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MIL-OSI Global: Vegan dogs: should they go meat free?

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, Analysis, English, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - UK  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: Vegan dogs: should they go meat free?

Source: The Conversation – UK – By Wanda McCormick, Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Science and Technology, Anglia Ruskin University Over the last ten years, it’s estimated there has been a 360% rise in veganism in Britain – around 542,000 people have “gone vegan”. As a nation of animal lovers, with around 44% of […]

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MIL-OSI Global: Would a vote on the Brexit deal be a betrayal? What social psychology tells us

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, Analysis, English, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - UK  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: Would a vote on the Brexit deal be a betrayal? What social psychology tells us

Source: The Conversation – UK – By Ken Rotenberg, Professor in Psychology, Keele University Prime minister Theresa May has responded to calls for a referendum on the final Brexit deal by stating that it would be a “gross betrayal” of trust. Referring to the original referendum, she said that people “trusted that their vote would […]

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MIL-OSI Global: Chequers plan: why Theresa May’s Brexit blueprint is not quite dead

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, Analysis, English, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - UK  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: Chequers plan: why Theresa May’s Brexit blueprint is not quite dead

Source: The Conversation – UK – By Simon Usherwood, Reader in Politics, University of Surrey The informal meeting of EU leaders in Salzburg on September 19 and 20 was not intended to be primarily about the UK or Brexit. The EU faces serious challenges around internal security and migration that come much higher up the […]

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MIL-OSI Global: Rhino horn must become a socially unacceptable product in Asia

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, Analysis, English, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - UK  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: Rhino horn must become a socially unacceptable product in Asia

Source: The Conversation – UK – By Jason Gilchrist, Ecologist, Edinburgh Napier University At current rates of loss to poaching, rhino species will be extinct within our lifetimes. The big problem is demand for their horn from Asia. The market for rhino horn is moving from “traditional” medicine to “investment value” as jewellery and other […]

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MIL-OSI Global: Wild boars run amok in the city of Genoa, as abandoned rural areas are ‘rewilded’

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, Analysis, English, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - UK  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: Wild boars run amok in the city of Genoa, as abandoned rural areas are ‘rewilded’

Source: The Conversation – UK – By Robert Hearn, Assistant Professor in Human Geography, University of Nottingham Crossing the Ponte Gerolamo Serra in the Italian city of Genoa, I spotted a small crowd clustered by the river wall. I approached, intrigued, and peered over the wall to discover the subject of their delight: a sounder […]

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MIL-OSI Global: Why trade unionism must fight the export of domestic league football

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, Analysis, English, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - UK  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: Why trade unionism must fight the export of domestic league football

Source: The Conversation – UK – By Scott Rawlinson, PhD Candidate, Political Science, University of East Anglia When you think about the big beneficiaries of trade unionism, professional football might not immediately spring to mind. But, according to one observer, writing in The Guardian, it is “in British professional football that we find one of […]

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MIL-OSI Global: Deciphering how memory works in the brain – at the level of individual cells

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, Analysis, English, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - UK  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: Deciphering how memory works in the brain – at the level of individual cells

Source: The Conversation – UK – By Andrej Bicanski, Research Associate in Computational Neuroscience, UCL Say you meet an old friend at the train station. She is standing about a metre ahead of you, and on the tracks to your right a train has just pulled into the station. Behind your friend you see a […]

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MIL-OSI Global: How Donald Trump could make Venezuela’s crisis dramatically worse

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, Analysis, English, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - UK  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: How Donald Trump could make Venezuela’s crisis dramatically worse

Source: The Conversation – UK – By Rubrick Biegon, Lecturer, International Relations, University of Kent Venezuela’s economic and political crisis has its roots in the decline of global oil prices and the macroeconomic incompetence of Nicolás Maduro’s increasingly autocratic government. But as hyperinflation and poverty surge, refugees flee the country and Maduro cracks down on […]

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MIL-OSI Global: AI could help drones ride air currents like birds

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, Analysis, English, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - UK  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: AI could help drones ride air currents like birds

Source: The Conversation – UK – By Nicholas Martin, Senior Lecturer in Aerodynamics, Northumbria University, Newcastle Birds have long inspired humans to create their own ways to fly. We know that soaring bird species that migrate long distances use thermal updrafts to stay in the air without using up energy flapping their wings. And glider […]

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MIL-OSI Global: How to teach kids where food comes from – get them gardening

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, Analysis, English, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - UK  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: How to teach kids where food comes from – get them gardening

Source: The Conversation – UK – By Lindsay Hamilton, Senior Lecturer in Organisational Ethnography, Keele University Survey the shelves of most supermarkets and you’ll no doubt be confronted with row upon row of food designed to appeal to children. Be it chicken nuggets or turkey twizzlers – many foods now bear little resemblance to their […]

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