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BBC News – Traveller is first from community in Ireland to receive PhD https://buff.ly/2QXey1M ‘Dr Joyce’s thesis examines how young travellers’ experiences in public and commercial urban spaces are shaped by their ethnicity and racism.’ Congratulations to her! (Click here to read link article.)

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Google Demanded That T-Mobile, Sprint Not Sell Google Fi Customers’ Location Data https://buff.ly/2QRymUv via @motherboard From a privacy/personal safety perspective this is disturbing. What about domestic abuse survivors trying to avoid ex-partners? (Click here to read link article.)

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From Couch Potato To Fitness Buff: How I Learned To Love Exercise https://buff.ly/2QQnp5g << Worth a read if you are contemplating becoming more active. So much counts as exercise and there's some interesting science links too. (Click here to read link article.)

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World’s thirst for fresh water is causing a big toxic problem https://buff.ly/2CqIoGD ‘Desalination plants around the world are producing enough brine waste to swamp … Florida with a foot of salty water every year…
much of the brine is being dumped untreated into the sea.’ (Click here to read link article.)

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Bare-handed surgeries as Zimbabwes health system collapses https://buff.ly/2Mb1Trb ‘Doctors describe grim conditions: Bare-handed surgeries. Plastic bread bags used to collect patients’ urine. Broken-down machines.’ (Click here to read link article.)

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The Indian village where child sexual exploitation is the norm https://buff.ly/2VTrqJW “Women are Sagar Gram’s breadwinners. When they are deemed old enough, perhaps at the age of 11, most are expected to start doing sex work.” (Click here to read link article.)

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To Prevent Fires, One California Town Says ‘Goat Fund Me’ https://buff.ly/2D0ILJy via @WIRED Loved everything about this, especially the idea of goats battling forest fires and helping us attempt manage climate change impacts. Those little devil-eyed sweethearts! (Click here to read link article.)

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West Africa Climate change stakeholder mapping https://buff.ly/2Rn7NLV via @reliefweb ‘Oxfam is looking for an experienced consultant to carry out a stakeholder mapping of influential actors in the West Africa operating in the field of climate change.’ #job #jobadvert (Click here to read link article.)

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Nobody Is Moving Our Cheese: American Surplus Reaches Record High https://buff.ly/2RgG6nQ Too much dairy for domestic market + not a huge international demand for US cheese = too much cheese + prices lower than costs to farmers = more pressure on farmers. (Click here to read link article.)

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‘The Trump administration has downgraded the diplomatic status of the European Union’s delegation to the United States, an EU official has confirmed to DW. The demotion happened at the end of last year without notice.’ https://buff.ly/2TDOGtL (Click here to read link article.)

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‘The German city-state of Hamburg on Friday said it was working with Irish data protection authorities to stop the spread of German politicians’ data via the social media platform Twitter.’ https://buff.ly/2FeDcZC (Click here to read link article.)

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