Thursday, 8 March 2012

BP Reaches $7.8 Bn Settlement Over US Oil Spill

Alternet - Mar 3 - '12
 CHICAGO — Oil giant BP has reached a $7.8 billion (5.9 billion euro) deal to settle thousands of claims from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, but some of the victims said Saturday that the money won't bring the disaster to a close. Full story here.

TAKE ACTION to Stop Asia Pulp and Paper's Logging in Indonesia's Tiger Rainforests (Video)

At least 80 million children under one are at risk of diseases such as diphtheria, measles and polio as COVID-19 disrupts routine vaccination efforts

World Health Organization A WHO photo. Agencies call for joint effort to safely deliver routine immunization and proceed with vaccination ...