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New report warns there’s a “high likelihood of human civilization coming to an end” over the next three decades

A new report has warned there's an existential risk to humanity from the climate crisis within the coming decades. And a "high likelihood of human civilization coming to...

This couple spent 20 years replanting a destroyed 4 million tree rainforest in Brazil

Sebastião Salgado returned home to Brazil in 1994 after spending years abroad, expecting to find comfort in the tree-covered rainforest paradise he'd left behind.  However, when he...

Epic! Los Angeles homeless population 16% increase now hits 36,000 in dramatic rise – 59,000 in LA county! Rats, diseases and mountains of trash!

A few weeks ago, I was writing about the huge piles of garbage that are inundating streets with rats and disease in downtown Los Angeles. Such horror doesn't...

A mysterious new virus hosted by a nasty blood-sucking tick and in mosquitoes is creeping through China

A mysterious new virus is slowly but surely creeping through rural corners of China. Up until recently, the cause of the illness was not clear, but a new...

Russia has deployed its TROLLS on Twitter to cover up the MURDER of 298 People on MH17

The bodies had hardly stopped falling from the sky on July 17, 2014, when the trolls of Russia’s Internet Research Agency went into action. Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 had just...

Death. Carnage. Chaos: Climber reveals Everest’s “death zone” where people step over bodies to reach summit

A Canadian filmmaker has vowed never to return to Everest after describing the “carnage” at the top of the mountain this year, which included having to step over a dead body. "Death....

Ebola health worker killed by villagers during attack of treatment center in eastern DR Congo

Villagers in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo killed a health worker engaged in the fight against a major Ebola outbreak and looted a treatment centre. "Part of the population of Vusahiro village,...

Colorado becomes first state in US to cap price of insulin – Diabetics will pay no more than $100 a month for insulin

Diabetics in Colorado who use insulin to control their blood sugar levels won’t pay more than $100 per month for the drug starting in January thanks to a bill signed into law by...

Over 537 children test HIV positive in small Pakistan village

Pakistan said on Sunday more than 600 people, most of them children, had tested HIV positive in a village in southern Sindh province. "Some 681 people, of which 537 were children from...

Positive vibes: Dad posts ‘Don’t Give Up’ signs around town to lower suicide rates: ‘You never know who is struggling’

After a cluster of local teen suicides, stay-at-home dad Colby Wallace launched the “You Matter” campaign to strengthen mental health. Dad posts 'Don't Give Up' signs around Seattle to lower...

Climate of DESPAIR? U.S. births fell to a 32-year low in 2018 – Birthrate in record SLUMP

The U.S. birthrate fell again in 2018, to 3,788,235 births — representing a 2% drop from 2017. It's the lowest number of births in 32 years, according to a new federal report....

A firearm training instructor offers gun safety classes to kids – some as young as six – in North Carolina

Nine-year-old Aiden Roberts is a graduate from a gun safety class near Mint Hill - tailored to kids like him. “There was no other class like this,” Michael Pegram of Echo Firearm...

Rotting trash piles in LA attract rats and raise concerns of a new TYPHUS EPIDEMIC

Rat-infested piles of rotting garbage left uncollected by the city of Los Angeles, even after promises to clean it up, are fueling concerns about a new epidemic after last year's record number...

Washington becomes first U.S. state to legalize human composting as alternative to burial/cremation

On Tuesday, Gov. Jay Inslee signed SB 5001, “concerning human remains,” making Washington the first state in the U.S. to legalize human composting. The law, which takes effect May 1, 2020, recognizes “natural organic...

World Press Freedom: France threatens journalists with jail time for exposing use of French arms in Yemen

France has threatened three French journalists with potential jail time for using secret documents to reveal the country's involvement in the Yemen civil war. They could face up to five years in prison...

Opioid addiction: Colorado bill will allow doctors to recommend Medical Marijuana instead of prescription Painkillers

Colorado Senate Bill 19-013 is aimed at allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana instead of painkillers in an effort to curb opioid addiction. Colorado Senate Bill 19-013 is...

China’s new ‘social credit system’ is a dystopian nightmare – It’s a real-life example of Orwell’s “1984” and a potential future if increasing government surveillance is left unchecked

Imagine calling a friend. Only instead of hearing a ring tone you hear a police siren, and then a voice intoning, “Be careful in your dealings with this person.” Would that put...

Australian man finds a 1.4kg (49oz) gold nugget with a metal detector while wandering Western Australia’s gold fields

An Australian man has unearthed a 1.4kg (49oz) gold nugget with a metal detector while wandering Western Australia's gold fields, say locals. Australian finds a 1.4 kg gold...

Charlie Munger: We have an insane medical system, I don’t like it! The U.S. health care system is a “national disgrace”

The U.S. health care system is a “national disgrace” and should be replaced with a single-payer model, says Charlie Munger, the right-hand man of Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett.

Vatican’s exorcism uni is booming: Churches combine forces in Rome to learn best exorcism practices because of rise in possession cases

Exorcism is going multi-denominational. Where once those competing for the souls of followers would burn each other as heretics and engage in bloody wars, the world’s mainstream Christian denominations are now rallying...

Egypt thought Italian student was British spy, tortured and murdered him

Egyptian police arrested and beat an Italian student who was later found murdered because they thought he was a British spy, according to fresh testimony reported by Italian newspapers on Sunday.

Stop Drinking California Tap Water: California’s Drinking Water Is So Chemically Contaminated It’s Carcinogenic

A new study finds that drinking tap water in California over the course of a lifetime could increase the risk of cancer. Researchers from the environmental advocacy group Environmental Working Group estimated that...

Church collapses on people during Easter service in Dlangubo, South Africa, 13 killed, 16 injured

Thirteen people were confirmed dead with sixteen others sustaining varying degrees of injury when a church collapsed in South Africa’s KwaZulu Natal province. The roof of a church...

Is Africa the next European Union?

https://climatechangeoptimist.com/africa-ambitious-free-trade-plan-mapped/

Marijuana may improve women’s enjoyment of sex

About one-third of U.S. women have used marijuana before sex, a small study suggests, and those who do report increased desire and better orgasms. Marijuana may improve women's...

Drug resistant germs NIGHTMARE: Mysterious and deadly fungi and bacteria sweep SECRETLY around the globe and become growing public health threat

The rise of Candida auris embodies a serious and growing public health threat: drug-resistant germs. A projection of the C. auris fungus on a microscope slide. Picture by...

Resignation letter of Nowata County, Oklahoma sheriff Terry Barnett, after a judge ordered her to reopen an unsafe jail with near-lethal carbon monoxide values and exposed wiring

Resignation letter of Nowata County, Oklahoma sheriff Terry Sue Barnett. via Reddit Multiple deputies with the Nowata County Sheriff's Office have resigned, 2 Works for You has learned.

The forgotten police bombing of a Philadelphia pro-black group

On 13 May 1985, Philadelphia police bombed the Move compound, killing 11 people, including five children, and destroying an entire neighborhood. The countercultural group lived communally and had a history of violent...

COVER-UP: Rare virus outbreak at sea has left a US Navy warship quarantined for more than 2 months

A US Navy warship deployed to the Persian Gulf has been quarantined at sea for more than two months because of a virus outbreak, a rare move the US Navy revealed Wednesday.

No country can bear 50 hours without electricity: Anger mounts as Venezuela’s worst-ever blackout enters day 4

Furious Venezuelans lined up to buy water and fuel on Sunday as the country entered a fourth day of a nationwide blackout that has left already-scarce food rotting in shops, homes suffering...

Frankenfish ALLOWED: FDA allows BIOENGINEERED SALMON to be imported into U.S.

Genetically modified salmon are one step closer to reaching the dinner plates of American consumers. The Food and Drug Administration on Friday lifted an import alert that stopped genetically engineered salmon — called "Frankenfish"...

The UNDERWATER CRUCIFIX: 20 feet down in Lake Michigan there is a mysterious 12 foot tall statue of Jesus Christ… But you can only see the marble statue one day a year without diving...

Michigan is home to many interesting sights and unique landmarks, but there is one in Petoskey that might just be one of a kind. Just off the shore of Petoskey, MI in...

AIDS epidemic: HIV cured in a SECOND PATIENT but still 33 millions living with it!

For just the second time since the global epidemic began, a patient appears to have been cured of infection with H.I.V., the virus that causes AIDS. HIV Reportedly...

Big Brother is WATCHING YOU: There are seat-back cameras on some American and United Air flights… But they all said they have no plans to use them

Now there is one more place where cameras could start watching you — from 30,000 feet. This mini camera was discovered under a TV screen in a Singapore...

Radioactive cremation! Cancer patient’s radioactive remains spread radiation all over the cremation chamber

Doctors in Arizona injected a 69-year-old man with a drug designed to shrink tumors growing in his body. The drug was radioactive. Sadly, the medicine didn't save him, and two days later,...

Canadian school board issues 6000 suspension notices over lack of vaccination records, forcing students to vaccinate

More than 6,000 school suspension notices will go out to parents in Waterloo region this week — all over vaccination records. More than 6,000 school suspension notices will...

YouTube Just Demonetized Anti-Vax Channels

After advertisers complained about programmatic ad placements on anti-vax videos, YouTube removed ads on videos that advocate against vaccination. YouTube removes ads from anti-vaccination video channels.

Mass grave containing 1,000 executed JEWISH men, women and children is unearthed in BREST GHETTO where 28,000 were killed by the Nazis during WWII

A mass grave with the remains of over 1,000 Jewish people slain by the Nazis has been found close to the site of a notorious Nazi ghetto near Brest, Belarus. Bones of...

Measles epidemic in Madagascar going out-of-control: More than 900 children and young adults dead despite emergency vaccination – 68,000 cases diagnosed

More than 900 children and young adults have been killed by the measles epidemic in Madagascar, with babies most at risk of contracting the deadly virus. More than 68,000 cases of the...

Heart-warming! Family reunited with dog 101 days after Camp Fire

Exactly 101 days after California's deadliest wildfire broke out, a Paradise family has been reunited with their dog, Kingston. Kingston was brought back home after...