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Photo Highlights of the Day-Wednesday 1 October 2014 14.27
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, world, photos, funny, pictures )

Zora
- 18 days ago - theguardian.com
The Guardian's picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world, including the Hajj pilgrimage, the fight against Ebola, the protests in Hong Kong on China's National Day, and the Dussehra festival in India
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand With Hong Kong for the Possibility of Democracy
World  (tags: HONG KONG, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, humanrights, government, china, world, politics )

Cal
- 19 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Occupy Central with Love and Peace (OCLP) is a nonviolent occupation protest for universal suffrage in Central, Hong Kong that started on 27 September 2014.
Human Traffickers Branding Victims With 'Ownership' Tattoos
World  (tags: world, humanrights, gangs, human trafficking victims )

Rose
- 19 days ago - standard.co.uk
Human trafficking gangs are branding their victims with tattoos marking "ownership," a report by the National Crime Agency has revealed. Evidence shows that some victims of human traffickers are "branded like cattle"
Let Handala Return Home ~ Cartoon Photos
Society & Culture  (tags: Palestine, Gaza, Kuwait, Naji al-Ali, cartoons, art, children, society, sadness, violence, human rights, freedoms, world, humans )

Carrie
- 19 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
"Handala was born ten years old, and he will always be ten years old. At that age, I left my homeland, and when he returns, Handala will still be ten, and then he will start growing up.Things will become normal again when the homeland returns."
How Global Warming Affected Extreme Weather Events in 2013 - Interactive
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, globalwarming, ecosystems, world, climate warming )

Zora
- 19 days ago - theguardian.com
Overseen by the US Noaa and the UK Met Office, 92 scientists from 14 countries looked at how climate change affected 16 of the biggest weather events of 2013
TAKE ACTION NOW! Sign Now for a Frack-Free UK!
Environment  (tags: UK, frack is whack, fracking, water, ecosystems, destruction, environment, politics, pollution, healthconditions, government, humans, world )

Cal
- 19 days ago - secure.greenpeace.org.uk
What we do know is that fracking is being used to justify up to forty new gas power stations and that extracting new fossil fuel deposits is likely to make climate change worse.
Malaysian Palm Oil Company Destroys Borneo Forests, Despite Buyer's Zero Deforestation Commitment
Environment  (tags: deforestation, palm oil, corporate greed, habitatdestruction, environment, ecosystems, destruction, habitat, wildlife, world, forests )

Cal
- 19 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Malaysian palm oil company Genting Plantations is continuing to destroy forests despite a high-profile pledge by one of its customers to eliminate deforestation from its supply chain,
World Bank 'Failing to Protect Kenya Forest Dwellers'
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, indigenous rights, Africa, society, government, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 19 days ago - theecologist.org
The eviction of Kenya's Sengwer forest people in a World Bank financed project was a failure of the Bank's duty to protect indigenous people
Few Buyers for Netanyahu's Warmed-Over UN Shtick
Society & Culture  (tags: world, UN, Netanyahu speech, Human Rights, Iarael, Palestine, Gaza, dishonesty, freedoms, news )

Carrie
- 19 days ago - haaretz.com
The PM's contrived use of Yankees' demi-god Derek Jeter in an analogy with Iran seemed like the desperate ploy of a worn out copywriter who's run out of ideas.
The Lost Bird Project
Green Lifestyle  (tags: birds, conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, greenliving, interesting, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 20 days ago - kplu.org
In a forest on Martha's Vineyard, a Heath Hen struts through the brush. Columbus, Ohio, harbors a Passenger Pigeon. In Okeechobee, Florida, you can find a Carolina Parakeet. A Great Auk scans the Atlantic Ocean from atop a rock on Fogo Island...
How Big Are The Protests In Hong Kong? This Drone Footage Should Give You Some Idea ~ VIDEO   video
World  (tags: Hong Kong, protests, crowds, China, government, Human Rights, humans, interesting, news, world, freedoms )

Carrie
- 20 days ago - youtu.be
At first the crowd seems to be about the same size as Occupy Wall Street was. Then the drone floats further up the highway and the massive scale of unrest in Hong Kong becomes truly apparent.
Photo Highlights of the Day
Offbeat  (tags: world, pictures, interesting, off-beat, news, funny )

Zora
- 20 days ago - theguardian.com
The Guardian's picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world, including a Banksy mural, cow showroom and protests in Hong Kong
Photo Highlights of the Day
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, off-beat, pictures, world )

Zora
- 20 days ago - theguardian.com
The Guardian's picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world, including the Turner prize presentation, protests in Hong Kong, dog surfing, and that wedding in Venice
How Global Warming Affected Extreme Weather Events in 2013 - Interactive
Science & Tech  (tags: europe, government, humans, interesting, world, interesting, science )

Sally
- 20 days ago - bookmarks.yahoo.com
Overseen by the US Noaa and the UK Met Office, 92 scientists from 14 countries looked at how climate change affected 16 of the biggest weather events of 2013
Why Hong Kong's 'Occupy Central' Movement Has Beijing Very, Very Scared
World  (tags: protests, Hong Kong, China, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news, politics, world )

Cal
- 20 days ago - thenation.com
Hong Kong is one of the most unequal developed economies in the world. Now the mainland government wants to keep a tight grip on the territory's political system too.

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