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Community Led Initiatives Protect Nature...An Article About Becoming The Change 1/20/2018
Offbeat  (tags: Community Based Initiatives, Ecador, South America, Rights Of Nature, environment, government, health, humans, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, protection, unusual, wildlife, world )

Fiona
- 152 days ago - dailygood.org
In 2008, Ecuador's leadership rewrote its constitution to include the rights of nature, effectively awarding legal rights to the environment. This change was led by many grassroots environmental advocates, including Natalia Greene.
Turning Soybeans Into Diesel Fuel Is Costing Us Billions
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, crime, environment, ethics, government, interesting, news, world )

Kathy
- 155 days ago - npr.org
This year, trucks and other heavy-duty motors in America will burn some 3 billion gallons of diesel fuel that was made from soybean oil. They're doing it, though, not because it's cheaper or better, but because they're required to, by law.
Poll: Where Do You Want To See Trump Spend His Retirement?
Offbeat  (tags: government, humor, interesting, off-beat, poll, tRump, unusual, world )

Kathy
- 155 days ago - samuel-warde.com
It's no secret. WeâEUR(TM)re all suffering from Trump fatigue to one degree or another. Every day it's something else. You no sooner tamp down your outrage at the latest atrocity emanating from the Embarrassment-in-Chief than a new outrage rears its ugly head.
Trump Administration Calls for Removing Canada Lynx From Endangered List
Offbeat  (tags: lynx, protection, government, endangered )

Jeri
- 157 days ago - twincities.com
The Trump administration announced Thursday that itâEUR(TM)s moving to strike the Canada lynx from the endangered species list, despite a 2016 assessment concluding the species will die out in its northern range by the end of the century without
May Drops Plans for Fox-Hunting Vote
Offbeat  (tags: Fox Hunting, Repeal Act, Vote, Government, UK )


- 166 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Prime Minister Theresa May has dropped plans to hold a vote on the fox-hunting ban during this parliament. The Conservatives promised a vote on repealing the Hunting Act - which bans the use of dogs to hunt foxes and wild mammals
VIDEO: Prank With Nikki Haley (Ambassador USA to UN)   video
Offbeat  (tags: pranksters, prank, Nikki Haley, Poland, Russia, USAnews, media, u.s., government, americans, world, government )

Fly
- 169 days ago - youtu.be
Famous Russian pranksters Vovan & Lexus played a phone trick on the U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley. Presenting themselves as The Prime-Minister of Poland
Resistance Isn't Just for the Young. Just Ask These Self-Described 'Old Broads' Who Are Suing Trump
Offbeat  (tags: culture, environment, government, interesting, protection, society, women )

Kathy
- 183 days ago - seattletimes.com
The fight to stop the corporate plundering of national monuments and other wild places is ramping up. It's being fueled, in part, by some "old broads who hike" - and who are now suing the president.
Instagram to Carry Abuse Warning for Koala and Tiger Selfies
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, photos, protection, government )

Cher
- 198 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A grinning selfie with an exotic wild animal has become a rite of passage for many travellers, with tens of thousands posted across social media every year.
Bipartisan Group of Former FERC Commissioners Rejects Energy SecretaryâEUR(TM)s Bid to Help Coal Plants By Steven Mufson October 19
Offbeat  (tags: environment, business, protection, safety, society, government, health )

Ruth
- 216 days ago - washingtonpost.com
"Eight former members of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission âEUR" including five former chairmen âEUR" have filed a letter with the commission opposing PerryâEUR(TM)s proposal that would give coal and nuclear plants credit for resilience so that they..."
Organ Donation Opt-Out Plan: What Do People Waiting for Transplants Think?
Offbeat  (tags: Organ donation, Gift of Life, Opt-out Plan, Government, NHS, UK )


- 253 days ago - bbc.co.uk
At home, Julie Bartlett has her bags packed and people on standby to drive her to hospital, just in case she receives a phone call saying doctors have a heart that is a match for her.
LA Charges 3 Men in âEUR~BarbaricâEUR(TM) Ivory Trade
Offbeat  (tags: LA, ivory trade, wildlife trafficking, Black Market, california, animals, environment, government, humans, crime, wildlife, world )

Lone
- 287 days ago - dailynews.com
âEURoeThese cases exemplify the mission of our Wildlife Trafficking Unit and demonstrate that black market trafficking of wildlife in California will not be tolerated. "
US Military Plans To Send Malware Back To Hackers
Offbeat  (tags: Hackers, Malware, Military, Government, americans, bizarre, crime, culture, design, funny, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, unusual, world )

Fiona
- 303 days ago - ibtimes.com
Well, this may be good news....military geeks doing something computer users, might enjoy. This is a a new approach to discourage hackers. Interesting video on site. Please note, comment, forward.
Monopoly Was Invented To Show The Evil Of Capitalism
Offbeat  (tags: Monopoly, Board Game, Evil, Capitalism, High Rent, Buy, bizarre, business, children, crime, culture, ethics, government, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, pictures, society, unusual, world )

Fiona
- 307 days ago - aeon.co
" Buy land âEUR" they arenâEUR(TM)t making it any more,âEUR(TM) quipped Mark Twain. ItâEUR(TM)s a maxim that would certainly serve you well in a game of Monopoly. The game taught children to buy property, build hotels, and charge high rent.
Apache Spring, Fort Bowie, Arizona...........Ecosystem, Terrain And History Of A Place In The American West
Offbeat  (tags: Apache Spring, Fort Bowie, Arizona, USA, History, Flora, Wildlife, Ecosystem, americans, animals, environment, government, humans, interesting, off-beat, photos, pictures, protection, unusual, world )

Fiona
- 322 days ago - desertusa.com
Image = Tombstone of Little Robe, son of Geronimo In depth examination of a place in the American Western desert: the vegetation, animals, present condition and past events. Please note, comment and forward.
Future of B.C.'s Grizzly Trophy Hunt Uncertain as Fall Hunt Approaches
Offbeat  (tags: Grizzly bears, NDP, hunting, trophy hunting, fall hunt, animals, environment, government, society, world )

Lone
- 325 days ago - cbc.ca
NDP promised to end the controversial hunt, but few details on how and when the ban would be implemented

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