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New EPA Chief Proposes 30% Cut In All Carbon-Based Organisms

WASHINGTON—Expressing confidence that the nation would meet the ambitious benchmarks by the end of Donald Trump’s presidential term, Scott Pruitt, the president-elect’s nominee for chief of the Environmental Protection Agency, said Thursday he would seek a 30 percent cut in all carbon-based organisms upon assuming office.
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Elephant Poaching Up Dramatically

According to recent reports from advocacy groups, elephants in central Africa are being slaughtered at rates unseen since the 1980s, with ivory prices skyrocketing due to increased demand from emerging Asian nations, most notably China. What do you think?

  • “I say it’s the elephants’ own damn fault, always flaunting their tusks, right there on their faces.”

    Braden Stys Kennel Attendant
  • “Yeah, if you’re not a careful shopper, there’s ivory in pretty much everything you buy.”

    Daren Trisler Hemodialysis Technician
  • “I think we need more safe places for elephants, like the circus.”

    Megan Hemperly Gravel Inspector

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