Ongoing conflict in South Sudan is taking a heavy toll and the world's newest country is facing another food crisis. Some 1.5 million people are already severely hungry, but there are concerns that number could swell by another million within six months.
The theft of endangered and rare flowers has led botanical gardens to go to extreme measures to protect their plants, locking them down with cables and installing CCTV. But is this enough to preserve such species?
The Women and Girls Millennium Campaign supports reproductive health and rights of women/girls as key to achieving the UN's Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). MDGs provide a framework for reducing poverty through international cooperation by 2015
"This rescue really exemplifies the need for stronger animal cruelty laws," says Charlotte Doehner, of the Alcorn County Animal Shelter,...".Feature Story (Big Red Box) on today's Animal News Sentinel.
The future doesn't have to be so scary. By talking about population with your friends, family and coworkers at Halloween parties and spooky events (and, of course, other places after Halloween) you're taking the first step
An intimate glimpse at North America's Eastern Hellbender, an ancient salamander that lives as much in myth as in reality.... and in many waters, myths are all that remain of these sentinel stream-dwellers.
Norway -- one of the only countries that continues to whale after a global moratorium was imposed in 1986 -- has come under fire lately for its catch. Last year, the country hunted 731 minke whales -- the largest catch since it resumed whaling in 1993.
"Oregon and Colorado are getting ready to vote on labeling initiatives for GMOs. Before you start filling out ballot bubbles, find out how much you really know about GMOs. Did you get your GMO education from the Food Babe or are you a shill for Big Ag?"
Do you know what is common in more than 90% of the world's population? It is that they are afraid of speaking in public.I will give you a few tips that can help you improve your public speaking based on the experiences of the most successful public speake
History of Abuse and Animal Welfare Act Violations:A report USDA alleging animal beatings,mistreatment,inadequate veterinary care and disregard for the animals' welfare.Since 1997 at least 29 animals have died there,including elephants,orcas & dolphins !
La Madre Tierra") holds the land as sacred and holds it as a living system with rights to be protected from exploitation, and creates 11 distinguished rights for the environment. It was passed by Bolivia's Plurinational Legislative Assembly.
Since its creation after WWII, Israel and friends have been masters at manipulating emotions, endlessly invoking the memory of Hitler's Germany as a pretext for starting further wars as in the recent Holocaust-themed propaganda against Syria's government.
According to research published on Thursday, Brits are more likely to be grumps because they possess a "short form" version of a gene that produces serotonin - the neurochemical which controls happiness levels in the brain.
Ministers have come under increasing pressure to name the date when the findings of Sir John Chilcot's inquiry into the 2003 Iraq war will be published. A debate on the cost of the probe was held in Westminster Hall on Wednesday.
The American Red Cross was ill-equipped to provide aid to victims of Superstorm Sandy and Hurricane Isaac, a new report suggests, and allocated resources not towards offering help, but on generating publicity.
One hundred years on, the Anzac (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) legend is as strong as ever in the national consciousness but it is in one of Australia's most remote towns that the country's formal commemoration of its entry into World War One