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On Nebraska's Farmland, Keystone XL Pipeline Debate Is Personal
Environment  (tags: activists, Keystone XL Pipeline, Nebraska, local politics, environment, conservation, ecosystems, pollution, protection, humans, green )

Cal
- 3 days ago - npr.org
Nebraska, dotted with pastures and farmland, is at the heart of a legal battle that could help decide the fate of the Keystone XL pipeline
Peru Outraged After Greenpeace Makes Its Mark and Defaces Nazca Ancient Site
Environment  (tags: activists, crime, culture, climate-change, conservation, destruction, environment, government, habitat, humans, protection, world )

Caree
- 5 days ago - nytimes.com
An expression of concern by the environmental group Greenpeace about the carbon footprint was marred this week by real footprints -- in a fragile, and restricted, landscape near the Nazca lines, ancient man-made designs etched in the Peruvian desert.
Anti-Nuke Activists Fight to Close Diablo Canyon
Environment  (tags: activists, Diablo canyon, environmentalists, environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy, protection, humans, healthconditions, habitatdestruction, wildlife, oceans, politics, nature )

Cal
- 8 days ago - ecowatch.com
More demonstrators have been arrested at Diablo Canyon than any other nuke site in the U.S.
'It's War!' Peru-Brazil Indigenous People Pledge to Fight Amazon Oil Exploration
Environment  (tags: activists, indigenous rights, oil exploration inthe Amazon, environment, destruction, conservation, endangered, ecosystems, protection, world, healthconditions, politics, pollution, nature, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 11 days ago - theecologist.org
Members of an indigenous people living on both sides of the Brazil-Peru border in the remote Amazon say they are prepared to fight with spears, bows and arrows if companies enter their territories to explore for oil.
8 Harsh Ways to Deal With Arab Violence, as Proposed By Israel's Ruling Party
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, freedoms, ethics, government, politics, society, humans, news, violence, safety, culture, activists, world, rights )

Carrie
- 17 days ago - washingtonpost.com
At the behest of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, his political allies in the Israeli parliament are preparing a sweeping legislative package designed to deter terror attacks.
These 34 Baby Elephants Need You Right Now.
Animals  (tags: abuse, activists, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, environment, ethics, government, politics, rights, sadness, safety, society, transportation, violence, world, law, abuse, dishonesty, corruption, environment, ethics, finance, government, investors, law )

Wendy
- 18 days ago - e-activist.com
Thirty-four baby elephants have been ripped from their families in a Zimbabwe national park and are being held in captivity before being shipped to Chinese zoos. Please sign and share our petition to the Zimbabwe Minister of Tourism
MAKING A DIFFERENCE! This Entrepreneur Turns Leftover Cafeteria Food Into Hot Meals for Hungry People
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, hunger, making a difference, politics, ethics, culture, americans, interesting, education, society )

Cal
- 19 days ago - grist.org
Simon, 24, is cofounder of Food Recovery Network, a nonprofit organization that collects surplus food from college campuses and distributes it to hungry community members.
Laying the Foundations of a World Citizens Movement
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, society, world, activism, citizen power, humans, media, politics )

Cal
- 22 days ago - ipsnews.net
How can civil society organizations (CSOs) build a broad movement that draws in, represents and mobilises the citizenry, and how can they effect fundamental, systemic transformation, rather than trading in incremental change?
Petitionhub, Yousign, Yousignanimals Are Okay, I Am Sorry for My Stupidity
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, apology, guilty, yusuf is stupid, yusuf was wrong )

Yusuf
- 23 days ago - facebook.com
All 3 of these websites are just like any other activist/petition website and just as with any website it is important to be careful. I apologize for my extreme stupidity and inconsistency in comparing them with care2, change.org and avaaz
Palestinian and International Activists Cross Makeshift Bridges Over the Separation Wall (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, society, ethics, freedoms, rights, sadness, activists )

Carrie
- 29 days ago - palsolidarity.org
The non-violent direct action was in response to the restrictions Israel had placed on Palestinian worshippers wishing to access Al-Aqsa Mosque in the past months.The Israeli forces shouted and pushed activists as well as journalists on several occasions
Cultivating Climate Justice: Brazilian Workers Leading the Charge Toward Zero Waste
Environment  (tags: acitivsm, activists, zero waste, Brazil, pollution, protection, humans, GoodNews, environment, ecosystems, conservation )

Cal
- 29 days ago - truth-out.org
The recycling workers of Brazil have long been a powerful force in protecting their communities and the climate. Now they are on the forefront of a nation-wide movement for zero waste.
TAKE ACTION NOW; TELL CANADA'S GOVERNMENT--We Don't Want the Energy East Pipeline
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, activism, Energy East Pipeline, activists, conservation )

Cal
- 31 days ago - secure.canadians.org
As shown by tar sands pipeline ruptures in Mayflower, Arkansas and in the Kalamazoo River in Michigan, a pipeline spill would have devastating impacts on land and water and endanger people's health. This pipeline would also encourage expansion in the tar
Saudi Arabia Arrests Prominent Female Human Rights Activist
Society & Culture  (tags: Saudi Arabia, abuse, activists, corruption, crime, culture, freedoms, Islam, Muslims, human rights, government, religion, rights, safety, society, violence, women )

Sabina
- 40 days ago - clarionproject.org
Suad al-Shamari, co-founder of the Saudi Liberal Network along with Raif Badawi, is being held in a Jeddah prison, on charges of insulting Islam.
STOP Honor Killing of 10 Year Old RAPE Survivor *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, children, crime, culture, ethics, family, government, humans, law, murder, politics, religion, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, world )

Frans
- 44 days ago - forcechange.com
Ten-year-old Brishna, a girl living in Kunduz Province, Afghanistan, was raped by a mullah in her local mosque. Although the mullah, Mohammad Amin, was arrested, tried, and sentenced to 20 years in prison, Brishna's ordeal is not over: She is in grave ...
There's No Such Thing as Illegal Houses, There Is Such Thing as Racist Laws': Israelis Demonstrate Against Collective Punishment
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, East Jerusalem, illegal annexation, Human Rights, society, violence, ethics, freedoms, humans, government, sadness, safety, news, activists, abuse, dishonesty, world )

Carrie
- 45 days ago - mondoweiss.net
In the last week there have been daily clashes as police ransacked and demolished residents' houses, limited movement by blocking off major roads for days, invaded schools, and kidnapped and detained students and others.
 

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