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Monsanto Pays $80 Million to Settle Roundup Fraud Case
Business  (tags: abuse, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, marketing, money, Monsanto )

- 11 hours ago -
Monsanto Co will pay $80 million to settle civil accounting violations after it allegedly misstated its earnings in connection with its top-selling Roundup product, U.S. securities regulators said on Tuesday.
Please Sign - Yahoo: Stop Ivory Trafficking NOW! - Rainforest Rescue
Animals  (tags: animalrights, protection )

- 3 hours ago -
Tell CEO Marissa Mayer to get out of the ivory trade on all of YahooâEUR(TM)s platforms.
Can You Help Me To Help Michael Moore?
Business  (tags: Michael Moore, Where To Invade Next, film, elections, help Michael Moore, twitter, tweet, FB, view film )

- 2 hours ago -
This film means a lot to me. I can not travel a week before the film comes out to promote my film. The film may now not reach the audience I made it for so I am asking for your help. I believe this movie can have an impact on the elections this year.
To Stop Brain Shrinkage, Start Moving
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, exercise, risks )

- 4 hours ago -
Physical fitness during middle age may be a driver of brain health later in life, according to the results of a new study.
Wild Animals Belong in the Wild
Animals  (tags: wild animals, living in the wild, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, endangered, environment, habitat, humans, protection )

- 1 day ago -
ACT NOW We want a world where wild animals live in the wild where they belong. But one of the biggest barriers to this natural freedom is global tourism. You can help us lift this barrier.
Federal Judge Sentences Lumber Liquidators to Probation, $13 Million in Fines for Smuggling Timber
Environment  (tags: lumber liquidators, illegal, smuggling timber, Lacey Act, trees, forests, fines )

- 1 day ago -
This agreement, reached by the company and federal prosecutors, represents the largest fine ever issued under the Lacey Act, a landmark environmental law banning the import of illegally sourced timber. Link at bottom to thank Obama administration.
Nobel Peace Prize for Greek Islanders - TAKE ACTION!
World  (tags: Greek Islanders, refugees, Nobel Peace Prize, petition )

- 23 hours ago -
With their actions of helping refugees, they drowned fear and racism in a wave of compassion and reminded the whole world that we are one, united humanity, above races, nations and religions.
I-Wonder: How Does My Memory Measure Up?
Offbeat  (tags: Human Brain, Human Memory )

- 22 hours ago -
Exploring the human hard drive, Whether itâEUR(TM)s remembering our route to work, finding the keys we just put down or making sure that birthday card is posted, we all rely on our memories every day.
A Game-Changer for the Amazon
Environment  (tags: A game-changer for the Amazon, rainforest destruction, rainforest protection, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, humans, animals global warming climate change )

- 21 hours ago -
To Presidents of Colombia, Venezuela and Brazil: As global citizens, we are deeply concerned about climate change and the rapid devastation of the Amazon forest. We urge you to work in consultation with indigenous communities about Amazon Rainforest!
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