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Aboriginal Businesses Stimulate Positive Change in Australia
Business  (tags: goodnews, environment, marketing, Australia, indigenous people, Entrepreneurs )

Naoko
- 1 day ago - ipsnews.net
Indigenous people are three times less likely to own and run their own business than non-indigenous people.
How Palm Oil, Fruit Bats and Deforestation Could Be Linked to Ebola Epidemic
Business  (tags: ebola, palm oil, fruit bats, deforestation, fatalities, world, death, disease, ecosystems, environment, money, Sime Darby and Olam )

Nancy
- 3 days ago - ecowatch.com
Researchers from the University of Minnesota, Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of United Nations and other institutions recently hypothesized that severe changes in the forest ecosystems disrupted an equilibrium that has been keeping the virus...
And the Lifetime Award for Shameful Corporate Behavior Goes to... Chevron
Business  (tags: World, Climate, Chevron, Big Oil, Environment )

Judy
- 3 days ago - commondreams.org
As World Economic Forum gathers in Davos, satirical ceremony nearby recognizes corporate criminals
The Economy and the Environment: Do We Have to Choose?
Business  (tags: business, economy, environment, finance, money, politics, ethics, government, SustainableDevelopment, sustainabledevelopment )

Michael
- 3 days ago - publications.mcgill.ca
Associate professor of economics Chris Ragan believes that environmentally friendly policies help the economy, not hinder it. His new Ecofiscal Commission will be forcefully making that argument to Canada's governments over the next few years.
Israeli Settlers Chop Down 300 Olive Trees South of Hebron
Business  (tags: settler attacks, habitat destruction, olive trees, Palestinian farmers, West Bank, occupaion, theft of Palestinian resources, news, abuse, environment )

Jess
- 16 days ago - maannews.net
Israeli settlers on Friday night carried out the second attack of the day on Palestinian farmers south of Hebron and chopped down about 300 olive trees.
MAJOR VICTORY MAJOR VICTORY Wolf Population Unchanged After Controversial Idaho Hunting Contest
Business  (tags: ecosystems, destruction, earth quake, endangered, environment, conservation, protection, wildlife, nature, interesting, safety, violence, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, cruelty, endangered, killed, extinction, slaughter, suffering, business, corruption, mo )

Kelly
- 18 days ago - biologicaldiversity.org
Over the weekend, 125 hunters poured into the small town of Salmon, Idaho, to participate in the Predator Hunting Contest and Fur Rendezvous, better known as a "hunting derby." The end result? Thirty coyotes were killed during the three-day hunt,
Shell To Pay $84 Million for Nigerian Oil Spills: 'Inadequate for Damage Done'
Business  (tags: World, Nigeria, Fossil Fuels, Corporate Power, Africa, Environment, Water, Pollution )

Judy
- 19 days ago - commondreams.org
Lawyers say the settlement is unprecedented, but locals point out: 'The fishermen cannot hope to return to fishing in the Bodo rivers and creeks because of the depth of hydrocarbon pollution resulting from the oil spills.'
Toyota Makes Fuel Cell Patents Free for Other Manufacturers to Use
Business  (tags: energy, CO2emissions, Toyota, fuel cell, patents, environment, globalwarming, business, corporate, investments )

Naoko
- 21 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
In a bid to boost expansion of fuel cell technology, Toyota Motor Corp. is offering 5,680 of its hydrogen-power patent licenses to other manufacturers at no cost.
California's Medical Marijuana Farms Are Killing Salmon
Business  (tags: destruction, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, healthconditions, pollution, politics, nature, water, activists, sadness, law, protection, treatment, money, business, corruption, americans, dishonesty, lies )

Kelly
- 21 days ago - thedodo.com
Growing marijuana isn't as green as you might think. Marijuana growers, some of whom have taken to unregulated use of fertilizers and stream-sucking irrigation systems, have put Oregon and California fish in danger of extinction
Ten Reasons Why the TPP Must Be Defeated
Business  (tags: Trans Pacific Partnership, TPP, corporate, consumers, environment, ethics, politics, money, lies, world, democracy, corporatocracy, global, secrecy, free trade )

Lynn
- 22 days ago - commondreams.org
The Trans-Pacific Partnership is a disastrous trade agreement designed to protect the interests of the largest multi-national corporations at the expense of workers, consumers, the environment and the foundations of American democracy. . . .
Monsantos Pesticide May Kill $2 Billion Wine Industry
Business  (tags: americans, ecosystems, destruction, trees, water, nature, business, consumers, corporate, environment, society, money, politics, investors )

Earths
- 31 days ago - infowars.com
Dow and Monsanto's failed glyphosate-resistant crops have caused cotton farmers in Texas to reach for a new concoction of chemicals, namely 2,4-D and dicamba. They are threatening the viability of vineyards across Texas. The $2 billion wine a
Elephants for Sale in Zimbabwe, Where Parks Are Starved for Funds
Business  (tags: Zimbabwe, elephants, animals, business, economy, environment, ethics, finance, money, society )

Lone
- 33 days ago - bloomberg.com
Zimbabwe is considering the sale of as many as 62 live elephants to China, France and the United Arab Emirates because Hwange National Park, the country's biggest game reserve, isn't receiving adequate state funding.
EBay Parts Ways With Controversial Political Group ALEC
Business  (tags: American Legislative Exchange Council, ALEC, EBay, corporate, business, ethics, environment )

Nancy
- 37 days ago - reuters.com
In September, Google's executive chairman, Eric Schmidt, said his company wanted out because ALEC was "literally lying" about climate change. Yahoo Inc, Facebook Inc and Yelp Inc left ALEC soon after.
Meet the Virtuous CEO Who Returned His $1.9-Million Bonus
Business  (tags: CEO, Bonus, Shareholders, Rick Holley, americans, business, corporate, economy, environment, farming, ethics, finance, goodnews, humans, investments, money, society, usa )

Lone
- 38 days ago - theglobeandmail.com
Rick Holley didnâEUR(TM)t think it fair that he got a bonus when his shareholders didnâEUR(TM)t. So the chief executive officer of Plum Creek Timber Co. gave it back.
THE ECONOMICS OF FRACKING: Junk Bonds Fuel the Shale Boom
Business  (tags: environment, destruction, junk bonds, ecosystems, fracking, frack is whack, business, investments, dishonesty, finance, ethics, marketing, money, oil, politics, corruption, economy )

Cal
- 41 days ago - businessweek.com
The U.S. drive for energy independence is backed by a surge in junk bonds that has been as vital to the boom as the breakthroughs in drilling technology.
 

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