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Rio+20 Conference Calls for Pollution Action, but Bickering Continues


At the recent United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio+20, New Zealand teenager Brittany Trilfold told the world to stop bickering and focus on protecting the environment better for her future and for the future of the world. Twenty years previously, 12-year-old Severn Cullis-Suzuki had done the exact same thing. This insight from these youth is much-needed advice for the two largest polluting economies in the world, the US and China, but will they listen?

Happy Year of the Rabbit


We came across this most excellent rabbit last week while walking in San Francisco’s lower Haight neighborhood, near the Hayes Valley Urban Farm. 2011 is the year of the Yin metal rabbit, not giant pink rabbits swallowing skulls with overbites, but a bunny is still a bunny as far as I am concerned. Stumbling across […]

INTERPOL: Over 2 Tons of Elephant Ivory Seized, 100 People Arrested – Largest Ever Wildlife Crime Operation in Africa


The largest ever transnational operation targeting wildlife crime across Africa has resulted in the arrests of over 100 people and the seizure of more than two tons of ivory. INTERPOL has announced that the success of “Operation Costa” – Africa’s largest ever transnational wildlife crime operation – was due to the coordinated efforts of police, […]