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For First Time in 300 Years No One Is Living on Barbuda
World  (tags: Barbuda, ferocious storm, Hurricane Irma, uninhabitable, extringuished )

Dandelion
- 20 hours ago - cnn.com
The ferocious storm extinguished the isles way of life and left the beautiful spot uninhabitable. We are the victims of greenhouse gases. We contribute little to pollution. Photo above shows before and after not a bit of green is left on the island.
All Power Out as Hurricane Marias Winds Floods Crush Puerto Rico
World  (tags: Puerto Rico, Hurricane Maria, Cat. 4, flash flood warning, devastation, entire country without power and water )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - nbcnews.com
Maria, the strongest storm to hit Puerto Rico since 1928, had maximum sustained winds of 155 mph when it made landfall as a Category 4 storm. Puerto Rico is now completely under a Flash Flood Warning. If possible, move to higher ground NOW!
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
- 4 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.
Photographer Snaps Photo He Wishes Didn't Exist
World  (tags: plastic pollution, seahorse clings to q-tip, oceans, pollution, plastic, environment )

Philippa
- 5 days ago - msn.com
A California-based nature photographer, nominated for wildlife photographer of year, wishes the photo he's nominated for "didn't exist."  Justin Hofman's photo of a tiny seahorse clinging to a pink plastic cotton swab highlights plastic pollution.
Several People Are Injured as Explosion on Tube Train in South London Sends 'Fireball Flying Down the Carriage
World  (tags: London, tube, violence, explosion, injured, England )

Scooby
- 7 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Terrified commuters 'ran for their lives' after an explosion on a London Underground train this morning.
Haaretz: Israeli Party Approves Annexation Plan to Coerce Palestinian Departure
World  (tags: injustice, disrespect of human rights, israel, extreme-right, policies, strategy, plan, planning, Palestine, cleansing, annexation, Human Rights, discrimination, racism )

Evelyn
- 7 days ago - haaretz.com
With a stamp of Netanyahu approval, right-wing party conference discusses their plan to annex the Palestinian territories and offer a surrender-or-transfer ultimatum
HAND IN HAND: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief Telethon
World  (tags: Hurricane Relief, worldwide, donations, hand-in-hand-benefit-telethon )

Barb
- 9 days ago - handinhand2017.com
Text GIVE to 800777 to give $25 or call 1-800-258-6000
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
- 11 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
- 16 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).
Calgary: Draft Horses Shipped To Japan To Be Slaughtered For Meat
World  (tags: Canada, Calgary, Alberta, Horses Shipped to Japan for Meat Trade, corruption, death, humans, news, society, violence, world )

Fiona
- 18 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
We are becoming aware of the plight of animals raised for profit. We are forming advocacy groups. This is time to expose the terrible cruelties inflicted on animals. Calgary has a dark legacy.
Israeli Authorities Demolished a Palestinian School Hours Before the Children's First Day Back (VIDEO)   video
World  (tags: Palestine, demolition, schools, West Bank, new school year, oppression, occupation, Israel )

Evelyn
- 22 days ago - facebook.com
If you want to destroy a people, destroy the schools where the next generation is going to learn. Oppression is made of multiple actions like this. How can peace be built when occupiers destroy systematically what is needed for stability?
Floods in India Bangladesh and Nepal Kill 1,200 and Leave Millions Homeless
World  (tags: floods, climate disruption, heavier monsoon rains, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, homeless, destruction )

Dandelion
- 22 days ago - independent.co.uk
Authorities say monsoon flooding is one of the worst in region in years. Farmers are left with nothing not event with clean drinking water. Higher temps equals more moisture ie water vapor in the air equals heavier than normal rains.
Balearic Islands Vote To End Bull Fighting
World  (tags: Balearic Islands, Spain, bull fighting, Blood Sport, animal rights, Humane society International, GoodNews, humans, interesting, news, world )

Fiona
- 22 days ago - hsi.org
The Balearic Islands have Balearic have voted in favour of legislative measures to make it impossible to hold bullfights or bull fiestas. The Islands which belong to Spain will not tolerate this blood sport. Note, comment and forward please.
 

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