Daily Archives: May 23, 2019

YPO Global Pulse Survey Finds the Customer is Always Right

New YPO Global Pulse Survey Finds That Customers are the Primary Inspiration for Business Innovation Around the World

NEW YORK, May 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — YPO, the premier global leadership organization for more than 27,000 chief executives, conducted

WHO Certifies Algeria, Argentina Free of Malaria

GENEVA The World Health Organization has certified Algeria and Argentina as malaria-free, following three consecutive years where no new cases of the deadly disease have been reported.

The malaria parasite, which kills more than 400,000 people each year, was discovered …

Pioneering Veterinary Medicine for Africa’s Enigmatic Pangolins

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA Veterinarian Dr. Karin Lourens has become known as Africa’s pangolin doctor for leading medical efforts to help the scaly anteaters rescued from the illegal wildlife trade.

Case in point, she’s treating an endangered ground pangolin, one of …

United Nations strengthens Ebola response in Democratic Republic of the Congo

With the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo now in its tenth month and the number of new cases increasing in recent weeks, the United Nations announced today measures to strengthen its response and end the outbreak.…

Elephants reduced to a political football as Botswana brings back hunting

Botswana has reinstated trophy hunting after a 5-year moratorium on the practice.

In the wake of evidently declining wildlife numbers, former president Ian Khama imposed the ban in early 2014. Elephant numbers had plummeted by 15% in the preceding decade. …

Elephants reduced to a political football as Botswana brings back hunting

Botswana has reinstated trophy hunting after a 5-year moratorium on the practice.

In the wake of evidently declining wildlife numbers, former president Ian Khama imposed the ban in early 2014. Elephant numbers had plummeted by 15% in the preceding decade. …