In what feels like an effort to make life even more glum for the baby gorilla already rejected by its mother at the Texas zoo where it was born, Cincinnati Zoo has dubbed the recently adopted infant “Gladys.” Gladys. CINCINNATI -2
A 13-year-old Kenyan boy devised a simple way to use moving LED lights around local livestock enclosures to scare away preying lions, protecting the agriculture-dominated economies, families and a suffering species. WORLD +1
The CEO of an online T-shirt company found himself in hot water after an “automated process” to parody the Pinterest-popular slogan “Keep Calm and Carry On” led to offerings for sale on Amazon with slogans like “Keep Calm and Rape A Lot” and “Keep Calm and Grope On.” WORLD -2
Livability.com ranked Cincinnati one of the top 10 best spring break destinations for families due to really cool things like the Newport Aquarium, Cincinnati Zoo, Ault Park, Cincinnati Art Museum and … vendor of horse meatballs and boxed furniture, IKEA?
After receiving a petition from 1.5 million people across the world, the Prime Minister of Thailand pledged to end the nation’s domestic ivory trade, although she failed to set a clear timeline; Thailand has long been a key destination for the transportation of illegal ivory from Africa, where elephant poaching is rampant. WORLD +1
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