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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
- 67 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,
Polio Virus Found in World Cup Host City
World  (tags: World Health Organization, Campinas, polio virus, risks, health, warning, vaccinations, World Cup, society, news )

Carrie
- 87 days ago - thedailybeast.com
The World Health Organization announced Monday that Brazilian officials have discovered strains of the polio virus in one of the World Cup host cities, Campinas, which is a base camp for the Portuguese and Nigerian teams.
A Call on the Romanian Government to Freeze 'Stray-Killing' Law
World  (tags: money, politics, society, lies, dishonesty, corruption, business, cover-up, europe, conflict, violence, war, world, society, news, death, crime, treatment, safety, prevention, healthcare, risks, activists, abuse, murder, media, internet, law, politics, ne )

Kelly
- 328 days ago - wspa-international.org
LEAVE A COMMENT Today, we regretfully heard news that the Romanian Constitutional Court is upholding the "stray-killing" law, consigning thousands of stray dogs to death after 14 days of detention in public dog pounds.
Angry Father Confronts Abortion Protesters
World  (tags: abortion, rights, slander, war, treatment, women, protesters, ethics, interesting, risks, safety )

Mari
- 362 days ago - upworthy.com
Two Abortion Protesters Decided To Yell At This Guy's Wife. They Probably Shouldn't Have Done That.
TAKE ACTION: Provide 100 Mothers With Midwives
World  (tags: world, women, prevention, study, society, science, risks, medicine, healthcare )

Beverly
- 368 days ago - greatergood.com
Throughout the world, complications during pregnancy and childbirth are the leading cause of death and disability among women of reproductive age
Serbia: 135 People Infected With West Nile Virus
World  (tags: Serbia, disease, West Nile Virus, health, investigation, risks, treatment, Institute of Public Health )

Brian
- 375 days ago - inserbia.info
A total of 135 cases of West Nile virus have been reported in Serbia up until Thursday, and most of the patients, 97 of them, are from Belgrade, show the latest data of the Institute of Public Health of Serbia Dr Milan Jovanovic Batut.
Fukushima Radioactive Plume to Hit the U.S. By Early 2014
World  (tags: Japan, Fukushima, U.S., safety, risks, radioactive plume, radioactive water leak, world, humans, news )

Carrie
- 382 days ago - rawstory.com
The first radioactive ocean plume released by the Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster will finally be reaching the shores of the United States sometime in 2014, according to a new study from the University of New South Wales --
TAKE ACTION: Free Click to Provide Anti-Malarial Bednets For 100 Families
World  (tags: treatment, risks, safety, children, disease, protection, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', world )

Beverly
- 391 days ago - greatergood.com
Your click will help one hundred families sleep free from fear and disease.
Global Interest Grows in New Zealand's Designer Drug Law: You Can Sell Them If They're Safe
World  (tags: abuse, government, health, safety, risks, protection, study, society, drugs, interesting, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', ethics, world, politics )

JL
- 411 days ago - washingtonpost.com
A novel New Zealand law that could legalize some designer drugs is being scrutinized with interest by other countries struggling to keep up with the proliferation of "party pills" and similar products.
China Food Scandal: Rat Meat Sold as Lamb Meat
World  (tags: warning, risks, food, health, nutrition, illness, humans, disease, family, children, society, world )

Evelyn
- 502 days ago - naturalnews.com
Beyond the obvious gross factor of the discovery, the rat meat used in the scam was obviously never safety tested or inspected. It may have been, like many other foods in China, heavily contaminated with heavy metals and toxic chemicals. Rats, after all..
Air Pollution Scourge Underestimated, Green Energy Can Help: U.N.
World  (tags: illness, health, ethics, protection, prevention, society, safety, risks, science, study, treatment, warning, investigation, world, UnitedNations, unitednations, usa, government )

JL
- 524 days ago - reuters.com
Air pollution is an underestimated scourge that kills far more people than AIDS and malaria and a shift to cleaner energy could easily halve the toll by 2030, U.N. officials said on Tuesday.
UN Vote Backs Precautionary Approach to Depleted Uranium Weapons
World  (tags: depleted uranium weapons, weapons, humanrights, world, war, health, research, risks, disease )

Nancy
- 680 days ago - bandepleteduranium.org
The resolution was tabled by the Non-Aligned Movement and, as with previous years, the text was actively opposed by the US, UK and France. First Committee resolutions are voted on for a second time early in December by the full UN General Assembly.
Peru : Highest Child Labour Rate in the Americas.
World  (tags: peru, slavery, child labour, corporate, corruption, abuse, dishonesty, money, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', HumanRights, children, women, protection, risks, safety )

Xil
- 762 days ago - aljazeera.com
Officially the practice is banned, but many poor families rely on the money their children earn. Of the nation's three million child labourers, aged between five and 17, 70 per cent of them are engaging in activities that endanger their lives.
 

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