Highlights / predator

Environment & Animal Life, International, Internet, Science & Technology

Climate change affecting predator-prey balance

It seems climate change could throw the delicate natural balance of predators and prey, off kilter. Two biological mathematicians studied the relationship between a predator, the great horned owl, and a prey animal, the snowshoe hare. Lead author Rebecca Tyson »

International, Politics, Society

Former prime minister calls Trump a sexual predator

In an interview with CBC, Canada’s first and only female prime minister called U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump a “self-celebrating sexual predator” whose comments about the election are “a crime against democracy.” Kim Campbell was prime minister for just over »

Health, International, Society

Dutch cyberbully suspect can be extradited to Canada in teen suicide case

A Dutch court made the extradition decision at a hearing today in relation to a case in Canada which made national, and international news headlines. In October of 2012, a 15-year-old girl in British Columbia, committed suicide after posting a »

Society

Group warns of spike in teenage ‘sextortion’

Increasingly, Canadian teens are being coerced into taking off their clothes or performing sexual acts online, warns the Canadian Centre for Child Protection. The acts are recorded and then used to extort money or additional sexual content from the adolescent. »

Health, International, Society

Online predator encouraged suicide: conviction

A former Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in the US has now finally been convicted in a case of assisting a suicide via the internet. Married and a father of two teenage girls, William Melchert-Dinkel, 52, of Faribault, Minnesota was accused »