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Make Ecocide An International Crime Against Peace
World  (tags: crime, ecocide, ethics, government, HumanRights, environment, pollution, society, world )

Kathy
- 44 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
To world leaders: "As concerned citizens of a fragile planet, we call on you to back an international law of Ecocide. We call on you to make ecocide the 5th International Crime Against Peace. Life on Earth as it is now cannot survive if we continue to...
8 Maps That Will Change the Way You Look at Africa
World  (tags: economy, environment, Africa, trees, water, world, humans, money, internet, human rights )

Nancy
- 45 days ago - takepart.com
Expansion of population and investment on the continent represent both enormous opportunity and potential for crises and injustice.
Our Latest Solutions to Global Problems ACTION
World  (tags: human rights, politics, freedoms, ecosystems, environment, habitat, Sustainabililty, culture, society )

Nancy
- 47 days ago - globalsolutions.org
We have many global challenges-failing ecosystems, human rights violations, incomplete nuclear disarmament, and a lack of regulation of financial systems, to name a few. These global problems require global solutions.
Week in Pictures
World  (tags: human rights, world, freedoms, politics, environment, ecosystems, nature, wildlife )

Nancy
- 54 days ago - msn.com
Playing Rama, surfing dogs & more
Guatemala's Mining Laws Are Stoking Conflict: Now Is the Moment to Act ACTION
World  (tags: Indigenous peoples, Guatamala, mining, human rights, environment, habitatdestruction, healthconditions )

Nancy
- 68 days ago - e-activist.com
Intensive gold and silver mining and other resource extraction in Guatemala are taking place without proper consultation with local communities, creating conflict.
Mexico to Airlift Tourists After Hurricane Odile
World  (tags: Mexico, Hurricane Odile, 9/15, tourists stranded, world, environment, habitat destruction )

Nancy
- 70 days ago - news.msn.com
Authorities said about 30,000 tourists, 26,000 of them foreigners, were being put up in temporary refuges or hotel areas converted to shelters. Luis Felipe Puente, national coordinator for Civil Protection, said the airlift would prioritize the elderly-
Voices For Change International ACTION
World  (tags: global action, world peace, November 25th, human rights, environment )

Nancy
- 86 days ago - thenovember25project.com
Site with info about November 25th, International Global Awareness Day. For World Peace Petition, click banner in center of page.
Intercontinental Cry Marks A Decade On Front Lines of Global Indigenous Movement -
World  (tags: environment, ecosystems, politics, humanrights, indigenous rights, media, Interconinental Cry, world, politics, freedoms )

Cal
- 109 days ago - occupy.com
Ten years ago, when John "Ahni" Schertow launched the award-winning magazine Intercontinental Cry, about 50 Indigenous Nations led their own front-line struggles to save some of the last intact habitats on Earth from the ravages of modern industrial deve
Leaked World Bank Lending Policies 'Environmentally Disastrous' - The Guardian.Com
World  (tags: World, World Bank, Environment, Biodiversity, Forests, Wild Animals, Habitat Destruction, Endangered Animals, Ecosytems, Indigenous peoples, Bad News, Sustainability, Biodiversity, Ethics )

Victoria
- 123 days ago - theguardian.com
Existing environmental and social protection will be gutted to allow destructive logging and mining in even the most ecologically sensitive and biodiverse areas of the world without consultation from indigenous peoples about the land they depend on.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED President of Vietnam, Sang: Please Ask Your Vietnamese Citizens to Stop Using R
World  (tags: Record numbers, reaching the tipping point, Vietnamese press has raised awareness, has no medicinale power, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, politics, nature, wildlife, world, protection, environment, forests, activists, crime, corruption, educati )

Kelly
- 127 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Record numbers of rhinos are being poached and killed in South Africa for their horn. Those horns end up being sold illegally for their supposed medicinal properties and Vietnam is playing a major role in this.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Save the White Rhino By Getting It Back on CITES Appendix I.
World  (tags: no medicinal worth, horrific poaching and mutilation, CITES CoP9 in 1994, Southern White Rhino, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, wildlife, world, government, politics, nature, activists, violence, sadness, crime, corruption, dishonesty, environment )

Kelly
- 132 days ago - causes.com
Wild and Free SA appeals to His Royal Highness to use his considerable influence worldwide to oppose any proposal for rhino horn trade, no matter who suggests it, on the grounds that it is cruel and invasive to live animals; it has no medicinal worth
New Climate Models Predict An Australian Forever-Drought
World  (tags: Australia, weather, science, study, drought, chronic dryness, environment, climate change )

CarrieSIC
- 135 days ago - motherboard.vice.com
A new NOAA study, published in the journal Nature Geoscience, applies a recently developed global climate model to the Australian situation, evaluating both the likely causes of the chronic dryness and the likely future of the region's climate.
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
- 135 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,
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
- 142 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,
The Story of Stuff Campaigns ACTION
World  (tags: humanrights, ecosystems, environment, world, corruption, politics, greenliving )

Nancy
- 179 days ago - storyofstuff.org
In 2014, we are launching our first, Community-generated and fueled campaigns to reduce plastic pollution, grow the sharing economy and end political corruption.
 

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