The Labrador duck is long gone and the wild Vancouver Island marmot is struggling to bounce back, but the whooping crane, the swift fox and the bison are actually making comebacks.
With more than 30 species already gone and over 400 species of plants and animals at risk, Canada is starting to get serious about protecting its endangered species. Between 19, natives in two northwest Ontario communities sat down to daily meals of poison.
Their staple food -- fish -- had record-high levels of mercury from a chemical plant up the river.
There is no doubt, however, that the lingering pollution was a disaster for the natives and the lodge owners who had employed them as fishing guides.
Their source of food and jobs destroyed, the bands endured years of alcoholism and despair, government neglect and, finally, healing.
We tell people to “man up” or to “take it like a man” when we’re urging them to handle something with strength and power. You've probably heard by now that you should discourage teens from posting certain information and photos online.
We tell people they’re doing something “like a girl” when we’re explaining how they’re doing something awkwardly or weakly. Here's a warning you may not have heard: Extend your TMI crackdown to their college essays.
When it was clear late last week that Zakk didn't win the van contest, his mother said her heart was broken, as were the hearts of many of Zakk's supporters.
The good news is that there's still a way to get Zakk a van.
; born March 28, 1986), known professionally as Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress.
She performed initially in theater, appearing in high school plays, and studied at CAP21 through New York University's Tisch School of the Arts before dropping out to pursue a musical career.
After leaving a rock band, participating in the Lower East Side's avant garde performance art circuit, and being dropped from a contract with Def Jam Recordings, Gaga worked as a songwriter for Sony/ATV Music Publishing.
From there, recording artist Akon noticed her vocal abilities and helped her to sign a joint deal with Interscope Records and his own Kon Live Distribution.
Her debut album The Fame (2008) was a critical and commercial success that produced global chart-topping singles such as "Just Dance" and "Poker Face".