Author: Kerri Kenney

Melting Point: The Complications Of The Melting Arctic Ocean

Responding to climate change has been at the top of much of the world’s to-do list lately, particularly that of the United Nations after their Climate Change Summit in September. However, a different approach to climate change is also growing in relevance: members of the Arctic Council— Scandinavian nations, Denmark

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French Police Protest New Anti-Racist And Anti-Violent Reforms

In the wake of the murder of George Floyd by American police officers and the subsequent widespread protests regarding police brutality across the United States and beyond, French law enforcement members are protesting their own government’s plans to change common policing practices and discipline racist officers. The country-wide protests—which included

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European Countries Prepare To Reopen To Tourists

After months of closed borders to all tourism-related travel due to COVID-19, several European countries and the European Union are beginning to draft plans regarding the reopening of many borders to tourism. The European Commission has been encouraging its members to correlate their borders and re-openings, and while some are

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U.S. Envoy Holds Talks With Afghan And Taliban Officials

Zalmay Khalilzad, the United States special representative for Afghanistan, left for Doha and Kabul in pursuit of peace talks with Taliban and Afghan officials regarding the United States’ military presence in Afghanistan, according to the U.S. State Department. Khalilzad departed on Sunday, May 17th, after the Afghan president and the

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An Open Letter Is Urging Brazilian Leaders To Save Indigenous Populations From COVID-19

As COVID-19 continues to spread across the globe, national leaders offer conflicting approaches to tame its path of destruction. Citizens around the world are urging Brazilian leaders “to adopt immediate measures to protect the country’s indigenous populations against the devastating virus.” Brazilian artists Sebastião Salgado and Lélia Wanick Salgado created

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Coronavirus Reaches the Amazon’s Isolated Yanomami Tribe

Brazil’s Minister of Health confirmed that the coronavirus has officially reached the Amazon’s Indigenous Yanomami tribe, a notably remote group situated along the Brazil-Venezuela border. Amidst concerns that the coronavirus could irreversibly affect the world’s most at-risk populations, Brazilian officials announced Wednesday that a 15-year-old Yanomami boy was the first

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