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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.

Cain Gets Secret Service Protection After Death Threats

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 01.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Herman Cain on Thursday became the first Republican presidential candidate to receive Secret Service protection. Cain asked for the...

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...

Boy Kills Bear That Wouldn't Leave Family's Front Porch

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

DRIGGS, Idaho — An 11-year-old Idaho boy fatally shot a black bear on his family's front porch after he said it wouldn't leave. The boy was at ...

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.

Celebrate Human Rights Day by Honoring the Human Rights of Domestic Workers

Priscilla Gonzalez and Rebecca Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Priscilla Gonzalez and Rebecca Smith

Many domestic workers have no legal right to overtime pay or a day off. Should they fall ill, suffer injury, or become unemployed, the vast majority do not qualify for benefits.