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This Is What Happens Inside Elephants' Bodies When People Ride Them
Offbeat  (tags: animals, healthconditions )

Angie
- 96 days ago - thedodo.com
In addition to wearing down the delicate tissue and bones on an elephants back, the chairs can also damage the skin and cause painful lesions on the elephants body.
Michael Moore:Do Not Send Us Bottles of Water. Instead, Join Us in a Revolt
Offbeat  (tags: healthconditions, ethics, rights, safety, health, risks, investigation )

Heidi Gai
- 174 days ago - ecowatch.com
What you can do to help the people of Flint, Michigan? Sign Michael Moore's petition: http://www.michaelmoore.com/DontSendBot tledWater#signup-form
Dad Of Baby Born Without Skull Opens Up After Son's Story Goes Viral (Video & Text!)
Offbeat  (tags: bubbley baby boy, healthconditions, microhydranencephaly, inspirational story and video )

Barb
- 289 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Florida dad Brandon Buell knows the hardship and joy that come with raising a child with severe disabilities. His toddler son Jaxon was born with part of his skull and brain missing due to a rare condition called microhydranencephaly....
Warming 'Worst Case' Must Be Considered Say Experts
Offbeat  (tags: climate-change, destruction, animals, globalwarming, endangered, CO2emissions, nature, healthconditions, conservation, pollution, wildlife, environment, trees, weather, water, oceans )

Ray
- 374 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Climate change may lead to crop failures and food shortages later this century,Climate change risks should be assessed in the same way as threats to national security or public health according to a new report.
India's Slum Children Push Politicians To Provide Clean Water, Toilets
Offbeat  (tags: government, children, goodnews, India, slum, clean water, water, healthconditions, destruction )

Naoko
- 422 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Struggling Indian kids have heard their government's promises, but they haven't seen much action - so they're taking matters into their own little hands.
The Shoe That Grows Inspires Donations That Shock Its Inventor
Offbeat  (tags: climate, environment, healthconditions, GoodNews, government, green, habitat, humans, protection, politics, pollution, Sustainabililty, weather, world, abuse, activists, children, culture, education, ethics, family, fashion, freedoms, GoodNews, government )

Wendy
- 457 days ago - msn.com
Kenton Lee is the brain behind the innovative new shoe. He was working at a home for 140 HIV/AIDS orphans at a children's home in Nairobi when he saw that none of the children had shoes that fit. .THERE ARE -300 million children who do not have shoes.!
Saturday, March 28 at 8:30 to 9:30 PM Local Time Pledge to Turn Off Your Lights for 1 Hour
Offbeat  (tags: climate, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, energy, forests, globalwarming, GoodNews, green, habitat, healthconditions, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, radia-active, water, weathe )

Wendy
- 484 days ago - earthhour.org
Earth Hour Join hundreds of millions of people around the world and turn off your lights for one hour to show your commitment to climate change action now. It's time we speak up and demand a better future for our planet switch off your lights for 1hr
Rescue Dog Saves Owner From Breast Cancer
Offbeat  (tags: animals, healthconditions, interesting, rescued, dogs, GoodNews, humans, cancer, disease, illness, protection, warning, women, animals, goodnews, pets, unusual )

James
- 567 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A british woman was alerted to cancer in her own body by the Border Collie she had herself rescued recently.
Beijing Marathon Smog Takes Health Out of Exercise
Offbeat  (tags: CO2emissions, climate, destruction, energy, environment, globalwarming, globalwarming, government, healthconditions, healthconditions, humans, pollution, Sustainabililty, world, environment, health, humans, news, safety, society, sports, world, asia, chin )

Jessica
- 637 days ago - yourenergyblog.com
Smog in Beijing is so bad that marathon runners were wearing gas masks last week. It's one of the smoggiest cities in the world. 30,000 athletes were registered to run. Some dropped out, some quit early, and some wore masks.
He Could Go to Jail for Defending Workers
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, activists, children, corruption, crime, culture, dishonesty, environment, fashion, ethics, humans, government, health, law, media, news, politics, safety, sadness, rights, travel, violence, world, government, healthconditions, humans, politics, 'CI )

Wendy
- 693 days ago - action.laborrights.org
Andy Hall,a British citizen,Thai company called Natural Fruit. Hall found serious rights abuses at one of Natural Fruit's pineapple canning factories, including child labor, illegally low wages, confiscation of identity documents, harrassment.......>
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
- 757 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.".
New at Hillside : A Foal Is Born... & Skye Is Home...
Offbeat  (tags: GoodNews, AnimalWelfare, newborn, healthconditions, home, treatment )

Borg
- 776 days ago - us2.campaign-archive2.com
Safe in the Sanctuary (June 2014) - a foal was born last night to Chrissy, one of the horses and ponies we recently rescued from a stray horse pound. And, SKYE IS BACK AT THE SANCTUARY... after being rushed to Cambridge Veterinary College for
It's So Hot In Rio De Janeiro Right Now That Zoo Animals Are Being Fed Popsicles
Offbeat  (tags: Rio De Janeiro, Zoo Animals, AnimalWelfare, animals, habitat, protection, tigers, wildanimals, wildlife, food, health, interesting, photos, off-beat, climate-change, healthconditions, world, diet, news, world )

Desanka
- 920 days ago - buzzfeed.com
With temperatures over 95 the animals at the Rio de Janeiro zoo are being kept cool with popsicles and frozen food.
 

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