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MH17 Crash: Did Russia Pull the Trigger? Ukraine Says Yes
World  (tags: MH17, tragedy, responsibility, russia, Ukraine, separatists, world, politicsdeath, media )

- 494 days ago -
Did a Russian fire the missile that downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17? That depends on who you ask.
Ukraine, Rebels Argue Over Wreckage, Germany Says Putin Has "Last Chance"
World  (tags: MH17, Malaysian Airlines, tragedy, violence, Ukraine, Russia humanrights )

- 496 days ago -
The United Nations said 80 children were aboard. The deadliest attack on a commercial airliner, follows the disappearance of flight MH370 in March with 239 passengers.
ACTION ALERT: Tell DOW Chemicals to Assume Responsibility for World's Worst Industrial Disaster! PLEASE SIGN !
World  (tags: industrial disaster, tragedy, deaths, clean up, bhopal gas leak, humans )

- 1455 days ago -
The 1984 Bhopal gas leak, a tragedy considered one of the worst industrial disasters in the world, has too soon been forgotten. On the night of December 2, 1984, a toxic gas leak from the Union Carbide pesticide plant, a subsidiary of the Dow Chemical
Illegal Bear Bile Trade Rampant in Asia
World  (tags: studies, illegal bear bile trade, thriving, poachers, tragedy, asia )

- 1660 days ago -
Poaching and illegal trade of bears, driven largely by the demand for bile, used in traditional medicine and folk remedies continues unabated across Asia on a large scale, a new report by TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network, has found.
20% of World's Species Are Threatened
World  (tags: extinction, humans, destroyers, habitat, wildlife, killed, disappearing, tragedy )

- 1847 days ago -
The most comprehensive assessment of the world's vertebrates confirms an extinction crisis with one-fifth of species threatened. However, the situation would be worse were it not for current global conservation efforts, according to a study launched
Just Six Tigers Left in Palamau Tiger Reserve
World  (tags: india, tragedy, palamau tiger reserve, sighting, six tigers )

- 1852 days ago -
The Palamau Tiger Reserve in Jharkhand is a perfect example of official apathy towards India's national animal. The reserve, which boasted of 42 tigers in 2003, has just six left now, as per the 2009 tiger census.
ACTION ALERT: 18 Days to Tiger Summitt ! Save the Tigers ! PLEASE SIGN PETITION !
World  (tags: wordwide, tiger summitt, tigers, endangered, survival, disappearing, tragedy )

- 1854 days ago -
Your voice will be added to thousands from across the world who want to keep tigers in the wild. Tell the politicians you care and want strong commitments from them to protect and save the majestic tiger.
World's Largest Tiger Reserve Clearcut for Plantations
World  (tags: tragedy, world largest tiger reserve, destruction, planations, humans )

- 1889 days ago -
In August, Myanmar officials formally announced that the entire remote Hukawng Valley would be designated as a Protected Tiger Area. They trumpeted the creation of the world's largest tiger reserve in the valley in Kachin State, located in the
Only About 3,500 Tigers Are Keft in the Wild Worldwide
World  (tags: disaster, tragedy, worldwide, wild tigers, disappearing, extinction )

- 1897 days ago -
Instead of trying to safeguard vast, surrounding landscapes, conservationists must protect tiger populations in a few concentrated breeding grounds in Asia if they want to save the big cats from extinction, scientists said last week
World  (tags: tanzania, ivory stockpiles, selling, kenya, elephants, slaughtered, tragedy )

- 2025 days ago -
On Thursday Tanzania affirmed its determination to sell its 90-tonne ivory stockpile in a rejection of a suggestion from Kenya that the country burn the ivory instead.
More Than Half of the World's Plants and Animals 'Facing Extinction'
World  (tags: tragedy, wild animals, plants, wordwide, disappearing, extinction )

- 2027 days ago -
For decades, rare exotic species such as the tiger, panda and snow leopard have become symbols of the world's disappearing wildlife. But according to a new report, common animals are vanishing at an even more alarming rate.
Exxon Valdez Oil Disaster Still Affects Communities, Wildlife- PHOTOS
World  (tags: exxon valdez oil disaster, destruction, tragedy, communities, wildlife )

- 2035 days ago -
More than 20 years after the worst oil spill in US history, the shockwaves from the Exxon Valdez disaster continue to reverberate and could be a grim indicator of what lies in store for southern US states threatened by the Gulf of Mexico slick.
IWC Proposal Will Allow Commercial Whaling in Antarctic Ocean
World  (tags: whales, whaling commission, tragedy, commerical whaling, antarctic ocean )

- 2045 days ago -
A new proposal announced by the International Whaling Commission (IWC) would, if adopted, for the first time in 25 years, endorse the killing of whales in their most precious feeding grounds, the Southern Oceans
Skeletal Children Sign of Crisis in Sudan
World  (tags: Sudan, hunger, food crisis, tragedy, children, elders, UN mission, WFP, Save the Children, Medair, help )

- 2060 days ago -
The U.N. mission in Sudan is calling this dusty town of straw huts the "hungriest place on earth," and scenes of skeletal children and elderly people who are too weak to even walk tell of impending tragedy.
Whaling Countries: Iceland and Norway
World  (tags: tragedy, icleand, norway, whaling countries, commerical whaling cruelty, destruction )

- 2062 days ago -
When one thinks of a whaling country, Japan comes to mind, however there are other less known countries who also allow whaling. While Japan hunts whale for "scientific research", countries like Norway and Iceland openly hunt for commercial purposes.

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