Women and Biodiversity Feed the World, Not Corporations and GMOs

The two great ecological challenges of our times are biodiversity erosion and climate change. And both are interconnected, in their causes and their solutions. Industrial agiculture is the biggest contributor to biodiversity erosion as well as to climate change. According to the United Nations, 93% of all plant variety has disappeared over the last 80…

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Women March for Peace, Reconciliation in Historic Korean Border Crossing

An international group of women activists, including Gloria Steinem and two Nobel Peace laureates, on Sunday crossed the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea in a call for global peace and reconciliation. “We are walking for a peaceful world, we are walking for a peaceful world,” the activists sang as they crossed one…

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New-spec cars did away with ‘driving like a grandmother’ – Massa

Felipe Massa says F1’s new-spec cars introduced at the beginning of the year put the muscle back in the driving, like it was a decade ago. Wider tyres and increased downforce changed the complexion of F1 in 2017, with drivers handed a harder task behind the wheel on the back of higher cornering speeds. Massa,…

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Sirotkin’s father: ‘Sergey stronger than Kubica in all areas’

The father of Sergey Sirotkin, Williams new recruit, says his son secured the coveted seat because he was “stronger” than Robert Kubica during testing in all areas. The 22-year-old Russian popped up on the scene as a surprise contender for the 2018 Williams drive alongside Lance Stroll, but ultimately performed beyond expectations when the Grove-based…

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Perez needs banner year to set-up big 2019 opportunity

Sergio Perez says he’ll need a year of great performance to position himself for a move to a top team when the drivers’ market opens up for 2019. The Mexican appeared on track for glory when he left Sauber after two formative years to join McLaren in 2013. But a disappointing campaign broke Perez’s momentum,…

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McLaren owners hail ‘fantastic team work and commitment’

Long-time McLaren shareholder Mansour Ojjeh has praised the crews at Woking for their “fantastic effort”, the fruit of which is the team’s striking new MCL33. It’s been a painful last three years for McLaren, dominated by a massive under-performance on the race track and internal struggles between the outfit’s principal shareholders. The departure of chairman…

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Kubica ‘to be signed up as Williams reserve driver’

Reports in French media on Friday say that Robert Kubica will be Williams F1’s reserve driver for 2018. Kubica had previously been in the running for a full-time race seat with the team. He carried out a number of tests last year to see if his fitness was up to the demands of Grand Prix…

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Formula 1 to promote FIA Formula 3 championship from 2019

The Formula One Group has been selected by the FIA as the promoter for the new FIA Formula 3 Championship, which will begin from 2019. The international junior series will run as a support event on Grand Prix weekends and feature an all-new car next year, with a single supplier for chassis, engines and tyres…

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Past performance in Baku not indicative of future results for Williams

A repeat of last year’s podium result with Lance Stroll is an unlikely prospect for Williams, but Paddy Lowe hopes to see continued progress for the Grove-based outfit in Baku. Last year’s event was a thriller, both for the fans and the competitors, and it was a special milestone for Lance Stroll who scored an…

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WATCH LIVE: Sondland: Ukraine Aid Link Reflected Trump’s ‘Desires And Requirements’

U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland takes the oath ahead of his House Intelligence Committee hearing as part of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump on Nov. 20, 2019. Ambassador Gordon Sondland is today’s lead witness, following a full day of testimony on Tuesday. Other witnesses have raised questions about Sondland’s role…

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