Giovanni Ortolani

What Trump's Withdrawal From UNESCO Means for the Environment

The U.S. is quitting UNESCO, the United Nations organization that coordinates international efforts to foster peace and sustainable development and to eradicate poverty. The Trump administration made the announcement October 12. The withdrawal takes effect Dec. 31, 2018.

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Trump's Global Resorts Put Profit First, Environment and Endangered Species Last

Who doesn’t like a luxury resort and 18-hole golf course set atop a sheer cliff with breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean? For one, the revered Hindu gods who inhabit the temple nearby, according to the local Balinese concerned over plans to open the Trump International Hotel & Tower Bali. Local environmentalists aren’t keen on the resort either.

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