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Health & Wellness  (tags: New Ebola strain )

- 15 hours ago -
The virus that has caused a deadly Ebola epidemic in Guinea is a new strain that emerged locally, possibly transmitted by fruit bats, virologists have said.
PETITION - Tell Barclays To Stop Financing Mountaintop Removal
World  (tags: news )

- 15 hours ago -
Leading global banks are ending financing relationships with mountaintop removal coal producers. But Barclays, the British banking giant, poured $550 million dollars into the horrific practice in 2013..
U.S. Said to Warn Money Managers of More Russia Sanctions
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Sanctions )

- 14 hours ago -
The Obama administration told asset managers last week that it was planning additional sanctions against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine.
Coal Vs. Communities: Is It Worth the Price?
Environment  (tags: climate change, coal exports, community rights, human rights, nature )

- 14 hours ago -
Coal and oil companies have plans to increase exports to Asian markets. But they face a battle with communities wanting to protect their citizens and ecosystems from horrific accidents. Is this worth it, when the world should be turning to clean energy?
Third Report in Three Days Shows Scale of Fracking Perils
Environment  (tags: Fracking )

- 14 hours ago -
We can conclude that this process has not been shown to be safe'
Unconstitutional': Judge Strikes Down Nation's Most Restrictive Abortion Law
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: North Dakota )

- 14 hours ago -
The court was correct to call this law exactly what it is: a blatant violation of the constitutional guarantees afforded to all women," says reproductive rights group
How One State Is Taking On The Micro-Plastics Polluting Its Waterways
Environment  (tags: Microbeads )

- 14 hours ago -
Illinois bill takes aim at microbeads found in personal care products, but green groups say measure does not go far enough
Sen. Elizabeth Warren: A Worldview Shaped In Youth
Society & Culture  (tags: government, economy, politics, congress, americans, activists, culture, ethics, family, rights, society )

- 16 hours ago -
Sen. Elizabeth Warren Writes Of A Worldview Shaped In Youth April 18, 2014 - Interview Highlights - When she was a 12-year-old girl growing up in Oklahoma, Warren's father had a heart attack and could no longer work. Money was tight, and the family los
Let's 'Cleanup': Think Globaly, Act Bosnia
Green Lifestyle  (tags: greenliving, cleaning )

- 15 hours ago -
Let's Do It! Is one of the fastest-expanding civic movements in history. The movement was born in 2008 in Estonia, when 50,000 people came together to get rid of 10,000 tons of illegal garbage from roadsides, forests and towns, cleaning the entire country
TAKE ACTION: Demand Transparency in the Final Keystone XL Decision
Environment  (tags: TAKE ACTION, Sign the Petition, Demand Transparency, Keystone XL Pipeline, Obama Administration, President, Obama, Sec of State, John Kerry, final decision )

- 1 day ago -
Americans have submitted millions of comments opposing Keystone XL and thousands have risked arrest to urge Pres. Obama to reject it. Tell Pres. Obama and Sec. Kerry: We demand transparency in the final decision.
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