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Posts published in April 2014

Crowdsourcing efforts and the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370

The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 produced a flood of conflicting information. In the weeks following the incident, aviation experts and investigators posited a variety of theories to explain the March 8 disappearance. Explanations ranged from a highly technical cyber hijacking to a startlingly simplistic…

Freeing Mauritania’s slaves

Currently 600,000 people are what researchers describe as “modern day slaves” in the small north-west African country of Mauritania. As a term, modern day slaves are all those in debt bondage, forced marriage or victims of human trafficking.

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