Tag: Colombia

The 10 Most Astonishing Archaeological Discoveries of 2020, From an Ancient Cat Carving to the Amazon Rock Paintings

Despite its many difficulties, 2020 gave us some incredible discoveries. Shortly after scientists confirmed that the Museum of the Bible in Washington, DC, owned Dead Sea Scroll forgeries, putting the authenticity of some 70 other known fragments in question, the…

/ December 30, 2020

A better way for billionaires who want to make massive donations to benefit society

Jeff Bezos, the world’s wealthiest person, announced on Instagram in November 2020 that he was giving 16 organizations a total of about US$800 million for a wide array of climate-protecting work. This money will help pay to restore and protect…

/ December 2, 2020

Why the youth climate court case failed, and what’s next for Canadian climate policy

Last week, the Federal Court dismissed a case 15 young Canadians brought against the federal government because of its record on climate policy. The plaintiffs filed their case in October 2019, claiming their rights to life, liberty and equality were…

/ November 3, 2020

Why all human rights depend on a healthy environment

Recent revelations about the speed and scale of nature’s decline are hard to truly comprehend. Not since the dinosaurs disappeared 65 million years ago has the diversity and abundance of life on Earth plunged so precipitously. For decades, governments have…

/ October 27, 2020