A current Brazilian bill could amplify the nation's already stringent abortion restrictions. The "fetal rights" measure gives "absolute priority" to fetuses and extends constitutional rights to the "unborn."
Not many people have heard of Fort Chipewyan, Alberta, nor the Athabaskan Tar Sands. Not these days, anyway, with the Deepwater Horizon disaster spewing oil into the Gulf of Mexico. But in Fort Chipewyan, the ongoing effects of bitumen oil extraction continue as the top news of the day. Continue Reading
As South Africans play host for the 2010 World Cup, they may also inadvertently play host to human traffickers as thousands children are off school for the month-long games. Continue Reading
Don’t be afraid of getting dirty—it might just make you healthier, less stressed and smarter. Continue Reading