Calling for an international "Sustainability Revolution," spearheaded by faith leaders from around the world, American philanthropist and environmental sustainability advocate Christina Lee Brown Thursday implored the 9th World Assembly of Religions for Peace to address the imminent perils of climate change.
Calling for an international "Sustainability Revolution," spearheaded by faith leaders from around the world, American environmental leader Christina Lee Brown Thursday implored the 9th World Assembly of Religions for Peace to address the imminent perils of climate change.
At the offices of the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in Northern Kenya, a terrible hush descends when news filters through that poachers have slaughtered yet another rhino.
The island was plagued by considerable violence and horror during the civil war, but instead of learning the inevitability of a political solution to such violence the government ramped up force to unprecedented levels in a push to extinguish the opposition.
By Jerry Zezima It would not be classic British understatement to say that Prince Charles and I have a lot in common. For one thing, as my wife, Sue...
Brunei is surrounded by the Malaysian state of Sarawak, with Sabah to the north, and the rest of the island belongs to Indonesia (Kalimantan). Tip to tip it's a modest 180 km. There is no heavy industry, little pollution, and a population of 400,000.
The fact that 57,000 children will be denied access to Head Start this year should worry everyone. Because we cannot win the future without ensuring that every child reaches his or her full potential.
183 years ago, on June 26th, 1830 -- at the age of 64 years, 10 months, and 5 days -- William IV became king upon the death of his older brother, George IV. (William IV is probably best known for being the uncle and predecessor of Queen Victoria.)
By Jerry Zezima Prince Charles Clarence House London SW1A 1BA United Kingdom Sir: From one new grandpa to another, I am writing to congratulate you...
God knows who came up with the notion that wisdom automatically comes with age but my guess is that the culprit was probably someone who felt the need to make aging seem like it had at least one benefit.
A couple of days ago I was in a deeply melancholic state because of various personal struggles, including health and financial issues and an ex-wife I still love, but it all is leavened with the sense that as one approaches the end of life, the world becomes a much more apocalyptical place.
Everything I learned about Nevis I learned from Bernice, my cab driver/tour guide for a full island tour.
It is my guess that their baby will enjoy the sort of upbringing that Kate enjoyed. One that is secure, uncomplicated and loving -- and with minimal sense of entitlement.
Tension was high and yet interest had strangely waned as Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge tried to winnow down her selection for the post of the Royal Nanny. The Queen, not feeling well, excused herself from the process.
It could be argued that one cannot be a true English gentleman without a stiff upper lip and a suit from Savile Row. Built between 1731 and 1735 this ...
What makes prank humor not very clever, and not funny, is that one of the easiest things in the world is to take advantage of another person's trust.