A 15-year-old Liberian boy pleaded guilty in a juvenile court to his role in the July, 2009 gang-rape of an 8-year-old girl. The teenager pleaded to charges of kidnapping, sexual assault, three counts of sexual misconduct with a minor, and one count of attempted sexual misconduct with a minor ... More >>
photos8.comI just read two stories that freaked me out a bit, and now it's finally sinking in just why.
First, this: MSNBC's "U.N.: Tiger on 'verge of extinction'"
And then, a while later, this: Time Magazine's "In Praise of the Endangered Restaurant Critic."
It's a jungle out there.
www.motivatedphotos.com"Hump smarter, save the snail darter," is one of six, um, catchy slogans that will appear on condoms to be distributed by the Tucson-based endangered species advocacy group, Center for Biological Diversity, on Valentine's Day.No, "don't be a whore, save a condor," is ... More >>
U.S. Animal and Plant Health Inspection ServiceSalt Cedar Leaf BeetleThe Center for Biological Diversity and Maricopa Audobon Society filed a lawsuit in federal court today in an effort to protect the southwestern willow flycatcher bird from imported salt cedar leaf beetles.The leaf-eating beetles w ... More >>
Increasingly, public officials ignore laws they're paid to uphold. Citizens and interest groups regularly drag these same bureaucrats into court, trying to ensure that the laws of the land are enforced. But now even the courts, once bastions of authority,