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TAKE ACTION NOW! Urge the Bureau of Land Management to Protect Public Lands in Southern Nevada!
Environment  (tags: BLM, ecosystems, environment, conservation, government, green, habitat, protection, wildlife, water, animals, humans, politics )

Cal
- 5 days ago - advocacy.pewtrusts.org
Numerous areas deserving of protection are either not identified as having wilderness characteristics or not slated for conservation
Coal Casts Cloud Over Germany's Energy Revolution
Environment  (tags: world, pollution, protection, environment, coal burning plants, destruction, ecosystems, energy, healthconditions, politics, nature )

Cal
- 5 days ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
Germany cut emissions and boosted renewables last year, but critics say CO2 reduction targets can't be met unless it closes coal-burning power stations.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Save the Last Undisturbed River in Romanian Carpathians!
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, overdevelopment, greed, destruction, ecosystems, politics, conservation, wildlife, world, protection )

Cal
- 6 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
A series of "administrative mistakes" have led to the approval of two hydropower plants, which will irreversibly destroy the river and its valley, within a Natura 2000 site declared for species of fish, crayfish and the European otter
Thai Communities Poisoned By Illegal Lead Mine Waste
Environment  (tags: law, environment, destruction, mining interets, corruption, ecosystems, healthconditions, pollution, protection, healthconditions, humans, world, government, energy, politics )

Cal
- 2 days ago - theecologist.org
For 16 years the Thai government has ignored the plight of a community where toxic lead mine waste is causing severe chronic poisoning
TAKE ACTION NOW! Get Plastic Off My Face and Out of My Water
Environment  (tags: microbeads, plastic pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, politics, pollution, protection, healthconditions )

Cal
- 3 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Plastic microbeads are designed to be washed down the drain and can escape sewage treatment and enter rivers, lakes, and the ocean.
Utopia - Breaking the Great Australian Silence
World  (tags: world, politics, society, discrimination, abuse, Aborigines, australia, culture, world, news, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 5 days ago - theecologist.org
Several recent events in Australia have served to again highlight how little the peoples and cultures of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island nations feature on the national radar.
Philippines Embraces Free Birth Control Despite Opposition From Catholic Church
World  (tags: womens' rights, Philipines, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, news, society )

Cal
- 2 days ago - globalpost.com
Catholic Church (VIDEO) Half of all pregnancies in the predominantly Catholic Philippines are unintended. But that may change as the country begins to roll out its new reproductive health law.
Senate Rejects Link Between Human Activity and Climate Change
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, climate change, environment, dishonesty, congress, news, politics, government, ethics )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Democrats had hoped to force Republicans to take a stance on the reality of global warming. They didn't succeed. Two other amendments attributing climate change to human activity failed to achieve the 60 votes needed to advance.
Saudi King Abdullah Dies, New Ruler Is Salman
Society & Culture  (tags: Saudi Arabia, King Abdullah, obituary, world, sadness, family, government, politics, society, news )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - reuters.com
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah died early on Friday and his brother Salman became king, the royal court in the world's top oil exporter and birthplace of Islam said in a statement carried by state television.
Tell Speaker Boehner and Republicans to Stop Attacking Social Security ~ PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Social Security Benefits, Social Security Cuts, Americans, ethics, congress, republicans, government, politics, economy )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - dailykos.com
To Speaker Boehner and House GOP:On the first day of the new congress you chose to attack everyday Americans by gutting Social Security benefits. Your agenda is clear to us and we will stand together to fight back and protect the earned benefits ...
Will the Supreme Court Vote to Allow Segregation of America's Neighborhoods?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: SupremeCourt, politics, news, media, race relations, law, civil rights, government, usa )

Cal
- 2 days ago - alternet.org
Civil rights groups worry SCOTUS will gut a law designed to protect against housing discrimination.
Israel âEUR~Failed to Minimize Civilian Toll in Gaza WarâEUR(TM): Independent Report
Society & Culture  (tags: Physicians for Human Rights, Human Rights, Israeli war crimes, Palestine, death, ethics, crime, education, abuse, government, world, violence, freedoms, family, women, children, law, politics, news, murder, humans )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - rawstory.com
Despite claims to the contrary, the military did not give sufficient warning for civilians to evacuate residential areas before striking them,according to the report partly commissioned by Physicians for Human Rights & carried out by 8 independent medical
Palestinian Student Activist Diaa Hroub Imprisoned Without Charge or Trial in Israeli Jail
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, freedoms, Israel, Palestine, society, culture, ethics, law, police, news, violence, rights, politics, government, safety, world, abuse, interesting )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - samidoun.ca
Diaa Hroub, Palestinian student activist with the Progressive Democratic Student Pole (the left-wing student union group at Bir Zeit University), has already been held for six months under an administrative detention order. There has been charge or trial.
 

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