Tag Archives: Humans

22Jan/22

Héctor G. Aguililla’s new book “Misión y Escape durante la Guerra Fría” is a poignant memoir that covers some of the untold events of the Cold War

Recent release “Misión y Escape durante la Guerra Fría” from Page Publishing author Héctor G. Aguililla is a rich and amusing narrative of a Cuban ex diplomat’s official and covert activities that took place in the Cold War. Continue reading

08Dec/21

Future Crops Brings Vertical Farming Closer to the Land

THE HAGUE, Netherlands and TEL AVIV, Israel, Dec. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The challenges posed by urbanization and the gradual dwindling of arable land is driving more farming indoors. The agri-tech start-up Future Crops, Ltd. has developed the first indoor vertical farming system that grows its crops in a unique soil substrate composition, bringing this nascent farming concept closer to home and to the earth. Continue reading

08Nov/21

Call for climate protection for smallholders that produce one third of global food


CGIAR urged global leaders today to ensure the 500 million smallholder farmers responsible for up to a third of global food production can adapt to climate change-induced loss and damage. Innovations are needed that can both reduce the contribution of global agriculture to climate change, and adapt to its increasingly evident consequences while also supporting livelihoods, nutrition and equality. Continue reading

19Sep/21

A Courageous Child Stood up for Girls’ Education and Is Changing the World Malala Yousafzai’s Heroic Story Comes to Life at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

There are icons in this world–people who accomplish such extraordinary things that we remember their stories long after they have grown up or are gone. At The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, we feature four such people in “The Power of Children.” Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai stood up for what she believed in, was attacked and survived to continue her fight for education. The only permanent exhibit in the world dedicated to telling her courageous story opens at the world’s largest children’s museum on Sept. 18, 2021. She is the youngest ever to be awarded the Nobel Peace prize. Continue reading

18Apr/21

Scholar-Activist and Award-winning Playwright-Actress to Address Classes of 2020 and 2021 During Spelman College Commencement Activities

A political activist who is known internationally for her ongoing work to combat all forms of oppression in the U.S. and abroad and the first African woman writer to have a play on Broadway, will address graduates during Spelman College’s commencement celebrations for the classes of 2020 and 2021 in separate, in-person ceremonies on May 16, 2021. Continue reading

23Jun/20

Accelerating Digital Transformation in Zambia : Digital Economy Diagnostic Report

NEW YORK, June 22, 2020 /World Bank/ — Zambia’s seventh national development plan (7NDP) sets ambitious targets for economic growth and poverty reduction. Technology can play an important role as Zambia advances this vision for economic transformation. The introduction of digital systems can also have a transformative effect on government.
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08Jun/20

Black Enterprise CEO: “I Am Tired … The Pandemic Of Racism Must End”

Earl “Butch” Graves, Jr., CEO of Black Enterprise magazine, is speaking out due to civil unrest in the wake of the George Floyd killing, which is part of a trend of deaths of black men at the hands of police. Due to ongoing racial inequities, Graves believes that corporate America must take leadership in providing opportunities and stamping out institutional racism and discrimination. Read more

18May/20

Does Reading the News Lead to Less Anxiety Than Watching It?

More than two months into the COVID-19 pandemic people are starting to get antsy for a return to normalcy. Rami Odeh (Oh-DAY), an author, certified exercise physiologist, personal trainer and corporate presenter, has found that his corporate clients are now seeking his advice on coping strategies they can offer their employees to lessen information overload and feelings of isolation. Read more