California just got out of an epic drought but seismologists say a new one is here. They call it an “earthquake drought” because it’s been years since a major earthquake has happened in the state, but experts know this so-called … Continue reading The Drought May Be Over, But Experts Say We’re In A ‘Quake Drought’
Filed on Equal Pay Day, the lawsuit argues that the company “tends to value male workers more than female workers.” A class-action lawsuit filed Tuesday alleges that Disney systematically pays women less than men and argues that the entertainment giant … Continue reading Disney Accused Of Gender Pay Gap In Class-Action Lawsuit
Reprieve for Great Barrier Reef Sharks Australia’s Administrative Appeals Tribunal has ruled in favor of Humane Society International and ordered an end to the lethal culling of sharks in the Great Barrier Reef. The Tribunal found that killing sharks does … Continue reading AU Government’s Final Say: Stop Killing Sharks
More like 49 cents. Every year on Equal Pay Day, we hear that women in America make about 80 cents for every dollar men earn. For many women of color, the number is lower — black women make about 61 cents on the … Continue reading You’ve heard that women make 80 cents to men’s dollar. It’s much worse than that.
Actor George Clooney is calling for a boycott of nine luxury hotels owned by the Brunei Investment Agency over Brunei’s plans to implement Islamic criminal laws, such death by stoning for gay sex. In an opinion piece in Deadline.com, Clooney said a boycott … Continue reading Boycott of Brunei-linked hotels over anti-LGBT laws
Citing measles emergency, this county just banned unvaccinated children from public places Caught in the grips of a persistent and long-running measles outbreak, a New York county on Tuesday took the extraordinary step of announcing it would ban children who … Continue reading NY Measles Emergency: this county just banned unvaccinated children
Coral is consistently dying—thanks, in large part, to rising water temperatures that bleach the colonial invertebrates of their vibrant color. The reefs are literally in hot water. Coral reefs serve as habitats for a quarter of all marine species, despite … Continue reading Seabird Poop Can Be Good for Coral Reefs