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Voices For Change International ACTION
World  (tags: global action, world peace, November 25th, human rights, environment )

Nancy
- 1 day 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
- 24 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
- 37 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
- 42 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
- 46 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 )

Carrie
- 49 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
- 49 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
- 56 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
- 94 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.
Wakan Tanka - The Film
World  (tags: Wakan Tanka, film, environment, David Suzuki, James Hansen, Raffi Cavoukian, Robert Bateman, Guy Dauncey, Dr. Pakki Chipps, Chickadee, Grandmother Agnes from the Thirteen Gran, climate )

Dandelion
- 102 days ago - wakantankafilm.com
This film communicates a powerful message from elders to youth on climate change through inspirational and educational interviews with elders set against a backdrop of a contemporary music video. Will be shown for free on web if enough funding is obtained
Weird World: ROAMING HIPPOPOTAMUS IN MONTENEGRO (VIDEO)
World  (tags: Montenegro, hippopotamus Nikica, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animals, environment, ethics, habitat, humans, law, protection, sadness, wildanimals, wildlife, freedoms, world )

Desanka
- 106 days ago - nezavisne.com
Nikica, the only hippopotamus in Montenegro, enjoys taste of freedom after floods in the village Berislavci. The owner of a private zoo released 12-year-old hippo from her cage because she was in danger. Nikica also escaped last year during the flooding.
Resistance As Promised, Panamanian Indigenous Continue to Protest
World  (tags: indigenous rights, indigenous people, politics, mining rights, environment, world, society )

Cal
- 124 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
In Panama, the indigenous Ngobe-Bugle tribe blocked roads in two provinces on the border with Costa Rica in a dispute over mineral exploitation on their lands.
20% Of China's Farmland Is Polluted
World  (tags: China, farmland, soil pollution, environment, health, warning )

Carrie
- 134 days ago - theguardian.com
Soil pollution has long been a concern in China due to the country's rapid industrialisation and the report carried on the website of the Ministry of Environmental Protection confirms the extent of the problem.
What Did Sochi Get for $51 Billion? Highways, Railroads and a Lot of White Elephants
World  (tags: Sochi, Sochi Olympics, Development, infrastructure, Russia, taxpayers, politics, corruption, ethics, environment )

Angelika
- 189 days ago - thenation.com
In the old airport, arrivals were written up on the wall by hand and angry attendants yelled out departures over megaphones. Now Sochi has a modern airport that doesn't transport you back to the Soviet Union as soon as you walk into it.
Denmark Is About To Set Even More Ambitious Climate Goals Than All Of Europe
World  (tags: government, politics, world, climate change, greenhouse gases, global warming, Denmark, goodnews, environment, pollution )

Michael
- 197 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Agreement in Denmark's parliament this week cleared the way for passage of climate targets that would outstrip the recent goals set by the European Union.
 

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