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Petition: Say NO! to Animal Experiments in Mauritius!
Animals  (tags: animal testing, experiments, mauritius monkeys, Clinical RePre-search Bill, legalizing of experiments and tests, animalrights, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, protection, law, investigation, suffering, cruelty, crime )

Susanne
- 6 hours ago - secure.avaaz.org
Mauritius is preparing to implement a Clinical RePre-search Bill which will most likely involve the legalizing of experiments and tests on animals. We say a resounding NO to that!
'Business as Usual' as Japan Publishes New 'Research Whaling' Plan
Animals  (tags: Japan, whales, Japanese Whaling, Japanese Whalers, environment, ethics, extinction, cruelty, death, endangered, animals, AnimalWelfare )

Roger
- 1 day ago - au.whales.org
Japan's Institute of Cetacean Research this week published its draft plan for a new 'research whaling' programme in the Antarctic. The announcement comes after its previous whaling programme in the Antarctic (JARPA II) was declared illegal by the Intern
Personal Update - 11/28/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, personal )

TomCat
- 2 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, a homemade cartoon (shown), and why I'm not here.
Success: Bee Killing Pesticides Restricted
Environment  (tags: Ontario, Canada, bees, killing, pesticides, restricted, petition, good news )

Scooby
- 5 hours ago - forcechange.com
A new regulation passed in Ontario, Canada, restricts the use of toxic neonicotinoid pesticides, which have been linked to declining honeybee populations around the world. Ontario plans to decrease its neonicotinoid use by 80 percent by 2017.
* This Home Uses Less Energy Than a Hair Dryer in the Dead of Winter *
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CoolStuff, design, eco-friendly, energy, environment, greenliving, home, interesting, Sustainabililty, technology )

Frans
- 3 days ago - industrytap.com
To say winters are cold in Wisconsin is like saying Jack Nicholson got a little chilly in The Shining. Wisconsin winters are beyond cold and for long stretches of time. But living in a German certified passive house ...
Reduce Food Waste to Make a Difference This Holiday Season
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Gina Mccarthy, EPA, Holidays, Food Waste, Reducing Food Waste, Green Living, Environment )

Judy
- 2 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
This holiday season, consumers and businesses can make a difference by reducing food waste, which helps save money, feed the hungry, and protect the environment.
Walmart, Asda Owners Using Their Billions to Attack Rooftop Solar Mike Gaworecki / DeSmogBlog 20th November 2014
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, ecosystems, energy, family, greenproducts, sustainable, technology, travel, water, world, children, business, design )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - theecologist.org
'These groups are attacking renewable energy policies at the state level and, specifically, pushing for fees on rooftop solar installations. The head of ALEC has even gone so far as to denigrate owners of rooftop solar installations as "freeriders".'
Want to Wipe Out Earthworms and Ruin Your Soil? Use Glyphosate
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, garden, glyphosate, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 21 hours ago - gmwatch.org
Using glyphosate herbicide can wipe out local earthworm populations, a new study shows. Even under the regular dose for perennial weeds, the earthworm population showed negative growth rates, meaning there were not enough young worms to replace the old
GM Crops: Science Is About Questions, Not "Consensus"
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, technology, science )

Kathy
- 18 hours ago - foodandwaterwatch.org
The So-Called Scientific "Consensus": Why the debate on GMOs is not over (available at the link below), shows how pro-GM vested interests cherry pick information and manipulate quotes from scientific bodies like the World Health Organisation and the Royal
 
 
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