Leigh Anne Kline

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How to Talk About Climate Change So People Will Listen

Environmentalists warn us that apocalypse awaits. Economists tell us that minimal fixes will get us through. Here's how we can move beyond the impasse.<p>Not long ago, my newspaper informed me that glaciers in the western Antarctic, undermined by the warmer seas of a hotter world, were collapsing, and …

Socialist child care in Europe: Creche, Ecole maternelle, and French child care options.

The coming presidential election represents a choice, says Mitt Romney: a choice between evil European-style socialism and good old American can-do …

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Here Are The Leading Causes Of Death In 1900 Compared To 2010

While Americans have mostly conquered many of the diseases that used to kill thousands in the early 1900s, one disease in particular kills a lot more people today than it did a century ago.<p>Michigan State University research assistant Randy Olson has made a chart that compares common causes of death …

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A Real-Time Map of Births and Deaths

This simulation gives an eerily omniscient vantage on the world as it fills.<p>In 1950, there were 2.5 billion humans. Today there are just over 7 billion. In another 30 years, according to U.S. Census Bureau projections, there will be more than 9 billion.<p>Brad Lyon has a doctoral degree in mathematics …

Conflict over land in Cambodia is taking a dangerous turn

In the first nine months of the year, we have seen the killing of Cambodia's leading environmental activist, a journalist and a 14-year-old girl whose community faced eviction. We've also seen the conviction of 13 land activists for legitimate protests; a judicial move against one of the country's …

Sexual violence blights Cambodia

In a recent survey, five percent of men reported they participated in gang rape in Cambodia - one of the highest rates in the Asia-Pacific region.<p>Still, fewer than 20 gang-rape cases were prosecuted in Cambodia last year.<p>A law against domestic violence, passed in Cambodia in 2005, has led to a 15 …

Orphanages in Cambodia Are Not Tourist Attractions

Tourists often travel to Cambodia not just to see its sights, but to do good deeds too. Cambodia is a fertile field for charity; thanks to its bloody …

Cambodia

Cambodia: child protection workers call for end to ‘orphanage tourism’

Child protection and NGO workers are pleading with tourists and volunteers to stay away from orphanages in Cambodia, claiming so-called “orphanage tourism” damages the children and enables exploitation.<p>The number of Australians visiting Cambodia is increasing, as are the number of orphanages in the …

Fears over human rights in Cambodia as crackdown on protests continues

Prak Sovannary tries to put on a brave face. She has just heard that two of 23 men arrested (pdf) during a violent crackdown on garment worker protests in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, last month have unexpectedly been released on bail.<p>Her husband, Vorn Pao, a prominent activist and union leader, is not …

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Asean declaration allows Cambodia to flout human rights, warn campaigners

Human rights groups in Cambodia fear a new south-east Asian declaration of human rights could conversely offer the government in Phnom Penh a figleaf to clamp down on dissent. Cambodia signed the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) human rights declaration on Sunday, two days before the …

Cambodia tests mass use of repellents in fight against malaria

Cambodia's mortality rate from malaria has dropped sharply in the past 20 years and the government has ambitious plans to eliminate malaria entirely by 2025.<p>The free distribution of insecticide-treated bednets – used by 95% of the population – has made a big impact on bringing down the death rate …

Cerritos College Student from Cambodia Named One of Nation's Top Scholars

Vanneren Long was among 74 students chosen for this honor among nearly 800 applicants from two-year colleges nationwide.<p>Vannaren Long, a Cerritos …

New Industrial Accident: Shoe Factory Collapses In Cambodia

<b>KAMPONG SPEU</b> – Part of a shoe factory collapsed on Thursday in Cambodia, killing at least three workers, and adding to concerns about industrial …

Tackle the Wild Side of Cambodia

Cambodia is a vast country, still recovering from war and internal conflict. Much of it is still rural; head away from the tourist havens of Angkor …

FS starts Cambodia visit

Financial Secretary John Tsang started his visit to Cambodia today by meeting officials and attending a business luncheon in Phnom Penh. <br>He met …

FS boosts HK, Cambodia ties

Financial Secretary John Tsang today met business associations in Cambodia to enhance interaction between Hong Kong and Cambodian businesses. <br>He …

A Peek Into Cambodia, A Nascent Startup Scene That Is Quietly Hungry

Last week, we got a peek into Myanmar via Squar, the new homegrown social network that is pushing the boundaries in the newly opened up country. This …

Startups

Think of Cambodia before you add sugar to your coffee

If you're reading this article with a cup of coffee, you should think twice before adding sugar to your brew. If it's from Cambodia, it may be tainted – not by chemical pesticides or fertiliser, but by human rights abuses. And if you're reading this in the European Union, here's something else you …