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Sign the Pledge to Reduce Your Food Waste and Urge Businesses to Do the Same
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, garden, greenliving, healthy, humans, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 13 hours ago -
Over one third of the world's food is being wasted. Join the global movement against food waste. Sign the pledge to reduce your food waste and urge businesses to do the same.`
Help Save Okinawa Dugong And Coral Reef Ecosystem
Environment  (tags: globalwarming, destruction, ecosystems, Okinawa, dugong, coral reefs, US marine base, Act Now, Obama, construction, habitatdestruction, environment, endangered )

- 16 hours ago -
U.S. government is planning to build a new American military base atop a healthy coral reef that will likely destroy the diverse array of animal life the reef supports, including at least nine species threatened with extinction.
Prominent Russian Opposition Figure Boris Nemtsov Shot Dead
World  (tags: violence, death, humanrights, politics, Russia, Putin, opposition, shot dead, government )

- 1 day ago -
MOSCOW âEUR" Boris Nemtsov, a charismatic former deputy prime minister turned Russian opposition leader, was shot and killed in Moscow Saturday, officials said.
Chinese RRfugee Once"Kept Like An Animal for Harvest"
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, government, medicine, organ harvesting, political prisioners )

- 2 days ago -
Ms. Tian, a 71-year-old political asylee from China, once spent a week tied to a hospital bed, silently wondering every day if that day would be the one that doctors would come to wheel her away, sedate her, and remove her heart and vital organs to sell.
In Japan, Robot Dogs Are for Life - and Death
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, ethics, humans, technology, Gizmos, robot, robot dogs, AIBO, Sony, emotional bondage, sadness )

- 2 days ago -
It is a funeral like any other in Japan. Except that those being honoured are robot dogs, lined up on the altar, each wearing a tag to show where they came from and which family they belonged to.
Pope Francis Says Trans People Destroy Creation and Compares Them to Nuclear Weapons
Society & Culture  (tags: Catholic Church, Pope Francis, LGBT, Trans* people, Human Rights, acceptance, gender, sex change operations )

- 3 days ago -
The head of the Catholic Church has claimed people who 'manipulate' their bodies are similar to 'Herods' that 'destroy, that plot designs of death, that disfigure the face of man and woman, destroying creation.' Not so tolerant as claimed.
Big Trouble in the Air in India
Environment  (tags: CO2emissions, environment, air pollution, India, Delhi, energy, healthconditions, pollution )

- 3 days ago -
IndiaâEUR(TM)s high levels of air pollution, ranked by the WHO as being among the worst in the world, are adversely impacting the life spans of its citizens, reducing most Indian lives by over three years, says a study by economists from the Universities of
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand Action to Save the Rare Elephants of Mali From the Guns of Poachers
Animals  (tags: ivory trade, poaching, elephants, elephants killed, animals, animalwelfare, animalWelfare/rights )

- 3 days ago -
It is estimated that just 350-500 Gourma elephants, a rare breed exclusive to Mali, are left âEUR" and authorities believe that 19 elephants from the group have been killed for their tusks by poachers in the past month.
Japanese Media Self-Censorship Grows Under Abe
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, media, freedoms, world, Japan, Shinzo Abe, self-censorship )

- 4 days ago -
Worries are growing in Japan about a trend of media self-censorship as journalists and experts say news organizations are toning down criticism of Prime Minister Shinzo AbeâEUR(TM)s government for fear of sparking ire and losing access to sources.
Seeds of Destruction: Hijacking of the WorldâEUR(TM)s Food System
Society & Culture  (tags: food system, world, abuse, americans, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, humans, politics, society )

- 4 days ago -
The author cogently reveals a diabolical world of profit-driven political intrigue, government corruption and coercion, where genetic manipulation and the patenting of life forms are used to gain worldwide control over food production.
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