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Amazon Deforestation, Once Tamed, Comes Roaring Back - The New York Times
Environment  (tags: forests, endangered, ecosystems, rainforest destruction )

Heidi Gai
- 23 hours ago - nytimes.com
A decade after the "Save the Rainforest" movement forced changes that dramatically slowed deforestation across the Amazon basin, activity is roaring back in some of the biggest expanses of forests in the world.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Defend Border Privacy!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: CIVILRIGHTS, BORDER PATROL, Trump, privacy rightsusa, politics, news, dishonesty, ethics )

AWAY AWHI
- 2 days ago - act.openmedia.org
U.S. politicians want to force every single traveller at the airport to hand over their digital devices, unlock them, and provide their social media passwords.1 ThatâEUR(TM)s our most intimate moments, from personal messages to loved ones to sensitive financ
Ensure Largest Coal Plant in the West Closes PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, conservation, ecosystems, energy, protection, healthconditions, pollution, politics )

AWAY AWHI
- 21 days ago - forcechange.com
Ensure largest coal plant in the West, and seventh largest CO2 producer in the U.S., is shut down.
Protect the Public From Toxic Wastewater
Environment  (tags: LAWS, environment, destruction, ecosystems, healthconditions )

AWAY AWHI
- 21 days ago - forcechange.com
Prioritize public health and safety over corporate interests in enforcement of wastewater disposal regulations.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Sponsoring Cruel Greyhound Racing
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, animalcruelty, death, animaladvocates, dogs )

AWAY AWHI
- 21 days ago - change.org
Greyhound racing is a cruel industry that exploits and abuses dogs. If the dogs don't win money for owners, they are abandoned, dumped or killed
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect the Endangered Species Act
Animals  (tags: politics, healthconditions, animals, environment, politics, congress, Endangered Species Act, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, humans )

AWAY AWHI
- 22 days ago - change.org
Republicans in Congress are targeting the Endangered Species Act for repeal. Their goal is to place the mining, drilling, and logging industries above the interests of the planet that sustains us all.
Help Save Wild Orcas From Extinction! PETITION
Animals  (tags: orcas, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, endangered )

AWAY AWHI
- 22 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
Endangered Southern Resident killer whales, also known as orcas, are starving to death âEUR" there are only 78 of the majestic whales left in the world
Viral Tiger Drone Video Reveals A Grim Reality In China
Offbeat  (tags: animals )

Angie
- 12 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
This week, the Chinese media introduced tigers chasing a drone out of the sky. Animal rights activists came forward to expose the viral Siberian tigers actually at a slaughter farm of tigers that are going to be slaughtered for their parts.
The First 100 Lies: The Trump Teams Flurry Of Falsehoods in Just 36 Days
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans )

Angie
- 22 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
The Huffington Post tracked the public remarks of Trump and his aides to compile a list of 100 incidents of egregious falsehoods. Still, it is likely the administration has made dozens of other misleading and exaggerated claims.
 
 
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