Notice of IHEU General Assembly 2016

The IHEU General Assembly 2016 will take place on Sunday 22nd May 2016, in Valletta, the beautiful fortress city and capital of Malta. The GA will take place from 0900 – 1700 at the Grand Hotel Excelsior (excelsior.com.mt). The hotel is located on the edge of Valletta, and there are a number of smaller inexpensive hotels in the area. [...]

Atheist of the Year Award 2016, Poland

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Scientists Discover Extraordinary Jurassic Fossil Bed In Argentina

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IHEU appoints new Director of Advocacy

Elizabeth O’Casey has been appointed Director of Advocacy at the International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU). Chief Executive of the IHEU, Carl Blackburn, said, “International advocacy is a key area of work for IHEU. Elizabeth will be working to create a higher profile for humanists at international institutions and campaigning for progressive policy changes.” Elizabeth [...]

In a Valley

In a valley that was once covered in water before the ice caps stole it all away, save a stream that passed through the...

This Week in Science (Feb. 21 – 28)

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