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TAKE ACTION NOW! Protest the Approval of Fur Farm - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cal
- 17 hours ago - forcechange.com
Despite the fact that thousands of people wrote comments protesting the approval of issuing a license to a commercial fur farm in Montana, the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) Department has gone ahead and approved it anyway.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Wildlife From Killing Contests
Animals  (tags: wildlife, slaughter, killing, animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, wildanimals )

Cal
- 17 hours ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Believe it or not, the practice of hunting nongame fur-bearing mammals in contests is alive and well in California
World's Rarest Gorilla Gets a New Protected Home
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, goodnews, GoodNews, animaladvocates, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 15 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
the Prime Minister of Cameroon, Philemon Yang, signed a decree to officially create a new protected area - Tofala Wildlife Sanctuary - in the southwestern part of the country.
Threat to Rivers as Hydropower Gets Set for Global Boom
Environment  (tags: rivers, biodiversity, hydropower, dam building, environment, ecosystems, protection, nature, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 14 hours ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
Scientists predict a doubling in production of renewable energy from hydropower over the next 20 years, but building new dams will have a damaging effect on some of the world's major rivers.
Towering Ambition to Help Protect Amazon Rainforest
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, conservation, Amazon )

Cal
- 15 hours ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
A new 325-metre observatory soaring above the Amazonian tree canopy will capture vital data on how climate change is impacting on a delicate environment that is also under threat from encroachment by lawless urban settlements.
Oil Spill in Stockholm's Scenic Archipelago
Environment  (tags: oil spill, water, pollution, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, oceans )

Cal
- 17 hours ago - thelocal.se
A ship carrying around 52 tonnes of oil is reported to have crashed in Stockholm's archipelago, with some of its cargo leaking into the Baltic sea.
UN Warns Syrian Refugee Situation Poses 'Most Dramatic Humanitarian Crisis'
World  (tags: Refugees&Relief, politics, society, middle-east, Syrian refugees, world, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', war )

Cal
- 19 hours ago - globalpost.com
More than three million Syrians have fled their country since the uprising that began in March 2011, with most taking shelter in Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey and Iraq.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Health Canada -- Reject Bayer's Risky New Pesticide to Bees
Environment  (tags: bees, pesticides, die-offs, protection, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, animals, nature, government )

Cal
- 9 hours ago - action.sumofus.org
If approved, this new pesticide will likely wreak further havoc on our bees -- which are already dying in record numbers. Last winter, almost 30 percent of Canada's bee colonies were devastated,
The Invisible Reality of Spain's Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: society, rights, homeless in Spain, humans, government, ethics, culture, world, politics )

Cal
- 2 hours ago - ipsnews.net
Spain's long, severe recession and high unemployment rate, which currently stands at 24.4 percent according to the national statistics institute, INE, have impoverished the population while government budgets for social services for the poor have been cut
McConnell Concedes GOP Senate Will Not Mean Obamacare Repeal
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, obama, healthcare, repeal of obamacare, GOP, Senate )

Cal
- 2 hours ago - npr.org
Election Day isn't until next week, but Senate Majority Leader-in-Waiting Mitch McConnell is already warning Republicans who would like to repeal Obamacare and roll back environmental regulations about two key numbers: 60 and 2.
 
 
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