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Empowering the Amazon's Ultimate Guardians: An Interview with Liliana Madrigal, Rainforest Conservationist

Amazon Conservation Team | Posted 01.25.2014 | World
Amazon Conservation Team

While Liliana Madrigal's deep fascination with the natural world came quickly and easily during travels in her native Costa Rica, the conservationist ...

A Parent's Plea to Change Media Headlines

Marjoriet T. Matute | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Marjoriet T. Matute

The fear a parent feels is more intense than anything that could have scared us before their birth. Our children's pain hurts us 10 times more than them, and we prefer it that way. There is a parental connection I could never comprehend as a child that surprises me still today.

Appliance Recalls: Understanding Their Importance

Steve Ash | Posted 10.28.2013 | HuffPost Home
Steve Ash

My experience working in the appliance industry has taught me that when appliances and other products are recalled, homeowners need to take quick action and deal with it as soon as possible.

Nice Business You Got Here, Be a Shame if Something Happened to it...

Charles H. Green | Posted 10.20.2013 | Business
Charles H. Green

My firm recently sold a single, one-day, off-the-shelf learning program to a corporate client. The contract and statement of work proposed by the client ran to over 10 pages of fine print.

Beware Royal Baby Scams

GalTime | Posted 09.23.2013 | Technology

Be careful where you click when you see a tantalizing website luring you into seeing new pictures of the latest addition to the British Monarchy.

Attack on Trayvon Martin Is an Attack on America

Leslie K. Stein | Posted 09.14.2013 | Crime
Leslie K. Stein

Voter suppression and "stand your ground" are attacks on America's 99 percent. Sound crazy? They are attacks on reasonableness. Voter suppression a...

Imitation Is the Sincerest Form of Flattery

Soren Petersen | Posted 08.25.2013 | Business
Soren Petersen

Under an asymmetrical structure that exploits settlement instead of costly litigation, too often, this reaches the modestly funded as well, and these are the entities that typically serve the smaller market segments.

Five Factors in Balancing Privacy and Protection

Rick Collins | Posted 07.09.2013 | Crime
Rick Collins

Even those of us concerned about the escalating level of public electronic surveillance must be thankful for the video surveillance cameras that captured the suspects and helped crack the case. But how far is too far?

American Youth Are Far Too Familiar With Gun Violence

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 02.20.2013 | Impact
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

The following aired on NPR's All Things Considered. By Davina La'Shay I was sad when I heard about the 26 innocent people who were killed at the scho...

Ordinary People Helping Our Oceans in Extraordinary Ways

Francesca Koe | Posted 01.19.2013 | Green
Francesca Koe

With the help of people just like you and me, collectively we will know a whole lot more about the numbers and types of sea life in our waters, how best to respond to a major disturbance, and how much success we're having in protecting vulnerable habitats.

A Tool for Protection, Prevention and Exercising a Human Right

Mary Beth Hastings | Posted 01.13.2013 | Impact
Mary Beth Hastings

Female condoms are an opportunity to promote women's rights as much as they are an opportunity to fight HIV, because they can and they do generate important conversations within couples and communities about love, protection, trust and power.

A Wing and a Prayer

Irene Tanner | Posted 01.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Irene Tanner

During the storm and in the wake of devastation, safe and secure in my apartment, which blessedly retained its electricity, the WWII anthem "Coming in on a Wing and a Prayer" (Harold Adamson and Jimmie McHugh) entered my consciousness, a reminder of those war-torn days.

The Politics of Protection

Terry Newell | Posted 08.20.2012 | Politics
Terry Newell

Our language has been the rhetoric of fighting disease, fighting crime, fighting terrorists, fighting debt, fighting illegals and fighting drugs. We are thus engaged in the politics of protection. We have focused on averting disaster, on not losing what we have.

Trying to Build Security Where Fear Prevails

Caroline Gluck | Posted 05.22.2012 | World
Caroline Gluck

Eastern Congo is supposed to be at peace. But life for civilians in Mweso health zone, Masisi territory, North Kivu, is anything but peaceful.

Protecting your Child after a Disclosure of Sexual Abuse

Mary L. Pulido, Ph.D. | Posted 05.20.2012 | Parents
Mary L. Pulido, Ph.D.

Since the Penn State scandal, questions about protecting children from sexual abuse seem to be on parents' minds all the time.

Cold Blamed For Record Manatee Deaths In Florida In 2011

Posted 01.06.2012 | Miami

Although some sea cows managed to find warmer waters near Florida power plants, others did not fend so well during Florida's cold snaps. The Florida F...

Caught in the Act: Malibu's Dirty Little Secret Cleaned Up (VIDEO)

Kathy Eldon | Posted 01.29.2012 | Impact
Kathy Eldon

The glamorous city of 13,000 is now leading the way in stopping toxic stormwater and chemical-laden urban runoff from destroying its glamorous coastline.

Top Five Ways to Protect Rainforests in 2011

Rebecca Tarbotton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rebecca Tarbotton

Many of us live thousands of miles away from Brazil, Indonesia and the Congo Basin, where the last stands of tropical rainforests still exist. It's ea...

Are You Sharing Too Much Information?

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

How much info is too much info? According to Consumer Reports, 52% of American adults are sharing too much private information online.

David Paterson Called Alleged Beating Victim To Protect Top Aide, New York Times Reports


Last fall, a woman went to court in the Bronx to testify that she had been violently assaulted by a top aide to Gov. David A. Paterson, and to seek a ...

One Month Later, Haiti Quake Survivors Report Need For Protection From Crime, Rainy Season

World Vision | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
World Vision

Port-au-Prince, HAITI, February 12, 2010 - Haiti's homeless are in need of protection and shelter says humanitarian agency World Vision after a new su...

15 Best (And Worst) Foods For Immunity | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Is your diet making you a germ magnet? Research shows that what you eat -- or don't -- can play an important role in your immune system's ability to d...

Go Green With Your Sunscreen (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Conventional sunscreen contains four times as many hazardous ingredients linking them to cancer and birth defects. A recent study even found that four...

The Seven Great Challenges of Sustainability

Tri Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tri Robinson

I had always thought of the Amish as being a people who weren't troubled with the cares of the outside world, especially those that were living as sustainability as this family clearly was.

Protecting the President: Lessons Learned?

Geri Spieler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geri Spieler

The woman was Sara Jane Moore. There were two significant Secret-Service-related reasons that she was free to stand on that sidewalk that afternoon, gun in hand.