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  • Obama administration stops short in agreeing to destroy US supply of landmines
    Obama administration stops short in agreeing to destroy US supply of landmines
    The United States may have vowed to stop replenishing its stockpile of landmines by discontinuing to produce and/or buy them when they “expire,” during last weeks Mine Ban Treaty conference in Mozambique, the Obama administration...
  • Training honeybees to detect land mines
    Training bees to detect land mines
    To date land mines have killed more than 300 people in Croatia (including 66 people trying to deactivate them) since the end of the Yugoslavia wars in the 1990’s. Now researchers from Zagreb University are working to train honeybees to sniff...
  • HRH Prince Harry at military family White House event
    Prince Harry’s visit to the United States kicks off in DC
    HRH Prince Harry landed in the United States today, May 9, and first thing on his agenda was a cause close to his mother’s heart. According to Hello, the visit to a photography exhibition in the Russell Senate Office Building’s rotunda...
  • "The Eyes of Thailand"
    "The Eyes of Thailand" Documentary plays at KIFF
    In 2011 American Style Magazine published a list of the Top 25 Mid-Sized Cities for Art. Kansas City, MO ranked 23rd followed by St. Louis, MO at 24th. The KC Metro boasts an impressive list of gallery spaces, museums and performance venues, the...
  • The Wheel
    Three small business landmines to avoid
    Yesterday we talked about how not building structure inside your small business can sink you. Today let's talk about using a business model that already works.Landmine #2 is re-inventing the wheel.There is something in the DNA of the small...
  • Landmine disposal
    Landmine use on the rise
    Use of landmines hit a seven-year high in 2011, the United Nations announced Wednesday, in spite of global efforts to ban them and attempts to disarm those in place from past conflicts.The increase in the use of landmines was by governments who...
  • International mine awareness day
    International mine awareness day
    April 4 is the United Nations' International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action.Imagine having a threat of a landmine on your way to work, when crossing a road or visiting your doctor. Now think that communities in several...