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Take Action to Reduce Climate-Linked Gender-Based Violence PETITION
World  (tags: climate change, humans, violence )

Anna
- 5 hours ago - sierra.force.com
Climate disruption magnifies existing inequalities and human rights violations to create profound injustices. One of the most horrific consequences of climate change is the connection to gender-based violence. Extreme weather, climate displacement,
Nobel Peace Prize for Greek Islanders - TAKE ACTION!
World  (tags: Greek Islanders, refugees, Nobel Peace Prize, petition )

Judy
- 19 hours ago - secure.avaaz.org
With their actions of helping refugees, they drowned fear and racism in a wave of compassion and reminded the whole world that we are one, united humanity, above races, nations and religions.
VENEZUELA: RELEASE LGBTI ACTIVIST IMMEDIATELY
World  (tags: world, humanrights, freedoms, petition to sign, lgbt activists )

Rose
- 1 day ago - amnesty.org.au
LGBTI activist and opposition party member Rosmit Mantilla has been detained by Venezuelan authorities for the past 20 months after participating in anti-government protests.
PETITION - Who Bears the Tax Burden?
World  (tags: tax payers, Tax Fraud, legal loopholes, Corporate Accountability, fair taxation, politics, laws, corporate taxes )

Sabine
- 2 days ago - act.wemove.eu
We likely pay more tax than wealthy corporations. Google for example paid less than 3% in taxes over the past years using legal loopholes in Ireland. Belgium recently allowed around 35 big corporations to use more loopholes in order to avoid paying 70...
Sea Shepherd Is Hunting the Last of the Worlds Most Notorious Poaching Vessels
World  (tags: Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, Protectors, Patagonian toothfish, poaching, corruption, crime )

Linda
- 2 days ago - takepart.com
Sea Shepherds hunting of poaching vessels in the remote Southern Ocean is not as well known as its efforts to stop Japanese whale hunters, but for one species it is a lifesaver.
PETITION - Stop the Spread of GMO-Contaminated Seeds in China
World  (tags: china, GMO seed ban, GMO seed mutations, food safety awareness, health risks, ethics, natural food, politics, prevention, protection laws )

Sabine
- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
Chinese farmers are illegally growing genetically modified corn, according to the environmental non-profit Greenpeace. Greenpeace reported that 93 percent of samples taken last year from corn fields in five counties in Liaoning province tested...
Stop Shark Finning. Stop the TPP.
World  (tags: TPP, sharks, finning, death )

Linda
- 2 days ago - sierra.force.com
The Trans-Pacific Partnership would expand the trade of shark fins & continue the brutal practice of shark finning. But it's far from a done deal. Tell Congress to vote no on the TPP.
Japan and the Whale
World  (tags: Japan, the whale, hunting whales, irrelevant to feeding, not economic, ancient culture, nothing about its Antarctic whaling is h )

RosieUrge
- 3 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Hunting whales is irrelevant to feeding Japan's population, drawing global condemnation and is NOT economic. So, why does Japan still do it? The government says whaling is an ancient part of its culture but NOTHING about its Antarctic whaling is historic.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Cambodia: Sugar for the EU Is Destroying Our Land
World  (tags: land grabs, environment, business, ethics, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics, world )

Cal
- 3 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
Cambodia exports sugar worth millions to Europe under an EU trade deal. The initiative, which was intended to fight poverty in developing countries, has led the sugar industry to grab the land of 12,000 Cambodian small farmers and their families, leavin
How to Make Filthy Water Drinkable
World  (tags: science, news, discovery, children, Water, Ted, Talk, humans, ethics, pollution, protection, nature, wildlife, AnimalWelfare, protection, habitat, suffering )

Mari
- 4 days ago - ted.com
TED Talk Filmed July 2009 at TEDGlobal 2009 Michael Pritchard: How to make filthy water drinkable
Enge's Son Rallies Rock Stars Against Human Trafficking Read More: Http://Www.Leicestermercury.Co .Uk/Enge-s-Son-Rallies-Rock-St
World  (tags: humanrights, freedoms, Human Trafficking Awareness )

Rose
- 4 days ago - leicestermercury.co.uk
Engelbert Humperdinck's son and manager is gathering some of the biggest names in music to record a charity album in support of anti-human traffi
Why Western Warmongers Create One Disaster After Another in the Mideast
World  (tags: wars, empires, Middle East, intervention, military )

Freya
- 4 days ago - alternet.org
The wars in Libya, Iraq and Afghanistan failed because short-sighted Western interests trumped the needs of the people.
PETITION - Don't Let Trump Win Nobel Peace Prize
World  (tags: Donald Trump, Nobel Peace Prize, nominees, disgusting attacks, misogynistic, racism, inappropriate comments, prevention, wrong candidate )

Sabine
- 4 days ago - forcechange.com
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is among the Nobel Peace Prize nominees for this year, sparking shock and outrage. Trump has been everything but deserving of the award, threatening to bomb ISIS, build a wall between America and Mexico,...
Turkey Descends Into Civil War as Conflict in Southeast Escalates
World  (tags: world, terrorism, society, politics, middle-east, Turkey, Kurds )

Cal
- 4 days ago - ipsnews.net
In southern Turkey a local rebellion has escalated into regional devastation
 

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