Feb 2, 2017

Mexico's vaquita porpoise close to extinction

Mexico’s vaquita marina is edging closer to extinction as scientists warned Wednesday that only 30 were left despite navy efforts to intercept illegal fishing nets killing the world’s smallest porpoise. “The already desperate situation has worsened, despite existing conservation measures and current enforcement efforts,” ...

Trump's unpredictability already troubles U.S. friends

Jan 28, 2017

Trump's unpredictability already troubles U.S. friends

President Donald Trump’s “America First” rhetoric and confrontational negotiating style have sparked frantic calls to the White House and Congress from diplomats and lobbyists concerned that the United States no longer has their back. When word swirled through Washington on Thursday that Trump might ...