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TAKE ACTION NOW! Cambodia: Sugar for the EU Is Destroying Our Land
World  (tags: land grabs, environment, business, ethics, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics, world )

Cal
- 172 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
Stop TTIP and CETA ACTION
World  (tags: ttip, ceta, human rights, health, corruption, politics, business )

Nancy
- 245 days ago - waronwant.org
Join War on Want and millions of others across Europe to stop the back room deal that could hold our public services hostage to big business and destroy our democracy for ever.
Your Next Cup of Tea Could Be Supporting Child Slavery
World  (tags: Tea companies, Assam, slavery, abuse, business, sanitation, Tea plantations, human rights )

Nancy
- 321 days ago - takepart.com
At Doomur Dullung, one of the region's enormous plantations, which grows tea for major brands such as Lipton, PG Tips, Tetley, and Twinings, living and working conditions are horrific.
There's Feces-Covered Cilantro in Your Guacamole Because of Labor Abuses in Mexico
World  (tags: world, politics, business, labor strife, Mexico )

Cal
- 360 days ago - globalpost.com
The US Food and Drug Administration has announced a partial ban on cilantro imported from Mexico because of fecal contamination
Worse Than TPP: Secret Economic Trade Deal Could Ruin Global Economy
World  (tags: world, society, politics, economy, TPP, Trans-Pacific Partnership, Trade in Services Agreement, global economy, Wikileaks, business, fiances, trade, nations )

Darren
- 370 days ago - therealnews.com
If you think the TPP will be a disaster for the American economy, just wait until you hear about the Trade in Services Agreement. This so-called economic free trade agreement has been negotiated for the last few years in complete secrecy. . .
Stop Harassing Mothers Opposed to the Conga Mine ACTION
World  (tags: human rights, Conga Mine, Newmont Mining, Minera Yanacocha, business, family, health )

Nancy
- 448 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
When Máxima stands up to AmericaâEUR(TM)s largest gold mining company, sheâEUR(TM)s doing it on behalf of her children. The mine threatens her communityâEUR(TM)s water, their farmlands, and her children and grandchildrenâEUR(TM)s health.
Philippines Sugar Organizer Murdered ACTION
World  (tags: Rolando Pango, sugar plantation, United Sugar Producers Federation of the, Hacienda Salud, business, crime, world, human rights )

Nancy
- 598 days ago - iuf.org
"This is a grim reminder that in certain industries and sectors like sugar plantations the Philippines is a dangerous place for trade unionists," said Josua Mata, General Secretary of IUF-affiliated union federation SENTRO and co-convener of NAGKAISA...
Darigold Worker Denied Time Off for Family Emergency ACTION
World  (tags: Darigold, abuse, business, corporate, money, ethics, farming, human rights )

Nancy
- 657 days ago - action.ufw.org
Working at a dairy is hard work, even under good circumstances. But as we've shared with you, conditions at too many Darigold dairies are hardly ideal. Reported animal abuse, workplace injuries, no access to drinking water make the day in, day out grind-
VICTORY VICTORY Bahamas Dolphinarium Ordered To Release Dolphins
World  (tags: profits mainly from tourism, brought into the country illegally, local activist group reEarth, in favor of freeing the dolphins, ecosystems, endangered, oceans, nature, wildlife, world, healthconditions, water, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, endangered )

Kelly
- 722 days ago - care2.com
A court in the Caribbean island has ordered that an illegal dolphinarium shut down and is questioning whether any dolphins should be allowed into the Bahamas for any purpose beyond research.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Tell Holland America Cruise Lines to Stop Supporting the Grind Slaughter of Cetaceans in the Faroes!
World  (tags: slaughter, killed, killing, suffering, sadness, wildlife, protection, endangered, extinction, conservation, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, abused, abuse, environment, whales, activists, violence, sadness, media, internet, government, conservation, ecosyste )

Kelly
- 746 days ago - change.org
The Faroe Islands are home to an extremely barbaric cetacean drive hunt, called the Grindadráp/Grind. During a Grind, hundreds of pilot whales and other cetaceans are driven into fjords, and pulled up onto kill beaches,
The Shady Syrian Oligarchs Keeping Assad Afloat
World  (tags: world, war, society, politics, business, fat cats in Syri, c war profiteers )

Cal
- 749 days ago - realclearworld.com
Despite the desolate landscape of destruction that loyalist troops leave behind and the sanctions imposed by Western countries, a few entrepreneurs in the power's sphere of influence are still amassing profits, say experts of the Syrian regime.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Please Stop Purchasing Dolphins From Japan.
World  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, endangered, wildlife, world, oceans, politics, nature, protection, environment, destruction, activists, corruption, crime, children, family, media, society, violence, sadness, world, government, suffering, slaughter, cruelty, ani )

Kelly
- 753 days ago - change.org
immediate action in this case to: 1) deny any export permit to facilitate the transport of these dolphins to China, Korea, Ukraine; 2) revoke any export permit if already issued, and; 3) initiate an investigation of those involved in the exports,
Goat Cafes Are The Next Big Thing
World  (tags: Asia, barnyard animals, cafes, society, business, clientele, world )

Carrie
- 764 days ago - modernfarmer.com
In Asia cat cafes are quaint, dime-a-dozen affairs that are being overshadowed by a new trend:Barnyard animal cafes. Yes, cafe owners in countries like Japan and South Korea are now relying on the romance of the farm to appeal to a more eclectic clientele
Sign the No Dirty Gold Pledge ACTION
World  (tags: mining, dirty gold, money, business, corruption, corporate, ecosystems, humanrights )

Nancy
- 896 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
Demand that the global mining industry provide retailers and consumers an alternative to dirty gold.
Murders Continue in Colombia - Demand the Perpetrators Be Brought to Justice! ACTION
World  (tags: labor rights, Columbia, world, violence, business, freedoms, humanrights )

Nancy
- 926 days ago - iuf.org
A report published in late 2013 reveals that abuse of labor rights continue in Colombia with the perpetrators going unpunished in 83 percent of reported cases.
 

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