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Edmonton Canada: Fort Mckay First Nation To Take Legal Action Against Oil Sands
World  (tags: Canda, Alberta, Edmonton, First Nations, Legal Action Against Oil Sands Project, conflict, interesting, media, politics, society, world )

Fiona
- 5 days ago - cbc.ca
The Fort McKay First Nation says it's ready to take legal action against any approval of an oilsands project near the First Nation's ancestral homeland. Alberta Energy Regulator began public hearings in Fort McMurray Tuesday.
Kenya: Plastic Bottle Pollution Is Being Turned Into Useful Boats.
World  (tags: Kenya, Africa, plastic pollution, Plastic Bottle Pollution, Useful Boats, GoodNews, humans, society, world )

Fiona
- 6 days ago - bbc.com
These men in Kenya have decided to do something about the amount of plastic bottles that clog an island's beaches. That is the entire text of the BBC article. Amazing self-explanatory video on site.
Scotland Bans The Use Of Wild Animals In Traveling Circuses
World  (tags: Scotland, UK, Bans Use of Wild Animals in Circuses, conflict, corruption, death, europe, government, humans, news, society, violence, world )

Fiona
- 30 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
The legislation was passed by Scottish Parliament on December 20, 2017. ScotlandâEUR(TM)s environment secretary, Roseanna Cunningham, stated, âEURoeThis important act. It ends this abuse of wild animals in Scotland."
Mass Starvation Is Humanity's Fate If We Keep Flogging the Land to Death
World  (tags: conflict, corruption, ethics, farming, food, government, humans, interesting, society, soil, world )

Kathy
- 40 days ago - theguardian.com
Brexit; the crushing of democracy by billionaires; the next financial crash; a rogue US president: none of them keeps me awake at night. This is not because I don't care-I care very much. It's only because I have a bigger question on my mind. Where is...
Petition: Get Education to Third World Countries, Now!
World  (tags: Third World, Poor nations, access to education, Basic human rights, Ethical Treatment, escape from poverty, chances for all, society, politics, help to help themselfs )

Kalliope
- 84 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
People in third world countries don't always have access to a good education, or any education in some cases. We all know that education is necessary to succeed in today's society! I am concerned that not all children will have access to a good education,
Petition - Facing Charges for Searching for Her Missing Husband
World  (tags: imprisonment, activism, Freedom of Information, searching, Human Rights Violations, Ethical Treatment, conflicts, society, politics, release )

Kalliope
- 87 days ago - amnesty.org.au
When Hanan Badr el-Din's husband disappeared in July 2013, her life changed for good. Her relentless search for answers has landed her in prison and she is now facing at least five years in prison.
Petition - Facing Life in Prison for a Facebook Video
World  (tags: Imprisonment of Activists, Human Rights Violations, freedom of speech, Freedom of Expression, ethical concerns, releasing, politics, conflict, society )

Kalliope
- 96 days ago - amnesty.org.au
In September 2016, Tadjadine Mahamat Babouri, commonly known as Mahadine, posted videos on Facebook. The videos accused the Chadian government and people close to it of corruption and misusing public money. He also complained about the economic crisis...
Why Is The US At War In West Africa"
World  (tags: africa, west Africa, Niger, US Green Berets, Secret War, conflict, death, humans, news, politics, society, usa, violence, war, world )

Fiona
- 97 days ago - informationclearinghouse.info
Editorial by Eddie Haywood. The October 4 killings of 4 US Green Berets in Niger provides a rare glimpse into the far-reaching American military operations throughout the African continent. This is a deadly secret war.
Petition - Tell Turkey to Stop Persecuting These Rights Defenders and Unconditionally Release Them.
World  (tags: turkey, human rights abuses, Human Rights Violations, Imprisonment of Activists, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, Freedom of Information, ethical concerns, fair treatment, politics, society, releasing )

Kalliope
- 98 days ago - act.amnestyusa.org
The Istanbul 10 have dedicated their lives to defending the rights of others. They speak out for freedom, fighting for everyone in Turkey to be treated fairly. Every day that they are detained, the people they speak up for are left more vulnerable to...
Germany Steps Up to Help Rebuild Power Grid in Puerto Rico's Emergency Relief Centers
World  (tags: Sonnen, Puerto Rico, donating equipment, ethics, humans, society, world )

Lone
- 108 days ago - m.dailykos.com
Sonnen is donating equipment for the 15 relief centers. It also expects increased demand for its systems with Puerto Rico consumers and will donate profit from local sales to build as many as 35 additional microgrids on the island.
Petition: Help Syrian Children Survive Winter
World  (tags: syria, aleppo, war, people, children, conflict, hunger, violence, Humanitarian Aid, prevention, ethics, protection, society, politics )

Kalliope
- 111 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Esraa is four years old, her little brother is three. The siblings have survived years of conflict, and now, like millions of Syrian children, they're fighting to stay warm this winter. Esraa huddles with her brother amongst the rubble on a bombed out...
Louisiana: The Floating Pipeline Protest Prepares To Take On The Black Snake
World  (tags: louisiana, Pipeline Protests, Bayous, Wetlands, Drinking Water, Health Hazard, HumanRights, humans, news, society, world )

Fiona
- 124 days ago - thinkprogress.org
The pipeline would pass through eight watersheds and many fragile wetlands. Bayou Lafourche is a sleepy 65-mile stretch of water once lined with slave plantations. Now 300,000 need this drinking water.
Petition - End Support for Burma's Butchers
World  (tags: Burma, Soldier Brutality, Military massacre, Human Rights Violations, Rohingya, murder, conflict, Ethical Treatment, society, politics )

Kalliope
- 131 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Very few had heard of Rwanda, until 800,000 people were dead. And right now in Burma, the Rohingya community is being hunted down by rampaging bands of soldiers hellbent on murder. It's sickening. They're even beheading tiny children.
Italy: 100's Of Animals Liberated From A Facility To "Train" Hunters
World  (tags: Italy, Hunter Training Facility, Sabotage, Animal Rescue, corruption, crime, death, interesting, news, society, world )

Fiona
- 136 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
From the Earth First Journal....translated by Earthwire....article about sabotage that rescued 100's of animals. Translated text will be presented below. Go Earthfirst. Go ALF (Animal Liberation Front).
 

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