Sea-level rise is now projected to be even higher than expected, and warming oceans are losing their oxygen much faster than previously believed. If warming continues apace, there will be no glaciers in the contiguous United States by 2050, yet Trump administration officials are stomping on the gas pedal.
A vacation in Turkey has turned into a vocation to help refugees and asylum seekers for New Yorker Amal Ahmed. Disturbed by the humanitarian crisis unfolding around her -- Turkey currently hosts over 3.25 million asylum seekers and refugees -- Ahmed decided to use her legal training and Arabic skills to help a local NGO, which provides legal services to refugees and asylum seekers.
Only 6 percent of the men held at the Lumpkin detention center in Georgia have legal representation, according to a 2015 study. Nationwide, it's not much better, the study of data from October 2006 to September 2012 found: Just 14 percent of detainees have lawyers. That percentage is likely to get even smaller under the Trump administration.