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Wild Rivers, Rare Beauty, a Threatened Landscape. Protect!
Environment  (tags: protection, pollution, humans, habitatdestruction, environment, endangered, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, animals, trees, water, weather, wildlife, world, politics, habitat, forests, nature )

Michael
- 13 hours ago - kalmiopsiswildrivers.org
Although OR and Nor CA Housemembers introduced a bill to protect these wild rivers from British mining, it will take huge support from US Senate and House to protect the rivers of the Kalmiopsis. Videos and petition link
Five Reasons To Be Kind
Offbeat  (tags: arts, children, culture, ethics, goodnews, humans, protection, unusual )

Betsy
- 1 day ago - dailygood.org
In a dominant paradigm weighted towards self-interest and self-orientation, we must make a special effort to question our mode of being. Can we afford to be narrowly self-focused? Please note, comment and forward.
Stunning Images of the Places Time Forgot: Vine-Covered Buildings, Ghost Ships and Eerie, Abandoned Streets Where Nature Rules
Offbeat  (tags: eerie, abandoned, sea, trees, cars, pictures, time, sand, forgot )

Scooby
- 9 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
Eerie empty streets, buildings taken over by vines, rusting underwater tanks inhabited by fish, these are the dramatic images of the places that time forgot.
Take Action to Help Pheasants and Partridges
Animals  (tags: Pheasants, partridges, game birds, cages, animal cruelty, petition, DEFRA )

Scooby
- 16 hours ago - e-activist.com
Animal Aid has fought for many years to ban the production of birds, such as pheasants and partridges, for 'sport' shooting. An urgent interim goal is to outlaw the use of cruel and oppressive cages that are widely used by the shooting industry for birds
"Top Predator" Humans Causing Catastrophic Ecosystem Shifts: Study
Environment  (tags: climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, globalwarming, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, pollution, protection, wildlife, world )

Rituraj
- 15 hours ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Never before has a single species become the top predator on land and sea, and human dominance over the natural environment has caused shifts in world ecosystems unprecedented in the last 500 million years, researchers said on Tuesday.
Monkeys Escape From Research Facility in Pureto Rico
Animals  (tags: Monkeys escape, Puerto Rico, Toa Baja, Caribbean Primate Research Centre )

Rosie
- 7 hours ago - independent.co.uk
Over 30 monkeys have escaped the Caribbean Primate Research Centre in Toa Baja, after a lock was broken on their enclosure. The centre opened in the late 1930's and operated with the University of Puerto Rico supplying monkeys used to study human diseases
Snowden The NSA And A Crime Of High Treason   video
World  (tags: Edward Snowden, NSA, high treason, ruling class )

Dandelion
- 4 hours ago - youtube.com
The divide that separates the ruling class from from the people who actually keep society functioning keeps getting wider and wider. Nothing illustrates quite like the debate over the NSAs mass surveillance and Edward Snowdens role in exposing it.
STOP THE YULIN DOG MEAT EATING FESTIVAL
Animals  (tags: Yulin dog meat festival, dog meat trade, animalcruelty, cats, crime, cruelty, death, dogs, humans, killed, killing, pets, sadness, slaughter, society, suffering )

Sara
- 14 hours ago - change.org
Note: this petition has been slightly edited because the 2015 festival has now sadly taken place despite so much opposition. We will persist and post updates to our supporters until it is stopped]
Papua Into Greedy Agribusiness
Environment  (tags: foreforests, conservation, animals, endangered, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, protection, agribusiness, trees, wildlife )

Sara
- 14 hours ago - salviamolaforesta.org
President Joko Widodo had promised before his election, to protect the forest and defend the rights of indigenous peoples. We ask him to keep his promise and preserve the unique landscapes of Papua.
 
 
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