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Unacceptable dolphin deaths in southern Australian fishery

Published: Wed 12 Dec 2018 04:24 PM
The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) and Humane Society International (HSI) have today called on the Australian Government to urgently act to protect dolphins in southern Australia. Read more...

Community reps pass FIJI CSO code of accountability

Published: Wed 12 Dec 2018 04:03 PM
Fiji Council of Social Services(FCOSS) district representatives endorsed the Fiji CSO Code of Accountability for implementation by January 2019 at a meeting in Lautoka yesterday. Read more...

Most Secure KYC-Enabled Security Token Wallet Launched

Published: Wed 12 Dec 2018 03:05 PM
HONG KONG, Dec 12, 2018 - (ACN Newswire) - Blockpass and Infinito Wallet have announced the launch of the world's most secure and convenient KYC-enabled security token wallet, providing regulatory compliance while putting traders in full control of their security ... Read more...

Sports Launch Climate Action Framework at COP24

Published: Wed 12 Dec 2018 01:23 PM
The sports sector and UN Climate Change have launched today the Sports for Climate Action Framework to gather sports organizations, teams, athletes, and fans in a concerted effort to raise awareness and action to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement. Representatives ... Read more...

William Blum: Anti-Imperial Advocate

Published: Wed 12 Dec 2018 01:11 PM
In the incessant self-praise of the US imperial project, kept safe in a state of permanently enforced amnesia, occasional writings prod and puncture. Mark Twain expressed an ashamed horror at the treatment of the Philippines; Ulysses Grant, despite being ... Read more...

Draconian Power to Legalize Medical Marijuana

Published: Wed 12 Dec 2018 11:03 AM
Buddhist-majority Thailand is about to become the first Southeast Asian nation to legalize medical marijuana, hoping its traditional secretive potions, stoner "Thai Sticks," inexpensive quality health care and export marketeers will rescue patients ... Read more...

The Real Face of Justin: Are Palestinians Canada's New Jews?

Published: Wed 12 Dec 2018 10:46 AM
How does one explain Canada's contradictory foreign policy regarding Palestine and Israel? On December 4, Secretary General of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), Saeb Erekat, praised Canada’s commitment not to follow the footsteps of ... Read more...

Marshall Islands releases map to decarbonize power by 2050

Published: Wed 12 Dec 2018 10:33 AM
The Marshall Islands today released their plan to reduce electricity emissions by over half in just seven years, with further reductions leading to net zero emissions by 2050 or sooner. Read more...

Patricia Espinosa: “It’s Within our Grasp to Finish the Job"

Published: Wed 12 Dec 2018 10:21 AM
The second part of the high-level segment of the UN Climate Change Conference COP24 resumed today with the UN’s Climate Chief, Patricia Espinosa and other top UN officials making passionate pleas to governments to finish the work they set for themselves ... Read more...

Cameroon: UN experts concerned by crackdown on protests

Published: Wed 12 Dec 2018 10:20 AM
UN human rights experts* have expressed concerns over a crackdown against protesters in Cameroon following President Paul Biya’s re-election, and called for the protection of freedom of expression, peaceful assembly and association. Read more...
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