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Before & after photos of melting glaciers capture climate change in action

Some of the photos come from the group's collaboration with the Extreme Ice Survey (EIS), founded in 2007 with the specific goal of recording the …

Global Warming

Scientists Have Observed Epigenetic Memories Being Passed Down For 14 Generations

The past lives on.<p>The most important set of genetic instructions we all get comes from our DNA, passed down through generations. But the environment …

Prince Harry Says He Came Close to a 'Breakdown' on Several Occasions—What You Should Know

Prince Harry made headlines this week after he revealed that he struggled with mental health issues for years after his mother, Princess Diana, died …

Mental Health

Dr. Burton Hutman, early advocate for mentally ill, dies at 84

When Dr. Burton Hutman moved to Miami and found work at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial health system in 1970, the state lacked suitable …

Mental Health

“27 million -Number of people in modern-day slavery across the world.”( Human Trafficking Statistics) Human trafficking estimated in the US https://t.co/0Lku0V9zFf

Tracing the Journey of a Human Sex Trafficking Survivor

<i>Courtesy: Shandra Woworuntu/Facebook</i><p><i>By Minnie Roh<br>Asian American Life</i> <br>Human trafficking or sex slavery may conjure up images of young children in …

Human Trafficking: Modern-day Slavery in America

North Africa

Modern slavery and human trafficking on the rise in UK

Demand for cheap goods, cheap labour and cheap sex has driven a steep increase in the number of victims reported to authorities<p>Efforts to eradicate modern slavery in the UK are failing, with the number of potential victims being trafficked into Britain rising by 245% over the last five years, …

Slavery

Inside the conservative plan to stop human trafficking by blocking porn on your phone

Legislators: Would you please support this Human Trafficking Prevention Act? You're against human trafficking, aren't you?<p>Fantastic — you just agreed …

Rights & Freedoms

Young Black Men Are Missing in DC, Too, and They’re Not Coming Home as Quickly

Weeks ago, as social media alerts from Washington, D.C.’s Metropolitan Police Department ignited an outcry about the number of missing black girls in …

Sociology

Migrants trying to reach Europe being sold as slaves for as little as €200

Image: Shutterstock/ChameleonsEye<p>Image: Shutterstock/ChameleonsEye<p>AFRICAN MIGRANTS TRYING to reach Europe are being sold into slavery in Libya, …

Africa

8 charged under Singapore's human trafficking laws since 2015

Factors such as broad definitions in the law and difficulty in prosecuting cases under the Prevention of Human Trafficking Act affect the number of …

Human Trafficking

Rohingya Child Disappearances Spark Trafficking Fears

A spate of disappearances among the children of displaced Rohingya in Bangladesh is raising fears the children have been abducted into the region’s …

One in Five Homeless Youth Trafficked, New Research Reveals

This morning researchers at two universities released the most comprehensive findings to date on the prevalence of human trafficking among homeless youth in the United States and Canada, reporting that 19.4 percent of homeless youth have been the victims of human trafficking – 15 percent trafficked …

Homelessness

Police: Couple injects girl with drugs, forces her to perform sexual acts

DENTON — A Caroline County grand jury indicted a Caroline County couple who allegedly injected a 15-year-old girl with heroin and forced her to …

Crime

Largest-ever research studies find one-fifth of homeless youth in Atlanta are victims of human trafficking

<b>LGBTQ Youth, Young Women Disproportionately Affected, According to New Studies</b><p>Researchers announced findings today from the largest-ever combined …

Homelessness

Nationwide Study Reveals Just How Broken The US Mental Health System Is

More than 8 million Americans now suffer from psychological distress.<p>A nationwide study has found that more Americans than ever before now report …

Mental Health

And Now, Female Genital Mutilation Comes to America

Last week, a doctor in Michigan was charged with performing genital mutilation on two of her young patients. That’s right—her patients.<p>I was seeing …

Female Genital Mutilation