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Running to Reforest: Communities, NGOs Work to Save Ugandan Reserve in the Midst of Massive Deforestation
Environment  (tags: deforestation, world, protection, environment, ecosystems, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, animals, nature, politics, trees )

Cal
- 1 hour ago - news.mongabay.com
Bugoma Forest Reserve (circled) is bordered by intense deforestation. Between 2001-2013, some areas immediately surrounding the reserve lost upwards of 50 percent of their forest cover, according to data from Global Forest Watch
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand Spain Reverses Its Decision to Allow Oil Exploration Off the Canary Islands
Environment  (tags: oil exploration, overdevelopment, Big oil, world, pollution, politics, oceans, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, nature )

Cal
- 3 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Spanish government's decision follows a 10-year stand-off with Canary Island tourism bodies, local politicians and residents, as well as environmentalists from all over the world - all of whom are concerned about the potential damage to the environme
Net Closes on 'Jihadi John' as London Pair Probed
World  (tags: Great Britain, 'Jihadi John', violence, death, crime, world, news, middle-east )

Carrie
- 5 hours ago - telegraph.co.uk
An NHS doctor from east London who was previously accused of kidnapping Western journalists in Syria may hold the key to identifying the jihadi who beheaded James Foley, intelligence sources have disclosed.
In Case of Slain Journalist, Negotiations, Silence, Then a Chilling Warning
World  (tags: Syria, journalist, crime, death, middle-east, politics, terrorism, violence, usa, world, war )

Lone
- 5 hours ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Foley's death, highlighting how Syria has become perhaps the most dangerous country on earth for journalists, followed intense efforts by GlobalPost and others to identify his captors
European Fighters Take On More Prominent Roles In The Islamic State
World  (tags: middle-east, politics, violence, terrorism, ISIS, world )

Cal
- 7 hours ago - npr.org
British authorities are trying to identify the masked man who executed American photojournalist James Foley in a video that has caused massive global reaction.
Brilliant Device Could Completely Replace Crutches!
Science & Tech  (tags: design, Gizmos, health, interesting, safety, technology, world )

Kathy
- 10 hours ago - inhabitat.com
It is astonishing that the design of crutches hasn't changed much since they were invented about 100 years ago. Behzad Rashidi's brilliant Sit & Stand Walking Assistant addresses this anachronism and reconfigures the crutch into a hands-free aid that uses
U.S., Brazil Nearing Approval of Genetically Engineered Trees
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, genetic engineering genetically engineer, GMOs, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, water, world )

Kathy
- 12 hours ago - stopgetrees.org
The U.S. and Brazilian governments are moving into the final stages of weighing approval for the commercialization of genetically engineered eucalyptus trees, moves that would mark the first such permits anywhere in the world.
New Carbon Dating Suggests Neanderthals Had 'Ample Time' to Mix With Modern Humans
Science & Tech  (tags: carbon dating, Neanderthals, Europe, research, ancient, discovery, humans, NewTechnology, scientists, technology, world )

Lone
- 15 hours ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Humans and Neanderthals may have coexisted in Europe for more than 5,000 years, providing ample time for the two species to meet and mix, according to new research.
Israel Saves, Islam Rapes and Kills
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, celebrity, child, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, ethics, family, freedoms, gayrights, government, health, media, movies, murder, news, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, world )

Rahman
- 15 hours ago - shariaunveiled.wordpress.com
While Israel is focused on saving the life of a Yezidi baby, pious Muslims like ISIS are focused on raping and killing Yezidis.
Gaza Reminds Us of Zionism's Original Sin
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Palestine, Gaza, Israel, ethnic cleansing, racism, colonialism, ethics, dishonesty, death, society, humans, government, freedoms, rights, politics, violence )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - electronicintifada.net
Gaza is being punished because Gaza is a constant reminder to Israel and the world of the original sin of the ethnic cleansing of Palestine and the creation of a so-called Jewish state.
No Justice, No Peace -- in Gaza or Ferguson
Society & Culture  (tags: Ferguson, Gaza, justice, peace, equality, human rights, world, society, law, police, government, crime, murder, death, dishonesty, ethics, sadness, violence, rage humans )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
When Palestinians and Black Americans (among many, many other disenfranchised peoples) need to continuously work to convince the world of their humanity and their deserving of dignity, equality, and value--it is appropriate to rage against these systems...
Rights Groups Call on Israel to Allow Investigators Into Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Gaza, Israel, dishonesty, Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, human rights, investigators, death, violence, crime, ethics, politics, government, law, news )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - america.aljazeera.com
"The Israeli authorities appear to have been playing bureaucratic games with us over access to Gaza, conditioning it on entirely unreasonable criteria even as the death toll mounts," Anne FitzGerald, Amnesty International's director of Research and Crisis
Churches at the Frontline of Climate Action
Environment  (tags: activism, activismenvironment, climate-change, ecosystems, destruction, environment, politics, pollution, protection, healthconditions, world )

Cal
- 1 day ago - ipsnews.net
more and more faith leaders are calling for divestment from fossil fuels. One of the most powerful advocates has been Nobel Peace Prize laureate and former South African Anglican Archbishop, Desmond Tutu, who recently called for an "anti-apartheid style b
 

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