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Heartland Virus Is Carried By Ticks
Offbeat  (tags: ticks, disease, health, heartland virus, discovery, research, medicine )

Giana
- 672 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The Heartland virus, a mysterious virus first identified last year in two Missouri farmers, is indeed transmitted to people by ticks, new research suggests.
Chicken Rescuer Says Hens From New Colony Cages as Damaged as Those From Battery Cages
Offbeat  (tags: endangered, environment, humans, money, lies, dishonesty, corruption, business, food, disease, death, safety, treatment, prevention, protection, nutrition, interesting )

Kelly
- 734 days ago - freefromharm.org
Justine Renhard is a 42-years-old, and living in England who has rescued a lot of animals. Among them, Justine has had the opportunity of rescuing both chicken hens from battery cages as well as chicken hens from the new enriched cages
UPDATE WONDERFUL NEWS UPDATE Nestlé‏
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Kelly
- 762 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
WE HELPED TO MAKE THIS A REAL. The petition is still open if you would like to sign it or share it. SEE THE PETITION SITE FOR THE FULL WONDERFUL UPDATE
Cat Detects Owner's Brain Aneurysm
Offbeat  (tags: health, healthcare, humans, illness, interesting, protection, safety, treatment, warning, disease, cats, protection, pets, endangered, rescued, performance )

Kelly
- 762 days ago - petside.com
Noah, an orange and white tabby, began obsessing over his owner's head last year. In an interview with The Northern Virginia Daily, Janet Batten says, "He constantly smelled my head on the right side, in the front, and in my eye and in my nose.
Greenwash: To Mislead, Cover Up, or Gloss Over Damaging Facts By Appealing to Environmental Values.
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Kelly
- 764 days ago - peta.org
With this goal, many people donate, totaling millions of dollars each year to organizations that say they are working to protect the environment and wildlife. But how much do we really know about these organizations and their activities?
ACTION NEEDED Demand India Protect Old-Growth and Abandon Coal
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Kelly
- 779 days ago - forests.org
Yet India is heading towards social and ecological collapse unless it stops burning coal and clearing its natural ecosystems, especially important old-growth forest remnants.
Selfless Kindergarten Teacher Gives Student a Kidney (Video)
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JL
- 801 days ago - takepart.com
Wendy Killian gets our hero teacher of the day award!
Organic Bytes #363: Factory Farms Gag Consumers
Offbeat  (tags: protection, activists, conservation, habitat, media, news, disease, farming, geneticengineering, organic, environment )

Denise
- 848 days ago - organicconsumers.org
Ag-Gag Bills: Another Assault by Corporations on Consumers' Right to Know
The World of 2030: U.S. Declines; Food, Water May Be Scarce
Offbeat  (tags: climate change, extreme weather, food, famine, disease, pandemics, dwindling resources, drought, crop failures, flooding, hurricanes, tornadoes, politics, policymakers, earth, endangered )

Brian
- 897 days ago - news.yahoo.com
"Climate change analysis suggests that the severity of existing weather patterns will intensify, with wet areas getting wetter, and dry and arid areas becoming more so."
End Child Slavery Now
Offbeat  (tags: business, consumers, dishonesty, cover-up, humans, lies, law, marketing, money, children, death, disease, drugs, health, illness, prevention, protection, risks, safety, children, crime, business )

Kelly
- 981 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Every child deserves to grow up in a safe environment. Sadly, 126 million children work in dirty, dangerous and degrading jobs, including 1.2 million children who are trafficked worldwide.
Why Do American Junk Food Giants Feel Urge To Force-Feed Us Titbit Sermons On Social Issues?
Offbeat  (tags: junk food, American fast food, politics, fatty, absurd, health care, Bible, Chick-fil-A, Papa John's, In-N-Out, congress, economy, diet, disease, consumers )

Naoko
- 1010 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
We've got the Papa John's pizza guys weighing in on the health care debate, while the burger slingers out west at In-N-Out can't serve up a cheeseburger without a Bible verse.
Lakota Freedom Delegation
Offbeat  (tags: climate, animals, destruction, environment, ecosystems, conservation, GoodNews, Sustainabililty, world, pollution, healthconditions, habitat, activists, americans, ethics, culture, education, environment, goodnews, government, humans, world, society, poli )

Michael
- 1174 days ago - finalcall.com
The Lakota have withdrawn from every Treaty it ever signed with the US Govt. They have renounced US Citizenship. They say they will welcome anyone who does the same. We had been told in 72 by a local Rock Band that, ''We are the Indians today.''
Anti-Nuclear Activist Sees Commonalities Between Minamata And Fukushima
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, anti-nuclear, Fukushima, Minamata, unfairness, inequality, disasters, government's inaction, METI, responsibility, destruction, environment, pollution, disease, government, dishonesty )

Naoko
- 1178 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
"Inequality," said Smith, when asked what it is that both disasters have. It was not the government's inaction that she brought up first, but rather the unfairness of it all.
Feline Leukemia Does Not Have to Be a Death Sentence
Offbeat  (tags: animals, pets, cats, disease, FeLV, prevention, treatment, pet health, off beat )

R.
- 1183 days ago - consciouscat.net
Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV) is the second leading cause of death in cats, killing 85% of infected cats within three years of diagnosis. The virus affects the cat's blood, causing various blood diseases. It also suppresses the cat's immune system.
Fears as Snakes, Crocodiles and Disease Threaten the Floodwaters of Thailand
Offbeat  (tags: Fears, as, snakes, crocodiles, disease, threaten, the, floodwaters, of, Thailand )

Agnes
- 1305 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Fears have been raised that snakes, crocodiles and disease could threaten locals and tourists as Thailand battles continually rising floodwaters. The main river coursing through the capital of Bangkok swelled to record highs today amid concern that flood
 

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