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OP-ED: Why U.S. East Coast Should Stay Off-Limits to Oil Drilling
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, oi drilling off the US East Coast, commentary, habitat, habitatdestruction, wildlife, world, pollution, healthconditions, water, oceans )

Cal
- 7 days ago - e360.yale.edu
ItâEUR(TM)s not just the potential for a catastrophic spill that makes President ObamaâEUR(TM)s proposal to open Atlantic Ocean waters to oil exploration such a bad idea. WhatâEUR(TM)s worse is the cumulative impact on coastal ecosystems that an active oil industry wou
Is Bolivia Going to Frack 'Mother Earth'?
Environment  (tags: fracking, f rack is whack, Bolivia, oil companies, greed, pollution, healthconditions, climate-change, ecosystems, destruction, environment, government, green, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, world, protection, water, nature, politics, energy )

Cal
- 7 days ago - theguardian.com
First steps towards producing shale gas meet with increasing concern among Bolivian civil society
TAKE ACTION NOW! What Kind of Government Would Lobby Banks to Destroy Our Great Barrier Reef?
Environment  (tags: Great Barrier Reef, destruction, mininginterests, overdevelopment, greed, environment, ecosystems, pollution, protection, conservation, water, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 4 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Big international banks have publicly backed out of funding the destruction of the Great Barrier Reef, but now our government is secretly lobbying them to change their minds.
Without Its Rainforest, the Amazon Will Turn to Desert
Environment  (tags: deforestation, Amazon, climate change, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, protection, water, healthconditions, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 1 day ago - theecologist.org
We must save the Amazon before it enters a permanent and irreversible dessication.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Indigenous Peoples From Death Threats
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', news, politics, indigenous rights, world, society )

Cal
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Following a number of murders and enforced disappearances in northern Colombia, indigenous leaders and communities have faced death threats from paramilitary groups.
Add Your Voice to Our Lobby Day Efforts for Tibet! ACTION US
World  (tags: voices for Tibet, corruption, Tibet, freedoms, ethics, world, human rights )

Nancy
- 5 days ago - action.savetibet.org
Tibetans inside Tibet need your voice to be heard in Washington! I invite you to join us in speaking out for Tibet as part of Tibet Lobby Day 2015.
Eat the Garlic
Society & Culture  (tags: diet, food, recipes, breath, taste, health, humans, nutrition, news, garlic, humans, family, culture, world )

CarrieSic
- 7 days ago - theawl.com
Almost everything I cook begins the same way: Take out a head of garlic, separate the cloves, begin peeling, trimming, chopping. Garlic is a key ingredient in the flavor bases for most world cuisines, and yet few people treat it as anything more than a...
'Guantanamo of the East': Ukraine Locks Up Refugees at EU's Behest
World  (tags: politics, Refugees&Relief, world, society, humanrights, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics )

Cal
- 7 days ago - spiegel.de
Brussels is doing all it can to prevent refugees from reaching Fortress Europe, with initiatives like funding the construction of internment centers in Ukraine. Asylum seekers who have spent time there report miserable conditions and abuse.
Married at 13, a Girl Speaks Out Against Early Marriage
Society & Culture  (tags: marriage, girls, abuse, child, children, crime, culture, education, ethics, freedoms, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, world )

Penny
- 3 days ago - blog.thehungersite.com
This video by UNICEF features a clip of a girl in Yemen who was married at 13 years old. Her powerful story highlights her own experience and the harmful effects childhood marriage has on girls.
Palestinian Girl Recounts Imprisonment
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, international law, children, Malak al-Khatib, children, violence, safety, society, freedoms, government, ethics, humans, law, politics, rights, sadness, dishonesty, news )

CarrieSic
- 4 days ago - al-monitor.com
Israel has circumvented international law to classify Palestinian children as minors only up to the age of 16, in clear violation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, in order to arrest and detain Palestinian youths.
Tell John Kerry to Call on El Salvador to Free #Las17 ACTION
World  (tags: human rights, El Salvadore, women's rights, abortion convictions, world )

Nancy
- 5 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Seventeen Salvadoran women, known as Las 17, have been wrongfully convicted of homicide after a miscarriage or pregnancy complicationâEUR"and 15 of them remain behind bars, serving up to 40 years.
Sun Damages DNA in Skin Cells Long After Exposure
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, warning, treatment, study, society, safety, risks, research, protection, prevention, medicine, interesting, illness, humans, health, disease, sun, DNA, skin cells, exposure )

Darren
- 5 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Certain damaging reactions that can lead to melanoma-causing mutations may take hours to evolve and mostly occur after you get out of the sun
Gaza Rebuild Effort Could Take 100 Years: Oxfam
Society & Culture  (tags: Oxfam, world, Israel, Gaza, destruction, rebuilding, Human Right, Israeli Blockade, politics, government, ethics, society, abuse, rights, freedoms, humans, news, sadness, safety, family )

CarrieSic
- 4 days ago - commondreams.org
"'Only an end to the blockade of Gaza will ensure that people can rebuild their lives." âEUR"Catherine Essoyan, Oxfam Despair and destruction continue to envelop the blockaded Gaza strip, where the rebuilding of vital structures could take up to a century.
Climate Change Is Likely Factor in SyriaâEUR(TM)s Conflict
Environment  (tags: climate-change, destruction, ecosystems, Syrian civil war, environment, climate, world )

Cal
- 1 day ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
Researchers say climate change probably caused the savage drought that affected Syria nearly a decade ago â^' and helped to spark the countryâEUR(TM)s current civil war.
 

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