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Video: Romania’s deadly fight against illegal logging

Romania’s rich and ancient forests are in peril. Since joining the European Union in 2007, the country has seen its forest cover depleted at record levels. Rangers and environmentalists who investigate and document...

Big cat comeback: Jaguars prowl Argentina’s Iberá Wetlands after 70 years

It’s been 70 years since jaguars left their round, four-toed footprints in the ground of the Iberá Wetlands, a 1.3-million-hectare (3.2-million-acre) tract of swamps, waterways and islands in northeastern Argentina’s Corrientes province. But things...

Pet trade relies on ‘disposable’ wild chameleons from Madagascar

DIANA REGION, Madagascar — With the sun still low in the sky, my taxi boat pulled up to a floating wooden pontoon in the bustling port of Ankify in northwestern Madagascar. As one of...

Kidnapped Christian girl, 12, raped and chained up by man, 45, in Pakistan, is rescued

(The AEGIS Alliance) - Many are at ease now that a 12-year-old innocent girl has been rescued from her abductor. Authorities in Pakistan stated she was raped multiple times and forced to marry the...

California man lived in Chicago airport for 3 months, ‘too scared of COVID’ to fly home

(The AEGIS Alliance) - CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - Many people were stunned when prosecutors stated that a man lived inside O’Hare International Airport for a period of three months without being detected. Aditya Singh is facing...

Could Baltimore’s Climate Change Suit Become a Supreme Court Test Case?

What began as a narrow jurisdictional question to be argued Tuesday before the U.S. Supreme Court in a climate change lawsuit filed by the city of Baltimore could take on far greater implications if...

The South’s Communication Infrastructure Can’t Withstand Climate Change

This story was previously published by Southerly/Scalawag. Read the original here. Much of the South’s early communications infrastructure was installed in the 1960s, expanded during the 1980s and 1990s, and is nearing the end of its...

Protesters hold back military takeover of Balkans’ largest mountain pasture

A 2019 decree by the government of Montenegro sets forth the country’s intention to set up a military training ground in the highland grasslands of Sinjajevina in the northern part of the country. ...