Beijing Vows To ‘Take All Necessary Measures’ To Protect Sovereignty In South China Sea

BEIJING/MANILA (Reuters) – China vowed to take all necessary measures to protect its sovereignty over the South China Sea and said it had the right to set up an air defense zone, after rejecting an international tribunal’s ruling denying its claims to the energy-rich waters. Chinese state media called the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the […]

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East Germany’s old ours transformed into new pond district

Despite a 2.2 bn regeneration programme, the Lusatian Lake District project, on land once occupied by the GDRs industrial heartland, remains relatively unknown to non-east Germans. So we took a tour This was once one of the dirtiest areas in East Germany, says Sren, my tour guide from IBA Tours, as our motorcycles swoosh through […]

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Ryan Zinke: Why we shrunk the monuments

( CNN) Across our great land, objects of culture and historic significance tell the story of our nation. From the Statue of Liberty to the birthplace of George Washington, preserving our American heritage entails protecting these objects. In 1906, President Teddy Roosevelt signed the Antiquities Act , dedicating the President power to extol objects on […]

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16,000 scientists sign dire warning to humanity over health of planet

( CNN) More than 16,000 scientists from 184 countries have published a second cautioning to humanity advising that we need to change our wicked ways to help the planet. In 1992, 1,700 independent scientists signed the “World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity.” The letter warned that “human beings and the natural world are on a collision […]

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