April 20, 2023

Starving Villagers Invade Wildlife Area In Southern Zimbabwe

Lack of economic opportunities worsened by ongoing drought have led to the illegal hunting and sale of bushmeat.
March 23, 2023

Novak Djokovic Denied US Entry Over COVID Vaccine Policy

Novak Djokovic has been ruled out of the Miami Open tennis tournament after the Serbian was denied an exemption that would have allowed him to enter the United States despite not being vaccinated against COVID-19.
February 9, 2023

While the Poor Get Sick, Bill Gates Just Gets Richer

The billionaire’s pandemic investments, like much of his work, remain a secret.
January 12, 2023

California Medical School Apologizes For Conducting Unethical Experiments On Prisoners

A prominent California medical school has apologized for conducting dozens of unethical medical experiments on at least 2,600 incarcerated men in the 1960s and 1970s, including putting pesticides and herbicides on the men's skin and injecting it into their veins.
December 14, 2022

The Huge Fight Behind Those Pop-Up Fundraising Banners On Wikipedia

You have likely encountered them before: the banner ads on English Wikipedia that encourage you to donate. Typically, they run for about a month at the end of the year. As one of the proposed December ads puts it, “If you donate just $2.75, or whatever you can this [whatever day of the week it is], Wikipedia could keep thriving for years.” [...]
December 14, 2022

New Report Reveals Pesticide Industry’s Disinformation And Science Denial Playbook

A new report, Merchants of Poison: How Monsanto Sold the World on a Toxic Pesticide, illuminates the disinformation, science denial, and manufactured doubt at the core of the pesticide industry’s public relations playbook. [...]
May 6, 2022

Organic Pesticides To Provide Natural Protection For Endangered Crops

Some vitally important European crops like vines and olives are being devastated by disease. Scientists are searching for biological replacements for chemical pesticides to improve crop and human health.
March 30, 2022

Poorer Nations In Asia, Africa, And Middle East Face Food Crisis

Poorer countries in northern Africa, Asia and the Middle East that depend heavily on wheat imports risk suffering significant food insecurity because of the war in Ukraine, the UN food agency has warned.