Tuamotu Kingfisher is critically endangered species from the island of Niau in French Polynesia. It is endemic to this island. The entire population of these birds now counts less than 125 individuals. Without serious conservation work soon they will no l
This beautiful poem caught my ear and hasn't let go since. Indeed our best friends are the dogs, and I am thankful for them every time I hug mine and see the honest love in its eyes. A beautiful little poem celebrating our canine friends.
The Lear's Macaw is a large all-blue Brazilian parrot, a member of a large group of Neotropical parrots known as macaws. This macaw is rare with a highly restricted range and it is endangered species. Population of this species in 2010 was estimated as be
My exclusive new story on the efforts of Adam Milstein, secret benefactor of anti-Palestinian student politicians at UCLA, to conceal his criminal past makes reference to just a few of many documents related to his conviction for tax evasion.
For a brief moment in Pocatello, Idaho, a 1,000-pound cow was free and had escaped the clutches of death at the hands of a slaughterhouse. Unfortunately, the cow's freedom didn't last long as on Friday afternoon, as it was shot and killed by police.
The Geneva Convention forbids the transfer of civilians from the occupying power into the occupied area by force or with the encouragement of the government, for example in the Israeli settlements on the West Bank.
Rocking a tan cowboy hat, a man handed out $100 bills in a Hyannis coffee shop called Mary Lous, according to the Cape Cod Times on Dec. 16. This guy wasn't flashy about his offering in the Massachusetts town, but rather spoke quietly to the person workin
It would be in the European Union's best interest to align itself with international law and with legal and humanitarian norms and to refrain from violating these laws under the misguided pressure of Israel and its exploitation of the international commun
At least 124 food and outreach organizations, as well as 26 individual scientists, have signed onto a letter sent to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation protesting ongoing human trials of genetically modified (GM), beta-carotene-enriched bananas intended
Under EU law, animals must not be conducted in a manner that causes unnecessary suffering or injury. Force feeding does.The European Commission must not and can not ignore this terrible suffering. Stop this now!
The prairie chicken is a type of grouse native to the southern part of the United States and the species has been recently declared threatened. Now that they are declared threatened, farmers and companies are throwing lawsuits at the fed.govt. SHAMEFUL!!!
Meet the Hoverfly. This is one of the species of Hoverflys we have here at home. The flower in which the Hoverfly is working on is the Bachelor Button Flower or the Cornflower I notice in Europe (or my European friends call them the Cornflower).
The remains of a child, laid to rest more than 1,500 years ago when the Roman Empire controlled Egypt, was found in an ancient cemetery that contains more than 1 million mummies, according to a team of archaeologists from Brigham Young University in Provo
According to surveys conducted by the Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources, the population of wild tigers in Vietnam has fallen dramatically to a measly number of an estimated 47 individuals and about 100 tigers in captivity. THIS IS JUST SAD!
With the holiday season in full swing, there's nary a place free from Christmas music on a loop, nor a nook or cranny that hasn't been filled to the brim with ornamentation. But apparently not everyone is so excited.
"The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies," the final installment of Peter Jackson's beautiful-if-bloated take on J.R.R. Tolkien's novel, comes out Wednesday. Though most of Tolkien's tales concern furry hobbits, sexy elves and boring humans duking it
If Clawdia the lobster could talk, she'd probably say that the past few months have been a bit, well, unusual. However, after being rescued following a near-death experience that cost her half her limbs, she is once-again whole and ready to return home.
The New York attorney general's office announced Wednesday that nine of the 70 people arrested in a giant cockfighting bust in New York have plead guilty. Among the nine men caught in a sting called "Operation Angry Birds,"
For the second time in as many years, NASA researchers beginning in early May will take to the skies with a DC-8 and other aircraft to conduct a series of flight tests designed to study the effects on emissions and contrail formation of burning alternativ
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has declared a ban on fracking, citing health risks. "I cannot support high volume hydraulic fracturing in the great state of New York," announced Howard Zucker, New York's acting health commissioner, on Wednesday, The New York