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Tell Malcolm: Australia's Nature Needs a REAL Plan
World  (tags: ecology, wilderness, wildlife, Australia, petitions )

Freya
- 14 hours ago - wilderness.org.au
In the lead-up to Christmas, the Turnbull Government snuck out a woeful plan to protect Australia's unique plants, animals, lands and seas. It's been described as a "vague jumble of airiness" and a global embarrassment.
Regime Change Fails: Is a Military Coup or Invasion of Venezuela Next?
World  (tags: foreign affairs, international relations, violence, coup d'etat, US intervention, meddling )

Freya
- 23 hours ago - popularresistance.org
How absurd - remove an elected president with a military coup to restore democracy? Does that pass the straight face test? This refrain of Rubio and Tillerson seems to be the nonsensical public position of US policy.
Universal Declaration of Human Rights | United Nations
World  (tags: HumanRights, humanrights, unitednations, UnitedNations, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, world )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - un.org
This document holds true now just as it did when it was written 70 years ago.
US - Colorado: Animals Are Using The CBOT Wildlife Crossings
World  (tags: US, Colorado, Animals, Wildlife, Colorado Board of Transportation, GoodNews, interesting, media, news, world )

Fiona
- 4 days ago - denverpost.com
The crossings keep animals and motorists safe along with aiding interbreeding. Wildlife bridges and underpasses led to a dramatic decline in animal-related car crashes and saves the lives of daily.
Japan Has Almost Completely Eliminated Gun Deaths - Here's How
World  (tags: firearms, violence, gun control )

Freya
- 5 days ago - finance.yahoo.com
Although the US has no exact counterpart, some countries have taken steps that can provide a window into what successful gun control looks like. Japan, a country of 127 million people and rarely more than 10 yearly gun deaths, is one such country.
US: Maryland - Protesters Oppoding Potomac Pipeline Surround Governor's Mansion
World  (tags: US, Maryland, Potomac Pipeline, Protesters Surround Governor's Mansion, Annapolis Maryland, conflict, corruption, government, interesting, politics, usa, world )

Fiona
- 6 days ago - dcdirectactionnews.wordpress.com
February 15, protesters opposing TransCanadaâEUR(TM)s Eastern Panhandle Extension aka the Potomac Pipeline surrounded the MD GovernorâEUR(TM)s Mansion in Annapolis. After a starting rally on LawyerâEUR(TM)s Mall in front of the statehouse.
US: New Mexico - Initial Ruling In Gold King Mine Spill Victories For Navajo Nation
World  (tags: US, New Mexico, Navajo Nation Wins, District Court, Gold King Mine Spill, EPA, Contractors, government, humans, media, news, politics, society, usa, world )

Fiona
- 6 days ago - nativenewsonline.net
February 12 the Navajo Nation won an important victory in its fight for fair compensation for the harms caused by the U.S. EPA and its contractors from the devastating Gold King Mine spill.
Mexico: Tehuacan-Environmental Activists Attacked And Their Bus Set On Fire
World  (tags: Mexico, hydroelectric Project. Volcanic Region, Environmental Activists Attacked, Bus Burned, conflict, crime, government, humans, media, news, society, violence, world )

Fiona
- 6 days ago - telesurtv.net
Activist group opposing a hydroelectric project in Puebla, Mexico, were traveling back home in a rented bus when armed masked men stopped them. Group Opposes Hydroelectric project in Sierra Negra Volcanic region.
Since Standing Rock 56 Bills Have Been Introduced in 30 States to Restrict Protests
World  (tags: journalists, Standing Rock, activists, authoritarian, more laws )

Sheryl
- 6 days ago - thenation.com
In the year since the last activists were evicted, the crackdown on journalists and activists has only intensified.
Call to Action: 18 February Global Day of Action to Free the Tamimis
World  (tags: Palestinian teen, #FreeAhed, #FreetheTamimis, kangaroo court, administrative detention, Palestinian children prisoners, zionism-racism, Palestinian human rights, childrens rights, activism, Free the Tamimis-media-news, usa, occupation crimes, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Fly
- 6 days ago - samidoun.net
Free the Tamimis Campaign calls on allies, comrades and supporters around the world to protest the ongoing incarceration and systematic targeting of members of the Tamimi family and the village of Nabi Saleh
1,000 Year Old Oak Tree On Offas Dyke in Welshpool Falls Down.
World  (tags: Ancient Oak Tree, Offas Dyke, Welshpool, Wales )

Derek
- 6 days ago - l.facebook.com
One of the oldest trees in Wales which was probably planted 1,000 years ago as a boundary marker along Offas Dyke has fallen down. The Buttington Oak was spotted collapsed in its field two miles from Welshpool in Powys by a man nicknamed the tree hunter.
Palestinian Teenager Ahed Tamimi Trial Begins Reporters Barred From Covering It
World  (tags: Palestinian teen, Ahed Tamimi, no reporters, kangaroo court )

Sheryl
- 7 days ago - haaretz.com
Judge decides to close the proceedings for Tamimi good despite her attorneys request
Global Justice in the 21st Century: Why the Experience of Ahed Tamimi Matters
World  (tags: palestine, israel, occupation, oppression, humiliation, child prisoners, Ahed Tamimi, disproportionate punishment, discrimination, control, emblematic, Nakba, mass displacements, courage )

Evelyn
- 8 days ago - richardfalk.wordpress.com
When Palestinians are noticed, as in this incident, it tends to be with derision, expressions of a domineering Israeli political will that considers it entirely fitting to impose punishments on Palestinian children of a severity totally disproportionate
Israel Demands Palestinian Family Pay $28,000 for Jeep Which Killed Their Son
World  (tags: Abdullah Ghneimat, middle-east, occupied palestine, settler violence, settler attacks, endtheoccupation, Palestinian human rights, zionism, oppression, apartheid state, IOF killing of Palestinian civilians, Opt, media, news, israel, violence, world )

Fly
- 8 days ago - middleeastmonitor.com
Israel has sent the family of Abdullah Ghneimat, a Palestinian in his early twenties who was crushed to death by an Israeli army jeep, a bill for $28,000
 

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