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ITF affiliates stand for crew change

New York, July 7 -- Seafarers in their unions are putting more pressure on the world's governemnts to allow for crew changes, as more than 200,000 seafarers are now trapped aboard vessels working beyo... Read More


Leading Global Health Expert, Dr. Julie Fischer, Joins CRDF Global as Senior Technical Advisor

New York, July 6 -- CRDF Global is pleased to announce Dr. Julie Fischer as its new Senior Technical Advisor for Global Health. Dr. Fischer brings over 20 years of global health experience in infectio... Read More


YKAN Appoints Dr. Herlina Hartanto as New Executive Director to Lead Conservation Work in Indonesia

JAKARTA, July 6 -- Dr. Herlina Hartanto, a leading Indonesian conservation expert whose work has advanced the protection of tropical forests, has been selected as the new Executive Director of Yayasan... Read More


NRDC: With Atlantic Coast Pipeline Canceled, Time to Pivot to Clean Energy

WASHINGTON, July 4 -- Faced with rising costs and opposition, the builders of the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline reportedly are canceling the project that would have traveled 600 miles from West Vir... Read More


Military Base Employee Charges Union Bosses with Religious Discrimination

CLARKSVILLE, July 3 -- Dorothy Frame, a J&J Worldwide Service Employee, works at Fort Campbell, a military installation on the Kentucky-Tennessee border. In July 2019, she sent Laborers Local Union 57... Read More


Newark Makes Progress on Lead Crisis, But is Not Out of the Woods Yet

WASHINGTON, July 2 -- The City of Newark today announced levels of lead in its drinking water for the first six months of 2020 had declined below the EPA's action level. Newark's mayor acknowledged Ne... Read More


With health precautions in place, testing resumes at Vehicle Research Center

New York, July 1 -- Employees have returned to the Vehicle Research Center, resuming work that had to be paused amid the Covid -19 pandemic. Employees have returned to the Insurance Institute for Hig... Read More


China: National security law must not become a weapon of fear

New York, June 30 -- Responding to today's passing of a national security law for Hong Kong by the Standing Committee of China's National People's Congress, the head of Amnesty International's China T... Read More


SARLAS COVID-19 charity drive goes to Zululand

New York, June 29 -- The South African Rugby Legends Association (SARLA) delivered clothing, food and other necessities to communities around the Manyoni Game Reserve in Zululand last week. Two of Sou... Read More


Push to Drop Fur and Exotic Skins Heads to LVMHs Boardroom

Paris, June 28 -- "Will LVMH continue to risk public health and support extreme cruelty to animals, or will it act like an ethical and sustainable company by banning exotic skins and fur today ?" That... Read More