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Harvest 40 Different Fruits From This One Tree
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, environment, ethics, food, humans, interesting )

Frans
- 8 days ago - industrytap.com
Imagine one fruit tree in your backyard that produces 40 varieties of fruit. The picture above is a representation of what a fully blossomed "Tree of Forty Fruits" will look like. It is being created by Syracuse University professor Sam Van Aken...
Investigate the 2012 Death of Mr. Darren Rainey - Petition
Offbeat  (tags: ethics, humans, crime, society, police, abuse )

Marty
- 11 days ago - change.org
On June 23, 2012 Darren Rainey, a 50-year-old mentally ill state prison inmate in Miami-Dade County, died after guards responded to his defecating in his cell by locking him into a 180-degree shower for two hours--at which point his skin was separating
RECENT UPDATE ON ARTURO THE POLAR BEAR! Argentina Zoo Freezes Polar Bear Move to Canada
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Julie
- 29 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Greenpeace and other environmentalist groups argue it's riskier to keep the bear in Mendoza, where temperatures can reach up to 86 Fahrenheit (30 Celsius) in the summer. The last polar bear at the Buenos Aires zoo died in late Dec. 2012 amid a heat wave.
China 'Admits' Trading in Tiger Skins
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Marty
- 30 days ago - bbc.com
China has for the first time admitted in public that it permits trade in skins from captive tigers, according to participants and officials at a meeting of an international convention to protect endangered species.
Please Can You Demand That David Cameron Puts Our Bees Before Syngenta's Profits?
Offbeat  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, green, government, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, politics, world, wildlife, weather, water, trees, protection, habitat, activists, culture, dishonesty, death, ethics, fami )

Wendy
- 54 days ago - secure.38degrees.org.uk
"If the government approves Syngenta's kneejerk and cynical application then the public are bound to question whether ministers are too close to the agrochemical companies and too distant from the ecology that feeds us.".
Michael's Revolution #9   video
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Michael
- 60 days ago - youtube.com
A hard to believe story which will all add. How many will believe that Michael of Daniel 12;1, is the child of Revelations 12, and #9 from the Beatles song Revolution #9 where Lennon says near the end, "Take this brother may it serve you well.?"
Quebec Driver Who Stopped for Ducks Guilty in Fatal Crash
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Lone
- 61 days ago - thestar.com
A woman who stopped to help a group of ducklings on the side of the road shed tears Friday as she was found guilty of causing the deaths of a motorcyclist and his passenger daughter who slammed into her parked car.
Decapitation, Morality Squads and "Five-Star Jihad"
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Ge
- 80 days ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
The number of so-called taxi-rapes has snowballed to such an extent that a British judge recently issued a warning that no woman can expect to be safe while travelling in a cab.
BBC BIAS IN ELECTION REPORTING
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Wendy
- 86 days ago - you.38degrees.org.uk
Dear BBC, we believe the BBC should URGENTLY establish processes that ensure that election reporting is fair, unbiased not sensationalist ensuring those processes are followed so that reporting fairly reflects the state of polling and voting in Britain
Hillside : Good News About Skye...
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Borg
- 86 days ago - us2.campaign-archive1.com
Following Skye's life-saving colic operation she underwent late on Tuesday night, we are delighted to tell you that she is making such good progress and will be coming back to the Sanctuary tomorrow. The vets there told us that as the 'twisted intestine'
Greenpeace JEWSON: STOP PLUNDERING THE AMAZON
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Wendy
- 95 days ago - secure.greenpeace.org.uk
Criminal gangs are looting the Amazon rainforest. They're stealing rare trees, which are chopped up to make expensive flooring and garden decking..Tell Jewson and International Timber to stop selling timber plundered from the Amazon..
Aquarium Fisherman Allegedly Attacks Environmentalist Underwater (VIDEO)
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Marty
- 97 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A Hawaii environmentalist found herself in danger last week when an aquarium fisherman spotted her taking video of him in deep water, rushed toward her and ripped the air supply out of her mouth, according to footage of the incident and eyewitnesses.
Jewelry Innovator Shiraki Puts Ethics at the Heart of Beauty
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Naoko
- 108 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Since then, she has been making and selling "ethical jewelry" by sourcing gems, seashells and other materials directly from their producers in Pakistan, Rwanda and other developing nations.
EXPOSED: Whales Exploited in Circus-Style Shows By SEA LIFE
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Borg
- 124 days ago - us6.campaign-archive2.com
A painstaking CAPS investigation, carried out over the last six months, has revealed the cruel exploitation of beluga whales, who are forced to perform degrading, circus-style tricks for screaming audiences in SEA LIFE's "Beluga Whale Theatre" in Shanghai
 

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