Nevada Is About to Kill an Inmate Using a Drug Mix That’s Never Been Tried Before

Scott Dozier is scheduled to die on Wednesday. The Nevada inmate has been on death row since 2007 for having shot and dismembered 22-year-old Jeremiah Miller in a drug-related crime in 2002. Eight days before the execution, the state announced that they would use a new combination of drugs to put Dozier to death.  “There are so many concerns and […]

Zambia to kill 2,000 hippos because they might spread anthrax

Zambia to kill 2,000 hippos because they might spread anthrax

Hippos are to be culled in Zambia over the next five yearsBorn Free Zambia has announced that it will resume the trophy hunting of hippos in order to prevent the spread of anthrax. However, wildlife activists say the cull will help fuel the hippo ivory trade. The country aims to cull 2,000 hippos living around […]

New 'Jihadi John' put on US terror kill list

New 'Jihadi John' put on US terror kill list

‘Jihadi Sid’, another Brit, has become the Islamic State’s (IS, formerly ISIS) new executioner replacing the notorious ‘Jihadi John’. Now US officials have put ex-bouncy castle salesman, turned terrorist, on its global kill list. Siddhartha Dhar, named in the UK media as ‘Jihadi Sid,’ was designated a global terrorist on Tuesday by the US State […]

Climate change will kill millions but you knew that already

Climate change will kill millions but you knew that already

Undernourishment is on the rise in Africa and southern AsiaAlbert Gonzalez Farran/AFP/Getty By Andy Coghlan We’ll pay a huge price in lost lives and ill health if we fail to tackle climate change. That’s the warning from a consortium of experts who have forecasted how the changing climate is likely to affect our health. “This […]