WWF report says online wildlife trade is on the rise in Myanmar

Written by Eileen Kortenbach, Business Writer at AP Bangkok (AFP) – Illegal online purchases of wildlife are increasing in Myanmar, threatening public health and endangered species, a report by the World Wildlife Fund shows. The report released Friday found that enforcement of the ban on such transactions has weakened amid political turmoil after the military … Read more

Italy brothers prepare to roll back COVID rules – POLITICO

ROME – Italy’s new right-wing coalition appears poised to roll back some of Italy’s tough coronavirus regulations imposed during the pandemic, after winning last Sunday’s election. The Italian Brotherhood-led coalition led by Giorgia Meloni won 44 percent of the vote and is expected to form a government. In opposition, the brothers have opposed many of … Read more

Gates Foundation urges UN and honors inspiration as goalkeeper | Health, medicine and fitness

By Thalia Petty, Associated Press New York (AFP) – Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates combined distinctive optimism with sobering questions about persistent gender inequality and hunger at an event focused on reaching global development goals, held by the Gates Foundation on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. Bill Gates made the case … Read more

McIlroy prepares to leave LIV golfers at Wentworth | Health, medicine and fitness

Written by Doug Ferguson – AP . Golf Writer ATLANTA (AFP) – Rory McIlroy set the tone for a controversial week at Wentworth for the BMW PGA Championship when he thought of the 18 players from Saudi-funded LIV Golf who entered the main event of the European Tour. In his press conference Sunday after Winning … Read more

School districts move to relieve teacher stress, burnout

Concord, New Hampshire – With Prince’s “Raspberry Beret” flashing in the background, about 20 New Hampshire teachers grabbed wooden sticks and began beating their tables to the beat. Emily Daniels, who was leading a two-day workshop on burnout, encouraged the group including teachers, school counselors, occupational therapists and social workers to stand inside the hotel … Read more