As The World Mourned Cecil The Lion, Five Of Kenya’s Endangered Elephants Were Slain
While the killing of the lion in Zimbabwe has attracted the world’s attention, the death of the five elephants has received almost no coverage, even though elephants are under a far
Results Of AZ Welfare Recipient Drug Testing: 1 Out Of The 87,000 Tested Were Positive
An examination of Arizona's experiment reveals a flawed policy that has failed to accomplish its stated goal of saving the state money, and has instead done little more than further
New DEA Leader: ‘Pot Is Probably Not As Bad As Heroin’
“Do I think it’s as dangerous as heroin? Probably not. I’m not an expert.”
‘Monsanto’s Dream Bill’: DARK Act And Trans-Pacific Partnership Will Keep Consumers Ignorant
The controversial TPP trade deal could destroy the efforts of some states to mandate labelling of foods with GMO ingredients, while a bill moving through Congress has a similar goal.
European Parliament Debates Letting Individual Countries Ban GMOs
Beekeepers were among the groups calling for a continent-wide ban, arguing “bees know no borders.”
Spanish Town Grants Cats And Dogs Same Rights As Humans
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/human-rights-for-cats-and-dogs-spanish-town-council-votes-overwhelmingly-in-favour-of-defining-pets-as-nonhuman-residents-10408546.html
Native Americans Protest At The US Capitol Against $6BN Mine On Sacred Apache Land
Tribal protesters set up a camp in the area in February. They have refused to leave until the land deal is repealed.
Monster El Niño Makes Record-Hot Year Look Inevitable
In more than 135 years of global temperature data, four of the five hottest months on record all happened in 2015.
India Blocks Colgate Patents For Commonly Used Spices
India opposed the claim using the traditional knowledge digital library (TKDL) database, created in the last decade to fight biopiracy.
Marijuana Can Heal Broken Bones, Says New Study
The study also found that bones treated with marijuana were stronger and less likely to fracture again.