Thousands of demonstrations will call out Monsanto for its seed monopoly, genetic modification of organisms, and court-sanctioned silencing of dissent.
Wisconsin, on May 14, saw its largest wildfire since 1980. Meanwhile, in California, another fire that began May 15 has blackened 3,800 acres.
According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature, Africa's western black rhino is now officially extinct.
More than 100 leading cancer specialists from around the world have denounced the "astronomical" costs of cancer drugs, suggesting that drug companies are engaged in unethical profiteering.