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Mine Ban Treaty

'Lend Your Leg' To Push For Landmine Ban

Posted 04.04.2013 | Impact

By Windy Borman, TakePart What do United States students holding painted prostheses, a flash mob in Germany, an 11K race in Colombia, a concert i...

Landmine Activist Raises Awareness For Injured Elephants Through Film

TakePart | Posted 02.08.2013 | Impact

Every year, between 4,000 to 5,000 people are killed or maimed by landmines. Approximately, 72 percent of the casualties are civilians, and 30 to 40 p...

Begun the Drone Wars Have

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 01.27.2013 | World
Joseph A. Palermo

Using drones to kill your enemy means you've given up on political negotiation or ameliorating the social conditions that give rise to terrorism. It means you have embraced a military "solution" to local or regional conflicts.

Libya: Good Start on Landmine Destruction

Human Rights Watch | Posted 05.26.2012 | World
Human Rights Watch

(Tripoli) – Libya’s first steps to destroy its vast stockpile of landmines are a positive development, and the demolitions should continue, Human ...

Asian Elephants And Land Mines: A Rescue Mission

Wendy Diamond | Posted 12.11.2011 | Travel
Wendy Diamond

Established in the 1990s, Thailand's Elephant Nature Park in Chang Mai sets out to help Asian elephants -- and visitors are welcome.