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Most Animals Don't Have Grandmas. But Elephants Do.
Animals  (tags: animals, GoodNews, protection, habitat, investigation )

Olga
- 15 hours ago - upworthy.com
Elephant grandmas help protect the baby, keep track of it, and help it if it gets stuck. Grandmas are also often the boss of the family, too. They can lead the family to the right places to forage or drink or lead the way when interacting with others.
Why Western Warmongers Create One Disaster After Another in the Mideast
World  (tags: wars, empires, Middle East, intervention, military )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
The wars in Libya, Iraq and Afghanistan failed because short-sighted Western interests trumped the needs of the people.
Zika Virus Transmission Cycle (Foot of Page)
Health & Wellness  (tags: Zika virus Transmission Cycle )

RosieUrge
- 22 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Spread by Aedes aegypti mosquito which carries dengue yelllow fever. Spreading in Latin America. Science sees evidence of link to microcephaly Can lead to fever + rash. Most people asymptomatic No known cure Clear stagnant water/protect from bites.
Lawmakers Call for British Trials of Genetically Modified Insects :>(
Health & Wellness  (tags: Zika, Aedes Aegypti, genetically modified insects, scientists, Oxitec, OX513A, dengue, Brazil, microcephaly, intrauterine )

Evelyn
- 3 days ago - reuters.com
Britain should challenge "woefully inadequate" European regulations & launch field trials of genetically modified insects that are designed to wipe out disease-carrying bugs that harm crops & people. GMI like the Aedes Aegypti spreading Zika in Brazil?!
Israeli Ethics Committee Suspends 3 Palestinian Knesset Members
World  (tags: Hanin Zoabi, Joint List, gaza siege, occupation of Palestine, Basel Ghattas and Jamal Zahalka, media, news, middle-east, israel, usa, freedoms, HumanRights )

Jess
- 1 day ago - middleeasteye.net
Hanin Zoabi, Basel Ghattas and Jamal Zahalka, members of the Joint List party, visited the family of a Palestinian attacker killed by Israeli forces
Campaign to Reconstruct Palestinian Demolished Homes Kick-Starts in West Bank
Society & Culture  (tags: news, media, news, Palestinian home demolitions, re-construction of palestinian homes, Israeli oppression, israeli demolitions )

Jess
- 1 day ago - imemc.org
Palestinians, on Monday, launched a campaign to raise funds for the reconstruction of several demolished family homes of Palestinians killed by Israeli police in Jerusalem
Still a Window of Opportunity: Trade Deals and the TPP Corporate Power Grab - Resistance Must Continue!
Business  (tags: TPP, Trade Union analysis, signature, ratification, resistance )

Evelyn
- 2 days ago - iuf.org
Unions and their allies have a window of opportunity to stop the TPP. Signing must be followed by ratification by the signatory governments
 
 
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