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Burning Man App Becomes Tool for Hong Kong Protestors
World  (tags: Hong Kong, Pro-Democracy, Demonstrations, Protests, China, Repression, Burning Man app, FireChat, Popular Resistance )

Brian
- 80 days ago - hollywoodreporter.com
"FireChat, the offline chat app, has seen 100,000 downloads in the territory since Sunday."
Rhino Auctions to Be Held in S. Africa as Poachers Plague Park
Offbeat  (tags: Rhinos, South Africa, china, Vietnam, rhino horn, poachers, auction )

Scooby
- 81 days ago - mobile.bloomberg.com
South African National Parks plans to auction rhinos this year as part of a plan to create protected populations of the endangered animals away from the Kruger National Park, an area the size of Israel where they are being poached.
International Schemes Hatch to Tap Nuclear for Industrial Heat
Science & Tech  (tags: Energy, Nuclear Energy, China, India, Russia, Industrial Production, Reducing Emissions, Fighting Climate Change )

Brian
- 81 days ago - energy2blog.com
"China, India, Russia others eyeing high temperature reactors for producing metals, hydrogen, fossil fuels, petrochemicals. Desalination too. Beijing targets 2017."
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand With Hong Kong for the Possibility of Democracy
World  (tags: HONG KONG, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, humanrights, government, china, world, politics )

Cal
- 81 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Occupy Central with Love and Peace (OCLP) is a nonviolent occupation protest for universal suffrage in Central, Hong Kong that started on 27 September 2014.
How Big Are The Protests In Hong Kong? This Drone Footage Should Give You Some Idea ~ VIDEO   video
World  (tags: Hong Kong, protests, crowds, China, government, Human Rights, humans, interesting, news, world, freedoms )

Carrie
- 82 days ago - youtu.be
At first the crowd seems to be about the same size as Occupy Wall Street was. Then the drone floats further up the highway and the massive scale of unrest in Hong Kong becomes truly apparent.
Why Hong Kong's 'Occupy Central' Movement Has Beijing Very, Very Scared
World  (tags: protests, Hong Kong, China, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news, politics, world )

Cal
- 82 days ago - thenation.com
Hong Kong is one of the most unequal developed economies in the world. Now the mainland government wants to keep a tight grip on the territory's political system too.
The Waiting Game: Refugees Live in Limbo in Hong Kong
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, Hong Kong, society, government, ethics, china )

Cal
- 83 days ago - edition.cnn.com
Cost of living in Hong Kong is high; asylum seekers, who can't work legally, often live in poverty
The Umbrella Revolution
World  (tags: The Umbrella Revolution, Hong Kong, China, democracy, free elections )

Dandelion
- 83 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Protests began a week ago with a class boycott by university and college students, who said they would stand firm until officials meet their demands for reforming the local legislature and withdrawing the requirement that election candidates be screened.
Hong Kong Democracy Protests: Live Report
World  (tags: HOng Kong Protests, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', china, society, politics, world, news, humanrights, government, corruption )

Cal
- 84 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Hong Kong's leader Leung Chun-ying dismisses rumours circulating on social media that he plans to call in the Chinese military, which stations a garrison in the city.
Pressure China to Close Their Ivory Carving Factories and Ban Ivory and Rhino Horn - Sign Please!
Animals  (tags: Elephants, rhinos, china, carving, ivory, china, factories, endangered, petition, animal welfare )

Scooby
- 87 days ago - change.org
Elephants and rhinos are being slaughtered at an unprecedented rate. It is estimated that 96 elephants a day are killed for their tusks, which are used to make useless decorative objects. Rhinos are poached at a rate of about 3 a day, but there are less
Prosecute Mr Zheng Weiyang For Dragging A Dog Behind His Car!
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, Animal Cruelty, animal rights, animal advocates, dog cruelty, China's Animal Cruelty, china, animal activists, Animal Activism )

Sorina
- 87 days ago - petitionhub.org
Mr. Zheng Weiyang chained a dog to the back of his truck and drove down a highway in southern China. the animal was dragged behind the car leaving a trail of blood. The dog was in severe pain. Sign please to demand punishment for this evil man!
China's War on Pollution Could Leave Australia's Dirty Coal Out in the Cold
Environment  (tags: pollution, healthconditions, China, Australia, dirty coal, environment, ecosystems, destruction, energy, humans, politics, protection, world )

Cal
- 88 days ago - theecologist.org
Much of Australia's coal is too high in ash, sulphur, or both, to meet China's new environmental standards. Will it be able to find the new customers it needs?
UN Climate Summit: China Pledges Emissions Action
Offbeat  (tags: climate-change, climatechange, environment, globalwarming, China, USA, UN )

Ray
- 89 days ago - bbc.co.uk
China has pledged for the first time to take firm action to tackle climate change, telling a UN summit it aims to make deep emissions reductions by 2020.
Save the Chinese Sturgeon From Imminent Extinction - Via Animal Petitions
Animals  (tags: Environment, Yangtze River, China, Pollution, Endangered Species, Fish, Sturgeon, Extinction, Ethical concerns, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 89 days ago - animalpetitions.org
Sign to stop the pollution and reckless development of the Yangtze River from killing the ancient Chinese sturgeon, as only around 100 remain in the wild. Other species under threat of extinction are the finless porpoise and the Chinese alligator.
 

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