Should the Military Force Protect the Environment?

Critter News

In response to both kinds of scenarios, some have begun to raise the possibility of an "eco-intervention," analogous to humanitarian interventions. Already, some conservation campaigns have taken on martial aspects. In Nicaragua, the army patrols beaches to protect sea turtle eggs.

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We Interrupt Regularly Scheduled.

Animal Person

I was told by a Panamanian bank vice president, “Every multinational knows that if Honduras raises its hourly rate, the rest of Latin America and the Caribbean will have to follow. In throwing out Zelaya they are sending frightening messages to all the other presidents who are trying to raise the living standards of their people.” One is Lanny Davis, an influential lobbyist who was a personal lawyer for President Bill Clinton and also campaigned for Hillary.

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