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Natural Reserves' No More: Illegal Colonists Deforest Huge Portions of Nicaraguan Protected Areas
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, habitat, world, wildlife, deforestation, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, humans, protection, nature, oceans, politics )

Cal
- 6 days ago - news.mongabay.com
In Northeastern Nicaragua, abutting the coastal Caribbean town of Bluefields, lie two nature reserves - Cerro Silva and Punta Gorda - that are embroiled in a bitter battle for survival against the speedily encroaching agricultural frontier.
Mine Proposal Draws Hundreds at Alaska Hearing
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, BristolBay minng proposal, EPA, healthconditions, habitat, government, habitatdestruction, politics )

Cal
- 6 days ago - seattletimes.com
Hundreds of people turned out in Anchorage to comment on a proposal that would severely restrict development of a massive gold-and-copper mine in the Bristol Bay region.
PARADISE LOST? Bali Uprising: Plan to Convert Protected Area Into Golf Courses, Mall Spurs Outrage
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, destruction, environment, politics, OVERDEVELOPMENT, habitat, habitatdestruction, protection, oceans, wildlife, world, pollution )

Cal
- 2 days ago - news.mongabay.com
In a reversal sparking outrage from locals, and concern from environmentalists, the Governor of Bali, Indonesia has given the green light to a controversial development project in Benoa Bay.
Why Hungry Seniors Aren't Getting Enough To Eat
Society & Culture  (tags: hungry, seniors, food, hunger, society, politics, ethics, americans, law, health, government )

Cal
- 5 days ago - npr.org
When we picture hungry Americans, we may see the faces of children, or single moms. But many of the people who struggle to fill their bellies are beyond age 65. Some of them are even malnourished
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Popular Mountain Range in California - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: protection, environment, ecosystems, conservation, humans, politics, pollution, habitat )

Cal
- 4 days ago - forcechange.com
The San Gabriel Mountains are a popular mountain range located in northern Los Angeles County in California. This wild area, comprised of 700,000 acres of forestland, provides drinking water for about one-third of Los Angeles County, as well as recreation
OP-ED: Paul Ryan's Welfare Reform Ideas Are Even Worse Than You Think
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: welfare reform, Paul Ryan's plan, politics, government, dishonesty, ethics, congress, usa )

Cal
- 4 days ago - thenation.com
New research shows us that the plan would deepen the damage already inflicted by eighteen years of reforming welfare out of existence.
One Nation Under SWAT: The Militarization of America's Police
Society & Culture  (tags: police, SWAT teams, militarization, rights, ethics, crime, culture, politics, rights, safety, society, usa, police, law )

Cal
- 5 days ago - alternet.org
Amidst the outrageous police presence in Ferguson, a look at how local law enforcement is turning communities into war zones.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Fox News: Fire News Anchor for Insensitive Comments to Robin Williams' Death
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, media, dishonesty, Fox News, Robin Williams )

Cal
- 6 days ago - action.sumofus.org
While fans around the world mourn the tragic death of Robin Williams, Fox News has come out and called the comic genius a "coward" for his apparent suicide.
The Vietnam War Might Seem Like Ancient History, But Thousands Still Risk Arrest and Torture for Helping the US
World  (tags: Hmong refugees, politics, Refugees&Relief, world, society, ethics, freedoms, conflict, government, Refugees&Relief, asia )

Cal
- 4 days ago - globalpost.com
4 decades later, Hmong who helped the US 'fight communism' are still persecuted and on the run.
The Nicaragua Canal - a Disaster in Waiting?
Environment  (tags: Nicaragua Canal, habitatdestruction, deforestation, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, politics, wildlife, world, protection, forests, energy )

Cal
- 4 days ago - theecologist.org
With huge environmental impacts and questionable motives of those backing the project, economists, sociologists and environmentalists are already voicing concerns.
Nothing Else Left to Log: Are Eco-Certified Timber Companies Stripping Russia Off Its Last Old Growth Forests?
Environment  (tags: deforestation, tigers, animals, endangered, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, politics, nature, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 4 days ago - news.mongabay.com
ntact forest landscapes are important for many animals such as this Siberian tiger (Panthera tigris altaica) in the Sikhote-Alin Mountains, Primorye, Russia. Siberian tigers once ranged across huge areas of northern Asia, but today exist only in a small
TAKE ACTION NOW! Create World's Largest Oceanic Reserve - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: environment, politics, ecosystems, conservation, protection, oceans, nature, humans )

Cal
- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
President Obama is currently receiving public opinions on whether or not to create the world's largest natural reserve in the ocean
Islamic State Militants Seize More Territory in Syria
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, war, ISISI, Syria, middle-east, conflict )

Cal
- 6 days ago - globalpost.com
The advance in northeast Aleppo province is part of a wider Islamic State offensive to seize a belt of territory near the border with Turkey.
CERD to Hear From Tribes About US's Discriminatory 'Unrecognized' Label
World  (tags: world, humanrights, 'unrecognized' tribes, US policy towards native americans, politics, news, society, government )

Cal
- 4 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Winnemem Wintu Chief and Spiritual Leader Caleen Sisk will give a presentation this week at the United Nations' 85th session of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) about the discriminatory nature of the United States' label
 

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