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Go Wild for National Park Week: April 19-27
Environment  (tags: national parks, environment, ecotourism, biodiversity, wildlife, protection, habitat, ecosystems, environment, politics, nature )

Cal
- 22 hours ago - ecowatch.com
Each spring, the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation host National Park Week, a presidentially proclaimed celebration of our national heritage. This year National Park Week--technically nine days--is scheduled for April 19-27.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Preserve Pebble Bay--Help Save One of America's Greatest Natural Treasures
Environment  (tags: Pebble Bay, proposed oil drilling, mining interests, destruction, ecosystems, environment, protection, wildlife, politics, nature, animals, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, government, green, conservation )

Cal
- 21 hours ago - change.org
The proposed Pebble Mine in Alaska's Bristol Bay wilderness may be the worst corporate assault on America's natural heritage that no one's ever heard of.
IPCC Findings: Create 'Age of Renewables'... Or Pay Higher Price Later
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, forests, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, research, science, Sustainabililty )

Kit
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
'The longer we wait, the costlier it will be': IPCC's latest climate assessment makes it perfectly clear that solutions to crisis exist, but political atrophy spells doom.
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
- 1 day 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
- 1 day 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.
Dear Fossil Fuel Industry - It's Over
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, ecosystems, destruction, endangered, environment, forests, energy, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, oceans, politics, pollution, research, science, Sustainabililty )

Kit
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
The climate panel, which brings together the world's top energy and climate experts, says that to prevent catastrophic climate change, energy systems around the world must be urgently and fundamentally transformed.
US Is An Oligarchy Not a Democracy, Says Scientific Study
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, economy, finance, investments, labor, investors, law, lies, marketing, money, politics, society )

Kit
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
A study, to appear in the Fall 2014 issue of the academic journal Perspectives on Politics, finds that the U.S. is no democracy, but instead an oligarchy, meaning profoundly corrupt, so that the answer to the study's opening question, "Who governs?
Star-Spangled Baggage: How America's Wars Came Home With the Troops
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, government, internet, law, media, murder, police, politics, rights, safety, society )

Kit
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
We might need to take a look at the violence and give it a second thought. Why shootings on military bases? Why are the police so violent?
Wisconsin Residents Blame Fracking for a Boom in Sand Mining Facilities
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, fracking, frack is whack, destruction, conservation, politics, energy )

Cal
- 22 hours ago - cbsnews.com
In Wisconsin, residents are having an emotional debate over the fuel-drilling technique known as "fracking," in which a sand mixture is blasted underground to extract oil and gas from rock
Mitch McConnell Says He Stood Up for Women in a Senate Sexual-Harassment Scandal. The Real Story Is Damning
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, news, republicans, usa, media, ethics )

Cal
- 22 hours ago - motherjones.com
McConnell claims he led a 1995 investigation against a GOP senator accused of sexual misconduct. Actually, he took steps to keep it quiet
These States Are Most Likely To Legalize Weed Next.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: marijuana legalization, Marijuana Legalization, politics, government, news, usa )

Cal
- 22 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Here's the likely road ahead for legal marijuana:
TAKE ACTION NOW! AT&T Is Waging a War Against Rural Communities Across America
Business  (tags: government, AT & T, corporate, ethics, dishonesty, business, news, money, law, politics, society )

Cal
- 13 hours ago - action.sumofus.org
AT&T is waging a war against rural communities across America. Using the powers of the secretive lobbying group ALEC, AT&T is lobbying state legislators directly and through ALEC to make it illegal for communities to offer broadband, even when Big Telecom
Sign the Petition: Collect Every Cent Deadbeat Cliven Bundy Owes PETITION!!
Business  (tags: Dept. of Treasury, Justice, americans, abuse, corruption, crime, dishonesty, ethics, government, media, news, politics, republicans, terrorism, u.s., violence, society, safety, sadness, rights, politics, law, interesting, freedoms, culture, corruption )

Robert
- 13 hours ago - dailykos.com
Cliven Bundy is a deadbeat who formed a gang of armed thugs to get out of paying the government money he owed illegally using federal lands for private gain. You should collect every cent he owes the people of the United States.
 

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