The Bear Cub Club meets in the Tongass National Forest, which, with the Great Bear Rainforest is part of the Pacific temperate rainforest, the largest such ecosystem in existence.
Syrian civilians under siege from a civil war are trying to survive eating leaves and grass. They are pleading for the international community for help. But the war and hunger goes on.
Is anyone else fed up with how "the news" is dominated by stories that provoke fear, panic and paranoia?
The reality of climate change begs another urgent question: how do we convince everyone to care enough to do something about it? That's where the media comes in. And the answer is framing climate change and environmental protections as what they are -- human rights.
Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals will require a considerable, sustained, financial and political commitment from every country in the world. The SDGs have set a remarkably inclusive and holistic agenda for the international community, unlike any we have seen before.
It is not a double standard to criticize Israel, and it is most certainly not anti-Semitic. In fact, the overreaction to criticism harms our political discourse, damages the effort to combat real anti-Semitism, and because it serves to enable destructive Israeli policies, it makes a just peace a near unattainable goal.
Innovation was the buzzword of the World Economic Forum. Not only was it used by political and business leaders alike. But, also pivotal leaders in the development sector as well.
Much has been made over the years of the United Nation's bias against the State of Israel. This one-sided view that routinely condemns all actions of...
Cancer is a disease that has impacted many of us in some way, shape or form. It doesn't discriminate and knows no borders. And yet, the fight against cancer looks very different in some parts of the world than in others.
Protecting civilians has become one of the most complicated tasks faced by the UN and the Security Council, which has a primary role in safeguarding international peace and security.
Over the years we have learned that many of the assumptions behind such refugee "care" were wrong. The main one: Few modern conflicts of a scale that drive large populations to flee have quick and happy endings. They often stretch on for decades.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. When we harm forests, we harm ourselves. ...
At a time when European nations are turning their backs on Israel, Italy has held steadfast in support of both the Jewish State and its own Jewish cit...
Communities in crisis lead to vulnerable societies. And vulnerable societies are prone to all kinds of social and economic degradation, including the rise of hopelessness, extremism and instability.
Basically, Haitians managed to put Washington in the situation of having to maintain that a runoff election with only one candidate, businessman Jovenel Moïse, would be legitimate, or postpone the election.
When I read the stories about resettlement, I think of my own great-grandmother who fled anti-Semitism in Russia and arrived in the US shortly after the turn of the century.