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LONDON, June 24, 2016 - Criminality and corruption have swept a flood of endangered rosewood exports from Laos and Cambodia which fundamentally violate trade protections imposed by the UN Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES).
In the new report Red AlertPDF, the London-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) reveals that in the first 18...
June 24, 2016 - Isn’t it about time television’s talking heads stopped calling it all “terror”?
A local fire chief now feels compelled to tell TV reporters that a residential house fire was not terrorism related. A madman starts randomly shooting motorists on an Arizona freeway and the first thing we learn is that authorities...
ANCHORAGE, AK, June 23, 2016 - The Center for Biological Diversity today urged federal officials to block an oil company’s plans to drill multiple new wells and conduct the first large, multistage offshore fracking ever done in Alaska’s environmentally sensitive Cook Inlet.
In a letter to the National Marine Fisheries Service, the Center noted that...
U.S. has largest “happiness gap” among parents compared to nonparents in 22 industrialized countries
WACO, TX, June 23, 2016 - Parents in the United States generally are not as happy as those who aren’t parents. Not only that, the U.S. has the largest “happiness gap” among parents compared to nonparents in 22 industrialized countries, according to a report by researchers at Baylor University, the University of Texas at...