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UK Supermarkets Told to Wake Up to GMO Environmental Damage
Environment  (tags: world, europe, GMO's, damageecosystems, destruction )

Rose
- 1 hour ago - sustainablepulse.com
GeneWatch UK called on supermarkets Wednesday to wake up to the environmental harm caused by genetically modified (GM) animal feed, imported from North and South Americ
Whoa! - Hello Kitty Is Not a Cat and Never Has Been Company Insists
Offbeat  (tags: business, culture, design, funny, humans, interesting, odd, off-beat, society, world, bizarre, children, business, culture, design, funny, humans, humor, interesting, off-beat, society, unusual, world )

Caree
- 7 hours ago - news.msn.com
Hello Kitty is not a cat, the company behind Japan's global icon of cute insisted Thursday, despite an uproar from Internet users who spluttered: "But she's got whiskers!" The moon-faced creation that adorns everything from pencil cases to pyjamas isn't a
Newly Found Mayan Cities
Offbeat  (tags: world, Mexico, unusual, discovery, Mayan culture )

Alexandra
- 8 hours ago - metronews.ca
Two lost Maya cities recently uncovered by an international team of scientists in Mexico could help decipher the story of the empire's early capitals to the south that were eventually abandoned for large cities on the Yucatan peninsula.
Wake of Nearby Supernova Hints at Explosion's Origins
Science & Tech  (tags: world, science, space, scientists, study, astronomy, cosmology )

Darren
- 8 hours ago - sciencenews.org
Radiation pouring out of a nearby supernova is giving astronomers an in-depth look at the aftermath of a stellar explosion. The unprecedented peek has revealed never-before-seen details of how gamma rays are produced by such detonations.
Trio Charged With Human Trafficking
World  (tags: humanrights, world, human trafficking charges )

Rose
- 8 hours ago - stuff.co.nz
The first human trafficking charges have been laid in New Zealand with two Indian men living in Motueka appearing in court today. A third Indian man was arrested in Auckland this morning.
Mideast Water Wars: In Iraq, A Battle for Control of Water
Environment  (tags: world, iraq, ISIS, water wars, environment, ecosystems, wter, protection )

Cal
- 9 hours ago - e360.yale.edu
Conflicts over water have long haunted the Middle East. Yet in the current fighting in Iraq, the major dams on the Tigris and Euphrates rivers are seen not just as strategic targets but as powerful weapons of war.
Consumers Informed By the Internet Are Forcing Social Responsibility on Big Food Manufacturers
Business  (tags: Big Food, McDonald's, social responsibilityGoodNews, business, consumers, dishonesty, ethics, GoodNews, humans, labor, marketing, news, society, sustainabledevelopment, technology, wal-mart, world )

Betsy
- 10 hours ago - ibtimes.com
In August alone, the world's largest food company by revenue, Nestle SA (VTX:NESN), imposed an extensive regime of strict new animal-welfare safeguards on its 7,300 meat, poultry, egg and dairy suppliers. McDonalds, Nestle, Kellog must change.
Threat of Hydropower Dams Still Looms in Chile's Patagonia
Environment  (tags: protection, water, ecosystems, environment, dam building, conservation, world )

Cal
- 14 hours ago - ipsnews.net
The Aysén region in Chile's southern Patagonia wilderness has some of the largest freshwater reserves on the planet thanks to its swift-running rivers, innumerable lakes, and lagoons
TAKE ACTION NOW! Applaud Oregon for Blocking Coal Exports to China - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, conservation, protection, pollution, healthconditions )

Cal
- 16 hours ago - forcechange.com
Praise the state of Oregon for blocking a proposed plan to ship more coal to China
Pro-Russia Forces Gain Ground as Ukraine's Volunteer Battalions Decry Kiev Leaders
World  (tags: world, war, politics, Russia, Ukraine, violence, freedoms )

Cal
- 16 hours ago - news.vice.com
As Russia forces push forward towards the southeastern Ukraine coastal city of Mariupol and evidence mounts of direct Russian military support to the insurgent fighters, besieged volunteer units of "patriots" leading the way in the country's fight back sa
Many, Many Methane Bubbles Rising in the North Atlantic
Environment  (tags: climate-change, globalwarming, Methane, North Atlantic, Shocker, conservation, ecosystems, environment, humans, oceans, science, water, weather, world )

Betsy
- 17 hours ago - alternet.org
Climate Change Shocker: Streams of methane bubbles are percolating along the Atlantic coast between North Carolina's Outer Banks and Massachusetts' Cape Cod.
Palestine Solidarity Protestors Target Smart Bomb Manufacturer in Fife
Business  (tags: Fide, Scotland, BDS, Raytheon Israel-warcrimes, war for profit.end the occupation-siege , solidarity, activism, Boycott Israel, protests, economy, corporate, investing, money, lies, investors, society, world, usa, politics, americans, finance )

Jess
- 23 hours ago - english.pnn.ps
"The people of Fife and the rest of Scotland do not wish to be involved in Israeli war crimes. Raytheon must stop all sales to Israel now or the protests will continue."
On Calif. Coast, Biotoxins Cause Deadly Sea Lion Seizures, Seafood Scare
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, health, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - america.aljazeera.com
An outbreak of algae-produced biotoxins that attack animals' brains also poses a grave risk to humans.
Scorched Earth: Israel Obliterates Two More Gaza High Rises
Business  (tags: scorched earth policy, assault-siege on Gaza-Palestine 2014, Ceasefire agreement, war crimes, BDS, end US aid to Israel, ICC, Free Gaza!, Free Palestine! 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, death, news, freedoms, europe, blog, media, world, UnitedNations )

Jess
- 1 day ago - electronicintifada.net
Israel perpetrated the destruction of two more high-rise buildings in the Gaza Strip overnight, making hundreds more people homeless and destroying dozens of business.
 

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