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Spud Leaders Give GMO Guarded Endorsement
Green Lifestyle  (tags: ecosystems, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, GMO potatoes, health, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - capitalpress.com
The National Potato Council's board of directors has officially endorsed the safety and usefulness of genetically modified technology, as well as voluntary labeling of GMO products.
Islamic State Tightens Modesty Laws for Women
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, womens rights, women, humanrights, news, society, freedoms )

Cal
- 1 day ago - jpost.com
IS terrorists tell women: Don full-face veils, cover hands and feet, wear loose clothing, don't wear perfume, or face punishment.
Leaked World Bank Lending Policies 'Environmentally Disastrous' - The Guardian.Com
World  (tags: World, World Bank, Environment, Biodiversity, Forests, Wild Animals, Habitat Destruction, Endangered Animals, Ecosytems, Indigenous peoples, Bad News, Sustainability, Biodiversity, Ethics )

Victoria
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
Existing environmental and social protection will be gutted to allow destructive logging and mining in even the most ecologically sensitive and biodiverse areas of the world without consultation from indigenous peoples about the land they depend on.
The Week in Wildlife - in Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, interesting, pictures, wildlife, off-beat, world )

Zora
- 2 days ago - theguardian.com
Antarctic fur seals, flamingos and hedgehogs are among the pick of this week's images from the natural world
How Many Leafy Greens Can You ID Correctly?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CoolStuff, eco-friendly, food, green, health, quiz, shopping, world )

Kathy
- 2 days ago - womenshealthmag.com
It's time to test your salad savvy; see how many of these greens you recognize.
Help Me to Give a Pound of Organic Cotton!
World  (tags: ethics, world, humans, asia )

Anteater
- 3 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Please, sign the petition to help me earn 5000 butterfly credits to help a farmer grow a pound of cotton.
Rebuilding Kissama: War-Torn Angola's Only National Park Affected By Deforestation, But Refaunation Gives Hope
Environment  (tags: deforestation, wildlife, world, protection, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, nature, government, green, water, trees )

Cal
- 3 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Angola is one of Africa's most biologically diverse countries, boasting a long Atlantic coastline, dense equatorial forests, rivers thick with mangroves, vast desert expanses, rolling savannah grasslands and high-altitude rocky outcrops.
Hamas Tunnel Threat at Center of War With Israel
World  (tags: world, middle-east, israel, war, Hamas, tunnels, means of war, victims, news, violence, politics )

Cal
- 3 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A network of tunnels Palestinian militants have dug from Gaza to Israel -- dubbed "lower Gaza" by the Israeli military -- is taking center stage in the latest war between Hamas and Israel.
The Roma People's Struggle to Survive
World  (tags: world, society, politics, Refugees&Relief, Roma, discrin=mination, immigration, europe, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 3 days ago - vice.com
Europe's largest ethnic minority--also known as gypsies--has long endured bigotry and abuse. This year, they've been a boon to rightwing politicians who've used them to garner support for anti-immigration policies and achieve significant electoral victories
UN Shelter for Refugees Bombed Amid Warning of 'Dire' Conditions in Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: war, world, human rights, Israel, Gaza, UNRWA, death, ethics, safety, news, freedoms, dishonesty, crime, humans, society, violence )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
U.N. Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) spokesmen Chris Gunness told Al Jazeera, "We gave the Israelis the precise GPS co-ordinates of the Beit Hanoun shelter. We were trying to co-ordinate a window [for evacuation] and that was never granted."
Help Tell America's Stories: Manhattan Project National Historical Park ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: National Parks Conservation Association, Manhattan Project, history, war, government, news, world, society, humans, culture )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - secure.npca.org
We believe that this national park site will allow visitors to consider the project's many ethical, cultural, and scientific implications. This is not a park to celebrate the creation of atomic weapons,but to put into context the impacts,both positive and
Doctors Warn of Super-Toxic GMO Threat
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 3 days ago - rodalenews.com
We already know there are lots of health threats related to genetically engineered food, including the extreme rise of pesticides found in the food you eat. But a new GE seed/pesticide combo could make things much worse, potentially causing lifelong, irre
The Most Harrowing, Heart-Breaking Dispatches From Palestinians in Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: world, violence, safety, Human rights, Gaza, Palestinians, Israel, humans, freedoms, ethics, sadness, society, death, crime, politics, government, children, women, humans )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - alternet.org
As Israeli forces bombard the Gaza Strip by air, land, and sea, some 1.8 million Palestinians are largely stuck inside their homes, shaken by relentless explosions, wondering if and when their turn to die will come. When death does strike,...
On Stupidity and War
World  (tags: war, world, violence, human rights, military casualties, civilian casualties, Palestine, Israel, politics, death, ethics, government, crime, conflict )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - aljazeera.com
Prime Minister Netanyahu has boasted of Israel's moral standing and condemned Hamas for targeting civilians. In the last few days, it's the Israeli military that has suffered hundreds of casualties, including 29 soldiers killed, thus far. While on the...
FAA Lifts Ban on US Flights to Ben Gurion Airport
World  (tags: world, war, politics, israel, middle-east, news, government )

Cal
- 4 days ago - ynetnews.com
American aviation administration says it will continue closely monitoring the situation as US Airways resume flights to Israel.

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