Increases in ocean temperatures have been associated in large shifts in fisheries production, an increase in the number and extent of harmful algal blooms, and a surge in dead zones.
If the UN wants events like World Migratory Bird Day to have more significance, the people responsible for these UN events will have to learn to migrate more themselves.
I’ve been trying to figure out as best I can whether or not the Econscious garment factory’s reported 2007-2008 wage of 4600 rupees for a month of full-time work qualifies as a “livable wage” for its workers who live in the city of Lahore, Pakistan.
The report concludes that “severe damages are imminent”. So, are you ready to pay attention yet?
2009 is the Year of the Scientific Study of Beer Drinking Space Gorilla Carbon Accountants’ Orange-Yellow Natural Fiber Harris Tweed Jackets.
Another United Nations school has been bombed by Israel.
When Israel’s leaders ought to be apologizing for the attack on the United Nations school, and pausing their military operations in order to take stock of their strategic blunder, they are continuing along the same path that led to the school bombing, and even justifying the attack as a necessary consequence of a just cause.
Climate news for your monday morning cup of coffee: – A United Nations summit working toward an international agreement to work against climate change begins today and lasts through December 12. The agreement is supposed to be created in its final form by this time
During the Christian entrepreneurial evangelist pastor Rick Warren’s religious interrogation of John McCain on Saturday August 16, he made the following challenge (my transcription): Rick Warren: 40 million abortions since Roe v. Wade. Some people who, people who believe that life begins at conception, would
Somebody, eventually, is going to host the Fitna movie online, so that people can see it and judge its value for themselves. If I get the chance, I’ll watch it, and make up my own mind about its content.
I may well find it to be a crude, ignorant, ugly film. That doesn’t mean I’ll join calls for its censorship.