Cassandra Hunter

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Water is the new oil: How corporations took over a basic human right

<b>Daniel Day Lewis as Daniel Plainview in "There Will Be Blood" (Paramount)</b><p>Water has become a commodity, Karen Piper tells Salon, and the world’s poor are paying the price<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>October 5, 2014 3:29pm (UTC)<p>When you talk about human rights, not to mention human necessities, there's not much …

VICE and a few words on Peru's New Cocaine

VICE magazine recently wrote an article about illegal gold mining in Peru and the environmental devastation that it has wrought on the country's …

Lost and Found: Jason deCaires Taylor

<i>Inertia</i><p><i>The Silent Evolution</i><p>More on the artist. <i><br>++</i> <i><br>Companion piece</i>: Alan Weisman, The World Without Us<p>Posted by<p>Ink at<p>10:17 AM<p>Labels: Alan Weisman, coral …

Guest Note: Jim Galasyn – Global Warming and Peru

<i>"Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced." – James Baldwin</i><p>Global warming is real<p>You may have heard …

Guest Note: Deirdre Lockwood - Speaking for Peru's Trees

How do you measure the impact of forests on global climate? In Peru, the Amazon rainforest and other forest lands provide crucial habitat for a …

Lost and Found: Isaac Cordal

<i>Casus Pacis</i> (St. Petersburgh, Russia - 2014)<p><i>Follow the Leaders</i> (Brussels, Belgium - 2012)<p>More about the artist.<p>++<p><i>Companion piece</i>: Jane da Mosto and …

Norway pledges $300 million to protect Peru's forests

During the United Nations Climate Summit in New York last Tuesday, Norway announced that it plans to spend as much as $300 million through 2021 to …

If this report doesn't wake you up to the realities of what we're doing to this planet, what will?

Supplies of some of the world's most important staple crops could drop, thanks to global warming. Wu Dongjun/Xinhua/ZUMA<p>Looking for news you can …

IPCC report: climate change felt 'on all continents and across the oceans'

Climate change has already left its mark "on all continents and across the oceans", damaging food crops, spreading disease, and melting glaciers, according to the leaked text of a blockbuster UN climate science report due out on Monday.<p>Government officials and scientists are gathered in Yokohama …

Climate change 'already affecting food supply' – UN

Climate change has already cut into the global food supply and is fuelling wars and natural disasters, but governments are unprepared to protect those most at risk, according to a report from the UN's climate science panel.<p>The report is the first update in seven years from the UN's international …

Peru: Violence against women persists

<b>By: Andrea Querol. Executive Director and Founder of Capital Humano y Social Alternativo.</b><p>When you work on areas related to human rights, you do not …

Peruvian women intent on bringing state to book over forced sterilisations

Guillermina Huaman, 42, struggles to find the words in Spanish to express her grief and rage. It is in her mother tongue, Quechua, a language widely spoken in Peru's southern highlands, that she explains how public healthcare medics terminated her pregnancy at three months during what she thought …

Black Pathology and the Closing of the Progressive Mind

How Jonathan Chait and other Obama-era liberals misunderstand the role of white supremacy in America's history and present<p>Among opinion writers, Jonathan Chait is outranked in my esteem only by Hendrik Hertzberg. This lovely takedown of Robert Johnson is a classic of the genre, one I studied …

My Journey on Depo Provera - HIT, the Aftermath

It was my birthday, and along with celebrating another year of existence, I was celebrating a milestone of rebirth: My Deliverance from My Depo Due …

Histamine metabolism during the menstrual cycle. - PubMed

The urinary excretion of histamine and its metabolites methylhistamine (MeHi) and methylimidazoleacetic acid (MeImAA) was measured during the …

Menstruation

Irresistible to the opposite sex? Histamine could be why! | Healing Histamine

Histamine-induced responses shown in this study indicate a possible mechanism through which the generalized arousal factor (histamine) can affect …

Neuroscience