Court rejects civil rights group’s effort to free elephant in Bronx Zoo, ruling she is not entitled to same rights as a ‘person’

CNN — New York’s highest court ruled Tuesday that an elephant at the Bronx Zoo is not a “person” and that the civil rights group fighting for her release to a sanctuary is not entitled to do so on her behalf. The elephant, named Happy, has been in captivity since she was one year old … Read more

Filipinos will be ‘guinea pigs’ in nuclear pact with US – solon

ABS-CBN News Posted at Nov 24 2022 02:48 PM MANILA — House Deputy Minority Leader France Castro is against negotiations for a civilian nuclear pact between the United States and the Philippines, saying it poses threat to the health and safety of Filipinos. According to the ACT Teachers party-list representative, the Filipinos will become “guinea … Read more

US, PH to begin nuclear cooperation talks: White House

The Bataan Nuclear Power Plant in Bagac is surrounded by wide roads and an elevated landscape to mitigate nuclear accidents. Jonathan Cellona, ​​ABS-CBN News/file MANILA (UPDATE) — The United States and the Philippines are starting negotiations on a civil nuclear cooperation agreement that could lead to future sales of US nuclear reactors to the Southeast … Read more

Ukraine War – The Diplomat

Advertisement The 17th annual summit of Heads of State and Heads of Government of the Group of Twenty (G-20) – the world’s most powerful economies – was held from November 15-16 in Bali, Indonesia. It was Indonesia’s first chance to host the grouping. Chaired by Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, the conference was overshadowed by … Read more

The newest grizzly bear at Woodland Park Zoo officially has a name

The newest grizzly bear cub at Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo officially has a name. The zoo said the female cub was named Fern by Maryanne Tagney and David Jones, who are longtime supporters of Woodland Park Zoo’s conservation efforts. “We were honored to be asked to name little Fern, the zoo’s adorable new rescued grizzly … Read more

‘Miracle’ elephant twins born at New York zoo

CNN — The Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse, New York, has welcomed not one, but two new bundles of joy. The Asian elephant twins were born on October 24 to parents Mali and Doc, according to a news release from the zoo. The birth of twins was a shock for zoo staff, according to the … Read more

BHS Band is ready for action today in Indianapolis

TODAY’S WORD is ostracize. Example: After Carry crossed some lines in her friend group, she was socially ostracized and became very lonely. THURSDAY’S WORD was idiosyncratic. It means relating to idiosyncrasy; peculiar or individual. Example: Naomi was hesitant to introduce her mother to her new partner because of her idiosyncratic personality. BHS superstars All of … Read more

Emperor penguins at risk of extinction due to climate crisis

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — As Antarctica’s emperor penguins are increasingly threatened by the climate crisis, the flightless seabirds will receive new protections under the Endangered Species Act, or ESA. With global warming melting the sea ice the … Read more

Greenland polar bear population lives without sea ice

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — A genetically distinct and isolated population of polar bears have been documented living in southeast Greenland. Scientists who studied and tracked the bears determined that they survive despite having limited access to sea … Read more

Massachusetts family thought they rescued a stray puppy. It was a coyote

CNN — A Massachusetts family was surprised to learn that a lost puppy they rescued was, in fact, a baby coyote. The male pup was found “wandering and distressed” on the side of the road, according to a Facebook post from the Cape Wildlife Center. Concerned for its safety, the family picked up the pup … Read more