Cutting off one’s nose to spite one’s face

MANKIND’S seeming lack of response to climate change through ignoring scientifically proven data showing that there is a global rise in annual temperature beggars belief. The Paris Climate Agreement (Paris Accord) of 2015 to reduce world temperature increases to 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels was signed by many nations, but some only pay lip […]

The poor poachers’ pockets

STEALING goods and knowingly distributing and receiving stolen goods are criminal offences throughout the globe, with usually heavy prison sentences and/or hefty fines imposed. Few readers will know that behind drug smuggling, counterfeiting, and human trafficking, the illegal trade in environmental products is the fourth largest organised criminal enterprise in the world amounting to RM962 […]