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‘Best a human can be’: indigenous Amazonian Karapiru dies of Covid

Karapiru Awá Guajá, among the last of the hunter-gatherer Awá tribe, survived a massacre and a decade alone in the forest, inspiring others with hi...

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The obscure maths theorem that governs the reliability of Covid testing

There’s been much debate about lateral flow tests – their accuracy depends on context and the theories of a 18th-century cleric


Builders run short of supplies as UK port holdups raise Brexit concerns

Tools and materials stuck in ports struggling to process surge in imports under Covid controls

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The Guardian · 7 Dec 2020

This is my message to the western world – your civilisation is killing life on Earth

We Indigenous people are fighting to save the Amazon, but the whole planet is in trouble because you do not respect it, says Indigenous campaigner ...

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The Guardian · 18 Oct 2020

Boris Johnson to unveil plan to power all UK homes with wind by 2030

PM vows to make Britain world leader in low-cost clean power with ‘Build Back Greener’ drive


The Guardian · 6 Oct 2020

'Close to 100% accuracy': Helsinki airport uses sniffer dogs to detect Covid

Researchers running Helsinki pilot scheme say dogs can identify virus in seconds

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The Guardian · 24 Sep 2020

I was infected with coronavirus in March, six months on I’m still unwell

Charlie Russell, 27, is one of an estimated 600,000 people with post-Covid illness, a condition that may give an insight into chronic fatigue syndrome

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The Guardian · 14 Sep 2020

How Taiwan’s Unlikely Digital Minister Hacked the Pandemic

Audrey Tang says tech can build trust, tame misinformation, and strengthen democracy. Her plan might even work in the US.

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Wired · 16 Aug 2020

Earth Talk: The Gods of the Discarded with Bayo Akomolafe

As the coronavirus pandemic opens us up to the impossible, an insurgency of the erstwhile invisible is unsettling the paradigms of whiteness that o...

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YouTube · 2 Aug 2020

EU leaders slash climate budgets by tens of billions to cover coronavirus recovery package

European Union leaders are set to slash tens of billions of euros from funds aimed at preventing catastrophic climate breakdown, after agreeing on ...


The Independent · 22 Jul 2020

Covid-19 pandemic is 'fire drill' for effects of climate crisis, says UN official

Lise Kingo says social equality issues must be part of sustainable development agenda

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The Guardian · 18 Jun 2020

New Zealand lifts all Covid restrictions, declaring the nation virus-free

PM Jacinda Ardern says she "did a little dance" as it was confirmed NZ had no active virus cases.

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BBC News · 9 Jun 2020

Coronavirus crisis could cause $25tn fossil fuel industry collapse

Value of reserves could fall by two-thirds as Covid-19 hastens peak in demand, study shows

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The Guardian · 4 Jun 2020

Governments and WHO changed Covid-19 policy based on suspect data from tiny US company

Surgisphere, whose employees appear to include a sci-fi writer and adult content model, provided database behind Lancet and New England Journal of ...

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The Guardian · 4 Jun 2020

Making Sense of the Downward Spiral, Daniel Schmachtenberger

America's cities are ablaze with rioting after the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. This comes in the heightened tensions of the coronavirus...

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YouTube · 3 Jun 2020

Doctors condemn secrecy over false negative Covid-19 tests

Medical research has found that as many as 29% of swab tests produce the wrong result

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The Guardian · 25 May 2020

Self-isolation is why uncontacted tribes survive today

Over 100 tribes today deliberately avoid interaction with outsiders — the impact of infectious diseases is one reason why

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Medium · 24 May 2020

Brazil’s uncontacted tribes in peril from the COVID-19 crisis

Uncontacted tribes have no resistance to common diseases like flu or measles, let alone coronavirus.

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Medium · 24 May 2020

Pandemics: Lessons Looking Back from 2050

Fritjof Capra and Hazel Henderson  Imagine, it is the year 2050 and we are looking back to the origin and evolution of the coronavirus pand...

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Liminal News · 24 May 2020

The YouTuber Accused of Using Coronavirus to Scam His Followers

Brian Rose has raised nearly £1 million to fund a "free speech" platform where he'll host video interviews with conspiracy theorists and other gues...


Vice · 24 May 2020

Boris Johnson's message to the working class: good luck out there

There is a glaring divide between those who can stay at home and those who can’t, says Guardian columnist Owen Jones


The Guardian · 12 May 2020

Scotland eyes outdoor learning as model for reopening of schools

Local authorities are exploring how using outdoor space could optimise physical distancing


The Guardian · 12 May 2020

As Boris plans to ease the lockdown, progressives seem poised to make a catastrophic mistake- flatly opposing him.

Since the birth of the welfare state from the ashes of the second world war, those of us who identify as progressive have usually felt…

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Medium · 10 May 2020

Britain criticised around the world for 'complacent' and 'calamitous' coronavirus response

As British death toll becomes the worst in Europe, criticism of the UK approach is being voiced around the globe

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The Telegraph · 10 May 2020

UK coronavirus death toll rises above 32,000 to highest in Europe

Government’s handling of pandemic under scrutiny as UK becomes worst-hit European country

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The Guardian · 5 May 2020

The British charlatan style has been sent packing by too much reality

Boris Johnson trumpeted jingoism in the face of the coronavirus facts

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The Guardian · 4 May 2020

What is Britain’s wealth for if we can’t protect key workers in a pandemic?

One worker’s story shows why the poor and powerless are far more likely to die, says the Guardian columnist Nesrine Malik


The Guardian · 4 May 2020

On Coronavirus Lockdown? Look for Meaning, Not Happiness

Why cultivating “tragic optimism” will help us weather this crisis — and even grow from it.

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Clean air in Europe during lockdown ‘leads to 11,000 fewer deaths’

Study into effects of coronavirus curbs also finds less asthma and preterm births


The Guardian · 3 May 2020

Covid-19 deaths twice as high in poorest areas in England and Wales

Most deprived areas of England and Wales has 55.1 deaths per 100,000 people, compared with 25.3 in affluent areas

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The Guardian · 3 May 2020

Analysis: Great Britain hits coal-free electricity record amid coronavirus lockdown

Great Britain has run for a new record of 18 days, six hours and 15 minutes without burning coal to generate electricity – and counting – as the co...


Carbon Brief · 3 May 2020

Life after lockdown: New Zealand on the verge of 'brilliant' victory after five weeks of restrictions

Hard work remains, but Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s handling of the crisis has seen her dubbed 'the most effective leader on the planet'

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The Telegraph · 27 Apr 2020

Recovered, almost: China's early patients unable to shed coronavirus

Dressed in a hazmat suit, two masks and a face shield, Du Mingjun knocked on the mahogany door of a flat in a suburban district of Wuhan on a recen...


U.S. · 25 Apr 2020

Coronavirus detected on particles of air pollution

Exclusive: Scientists examine whether this route may enable infections at longer distances


The Guardian · 25 Apr 2020

'We did it to ourselves': scientist says intrusion into nature led to pandemic

Leading US biologist Thomas Lovejoy says to stop future outbreaks we need more respect for natural world


The Guardian · 25 Apr 2020

Covid-19: Brazil implements basic income policy following massive civil society campaign

Tens of millions of Brazilians have begun receiving basic income payments aimed at addressing the economic impact of Covid-19, following Congress’ ...

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openDemocracy · 23 Apr 2020

Coronavirus pandemic 'will cause famine of biblical proportions'

Governments must act now to stop 265 million starving, warns World Food Programme boss


The Guardian · 22 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Are hospital cleaners forgotten heroes in this crisis?

Hygiene has never seemed more important. Here's how a woman who cleans wards in Chicago is being affected.


BBC News · 22 Apr 2020

The Infection That’s Silently Killing Coronavirus Patients

This is what I learned during 10 days of treating Covid pneumonia at Bellevue Hospital.


The New York Times · 22 Apr 2020

WHO warns that few have developed antibodies to Covid-19

Herd immunity hopes dealt blow by report suggesting only 2%-3% of people have been infected

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The Guardian · 22 Apr 2020

'No evidence' of virus immunity in recovered patients - WHO

There is currently no evidence to support the belief that people who have recovered from coronavirus then have immunity, the World Health Organizat...

Covid-19 coronavirus · 19 Apr 2020

Thousands of Americans backed by rightwing donors gear up for protests

Conservative activists to demand governors lift stay-home orders – and movement has been driven by wealthy conservative groups


The Guardian · 18 Apr 2020

Public want radical response to climate change with same urgency as coronavirus, poll finds

The government should be more radical and put in place serious policies to fight the climate crisis with the same urgency as it has to coronavirus,...

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The Independent · 17 Apr 2020

I, Coronavirus. Mother. Monster. Activist.

[Day 27 | Year Zero ADc*] *After Declaration of COVID-19 as a Global Pandemic by the World Health Organization Author’s Note: This essay is an expe...

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DMT Researchers Advise Maintaining 6-Foot Distance From Own Body

SANTA CRUZ, CA—As part of an effort to help reduce the spread of Covid-19, scientists who conduct research into DMT at the Multidisciplinary Associ...

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The Onion · 17 Apr 2020

On Return to the Commons & Digital Distributed Carework. Interview with Stacco Troncoso.

In the midst of coronavirus pandemic hitting Europe, both uniting and socially isolating us all, we caught up (virtually) with Stacco Troncoso [htt...


Autark · 14 Apr 2020

Inequality doesn't just make pandemics worse – it could cause them

Historically, disease outbreaks have happened at a time of social inequality and discord, says science journalist Laura Spinney


The Guardian · 12 Apr 2020

Gavin Newsom Declares California a ‘Nation-State’

The state is at odds with the federal government over coronavirus plans and much else.

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Coronavirus reaches Amazon's isolated Yanomami tribe

Fears grow as Brazil confirms a 15-year-old Indigenous Yanomami boy contracted COVID-19.

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AJENews · 10 Apr 2020

Covid-19: Hundreds of UK care home deaths not added to official toll

Exclusive: Industry body estimates up to 1,000 people may have died in care homes so far

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The Guardian · 10 Apr 2020

Amsterdam to embrace 'doughnut' model to mend post-coronavirus economy

Dutch officials and British economist to use guide to help city thrive in balance with planet

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The Guardian · 10 Apr 2020

Himalayas seen for first time in decades from 125 miles away after pollution drop

The Himalayas can be seen from parts of India for the first time in 30 years after pollution dropped due to the coronavirus lockdown. In areas of t...


The Independent · 10 Apr 2020

Major breakthrough on public money creation: The Bank of England will directly finance government coronavirus spending

UK central bank becomes first in the world to adopt direct monetary financing to fund government spending during the coronavirus crisis. This move ...

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Positive Money · 9 Apr 2020

A trip beyond fear: psychedelics and the end of life

To civilize death is one of the great challenges of the age. Psilocybin can help.

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openDemocracy · 9 Apr 2020

Corona: Seven Ways to Smash the Curve Now

Everyone knows they need to act now to stop the coronavirus.

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Medium · 8 Apr 2020

'The impossible has already happened': what coronavirus can teach us about hope

The long read: In the midst of fear and isolation, we are learning that profound, positive change is possible


The Guardian · 8 Apr 2020

George Monbiot on Coronavirus

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Facebook · 7 Apr 2020

Spain is moving to permanently establish universal basic income in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic

Spain would be the first European country to enact a basic income and provide monthly cash payments to its citizens.

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Business Insider · 7 Apr 2020

Coronavirus measures could cause global food shortage, UN warns

Exclusive: Protectionist policies and shortage of workers could see problems start within weeks


The Guardian · 6 Apr 2020

In an Era of Pandemics and Fires, Global Action Is the Only Hope

In the San Francisco Bay Area, where the coronavirus is now eclipsing the dangers of drought and fire, the new pandemic is the starkest reminder ye...

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Yale E360 · 5 Apr 2020

Call for social media platforms to act on 5G mast conspiracy theory

After a spate of fires, government is taking steps to halt spread of ‘fake news’ linking coronavirus to the mobile network


The Guardian · 5 Apr 2020

Llandudno marauders: the herd of goats running riot through a Welsh town

Taking advantage of the town’s deserted streets because of the coronavirus lockdown, the goats have been branded vandals for munching through gardens


The Guardian · 1 Apr 2020

India racked by greatest exodus since partition due to coronavirus

Millions of workers flee cities as wages evaporate, with many walking hundreds of miles home


The Guardian · 30 Mar 2020

Week 2: Coronalinks

Two weeks ago, I published an article which desperately asked for people to read the data presented on COVID-19, think in systems, and use…

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Medium · 29 Mar 2020

In times of uncertainty, let nature be your refuge

Reconnecting with the natural world – however we can – is a wonderful medicine against anxiety and fear, says author Lucy Jones


The Guardian · 29 Mar 2020

Trump administration allows companies to break pollution laws during coronavirus pandemic

Extraordinary move signals to US companies that they will not face any sanctions for polluting the air or water

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The Guardian · 29 Mar 2020

Coronavirus pandemic leading to huge drop in air pollution

‘Largest scale experiment ever’ shows what is possible as satellite images reveal marked fall in global nitrogen dioxide levels

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The Guardian · 29 Mar 2020

Fruit and veg ‘will run out’ unless Britain charters planes to fly in farm workers from eastern Europe

UK urgently needs to fill 90,000 positions to pick crops that will otherwise die in the fields, warns charity


The Guardian · 29 Mar 2020

Coronavirus Holds Key Lessons on How to Fight Climate Change

When the COVID-19 pandemic is past, societies may adopt some important measures that would lower emissions, from more teleconferencing to shortenin...

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Yale E360 · 29 Mar 2020

Covid 19 Situational Assessment, Risk Landscape & Possible Solutions, Daniel Schmachtenberger

In this fast changing and overwhelming pandemic crisis, what is really going on, and what should individuals and governments do? Daniel Schmachten...

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YouTube · 29 Mar 2020

The Bodhisattva Response to Coronavirus

We have a choice. Epidemics, like earthquakes, tornadoes and floods are part of the cycle of life on planet Earth.How will we respond?With greed, h...


Jack Kornfield · 29 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: Mexicans demand crackdown on Americans crossing the border

Wearing face masks, protesters blocked the US southern border, telling Americans to 'stay home'


BBC News · 29 Mar 2020

Teenage boy whose death was linked to coronavirus turned away from urgent care for not having insurance

Updated: A 17-year-old whose death was initially linked to the novel coronavirus despite not having any previously reported health conditions was d...


The Independent · 29 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: All rough sleepers in England should be housed by weekend, government says

The government has asked local authorities in England to house all rough sleepers and those sleeping in hostels and night shelters by the weekend, ...


The Independent · 27 Mar 2020

Two types of COVID-19 in one individual

Íslensk erfðagreining (deCODE genetics) has so far sequenced around 40 different mutations of the COVID-19 coronavirus in its testing in Iceland, a...

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RÚV · 24 Mar 2020

Corona Lockdown! Can Anything Positive Come From This?! | Russell Brand

Now that lockdowns are occurring all over the world due to Coronavirus - is it possible to find any positives amidst this Covid-19 pandemic? Subs...

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YouTube · 23 Mar 2020

Yuval Noah Harari: the world after coronavirus

Humankind is now facing a global crisis. Perhaps the biggest crisis of our generation. The decisions people and governments take


DNyuz · 23 Mar 2020

The Coronavirus Called America’s Bluff

Like Japan in the mid-1800s, the United States now faces a crisis that disproves everything the country believes about itself.


The Atlantic · 23 Mar 2020

The Heart of the Matter: a Magical Response to COVID-19

As many of us are now showing our solidarity by being on retreat I’d like to make a suggestion for some shared magical work to address the coronavi...

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We’re not going back to normal

Social distancing is here to stay for much more than a few weeks. It will upend our way of life, in some ways forever.


Things to do on your COVID-19 Retreat…

In order to slow the spread of the coronavirus and buy valuable time for our medical services (see my previous article) people are doing ‘social di...

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'Tip of the iceberg': is our destruction of nature responsible for Covid-19?

As habitat and biodiversity loss increase globally, the coronavirus outbreak may be just the beginning of mass pandemics

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The Guardian · 18 Mar 2020

Coronavirus sparks support for Universal Basic Income in unlikely places

A conservative senator is calling for every American to get a $1,000 check to cover costs during the coronavirus.

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Quartz · 17 Mar 2020

Here’s what coronavirus does to the body

From blood storms to honeycomb lungs, here’s an organ-by-organ look at how COVID-19 harms humans.

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Science · 25 Feb 2020

The coronavirus seems to be mild in most children, but scientists are not sure why

Among 44,627 people confirmed to have been infected in China, 2.3% have died, none of them under age 10.


Yes, you can get coronavirus twice

A new report suggests those with coronavirus might relapse


Deseret News · 24 Feb 2020

You’re Likely to Get the Coronavirus

Most cases are not life-threatening, which is also what makes the virus a historic challenge to contain.


The Atlantic · 24 Feb 2020

Coronavirus cuts China’s greenhouse gas emissions by a quarter

The coronavirus has wiped out at least a quarter of China’s emissions of damaging greenhouse gases in the past two weeks, scientists have found. Me...

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The Independent · 24 Feb 2020

How Fear Distorts Our Thinking About the Coronavirus

The solution isn’t to try to think more carefully. It’s to trust the experts.


The New York Times · 12 Feb 2020

China coronavirus: Number of cases jumps as virus spreads to new cities

This comes as China confirms that a new strain of coronavirus can pass from person to person.


BBC News · 20 Jan 2020

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