Děti Země: Ropuchy chráníme, kolegy udáváme!
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Děti Země: Ropuchy chráníme, kolegy udáváme!

Nedávno jsem zde zcela mylně psal, že si cením života jedné ropuchy více než tří životů ekologických aktivistů. Musím se tímto omluvit ropuše. Ropuchy totiž nejenže neberou dotace, ale také neudávají jiné žáby – skokany, kuňky ani rosničky. Šéf Dětí Země doktor Patrik své kolegy – jiné ochranáře – udává jak profesionální...

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Šábes šneků: To vás ti plži nezajímají ani za peníze?
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Šábes šneků: To vás ti plži nezajímají ani za peníze?

Nezájem čtenářů o mou videorubriku přinášející strhující novinky ze života stopkookých plžů mě donutil zvýšit atraktivitu tématu. Říkáte si: Blbí šneci! Víte ale, kolik byli donedávna sběratelé ochotni platit za nejdražší mořské šneky? A že některé po koupi radši rozbíjeli, aby jich bylo celkově míň a měli větší...

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An Australian Filmmaker Has Been Sentenced to Six Years in Cambodian Prison on Espionage Charges

An Australian filmmaker was sentenced Friday to six years in prison by a Cambodian court on espionage charges related to flying a drone at an opposition party rally last year. James Ricketson, 69, faced up to 10 years in prison for “collecting information that could be damaging to national defense” per the country’s criminal code. He has been detained since his arrest in June 2017. “My love for Cambodia and its people is heartfelt,”...

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Ugandan Pop Star-Turned-Politician Bobi Wine Stopped From Seeking Treatment in U.S. After Alleged Torture

(KAMPALA, Uganda) — Protests erupted in Uganda’s capital on Friday after police blocked a pop star-turned-opposition lawmaker from leaving for the United States for treatment after alleged torture. The action by security forces has escalated a political dispute between the government of longtime President Yoweri Museveni and a youthful generation that fears he intends to rule for life after 32 years in power. Bobi Wine, whose real...

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These Five Leaders Had the Worst Summers of Their Political Lives
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These Five Leaders Had the Worst Summers of Their Political Lives

Another August gone by too quickly. But for some political leaders, summer can’t end soon enough. Here are five leaders who have suffered true summers of discontent. Nicolas Maduro, Venezuela Spencer Platt—Getty ImagesVenezuelan President Nicolas Maduro speaks to the media following a meeting with U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon at the United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York on July 28, 2015 in New York City. When the failed assassination...

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