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Greta, Ghandhi, Saalumma (and My3)

Importance of Greta Thunberg (Daily Mirror Editorial)   What have a fifteen year-old schoolgirl from Sweden and anti-imperialist fighter Mohandas Gandhi got in common? And what sets them apart from others who actively work to promote causes they support from the environment or to rid themselves of the yolk of imperialism? 

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Marvelous gender shifters

Island Anthias: Born one sex this fish can change to the other Anthias are coral reef fish. Small with elongated bodies, they range from orange, pink, purple, yellow, and they live in large schools with mainly females and a few males. Anthias have an unusual adaptation. They are sequential hermaphrodites. This means they are born … Continue reading

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Gecko (OOna/Palli) Politics

What’s in a name? For Sri Lanka’s newest geckos, a political firestorm by Dilrukshi Handunnetti (Mongabay) Researchers recently described six new species of geckos, but the discovery has been overshadowed by controversy over their naming. Nationalist figures accuse the researchers of dishonoring historical heroes by naming the geckos after them, with one group even filing a complaint … Continue reading

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As Amazon burns, good governance can save Mother Earth

Daily Mirror Carrying large wounds caused by unprecedented burn injuries, Mother Earth is crying in pain and we, her reckless and heartless children, are digging a grave to bury her, not realsing that when she dies, we all will die. So, stop having any ideas about dancing on her grave, thinking that after her death, we … Continue reading

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