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Koch Industries Leads The Stats On Pollution Published By The Polluter Watcher Blog of Green Peace   video
Environment  (tags: Koch Industries, pollution, healthconditions, humans, climate-change, globalwarming, weather, world, Sustainabililty )

Betsy
- 28 days ago - youtube.com
This is a clever and creative video. Combined with the stats published by Green Peace in the Polluter Watcher Blog begs this question: Do the Kochs pollute US politics or our collectively loved planet more? Enjoy the video-read the stats.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand With Hong Kong for the Possibility of Democracy
World  (tags: HONG KONG, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, humanrights, government, china, world, politics )

Cal
- 29 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Occupy Central with Love and Peace (OCLP) is a nonviolent occupation protest for universal suffrage in Central, Hong Kong that started on 27 September 2014.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Don't Let Big Banks Destroy the Great Barrier Reef!
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, Great Barrier Reef, destruction, ecosystems, world, politics, protection, oceans, pollution, wildlife, humans, radia-active, nature, energy )

Cal
- 28 days ago - ran.org
Take action now, and tell Wall Street you won't stand for them destroying the Great Barrier Reef. The coal industry is embarking on a project that would destroy the Great Barrier Reef by massively expanding a coal terminal and building new coal mines in
German Anti-Fracking Campaigners Petition to Outlaw Technology
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, activism, technology, environment, destruction, ecosystems, Sustainabililty, healthconditions, government, world, protection )

Cal
- 28 days ago - bloomberg.com
German groups campaigning against hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, for natural gas handed a petition of 660,000 signatures to Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks seeking to outlaw use of the technology.
World Bank 'Failing to Protect Kenya Forest Dwellers'
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, indigenous rights, Africa, society, government, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 29 days ago - theecologist.org
The eviction of Kenya's Sengwer forest people in a World Bank financed project was a failure of the Bank's duty to protect indigenous people
Ukraine - Now the War Is to Rescue Threatened Nature
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, pollution, healthconditions, habitat, habitatdestruction, wildlife, conservation, endangered, animals, healthconditions, government )

Cal
- 28 days ago - theecologist.org
Ukraine's Priazovskii National Park epitomises the problems faced by the world's natural areas--plus it is in a war zone.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Sign Now for a Frack-Free UK!
Environment  (tags: UK, frack is whack, fracking, water, ecosystems, destruction, environment, politics, pollution, healthconditions, government, humans, world )

Cal
- 29 days ago - secure.greenpeace.org.uk
What we do know is that fracking is being used to justify up to forty new gas power stations and that extracting new fossil fuel deposits is likely to make climate change worse.
Malaysian Palm Oil Company Destroys Borneo Forests, Despite Buyer's Zero Deforestation Commitment
Environment  (tags: deforestation, palm oil, corporate greed, habitatdestruction, environment, ecosystems, destruction, habitat, wildlife, world, forests )

Cal
- 29 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Malaysian palm oil company Genting Plantations is continuing to destroy forests despite a high-profile pledge by one of its customers to eliminate deforestation from its supply chain,
Hong Kong Leader Offers Talks With Protesters
World  (tags: politics, student protests, human rights, Leung Chun-ying, world, Hong Kong )

Nancy
- 28 days ago - msn.com
Hong Kong's embattled leader offered Thursday to hold talks between his government and pro-democracy protesters, but said he will not accept their demand that he resign.
How Big Are The Protests In Hong Kong? This Drone Footage Should Give You Some Idea ~ VIDEO   video
World  (tags: Hong Kong, protests, crowds, China, government, Human Rights, humans, interesting, news, world, freedoms )

CarrieSIC
- 30 days ago - youtu.be
At first the crowd seems to be about the same size as Occupy Wall Street was. Then the drone floats further up the highway and the massive scale of unrest in Hong Kong becomes truly apparent.
Why Hong Kong's 'Occupy Central' Movement Has Beijing Very, Very Scared
World  (tags: protests, Hong Kong, China, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news, politics, world )

Cal
- 30 days ago - thenation.com
Hong Kong is one of the most unequal developed economies in the world. Now the mainland government wants to keep a tight grip on the territory's political system too.
Let Handala Return Home ~ Cartoon Photos
Society & Culture  (tags: Palestine, Gaza, Kuwait, Naji al-Ali, cartoons, art, children, society, sadness, violence, human rights, freedoms, world, humans )

CarrieSIC
- 30 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
"Handala was born ten years old, and he will always be ten years old. At that age, I left my homeland, and when he returns, Handala will still be ten, and then he will start growing up.Things will become normal again when the homeland returns."
Iranian Proxy Behind Attacks on Israeli Delegations Gains Influence in Turkey
World  (tags: world, israel, turkey, politics, middle-east, interesting )

Cal
- 28 days ago - jpost.com
The Tawhid-Salam group is suspected of conducting illegal surveillance in Turkey.
Few Buyers for Netanyahu's Warmed-Over UN Shtick
Society & Culture  (tags: world, UN, Netanyahu speech, Human Rights, Iarael, Palestine, Gaza, dishonesty, freedoms, news )

CarrieSIC
- 30 days ago - haaretz.com
The PM's contrived use of Yankees' demi-god Derek Jeter in an analogy with Iran seemed like the desperate ploy of a worn out copywriter who's run out of ideas.
Worried About Ebola? The Climate Poses a Bigger Danger to Humans
Health & Wellness  (tags: British Medical, Journal, world, environment, Ebola, climate change, health, humans, news, research, risks, warning )

CarrieSIC
- 28 days ago - alternet.org
Ebola may be more dramatic, but climate change is a bigger threat to public health. That's the conclusion of the British Medical Journal (BMJ), a weekly peer-reviewed medical journal, publishing since 1840. This week it ran an editorial calling on...
 

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