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Deir Al Balah Rehabilitation Center Cares for Gaza's Disabled in the Wake of 'Operation Protective Edge'
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Gaza, disabled, Deir al Balah Rehabilitation Center, news, society, Israel, Human Rights, children, ethics, family, freedoms, politics, rights, humans )

Carrie
- 6 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
In the central Gaza Strip area of Deir al Balah, Usama Abu Safer, 30, devotes his time to working with disabled people. Born paraplegic, Abu Safer's own disability inspired him to dedicate his life to this work. "
GM Lags Behind Conventional in Drought-Resistant Maize Breeding Efforts
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, green, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 7 hours ago - sustainablepulse.com
An important article has been published in Nature journal. "Cross-bred crops get fit faster", by Natasha Gilbert, explains how genetic engineering lags behind conventional breeding in efforts to create drought-resistant maize for Africa.
Geneticists Say Bald Chicken Is Safe, But Would You Eat It?
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, chicken, concept, health, science, world )

Kathy
- 9 hours ago - realfarmacy.com
Chickens have feathers for a reason, or at least that's how nature intended it. Nine years after the first information on featherless chickens became known, the attention of the public and world media has once again focused on this experiment designed for
Samantha Power to Be a Leading Advocate for Women's Health and Rights ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, health, safety, Samantha Power, world, women's rights, human rights )

Nancy
- 10 hours ago - action.ippfwhr.org
Join us in calling on the US Ambassador to the United Nations to encourage all world leaders to support a woman's right to make her own decisions about her own body.
How Monsanto Will Own All Seed - Outcrossing Pollination Events - Video (9.55 Min)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, contamination, ecosystems, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, greenliving, health, humans, organic, Monsanto, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 10 hours ago - tv.greenmedinfo.com
US courts have ruled that even if a farmer's plants are accidentally pollinated by Monsanto's GM seed, the resulting seeds and plants are the property of Monsanto. Monsanto budgets $10 million each years to investigate and sue farmers who are not paying
Kenyan Wangari Maathai: The Tree Lady & First Environmentalist To Win The Peace Prize   video
Environment  (tags: Wangari Maathai, tree planting, Green Belt Movement, Kenya, Africa, Nobel Peace Prize, animals, climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, forests, healthconditions, government, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife, world )

Betsy
- 23 hours ago - youtube.com
Wangari Maathai, founder of the Green Belt Movement and the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. Her books include: The Green Belt Movement; Unbowed: A Memoir; The Challenge for Africa; and Replenishing the Earth. My 6th environmentalist posting.
Unconscious Effort
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, science, research, environment, humans, interesting, investigation, discovery, unconscious, effort, categorize, asleep, study )

Darren
- 1 day ago - the-scientist.com
People can categorize words while asleep, a study shows.
"Spiraling Into Control" of Quiet and Efficient Residential Wind Generation
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, energy, environment, interesting, NewTechnology, performance, research, science, society, technology, world )

Frans
- 1 day ago - industrytap.com
In a "Eureka!" moment, Dutch company Archimedes, named for the renowned ancient mathematician, has designed a nautilus shaped silent wind turbine. The Liam F-1 promises to become the "next generation" of wind generation....
Aldo Leopold: The Land Ethic and Legal Protection For Wilflife   video
Environment  (tags: Aldo Leopold, animals, wildlife, endangered species, land management, wildlife management, green fire wolf, wolves, cranes, Wisconsin, Arizona, protection, world )

Betsy
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
Aldo Leopold created the Land Ethic, which teaches that man is not the ruler of the land but a fellow citizen with the same rights as all other animals dependent on the land. His ecological writings include the revolutionary Sand County Almanac.
ISIS Makes $3M Per Day From Oil Smuggling, Human Trafficking
World  (tags: ISIS, oil smuggling, human trafficking, ransom for captives, world, evil business )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - nypost.com
The group also has earned hundreds of millions of dollars from smuggling antiquities out of Iraq to be sold in Turkey, al-Khatteeb said, and millions more from human trafficking by selling women and children as sex slaves.
World Bank to Roll Back Safeguards for Indigenous People
World  (tags: world, politics, WorldBank, protections for indigenous peoples, safeguards, indigenous rights, humanrights, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news )

Cal
- 1 day ago - theecologist.org
If passed by the Bank's Board, the changes would strip away a raft of essential human rights protections..
* How Vacant World Cup Stadiums Could Be Turned Into HOUSING *
Science & Tech  (tags: Architecture, concept, design, environment, humans, interesting, society, technology, world )

Frans
- 1 day ago - industrytap.com
Brazil may be the soccer capital of the world, but surveys show 52% of Brazilians did not support hosting the World Cup in their own country. Thousands of Brazilians lost their homes for the construction of World Cup stadiums ...
Pints With Politics as Scottish Pubs Debate Independence
World  (tags: world, politics, society, Scottish independence, Scottish independence from the UK, freedoms, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', news, government )

Cal
- 1 day ago - therakyatpost.com
Talking politics in British pubs can be a tricky subject but Scotland's independence referendum has prompted two Glasgow bars to pin their "Yes" and "No" colours to the counter.
Mexico to Airlift Tourists After Hurricane Odile
World  (tags: Mexico, Hurricane Odile, 9/15, tourists stranded, world, environment, habitat destruction )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - news.msn.com
Authorities said about 30,000 tourists, 26,000 of them foreigners, were being put up in temporary refuges or hotel areas converted to shelters. Luis Felipe Puente, national coordinator for Civil Protection, said the airlift would prioritize the elderly-
Gaza Ceasefire Proving Once Again to Be Part of the 'Occupation Game'
World  (tags: Gaza ceasefire, Israel, dishonesty, 'occupation game', Human Rights, media, middle-east, government, ethics, freedoms, world, violence, society )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
Unlike what Western mainstream media coverage of the conflict suggests, Israel violates the vast majority of ceasefires first."It is overwhelmingly Israel that kills first after a pause in the conflict:79% of all conflict pauses were interrupted by Israel
 

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