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Scientists Say Australia's Tony Abbott Is Engineering An 'Environmental Train Wreck'
Environment  (tags: world, protection, environment, forests, ecosystems, wildlife, conservation, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, oceans, politics )

Cal
- 3 days ago - globalpost.com
Destructive policies include culling sharks, dumping near the Great Barrier Reef and eroding protection of a UNESCO World Heritage forest.
U.S. Urged to Push World Bank on Human Rights Safeguards
World  (tags: world, politics, usa, Refugees&Relief, loans, World Bank, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', society, government, ethics )

Cal
- 4 days ago - ipsnews.net
Rights advocates and community leaders, together with some U.S. lawmakers, are urging the United States to take a more robust role in pushing the World Bank to explicitly incorporate human rights into policies that dictate how and when the bank can engage
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Starvation in South Sudan
World  (tags: world, politics, HUNGER, SOUTH SUDAN, South Sudan, violence, society, humanrights, conflict, africa, ethics )

Cal
- 2 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
South Sudan is facing a hunger crisis if the world does not act now. Due to a savage war that has displaced hundreds of thousands, food security in South Sudan is teetering on the verge.
Syria Is Now the Biggest Threat to Britain's Security
World  (tags: world, violence, terrorism, politics, middle-east, news, europe )

Cal
- 6 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Returning fighters from the Syrian civil war now pose greater threat than al-Qaeda terrorists in Pakistan and Afghanistan
Australia's Dirty Secret: Who's Breathing Toxic Air?
Environment  (tags: world, pollution, protection, healthconditions, environment, ecosystems, politics )

Cal
- 1 day ago - theecologist.org
Australia's poorer communities, with lower employment and education levels, and those with a high proportion of Indigenous people, are significantly more likely to suffer high levels of toxic air pollution
We Need An Apartheid-Style Boycott to Save the Planet - Desmond Tutu - Via The Guardian
Environment  (tags: Article, Desmond Tutu, Climate Change, Pollution, Humans, Activism, Sustainability, World )

Victoria
- 6 days ago - theguardian.com
"We live in a world dominated by greed. We have allowed the interests of capital to outweigh the interests of human beings and our Earth", "People of conscience need to break their ties with corporations financing the injustice of climate change" he says.
Stop Ethnic Cleansing in the Central African Republic ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, protection, violence, environment, world )

Cher
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
Please act now. Join Amnesty International in demanding that the United States uses its influence to get a strong contingent of UN peacekeepers in the Central African Republic.
Ecuador Faces Vote on Yasuni Park Oil Drilling in Amazon
Environment  (tags: world, environment, ecosystems, AMazon, development, indigenous rights, oil drilling, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, politics )

Cal
- 1 day ago - amazonwatch.org
Environmentalists in Ecuador say they have collected enough signatures to have a referendum on whether the Yasuni National Park in the Amazon should be opened to further oil exploration.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Iraq: Don't Legalize Forced Child Marriage
World  (tags: children, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics, ethics, middle-east, iraq, world, society, news )

Cal
- 1 day ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Any minute now, the Iraqi Council of Representatives will vote to legalize forced child marriage.
Malaysia Imperils Forest Reserves and Sea Turtle Nesting Ground for Industrial Site
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, animals, world, overdevelopment, wildlife, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 22 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
Plans for an industrial site threaten one of Malaysia's only marine turtle nesting beaches and a forest home to rare trees and mammals, according to local activists
Urgent Action From La Puya: Call for An End to Police Intimidation and Eviction Threats ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: La Puya, Guatamala, National Civil police, family, mining, world, humanrights )

Nancy
- 2 days ago - nisgua.blogspot.com
The communities opposing KCA's El Tambor gold mine have made clear that their actions are focused on stopping a project that will destroy their lives and livelihoods. They are not blocking the public road or impeding free transit. The communities maintain
Creating Fuel From Seawater
Green Lifestyle  (tags: energy, environment, Sustainabililty, sustainable, technology, green, greenliving, greenproducts, health, healthy, world, water )

James
- 5 days ago - greenenergyconstinvest.blogspot.com
Energy Independence: Creating Fuel from Seawater April 11, 2014 - Throughout history, there have been many wondrous tales of people gifted with the ability to convert one object into another.
Vaccinating Without Parental Knowledge Soon To Become The Norm Across The World
Health & Wellness  (tags: World, Vaccinations, Govts working to remove parental consent, warning, ethics, society, government, healthcare, risks, children )

Sam
- 5 days ago - preventdisease.com
Health officials in the U.S, U.K, Canada, Australia and around the world are officially crossing into dangerous territory with parents when it comes to vaccinations.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Foie Gras: Cruel and Illegal‏
Business  (tags: With your help we can break the stalemat, activists, abuse, crime, corruption, dishonesty, environment, health, internet, law, media, murder, sadness, safety, violence, world, politics, killed, killing, suffering, slaughter, endangered, conservation, ani )

Kelly
- 2 days ago - action.ciwf.org.uk
Proven to be cruel and clearly illegal - yet the European Commission continues to take no action. Enough is enough. For years the Commission has been provided with a wealth of scientific evidence, detailed briefings and formal complaints
 

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