Thursday, January 17, 2019

Tag: Hong Kong

Oil tanker fire near Hong Kong kills 1, potential spill could...

The explosions were strong enough to be felt by residents of the nearby island.

Former Hong Kong leader sentenced to prison

“Never in my judicial career have I seen a man fallen from so high,” stated Judge Andrew Chan Hing-wai during the sentencing.

Hong Kong Announces Plan to Ban the Ivory Trade

Hong Kong announced on Wednesday that it plans to ban the domestic ivory trade.

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Elizabeth Warren calls for investigation into Trump’s Chief of Staff

Sen. Elizabeth Warren recently called for an investigation into whether Mulvaney violated federal ethics laws governing negotiations over post-government employment.

Toxic red tide in Florida kills scores of sea turtles and other marine life

"Our water and natural resources are the foundation of our economy and our way of life in Florida. So today, I’m signing an Executive Order to take immediate action to protect our environment and our water."

Recycling is not enough. Zero-packaging stores show we can kick our plastic addiction

Zero-packaging stores show, in their own small way, a viable and healthier alternative to the current system. Both for ourselves, local economies and the planet.

New study reminds us of the sickening rate at which ice is melting

“That’s just the tip of the iceberg, so to speak. As the Antarctic ice sheet continues to melt away, we expect multi-meter sea level rise from Antarctica in the coming centuries,”

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