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Deforestation Ramping Up in Yasuni as Ecuador Sets to Open Up National Park to Drilling
Environment  (tags: deforestation, Amazon, Yasuni National Park, oil drilling, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, habitat, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, world, wildlife, nature, protection, pollution, politics, government, green )

Cal
- 23 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
Recently, disturbance in the park may have ramped up, with satellite data showing a significant increase in deforestation alerts within Yasuni National Park since 2011.
EC Serves Notice to Poland Over Shale Gas Defiance
Environment  (tags: fracking, rack is whack, law, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, government, healthconditions )

Cal
- 23 hours ago - theguardian.com
Warsaw accused of breaching EU law on assessing environmental impact of fracking, reports EurActiv
Paying Ransoms, Europe Bankrolls Qaeda Terror
World  (tags: world, politics, society, funding terrorism, kidnappings, ransom paid to Al Qaeda, ethics )

Cal
- 22 hours ago - nytimes.com
While European governments deny paying ransoms, an investigation by The New York Times found that Al Qaeda and its direct affiliates have taken in at least $125 million in revenue from kidnappings since 2008, of which $66 million was paid just last year.
Ivory Bust at Jomo Kenyatta 25 July 2014: Identify and Prosecute to the Fullest Extent of the Law *Please Sign *
World  (tags: corruption, crime, government, news, Ivory, society, world )

Frans
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
With regard to the July 25, 260 kilogram interception of ivory at Jomo Kenyatta Airport, we respectfully urge Kenyan authorities to take all necessary steps to ensure that responsible wildlife traffickers are apprehended AND prosecuted to the ...
Surviving Ebola: For Those Who Live Through It, What Lies Ahead?
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola outbreak, survivors, world, warning, research, health, disease, humans, news, safety, treatment, death, medicine )

Carrie
- 15 hours ago - cbsnews.com
As the Ebola virus continues to ravage West Africa, one thing has become all too clear: this highly contagious virus has an incredibly poor prognosis. This outbreak is the largest ever recorded.
Israeli Shells Hit Second UN School Sheltering Gaza Refugees (TEXT and PHOTOS)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, war, human rights, Israel, Gaza, UN designated shelter, crime, death, ethics, children, humans, news, murder, sadness, safety, society, abuse )

Carrie
- 15 hours ago - america.aljazeera.com
"Last night, children were killed as they slept next to their parents on the floor of a classroom in a U.N. designated shelter in Gaza," Pierre Krahenbuhl, United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) commissioner-general, said in a statement.
VIDEO: Jon Stewart Says U.S. Is 'the Oprah of Middle East Weapons Systems'
Society & Culture  (tags: media, TV, Jon Stewart, US, ethics, weapons, Middle East, sadness, world, politics, abuse, society, freedoms )

Carrie
- 15 hours ago - alternet.org
In last night's "Automatics for the People" segment, Jon Stewart pointed out that we currently provide billions in military aid to the neighboring countries of Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar and Israel.
Tell Jewish Institutional Leaders: Say No to Israel's Attack ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: Jewish leaders, Israel, Gaza, human rights, justice, ethics, crime, death, society, sadness, world, violence )

Carrie
- 16 hours ago - org.salsalabs.com
The Israeli attack on Gaza isn't just ongoing - it's accelerating. Where are the leaders of major Jewish organizations? Tell Jewish leaders to stand up for justice. Take Action!
Debunked: The Mendacious Propaganda Israel Is Pushing to Justify Its War On Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, truth, Israeli propaganda, lies, dishonesty, death, ethics, world, society, violence, freedoms, news )

Carrie
- 15 hours ago - alternet.org
It is time to clarify the real facts on the aggression the Israelis started on the Palestinians. The first and very important point is that it was Israel which initiated this war and not the Palestinians
Israel Is Minting the Next Generation of Hate
Society & Culture  (tags: Gaza, Israeli bombs, children, education, ethics, society, safety, politics, freedoms, death, violence, world )

Carrie
- 16 hours ago - thedailybeast.com
The children of Gaza still have dreams for their future. Who do they admire? Anyone who might protect them: a doctor, a journalist, the fighters from Hamas. Education taught by the Israeli bombs that flattened their homes and by the bread lines across...
Miko Peled, Israeli Son Of Military General, Talks About What Is REALLY Going On In Israel, Historically All The Way Up To Today
World  (tags: violence, world, war, Israel, Hamas, Terrorism )

Good
- 20 hours ago - agreenroad.blogspot.com
Miko Peled was born in Jerusalem into a famous and influential Israeli Zionist family. His father was a famous General in the Israeli Army, of which Miko also served his time.
Anti-Jewish Slogans Return to the Streets in Germany as Protests Sweep Europe
World  (tags: Gaza war, anti-semitism in Germany, Europe, anti-smeitism, world, terrorism, society, politics, middle-east, israel, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government )

Cal
- 9 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
perhaps nowhere are the deeds of protesters sparking more discomfort than here in Germany, where the most radical protest chants are rattling through the streets of Berlin like disturbing ghosts of the past.
U.S. GMO Crop Companies Double Down on Anti-Labeling Efforts
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world, Monsanto, Dow )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - reuters.com
One year after the launch of a social media effort to allay consumers' concerns about the safety of foods made from genetically modified crops, U.S. companies that develop GMOs have further committed to a multimillion-dollar campaign to defeat attempts to
Who's Profiting From Israel's Offensive in Gaza?
Business  (tags: Israeli arms sales, assault on Gaza-siege, war crimes, Palestinian ethnic cleansing, end the occupation-siege on Gaza now!, BDS, humanitarian, Israel wars for profit, energy, investors, world, news, lies, investments, corruption, economy, americans )

Jess
- 15 hours ago - therealnews.com
Shir Hever: Israel continues to reject Hamas's offer of a ten-year ceasefire because it would undermine Israeli arms sales, which reached $7 billion in 2012
 

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