Mexico creates vast new ocean reserve to protect ‘Galapagos of North America’

Fishing, mining and new hotels will be prohibited in the biologically spectacular Revillagigedo archipelagoMexico's government has created the largest ocean reserve in North America around a Pacific archipelago regarded as its crown jewel. The measures will help ensure the conservation of marine beings including whales, giant rays and turtles. The…

WHO urges taxing sugary drinks, but are such measures effective?

( CNN) Governments should tax sugary drinks to stave off obesity, diabetes and other noncommunicable diseases, the World Health Organization recommended. "If governments taxation products like sugary beverages, they can reduce suffering and save lives, " said Dr. Douglas Bettcher, director of WHO's Department for the Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases…