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Australia's Dirty Secret: Who's Breathing Toxic Air?
Environment  (tags: world, pollution, protection, healthconditions, environment, ecosystems, politics )

Cal
- 1 hour ago - theecologist.org
Australia's poorer communities, with lower employment and education levels, and those with a high proportion of Indigenous people, are significantly more likely to suffer high levels of toxic air pollution
Ecuador Faces Vote on Yasuni Park Oil Drilling in Amazon
Environment  (tags: world, environment, ecosystems, AMazon, development, indigenous rights, oil drilling, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, politics )

Cal
- 2 hours ago - amazonwatch.org
Environmentalists in Ecuador say they have collected enough signatures to have a referendum on whether the Yasuni National Park in the Amazon should be opened to further oil exploration.
STOP THE SHALE GAS EXTRACTION BY FRACKING
Green Lifestyle  (tags: business, consumers, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, economy, energy, environment, ethics, finance, foreclosures, humans, investing, government, law, lies, marketing, news, society, politics, SustainableDevelopment, world, animals, climate-ch )

Wendy
- 2 hours ago - you.38degrees.org.uk
DAVID CAMERON -STOP -THIS-The shale gas is fossil fuel and is not long term solution.The method of fracking is highly controversial, it turns green fields into industrial sites. The cocktail of chemicals used in the process is highly toxic> please sign
TAKE ACTION NOW! Iraq: Don't Legalize Forced Child Marriage
World  (tags: children, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics, ethics, middle-east, iraq, world, society, news )

Cal
- 7 hours ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Any minute now, the Iraqi Council of Representatives will vote to legalize forced child marriage.
Republicans Used to Support Voting Rights--What Happened?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, constitution, democrats, dishonesty, elections, ethics, freedoms, Govtfearmongering, lies, obama, politics, propaganda, republicans )

Kit
- 9 hours ago - thenation.com
"The right to vote is threatened today in a way that it has not been since the Voting Rights Act became law nearly five decades ago," Obama said. "Across the country, Republicans have led efforts to pass laws making it harder, not easier, [....]
BREAKING NEWS: Boston Police Take Attempted Bombing Suspect Into Custody
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, crime, culture, dishonesty, freedoms, government, law, media, police, politics, rights, safety, society, violence )

Kit
- 13 hours ago - nbc15.com
Police say they've taken a man into custody in connection with two unattended backpacks found at the Boston Marathon finish line.
Oklahoma Prohibits Towns From Setting Own Minimum Wage Standards
Offbeat  (tags: Conflict, Global economy, Law, Politics, Protest, USA )

Ray
- 16 hours ago - rt.com
No city or county in Oklahoma will be allowed to set their own mandatory minimum wage or employee benefits, according to a law signed by Republican Governor Mary Fallin on Monday.
The Global Banking Game Is Rigged, and the FDIC Is Suing
Business  (tags: americans, banking, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, economy, finance, government, investments, law, money, politics, society )

Kit
- 16 hours ago - truth-out.org
Taxpayers are paying billions of dollars for a swindle pulled off by the world's biggest banks, using a form of derivative called interest-rate swaps; and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation has now joined a chorus of litigants suing over it.
North Dakota Struggling to Deal With Radioactive Fracking Waste
Offbeat  (tags: Accident, Biology, Law, Politics, Protest, SciTech, Science, USA )

Ray
- 17 hours ago - rt.com
Environmental regulators and North Dakota state officials have expressed concern that the state has failed to adequately adjust to the state's sudden influx of crude oil output, a worry highlighted by the recent discovery of abandoned radioactive waste.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Foie Gras: Cruel and Illegal‏
Business  (tags: With your help we can break the stalemat, activists, abuse, crime, corruption, dishonesty, environment, health, internet, law, media, murder, sadness, safety, violence, world, politics, killed, killing, suffering, slaughter, endangered, conservation, ani )

Kelly
- 18 hours ago - action.ciwf.org.uk
Proven to be cruel and clearly illegal - yet the European Commission continues to take no action. Enough is enough. For years the Commission has been provided with a wealth of scientific evidence, detailed briefings and formal complaints
Growing Solar, Wind Power Benefits Rhode Island Ken Johnson and Elizabeth Salerno Monday, April 14, 2014
Business  (tags: SustainableDevelopment, energy, americans, business, consumers, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, finance, GoodNews, government, greenbuilding, investing, labor, law, politics, society, technology, usa, world, water, conservation, habitat )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - seia.org
"Wind and solar power have economic benefits that reach far and wide. They have become increasingly affordable, attracting billions in private development, and today are both mainstream and reliable energy sources across America."
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Starvation in South Sudan
World  (tags: world, politics, HUNGER, SOUTH SUDAN, South Sudan, violence, society, humanrights, conflict, africa, ethics )

Cal
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
South Sudan is facing a hunger crisis if the world does not act now. Due to a savage war that has displaced hundreds of thousands, food security in South Sudan is teetering on the verge.
A Resounding Vote Against Koch Brothers Dollarocracy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Koch Brothers Dollarocracy, US voters, congress, corruption, government, SupremeCourt, americans, politics )

Jess
- 1 day ago - thenation.com
Even as the US Supreme Court attempts to expand the scope and reach of the already dangerous dominance of our politics by billionaires and their willing servants, Americans are voting in overwhelming numbers against the new politics of dollarocracy.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Endangered Species From Oil Spills - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, oceans, politics, nature, protection, animals, energy, wildlife )

Cal
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Develop an updated oil spill response plan to protect people and wildlife, including threatened and endangered species
URENT~URGENT ENDS APRIL 15 Action Alert: Navy's Proposed Action Deadly To Resident Orcas
Science & Tech  (tags: comment period closes on April 15, URGENT, increased underwater charges and mines, pier-side testing and maintenance, pollution, protection, politics, oceans, wildlife, water, government, environment, endangered, conservation, ecosystems, nature, destruct )

Kelly
- 1 day ago - championsforcetaceans.com
The comment period closes on April 15 for the Navy's Proposed Actions in the Puget Sound. The Navy plans to add pier-side testing and maintenance, increased sonar practicing, and increased underwater charges and mines.
 

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