Monday, September 27, 2021

Tag: ecosystems

‘A wake-up call’: Study finds extinction risk for 30% of tree...

“Strengthened action is urgently required to prevent further species extinctions and restore damaged and degraded ecosystems.”

Freshwater species are disappearing fast — This year is critical for...

Scientists and policymakers have developed a time-sensitive plan to help save ailing freshwater ecosystems and imperiled species.

We ignore thousands of threatened plant species at our own peril

Kokia drynarioides is a small but significant flowering tree endemic to Hawaii’s dry forests. Native Hawaiians used its large, scarlet flowers to...

Major companies announce their commitment to eliminate single-use plastic

Major brands such as SeaWorld Parks, American Express, Royal Caribbean, IKEA, A&W Canada and Burger King U.K. have all announced their effort to eliminate items like plastic drinking straws, stirrers, lids and bags.

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Reconciling profit and morality

Many companies, big and small, in the food economy are blazing a different path through Wall Street’s jungle of greed, demonstrating that money and morality can be compatible.

GAO report finds DOD fails to combat waste and fraud

The report noted that the DOD has been susceptible to multiple forms of fraud schemes, including fraudulent bid submissions, counterfeit parts, billing for work not performed, and disguising conflicts of interest.

What to do with America’s nonconformist anti-vaxxers?

Final thought and a warning for nonconformists: understand that the greatest threat to your freedoms will not come from government mandates, but when the deadly virus comes after you.

US House of Representatives passes Women’s Health Protection Act

“The House has stepped in where the courts have failed us."
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Missouri cops under investigation for dog attack on video

St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Wesley Bell said in a statement that his office “is aware of this video, and we will make a thorough review of the incident.”