Zoos choose whether entire species live or die, reports the New York Times. Many species face extinction and zoos are asked to preserve the most endangered. This is a decision fraught with conflict betwen their need to entertain the public and a species survival.
The Times continues, "To conserve animals effectively, however, zoo officials have concluded that they must winnow species in their care and devote more resources to a chosen few. The result is that zookeepers, usually animal lovers to the core, are increasingly being pressed into making cold calculations about which... Read More
Welfare State concept has gone long back all over the world. Even if some largest Democracies in the world claim that they are Welfare States by showing some of their policies in health care, insurance, educational scholarships, unemployment benefits, old age pensions, public housing, subsidized prices of a few consumables, public health programmes, they are by and large remained as abstract notions in real terms of implementation, as these concepts derived from real ‘welfare state’ concept of 1850s, have turned as modern political promises for corrupt political leaders to attact the votes... Read More
WHAT IS IT AND WHY IS IT IMPORTANT? On July 23, 2012 Bloggers Unite for Dog Rescue will unite and join together using the power of our blogs across the world to help save the lives of dogs in need.
Blog Catalog has partnered with Dog Rescue Success in Bloggers Unite for Dog Rescue, and would love it if you would join in and make a difference that results in a massive nation-wide global campaign to promote the life or death difference consumers can make through dog adoptions. Millions of dogs are euthanized each year because not enough people are adopting dogs through local... Read More
Aeroporti di Roma makes it known that, as of 00.01 hours on January 1st, 2012, it will be forced to stop operation of the handling system for luggage in transit, known as NET 6000 and inaugurated in July 2010, with an investment of 21ml Euro. Aeroporti di Roma informs that the old baggage handling system will be reactivated.ENAC – the National Civil Aviation Body – as of May 2011 and following specific investigations, established the amount to be paid by Airlines for use of the NET 6000 service, and destined only to cover the costs sustained by Aeroporti di Roma.From the month of May 2011 the... Read More
I am often asked, “Will 2012 happen?” Barring a hit by an asteroid or the arrival of Niburu, earth’s nemesis, December 21, 2012 will arrive. The world will not end. That’s the good news. So here is the rundown on the 2012 WAKING GOD PROPHECIES. ECONOMY - No good news here. The EU debt crisis will create world-wide economic turmoil. The European Central Bank wants to be able to approve member nation budgets. Can you imagine, bankers having to approve a budget passed by Congress-Oh wait…. Even if this passes, (update: the EU has approved a version of this plan) the first time a member nation... Read More
According to a December 4 report in The NY Times, anti-narcotic agents, primarily with the Drug Enforcement Agency, have both smuggled and laundered enormous sums of money in drug proceeds in their continued effort to infiltrate the powerful Mexican drug cartels.
The DEA has performed these under-cover efforts in other countries but began these tactics in Mexico only in the past few years. Because of the nature of the operations, cartels are often allowed to continue in operation for months or years before arrests are made.
Approximately 45,000 deaths have been attributed to the... Read More
An award winning Russian broadcaster gave President Barack Obama "THE" finger as she mentioned his name to a viewing audience of approximately 120 million viewers.
According to the UK Telegraph Ms. Limanova was "let go," for this display of affection. The privately owned and station REN TV labelled her "swift move" as "unacceptable" and "unprofessional."
"On 14 November during the 'News 24' programme the presenter Limanova made an unacceptable gesture that was a synonym for an offensive expression," it said in its official statement.
The TV channel did however back-track... Read More
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The world we live in currently, one would be very hard pressed to experience rational peace and genuine freedom. "Peace", is a rare and almost extinct commodity. It is a shadow in the memory of humanity, a mere moment in the blink of an eye that we seldom...
Nice piece Credo as usual. You mention in context at the end "for fear of making war with the Gods." The keystone of peace lies crumbling,simply because the 'Gods of war' reign supreme despite race, religion,etc. Hypothetically if religion didn't exist...
I have serious doubts about the reality of Christ, but I have no doubt that if he existed, he did not look the way as the image commonly depicted in the U S and the rest of the West does. As the early Christians made war on pagan civilizations and cultures,...