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Big Tobacco Fuming: Philip Morris Threatens to Sue Over Plain Cigarette Packaging
Offbeat  (tags: Children, Court, Health, Law, Politics, UK )

Ray
- 4 days ago - rt.com
Philip Morris International, the world's largest tobacco company and maker of Marlboro cigarettes, is prepared to sue the British government if it implements a law requiring plain packaging of cigarettes.
Click for Free Cat Litter Everyday
Offbeat  (tags: activists, americans, GoodNews, safety, health, animalwelfare, cats, protection, rescued, environment, prevention, protection, disease, healthcare, health )

Kelly
- 10 days ago - freekatlitter.com
Click below to get the cat scratching... and every day you do, we'll provide much needed litter to animal shelters. Click to scratch every day - the more you do, the more high quality litter we can donate - they need it!
The Man Who Helped Save 50 Million Lives
Offbeat  (tags: Medication, Health, kitchen cupboard, Children, Dr Norbert Hirschhorn )

Ray
- 11 days ago - bbc.co.uk
1983: A three-month old Egyptian boy came into a rehydration centre having been been sick with diarrhoea for the past two days; he is obviously dehydrated with sunken eyes and is too weak to even hold his head up
Anatomy of Female Genital Mutilation
Offbeat  (tags: Anatomy, female, sex, FGM, health )

Ray
- 22 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The world could put a stop to female genital mutilation (FGM) within a generation, international leaders and campaigners say. (This report contains graphic descriptions of the practices involved).
Rescued Animals Arrive at Hillside...
Offbeat  (tags: animalwelfare, goodnews, protection, rescued, habitat, health, safety, pictures )

Borg
- 27 days ago - us2.campaign-archive2.com
We're pleased to let you know that 39 of the 49 abandoned horses and ponies that were siezed by Trading Standards on Manmoel Common, to save them from a further winter of starvation, are on their way to Hillside. We will bring you pictures very soon...
RECENT UPDATE ON ARTURO THE POLAR BEAR! Argentina Zoo Freezes Polar Bear Move to Canada
Offbeat  (tags: Arturo, Argentina, polar bear, old, move him!, protection, safety, health, ethics, animals, government, news )

Julie
- 28 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.
Tobacco Giant to Pay $23bn Damages to Florida Smoker's Widow
Offbeat  (tags: Court, Drugs, Health, Law, USA )

Ray
- 30 days ago - rt.com
A jury in Florida has awarded the widow of a chain smoker who died of lung cancer at the age of 36 punitive damages of $23 billion. RJ Reynolds, the second biggest tobacco company in the US, plans to challenge "this runaway verdict."
Washington Woman Eating Only Pet Food for An Entire Month
Offbeat  (tags: pet food, bizarre, culture, food, health, humans, pets, society, unusual )

Lone
- 42 days ago - ca.shine.yahoo.com
"You would be surprised how tasty dog and cat food can be when it's made right,"
11yo Autistic Boy Kept in Dog Cage: CA Police
Offbeat  (tags: Children, Health, Human rights, Robert Bridge, USA )

Ray
- 45 days ago - rt.com
An Anaheim couple are facing felony charges of child endangerment for allegedly locking their 11-year-old son in a metal cage, police said.
Dogs in Hot Cars
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, hot cars, deathtrap, animals, health, humans, pets )

Lone
- 52 days ago - peta.org
Every year, dogs suffer and die when their guardians make the mistake of leaving them in a parked car--even for "just a minute"--while they run an errand. Parked cars are deathtraps for dogs:
VICTORY VICTORY A Butterfly Back From The Brink
Offbeat  (tags: 45 captive-bred, 308 caterpillars, been released into the wild, cautiously optimistic, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, government, GoodNews, nature, protection, conservation, extinction, environment, performance, health, safety )

Kelly
- 53 days ago - usfws.tumblr.com
Photo: Schaus swallowtail (Holly Salvato)~ In June 2012 the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) issued an emergency order allowing the collection and captive rearing of endangered Schaus' swallowtail butterflies.
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
- 53 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.".
Turtle's Broken Shell Held Together With Wires, Pins and Glue
Offbeat  (tags: animals, turtle, broken shell, health, protection, society, wildlife )

Lone
- 54 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
An injured turtle is literally being pieced back together with wires, steel pins, epoxy glue and a bracket at a Manitoba wildlife shelter, after its shell was badly cracked this week.
Thousands of Oil and Gas Wells in Pennsylvania Suspected of Leaking Methane
Offbeat  (tags: Accident, Biology, Ecology, Fracking, Global warming, Health, Security, USA )

Ray
- 59 days ago - rt.com
Thousands of abandoned oil and gas wells across the state of Pennsylvania could be leaking methane gas into the atmosphere, a new report states.
Michael's Revolution #9   video
Offbeat  (tags: activists, americans, goodnews, government, health, interesting, society, humans, ethics, elections, freedoms, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', asia, best, ethics, humanrights, israel, middle-east, UnitedNations, world, bizarre, business, children, ethics, inter )

Michael
- 59 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.?"
 

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