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Labradors Trained to Detect Illegally Trafficked Wildlife Products
Animals  (tags: dogs, laborador, wildlife trafficking, illegal wildlife trade )

Laura
- 12 hours ago - ecowatch.com
Wildlife detector dogs are trained to discover endangered wildlife products that are hidden during transportation--for example concealed in passengers' baggage or inside postal packages. Dogs can fairly easily be trained ...
New Report Reveals Two-Thirds of European Honeybee Pollen Contaminated By Dozens of Pesticides
Environment  (tags: bees, honeybees, pollen, pollinators, pesticides )

Laura
- 13 hours ago - ecowatch.com
More than two-thirds of the pollen that honeybees collect from European fields is contaminated by a cocktail of up to 17 different toxic pesticides. These are the shocking findings ...
Tree-Sitter Opts for Jail Time to Highlight Injustice of Tar Sands Industry
Society & Culture  (tags: free speech, peaceful protest, civil disobedience, tree-sitter, tar sands )

Laura
- 18 hours ago - ecowatch.com
Jessica Clark, Michigan Coalition Against Tar Sands tree sitter, plead guilty to criminal trespass in a La Porte County courthouse yesterday and was sentenced to 26 days in prison for blocking construction of Enbridge's Line 6B tar sands pipeline ...
United States of America Is the Greatest Threat to World Peace
World  (tags: news )

David
- 1 day ago - thedailysheeple.com
After the United States began to execute its so-called 'War OF Terror', the world, but perhaps more surprisingly, the American people themselves, see the US government as the greatest threat to global peace.
STOP THE SHALE GAS EXTRACTION BY FRACKING
Green Lifestyle  (tags: business, consumers, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, economy, energy, environment, ethics, finance, foreclosures, humans, investing, government, law, lies, marketing, news, society, politics, SustainableDevelopment, world, animals, climate-ch )

Wendy
- 1 day ago - you.38degrees.org.uk
DAVID CAMERON -STOP -THIS-The shale gas is fossil fuel and is not long term solution.The method of fracking is highly controversial, it turns green fields into industrial sites. The cocktail of chemicals used in the process is highly toxic> please sign
Bloomberg Launches Anti-NRA Group
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, gun control, guns, NRA )

Rob
- 1 day ago - liberalamerica.org
The former New York City mayor announced on April 15 he was devoting $50 million to fund Everytown for Gun Safety, a grass-roots organization calling for stronger gun control, and to counter consistent lobbying efforts of the National Rifle Association.
Toxics Across America: Report Details 120 Hazardous, Unregulated Chemicals in the U.S.
Health & Wellness  (tags: consumer products, toxic chemicals, unregulated, endocrine disruptors )

Laura
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
The report tallies billions of pounds of chemicals in the American marketplace that are known or strongly suspected to cause increasingly common disorders, including certain cancers, developmental disabilities and infertility ...
Could We Win the Keystone XL Battle But Still Lose the Tar Sands War?
Environment  (tags: Keystone XL Pipeline, tar sands, fossil fuels, pipelines )

Laura
- 2 days ago - ecowatch.com
he environmental movement has conceptualized Keystone XL as the single path for Alberta tar sands oil, a 1,179-mile conduit capable of shipping 830,000 barrels a day. If Keystone XL can be stopped ...
Why the BLM Battle at Bundy Ranch Matters
Environment  (tags: BLM, public lands, bundy ranch, illegal grazing )

Laura
- 2 days ago - ecowatch.com
A 20-year feud between private rancher Cliven Bundy, 68, and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) turned violent late last week when hundreds of armed Americans came together in support of Bundy, whose cattle were being removed from federal land ...
Climate Change Causes Chain Reaction in Ecosystems
Animals  (tags: food chain, food web, climate change, adaptation )

Laura
- 2 days ago - ecowatch.com
An ecosystem is made up of a multitude of species interacting with each other; this study has shown that many of the climate-related impacts on a given species occur as a result of changes in other species within the ecosystem, which then cascade...
 
 
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