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Uphill for the trees of the world

Human civilisation has had an impact on the world, and it continues to have an even greater impact. One of these is that the forests have been cleared and especially so in flat lowlands, so that they have ...

dateSep 24, 2013 in Environment
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Study highlights racial groups in TV ads

White people are more likely to be represented, and in a positive light, than Blacks or Asians in Canadian television advertisements, says a new study from the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM).

dateAug 12, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Anonymous hacks Argentina data agency

Hacker group Anonymous blocked the official website of Argentina's National Institute of Statistics and Census amid an international stand-off over claims the country has lied about its economy.

dateJan 17, 2013 in Internet
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Census: Whites no longer a majority in US by 2043

White people will no longer make up a majority of Americans by 2043, according to new census projections. That's part of a historic shift that already is reshaping the nation's schools, workforce and electorate, and is redefining ...

dateDec 12, 2012 in Social Sciences
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