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First Paper Straw Factory in Decades to Open as UK Bans Plastic
Business  (tags: paper straw factory, UK, banning plastic, Transcend Packing, straws, business, environment, GoodNews, Entrepreneurs, marketing, world )

Lone
- 11 hours ago - inhabitat.com
Transcend Packaging, the owner and operator of the new plant, has already reached out to 1,361 McDonaldâEUR(TM)s restaurants throughout the U.K., as well as other restaurants, to provide them with more environmentally-friendly straws.
Old and Wise The Alan Parson Project   video
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, goodnews, humans, culture, interesting, off-beat, society, unusual, dogs, ethics, world )

MmAway
- 21 hours ago - youtu.be
Wise Words from old days...Calm music when you sign petitions! Have a precious week!
Canada Goose Surges on Surprise Profit, China Growth Prospects
Business  (tags: canada goose, profit, china, growth, parkas, business, consumers, economy, finance, money, world )

Lone
- 2 days ago - bloomberg.com
Canada Goose, which is known for its Arctic-ready, $1,000-plus parkas, has added stores in cities such as London and Chicago, expanded its presence online and introduced lighter products such as windbreakers. ItâEUR(TM)s now betting on Chinese consumers
Reports: Khalida Jarrars Administrative Detention Extended - Keep Up the Campaign for Freedom!
World  (tags: Palestine, Refugees&Relief, Khalida Jarrar, women parliamentarian, activism, freedom, campaign, samidoun, imprisonment, women Palestinian prisoners, justice, Palestinian, Human rights, administrative detention, world, usa, media, news, middle-east )

Fly
- 2 days ago - samidoun.net
According to Palestinian news reports, the administrative detention order against Palestinian leader, parliamentarian, feminist and leftist Khalida Jarrar was renewed late on Thursday, 14 June, two weeks before she was scheduled to be released after a yea
Blood Diamonds: Human Rights Campaigners Want Kimberley Process to Suspend Israel
Business  (tags: ban Israeli diamonds exports, BDS, world, justice and peace in Palestine, EU, Human Rights Campaigners, Palestinian human rights, Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (, news, usa, economy, business, investors, investing, money, corruption )

Fly
- 2 days ago - palestinechronicle.com
Human Rights campaigners say that Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS) must suspend Israel and ban Israeli diamonds exports
TAKE ACTION NOW! Keep Loggers Out of Selous Game Reserve!
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, animals, world, wildlife, politics )

AWAY AWHI
- 2 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
TanzaniaâEUR(TM)s government is moving ahead with its plans for a hydroelectric dam in Selous Game Reserve. A huge swath of the UNESCO World Heritage site and habitat of iconic African wildlife would suffer irreparable damage.
Olympics 2020: The Road to Tokyo Will Be Paved With Solar Panels - With Petition
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, tokyo, solar panels, olympics 2020, architecture, environment, energy, green, greenproducts, sustainable, technology, world )

Lone
- 2 days ago - globalcitizen.org
In an effort to promote itself as an eco-friendly city, the Tokyo metropolitan government plans to introduce "solar roads" that retain energy from the sun viapanels installed beneath the surface of car parks, according to a report
PETITION / URGENT!!! - GUATEMALA: ENOUGH! STOP THE ESCALATION OF KILLINGS
World  (tags: guatemala, escalating of killing, human rights defenders, killed, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', crime, corruption, death, humanrights, government, society, violence, world )

Lone
- 3 days ago - e-activist.com
Attacks on defenders in Guatemala are rapidly escalating. Seven human rights defenders have been killed within a month
Palestinian Prisoners Rights Advocate Speaks on His Torture and Abuse By PA Security
Health & Wellness  (tags: news, media, middle-east, Palestinian prisoners’ rights, torture, Laith Abu Zeyad, Amnesty International, Palestinian youth, administrative detention, occupation crimes, human rights, PA security, news, palestine, world, violence, usa, europe, children )

Fly
- 3 days ago - samidoun.net
Laith Abu Zeyad, a longtime Palestinian prisoners rights advocate and a staff member with Amnesty International in occupied Palestine, was one of over 40 Palestinians mostly youth seized on Wednesday
HRW: Israeli Banks Pillage Palestine Through Settlement Program and May Be Guilty of War Crime (VIDEO)
Business  (tags: Omar Shakir, director for Human Rights Watch in Israe, war crimes, Settlement Program, RNN, HRW report, settlers, West Bank occupation, middle-east, media )

Fly
- 3 days ago - palestinechronicle.com
Just a day after the HRW report was released, Tel Aviv approved construction of nearly 2,000 additional settler homes in the West Bank
Roger Waters Presents French Open Trophy Wearing Palestinian Keffiyeh (VIDEOS)
Health & Wellness  (tags: Roger Waters, France, tennis, Pink Floyd, apartheid wall, racism, zionism, Palestinian human rights, Gaza siege, sport, boycott Israel, BDS cultural boycott, Palestinian Keffiyeh, Coupe des Mousquetaires, Tennis French Open.activists, world, media, news )

Fly
- 3 days ago - palestinechronicle.com
The British Musician and activist Roger Waters wore a Palestinian Keffiyeh when presenting the mens category Coupe des Mousquetaires of the Tennis French Open
How Do Animals Survive In The Southwest Desert?
Offbeat  (tags: Animals. Desert, Desert Survival, SW US Desert, Jack Rabbits, Owls, Jaguars, Wolves, Bear, animals, americans, cats, dogs, humans, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, pets, pictures, photos, safety, wildlife, world, usa )

Fiona
- 4 days ago - desertusa.com
Lack of water creates a survival problem for all desert organisms, animals and plants alike. But animals have an additional problem -- they are more susceptible to extremes of temperature than are plants.
Which Volcanoes Are Most Overdue for Eruption?
Science & Tech  (tags: Volcanoes, Volcanology, Geology, International Association of Volcanology, Decade Volcanoes, scientists, study, science, safety, world, news )

Cat
- 4 days ago - gizmodo.com
Fascinating comments! Do read them. The recent volcanic eruptions in Hawaii and Guatemala are potent reminders that our planet is capable of unleashing its pent-up fury at virtually any given time
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the Orangutans and Tigers -- Tell the EU to Drop Biofuels!
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, BIOFUELS, animals, habitatdestruction, humans, habitat, world )

AWAY AWHI
- 6 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
According to the latest figures, 61% of the palm oil imported by the EU is used for biodiesel and to generate electricity. Producing these fuels has a horrific impact, with an estimated 100,000 orangutans killed on oil palm plantations on Borneo
New York Today: Simple Ways to Go From Green to Greener
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, green, goodnews, humans, world )

Lone
- 6 days ago - nytimes.com
By many measures, the average New Yorker is pretty green. We consume less than half the energy of the average American. We live in compact spaces. We use mass transportation. And weâEUR(TM)ve been recycling for more than a century
 

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