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Plant Breeders Release First 'Open Source Seeds'
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, garden, goodnews, green, healthy, home, humans, interesting, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 17 hours ago - cornucopia.org
A group of scientists and food activists is launching a campaign Thursday to change the rules that govern seeds. They're releasing 29 new varieties of crops under a new "open source pledge" that's intended to safeguard the ability of farmers, gardeners an
Stop the Slaughter of Kenai Brown Bears ! PLEASE SIGN @ Petitionsite ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife, suffering )

Cher
- 18 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
The isolated population of brown bears on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula is in trouble. Last year, even before state hunting regulations were loosened to allow bear baiting, 69 brown bears were killed legally and another 23 were killed illegally -- reducing
Family's Car Catches Fire in Longleat Lion Enclosure
Offbeat  (tags: environment, safari park, humans, rescue )

Cher
- 19 hours ago - bbc.com
A family was left with nowhere to run when their car caught fire - in the lion enclosure at Longleat Safari Park.
Participate in Earth Day With An Earth Dinner
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, conservation, eco-friendly, organic, protection, sustainable )

Cher
- 19 hours ago - earthdinner.org
If you're looking for an easy, fun way to show your support for the environment and eat healthy on Earth Day (April 22), we've got just the thing--an Earth Dinner! After all, every holiday has its own food tradition except Earth Day, until now.
'Aravali Cat Corridors Needed to Shield Leopards'
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, habitat, protection )

Cher
- 19 hours ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Apart from the biggest threat, of humans encroaching on their territory, three major roads passing through the leopard habitat also pose a grave danger, officials say. They are NH-8, Rampura-Mohammedpur-Tauru and Palwal-Sohna-Rewari roads.
Anti-GMO Measure Could Go to Benton (County - Oregon) Voters
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, goodnews, green, health, protection, Sustainabililty, genetic engineering, GMOs )

Kathy
- 20 hours ago - gazettetimes.com
A judge has cleared the way for petitioners to begin collecting signatures for an anti-GMO ballot measure in Benton County. Backed by the Benton County Community Rights Coalition, the Local Food System Ordinance would bar genetically modified crops and-->
Welcome to Ground Zero--Literally--for Sea Level Rise in North America
Environment  (tags: climate-change, rising seas, protection, environment, ecosystems, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, globalwarming, politics, pollution, oceans, nature, humans )

Cal
- 22 hours ago - takepart.com
A bayou port for the oil and gas industry is under threat from global warming. The jambalaya is served with a side of irony.
U.S. Extends Keystone XL Comment Period, Delaying Final Decision
Environment  (tags: politics, obama, news, Keystone XL Pipeline, environment, destruction, ecosystems, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, protection )

Cal
- 23 hours ago - reuters.com
The U.S. State Department announced on Friday it is extending the government comment period on the Keystone XL pipeline, a move that likely postpones a final decision on the controversial project until after the November 4 mid-term elections.
TAKE ACTION NOW! CLOSE THE INDIAN POINT NUCLEAR POWER PLANT IN NEW YORK
Environment  (tags: Indian Point, Close Indian Poitn, Hell No We won't Glow, nuclear waste, lack of security, NRC, nuclear power, no nukes, pollution, politics, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, water, nature )

Cal
- 1 day ago - credomobilize.com
Less than 50 miles from New York City--There are about 2700 metric tons of high level nuclear waste being stored on-site, most of it in vulnerable fuel pools in warehouse-type buildings, not containment structures like the reactors themselves.
Turn Your Yard Into a Hummingbird Spectacular
Green Lifestyle  (tags: birds, conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, garden, greenliving, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - audubonmagazine.org
For creatures that weigh barely more than a penny, hummingbirds certainly give you your money's worth--through their metallic colors, feats of aerobatics, and pugnacious, outsized personalities.
Tell Air France : Stop Transporting Primates to Laboratories ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, environment, protection, suffering )

Cher
- 1 day ago - secure.peta.org
I was dismayed to learn that Air France continues to ship monkeys to laboratories, despite the fact that nearly every other major airline in the world has stopped this cruel practice. Primates in laboratories are routinely mutilated, poisoned, deprived
Keep Oregon's Rivers Clean and Clear of Mining ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, protection )

Cher
- 1 day ago - action.biologicaldiversity.org
Take action below -- tell the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality to keep our rivers clean and clear by tightening permits for this reckless form of river mining.
Milwaukee: You Can Help Stop the Cruelty of Pet Mills Today ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, pets, protection, environment )

Cher
- 1 day ago - bestfriends.capwiz.com
Urge the Common Council to support a critical pet sales ordinance
Protect the New England Cottontail From Safari Club International ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 1 day ago - action.endangered.org
Please ask USFWS Director Dan Ashe to protect the New England cottontail under the Endangered Species Act today.
Tell BP to Come Clean ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, protection, pollution )

Cher
- 1 day ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
This week, the nation is marking the fourth year since the beginning of the BP disaster. BP America's President John Mingé chose this moment to declare that "[n]o company has done more to help a region recover." We beg to differ.

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