Rob Cooke, lead author of the study published in the journal Nature Communications, said: “By far the biggest threat to birds and mammals is humankind - with habitats being destroyed due to our impact on the planet, such as deforestation, hunting, intensive farming, urbanisation and the effects of global warming.
A NEW Philippine National Police Unit called the PNP Integrity Monitoring and Enforcement Group (PNP-IMEG) will be officially activated today to take over the functions of the PNP Counter-Intelligence Task Force which will be deactivated, the Journal Group learned.
“SMARTING” from his new “trade deal” with Mexico wherein in exchange for not imposing huge tariffs on Mexican goods entering the US, Mexico agrees to deal more harshly, err, more effectively, with illegal immigrants, US strongman, oops, president, Donald Trump, said, “a trade war is easy to win.”
EQUIPPED by so-called ‘ultimate witnesses’ or powerful Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras, the Philippine National Police have activated so-called ‘safe zones’ in Metro Manila other parts of the country in time for the opening of regular classes this month as part of their increased effort to reduce street crimes and protect students and the rest of the public, the PNP leadership headed by Director General Oscar D. Albayalde said yesterday.
During the ‘surprise visit’ made by President Rodrigo Duterte at the NAIA Terminal 2, Senator-elect Bong Go said such visit was triggered by complaints that reached the President. Apparently, such had something to do with several flight delays and cancellations that had to happen over the weekend due to the ‘red lightning’ alert.
THE embarrassing case of Davao City-based columnist Margarita Valle is actually an eye-opener not only for authorities but also for our lawmakers whom I believe must craft a law that will prevent so-called ‘mistaken identity’ arrests as part of the government’s strict policy on the protection of human rights.
WHEN the clock strikes at 12 tonight, the nationwide gun ban officially ends with the Philippine National Police going on another mission: the need to ensure the certainty of punishment for over 4,600 persons arrested for violating the prohibition on the unauthorized carrying of firearms and other deadly weapons during the election period which started last January 12.