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2/3 Of The Deforestation In The Amazon Rainforest Is Linked To 128 Livestock Slaughter Houses
World  (tags: Amazon Rainforest, clear cutting, forest fires, Brazil, Peru, South America, Beef, Livestock, Slaughterhouses, corruption, death, ethics, humans, politics, usa, world )

Fiona
- 18 days ago - nackpets.wordpress.com
Satellites are mechanical reporters of the Amazon deforestation process. By documenting the degradation and gaps created by the clear-cutting, they deliver the verdict: Two-thirds of the AmazonâEUR(TM)s deforested area has been turned into
The Atlantic Slave Trade in Two Minutes
World  (tags: Slave trade, Atlantic ocean, Brazil, slave ships, Africa, North America, South America, carribean )

Dandelion
- 48 days ago - slate.com
This interactive, gives you a sense of the scale of the trans-Atlantic slave trade across time, as well as the flow of transport and eventual destinations. 315 years. 20,528 voyages. Millions of lives.
EIGHT YEARS IN PRISON FOR SUFFERING A MISCARRIAGE
World  (tags: women, reproductive rights, miscarriage, Argentina, Latin America, South America, injustice, prison, petitions )

Freya
- 450 days ago - amnesty.org.au
A 27-year-old woman by the name of Belen is serving an eight year prison sentence in Argentina following a court's ruling that she was guilty of murder after suffering a miscarriage in a public hospital.
Petition: Stop Hershey's From Using Palm Oil!
World  (tags: palm oil, Hershey, Asia, North America, South America, palm plantations, tigers, organgutans )

Kathryn
- 826 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Today, palm oil is grown throughout Africa, Asia, North America, and South America, with 85% of all palm oil globally produced and exported from Indonesia and Malaysia; but most of the time not using sustainable measures.
March Against Monsanto News From Everywhere
World  (tags: Monsanto Protests around the world, North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia Protests Against Monsanto, GMO's )

Fiona
- 1183 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
To the rhythms of drums and chants, concerned people took to the streets across 436 cities in 52 countries yesterday. The message was clear: smash Monsanto. With thousands marching from coast to coast, Canada to Argentina, and around the world,
Monsanto's South American Invasion Met With Resistance In Costa Rica
World  (tags: world, humanrights, South America, GMOS )

Rose
- 1620 days ago - naturalindependent.com
Monsanto has begun its domination in South America in countries such as Brazil, who have embraced the GMO seeds in much the same fashion as the United States
Our Right to Poison: Lessons From the Failed War on Drugs
World  (tags: war on drugs, cocain, Central America, South America, Europe, Afghanistan )

Angelika
- 1635 days ago - spiegel.de
Global support grows for legalizing drugs. The global war on drugs has cost billions and taken countless lives -- but achieved little. The scant results finally have politicians and experts joining calls for legalization..
Drug Legalization in Latin America: Could It Be the Answer?
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, crime, death, government, politics, society, South America, violence, world )

Kit
- 1767 days ago - truth-out.org
Legalization appeals to Latin American countries for a variety of reasons. First, the countries too often frequented by violence believe that legalization can be an effective deterrent to drug-related crime.
LATIN AMERICA'S LATEST MIRACLE: THE COMEBACK OF COLOMBIA
World  (tags: South America, Colombia, interesting, government, news, politics, world, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms )

AWAY AWHI
- 2105 days ago - worldcrunch.com
Over the past 10 years, Colombia has enjoyed a huge change in fortunes. The economy is humming, drug-related violence is down and security forces have corralled the rebel FARC guerillas. From infrastructure to corruption, however, some serious problems pe
Why Nicaragua and Costa Rica Are in a Tense Standoff Over a Remote Swamp
World  (tags: world, conflict, South AMerica, South America, politics, violence, government, society )

AWAY AWHI
- 2455 days ago - csmonitor.com
Costa Rica and Nicaragua are at loggerheads over control of a remote island on the San Juan River. Google Maps and The Hague have been sucked into the dispute
2 Miners Found Dead After Ecuador Tunnel Collapse
World  (tags: Ecuador, world, miners, mine collapse, mine rescue, South America, Latin America )

Robert
- 2499 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Search teams found the bodies of two miners Saturday and were still looking for two other men missing since a tunnel collapsed 490 feet (150 meters) underground the previous day.
Venezuela Importers: Chavez Strangling Business
World  (tags: world, South America, South America, Chavez, politics, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

AWAY AWHI
- 2659 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Business leaders accused President Hugo Chavez on Sunday of attempting to strangle Venezuelan businesses that rely on imports by making them pay more for foreign-made products.
Chile Quake Moves City More Than 10 Feet
World  (tags: chile, earthquake, santiago, concepcion, south america )

Pami
- 2721 days ago - cnn.com
The magnitude-8.8 earthquake that rocked the west coast of Chile last month was violent enough to move the city of Concepcion at least 10 feet to the west and the capital, Santiago, about 11 inches to the west-southwest, researchers said.
The Ancient Nasca Lines of Peru Shed Their Secrets.
World  (tags: archealogy, Discovery, GoodNews, interesting, Peru. plain of nasca, South America )

Kit
- 2728 days ago - ngm.nationalgeographic.com
No flying saucers or chariots of the gods, just some basic rituals to make a hard life with a water shortage a little easier.
Iran's Leader Makes Inroads in Latin America
World  (tags: iran, politics, world, Venezuela, south america, interesting, government, news )

AWAY AWHI
- 2824 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
Ahmadinejad wraps up three-country tour with visit to Venezuela
 

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