … »

27.01.2015 Redacción Perú

Science, belief, meaning and objectification

Science, belief, meaning and objectification

By Javier Zorrilla Eguren & Edmundo De la Torre Ugarte Humanist Centre of Studies, New Civilisation, Lima-Perú We usually understand science as an activity that interprets and transforms the world based on the logical organisation of data, validated by a method of control, within a set … »

25.01.2015 Human Wrongs Watch

‘We Saw What You Did’ – Satellites and Human Rights

‘We Saw What You Did’ – Satellites and Human Rights

Human Wrongs Watch Nairobi, 23 January 2015 (IRIN)* – The shocking satellite imagery of the destruction in the northeastern Nigerian town of Baga and nearby villages earlier this month provided graphic evidence of the extent of the crimes by the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram when they stormed … »

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