Costa Rica pledges to protect sharks from poachers

Costa Rica announced on Monday that it will support the conservation listing of all proposed shark and ray species at the Convention of Migratory species meeting later this month. Over 5,000 people signed a petition calling on Costa Rica, where shark poaching has been prevalent, to support greater shark protections at the international meeting.

Reforestation is a promising antidote to climate change

At least three-quarters of the forests of the world have been cut down or damaged, says the New York Times in a two-page story that says...