The whale: mascot for the environmental movement and sacred prey
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The ethics of whaling are determined by whether one understands whales as a resource or as endangered species.
Traditions are more important than violence when rebel forces govern in the Middle East
Jan. 28, 2021 2:58 PM
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The indispensable WeChat app facilitates better health care in China
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Ecology of Grief: Reading Pain, Memory and Anthropocene in the Himalayas. Environmental Lunchtime Discussion
Oct. 27, 2021 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
Oct. 29, 2021 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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The New Fish: Reflections on the Global History of Farmed Salmon. Environmental Lunchtime Discussion
Nov. 10, 2021 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM