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Ebola News 2022

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Summary As of 26 Nov 2022, all schools in Uganda have been closed due to an Ebola outbreak. This document provides some news stories in chronological order with entry headings showing the source and date. BBC (25 Nov 2022) “Ebola outbreak closes all schools in Uganda” — Millions of students in Uganda have been sent… Continue reading Ebola News 2022

Adrift: America in 100 Charts — Scott Galloway

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Summary This page offers information and video interviews relating to Scott Galloway’s new book Adrift: America in 100 Charts. Links Articles Book Description from Amazon We are only just beginning to reckon with our post-pandemic future. As political extremism intensifies, the great resignation affects businesses everywhere, and supply chain issues crush bottom lines, we’re faced… Continue reading Adrift: America in 100 Charts — Scott Galloway

Rural Healthcare News 2022

Summary This document provides some information about improving access to healthcare in rural and underserved areas. This is referred to as the democratization of healthcare. This is generally a problem for sparsely populated areas, and areas impacted by severe poverty where schools, hospitals, grocery stores, libraries, and other essential services are limited or dismantled. News… Continue reading Rural Healthcare News 2022

Healthcare System News 2022

Summary This page offers news about the state of healthcare workers and facilities during times of being overwhelmed. Entries are chronological with the source and date used as the header. NBC (18 Nov 2022) “Primary Care Doctors Report Burn Out” — With flu season surging, RSV sending many sick children to the hospital, and Covid-19… Continue reading Healthcare System News 2022

Facebook News 2022

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Summary This page provides selected news about Facebook with a focus on the decline of the platform. On 9 Nov 2022, it was announced that 11,000 people would be let go from the company. In addition to the challenges of difficult economic times, social media platforms are encountering consumer fatigue. People are: More information is… Continue reading Facebook News 2022

Social Media Report 2022

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Summary This document provides information about the current state of social media platforms and how they impact society. Entries below are in chronological order by date posted to YouTube. The source used as the title for each entry. Some commentary at the top of the page explores this topic further. Social Media Alternatives EMAIL —… Continue reading Social Media Report 2022

Twitter News 2022

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Summary In the fall of 2022, Elon Musk bought Twitter. Some of the news leading up to the buyout, and management decisions that followed, resulted in Twitter gaining free headline coverage in multiple news cycles for an extended period. This page was created on 6 Nov 2022. OVERVIEW — This page provides selected news stories about… Continue reading Twitter News 2022

Ecosystem Restoration Report 2022

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Summary This document provides recent reports on ecosystem restoration. Additional news and reports may be added to this page as they become available. 60 Minutes (23 Oct 2022) “Rebuilding an ecosystem in America’s grasslands” — The nonprofit American Prairie is working to restore the ecosystem full of bison, prairie dogs, and birds that once thrived… Continue reading Ecosystem Restoration Report 2022

Privatizing Water as a Commodity – Scarcity of Natural Resources as Demand and Population Increases

Video About Water is fundamental to life, yet it’s also a scarce commodity. In many cases, greed and mismanagement are causing this life-giving essential to run dry. What happens when water is monetized? From Australia to California, from New York to London and Brussels, this investigative documentary tells the story of the global struggle over… Continue reading Privatizing Water as a Commodity – Scarcity of Natural Resources as Demand and Population Increases

Reviving a Hemp Industry in Colorado – An Initiative by Hemp Fortex and Patagonia

Video About In Colorado’s San Luis Valley, worsening drought is causing farmers to face the prospect of losing their livelihoods. Two potato and barley farmers are placing their bets on a drought-tolerant crop—industrial hemp. Shannon Wright and his son-in-law Dion Oakes share a common dream: to pass their generational farm down to their kids and… Continue reading Reviving a Hemp Industry in Colorado – An Initiative by Hemp Fortex and Patagonia

Regenerative Agriculture Resources in the Iowa City Area

Introduction Iowa City is a great place to discover inspiring examples of regenerative agriculture. This page offers a few examples, with a personal story at the bottom of the page about a local urban garden. This list of resources is in alphabetical order. Excerpts and links with more details are provided. Backyard Abundance “We envision… Continue reading Regenerative Agriculture Resources in the Iowa City Area