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Why Do Koalas Hug Trees? - YouTube   video
Science & Tech  (tags: koalas, trees, Australia, heat, cool )

Kathryn
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
Koalas hug trees to stay cool. Two and half minute video from SciShow
Action Aid Appeal: Gaza: End the Blockade - PETITION, Please Sign
World  (tags: palestine, Gaza, blockade, Human Rights, Julie Bishop, Australia, Foreign Minister, petition )

Evelyn
- 2 days ago - actionaid.org
Call on the Australian Government to press Israel to end the eight year blockade. The people of Gaza continue to take shelter in homes that were all but decimated six months ago. As a result, in the recent winter storms, children simply froze to death
Pfizer: Stop Using Horse Urine!
Animals  (tags: Pregnant mares, horses, urine, Pfizer, Australia, hormones, petition )

Scooby
- 3 days ago - change.org
Premarin is the commercial name for a medication consisting primarily of conjugated estrogen. Isolated from mares' urine.
Tony Abbott: Please Tighten Food Importation Laws and Labelling Laws
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, hep a, australia, new zealand, food, labelling, berries )

Scooby
- 4 days ago - change.org
In the wake of the Hep A contamination of frozen berry products and given the number of food contaminations of late causing serious illness, consumers need to be in possession of clear and accurate data to inform decision-making regarding foods.
What Are You Really Betting On? - End Greyhound Racing Australia - Petition
Animals  (tags: Greyhound racing, Australia, cruelty to animals, piglets, fox, possums, rabbits, dogs, animal abuse )

Dandelion
- 5 days ago - greyhoundcruelty.com
The big question is how can state governments and sponsors continue to support an industry that has been exposed for such abhorrent widespread illegal activity? As citizens of the world please do not remain silent.
Shark Washes Up on Shore After Twin Cyclones Hit Australia
Offbeat  (tags: Australia, twin cyclones, 4-foot dusky whaler shark, washes up, beach )

Stephen
- 8 days ago - wdsu.com
A shark washed up on the shore of a beach on Australia's east coast after Cyclone Marcia smashed the Queensland coast Friday.
Indigenous Groups Are Calling for the 'Decolonization' of Australia
World  (tags: world, politics, Australia, Aborigines, indigenous rights, society, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', asia, humanrights )

Cal
- 10 days ago - vice.com
The National Freedom Movement was born out of the Freedom Summit that took place in Alice Springs last November. The summit saw a delegation of Aboriginal leaders from around the nation meeting to declare the independence of Australia's First Peoples
Australia's Affection for Eurovision Pays Off
Offbeat  (tags: X Australia, eurovision )

Ray
- 10 days ago - bbc.co.uk
That Australia is a "wildcard" entry to this year's Eurovision Song Contest is an understatement: the one-off invitation is the first time in the competition's 60-year history that Australians have been able to partake.
Petition to End Barbaric 'Live Baiting' Cruelty
Animals  (tags: queensland, australia, greyhounds, racing, rabbits, possums, animal cruelty, petition )

Scooby
- 11 days ago - unleashed.org.au
Barbaric training practices in Australia's greyhound racing industry have been exposed in investigations by Animals Australia and Animal Liberation Queensland.
Smile for the Camera! Bird Called the Tawny Frogmouth Grins for His Close Up From His Perch
Offbeat  (tags: tawny frogmouth, bird, grins, queensland, australia, pictures )

Scooby
- 14 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
It may not have the sweetest-sounding name - but apparently this Tawny frogmouth still has plenty to smile about.
Australia's Oldest Man Spends Free Time Knitting Tiny Sweaters for Injured Penguins
Animals  (tags: australia, oldest living man, Alfred Date, penguins, Little penquins, Victoria's Phillip Island Penquin Founda, oil spill, sweaters )

Pami
- 18 days ago - peoplepets.com
His creations were donated to Victoria's Phillip Island Penguin Foundation to help little penguins affected by an oil spill. Little penguins are a rare species only found in Australia and New Zealand, with just 32,000 living on Phillip Island.
Sydney Terror Raid: Two Men Arrested, Hunting Knife and Flat Seized
Society & Culture  (tags: Australia, Sydney, terrorism, arrested, weapons, Islam, violence )

Hilary
- 18 days ago - dailytelegraph.com.au
The two men arrested in terror raids yesterday had been living in a small granny flat at the back of a share house in Fairfield, where neighbours today spoke of their disbelief. Their plans were imminent publicly to behead a random Sydneysider.
Reject Privatising Hospital Health Services
Health & Wellness  (tags: Australia, health, hospital, public, service, humans, illness, government )

Roger
- 19 days ago - change.org
Petitioning Lawrence Springborg:Queenslanders voted for quality services and to stop asset sales-a message politicians like you claimed to have heard. As Health minister you led the charge to privatise services in our public hospitals
Save Me - Save My Trees - I'M An Ormiston Koala. Change.Org
Animals  (tags: koalas, protection, Australia, animals, suffering )

Yusuf
- 21 days ago - change.org
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