When renown Harvard biologist E.O. Wilson told the legendary marine biologist Sylvia Earle, a passionate advocate of ocean protection, that he was worried that we humans were “letting Nature slip through our fingers,” Earle replied to him that her biggest concern was that “Nature may let the human race slip through her fingers.”
Countess Emilia Plater (German-Switz: Broel-Plater, Lithuanian: Emilija Pliaterytė; (11/13/1806 - 12/23/1831) was a noblewoman and revolutionary from the lands of the partitioned Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.
Every day we hear a lot about Russia, about Russian spies, Russia's interference in the US presidential election, Russian politics in Syria, and Russian propaganda machine on Facebook….Picture by Pixabay.com, CC0 Creative Commons
At 7 p.m. on August 23rd, 1989 aproximately two million people joined hands forming a human chain spanning over 600 kilometers from the Gediminas Tower in Vilnius to the foot of Toompea in Tallinn, crossing Riga and the River Daugava.
Oslo, Norway. October 5, 2018. The 2018 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege "for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict," according to the Norwegian Nobel Committee announcement on 5 October 2018 in Oslo, Norway.
Singapore, June 12, 2018. The President of the United States Donald J. Trump, met with Kim Jong-un, the leader of North Korea, in the first summit meeting between the leaders of the two countries. They signed a joint statement, agreeing to security guarantees for North Korea, new peaceful relations, reaffirmation of the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula,
The 2018 inter-Korean summit took place on April 27 on the South Korean side of the Joint Security Area, between Moon-Jae-in, President of South Korea, and Kim Jong-un, Supreme Leader of North Korea.
August 23, 2018. Good news on North Korean Front: Washington DC, Department of State. U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo announced this morning that Steve Biegun was appointed as the special representative for North Korea.
Thursday, May 10, Aachen, Germany. The prestigious International Charlemagne Prize award, so-called "Oscar in Politics” of 2018 was extended to the President of France, Emmanuel Macron, in recognition of his vision of a new, strong, united and sovereign Europe
Tuesday, July 10, 2018. Chiang Rai, Thailand. Today the world is exhaling and rejoicing with the news that all of the boys and their coach trapped in the cave in Thailand have now been rescued. It’s not surprising that this situation has received global media attention - it was so unique (probably, better described as unprecedented)!