Canada protects largest coniferous forest

Canada protects largest coniferous forest

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCanada is now home to the world’s largest protected boreal forestCanada will soon have the largest protected boreal forest – an area twice the size of Belgium – on the planet. Some 1.6m hectares of remote land in the province of Alberta are being made into new…

US court says law protects gay workers

US court says law protects gay workers

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The ruling is only the second of its kind A US federal court has ruled to protect gay employees in the workplace. The Manhattan court overruled prior decisions that said the opposite, saying „legal doctrine evolves”. The 10-3 ruling by the 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals was made…