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TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell EPA to Make the Fracking Industry Come Clean
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, EPA, fracking, frack is whack, protection, wildlife, pollution, healthconditions, government )

Cal
- 23 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
The EPA has the chance to hold the oil and gas industry accountable by doing two big things -- requiring companies to disclose the chemicals used in fracking and studying how these chemicals impact public health
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Wildlife Poaching Inside the UK!
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animaladvocates, animals, slaughter, wildlife, wildanimals, protection )

Cal
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
Recent reports show that despite all efforts, poaching is a continual problem inside of the UK, with recent issues known as hare-coursing.
A New Frontier for Fracking: Drilling Near the Arctic Circle
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, fracking intheArctic, indigenous rights, pollution, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, weather, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, government, healthconditions, politics )

Cal
- 19 hours ago - e360.yale.edu
Hydraulic fracturing is about to move into the Canadian Arctic, with companies exploring the region's rich shale oil deposits. But many indigenous people and conservationists have serious concerns ...
Despite Industry Opposition, Scientists Report Formaldehyde Causes Cancer
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthconditions, ecosystems, environment )

Cal
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
While an industry group has tried to confuse the issue and stall action on it, the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) issued a report on Aug. 8 which concludes that formaldehyde causes at least three types of cancers.
Iraq Aid Operation Launched By UN Refugee Agency UNHCR
World  (tags: UnitedNations, Refugees&Relief, iraq, politics, goodnews, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', middle-east, conflict )

Cal
- 21 hours ago - bbc.com
The United Nations agency for refugees is launching a major aid operation to reach more than half a million people displaced by fighting in northern Iraq.
No More Mr. Nice Islamic State
World  (tags: world, middle-east, iraq, ISIS )

Cal
- 21 hours ago - globalpost.com
When IS first made inroads in Iraq, it didn't enforce its most stringent policies. Now, the group is blowing up sacred shrines, and Sunni residents are re-evaluating their prior support of the extremists.
Can Mexico Save the Endangered Vaquitas?
Animals  (tags: endangered, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, animals, animalrights, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, humans )

Cal
- 5 hours ago - cnn.com
The vaquita, a small porpoise that lives in Gulf of California, Mexico, is near extinction
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the White Lion
Animals  (tags: white lions, habitat, endangered, animalwelfare, animals, AnimalWelfare, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cal
- 7 hours ago - secure.avaaz.org
Today, there are fewer than 12 White Lions in the wilds of their endemic habitat.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand With Oceana to Reinstate Emergency Protections for Endangered Sperm Whales
Animals  (tags: protection, whales, environment, humans, animalwelfare, animals, animalrights, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 6 hours ago - act.oceana.org
Endangered sperm whales off the coast of California once again face the risk of an agonizing death tied in a drift gillnet.
Why I Give Money to Homeless People
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, philanthropy, politics, rights )

Cal
- 5 hours ago - theweek.com
It's so easy to walk by them like they don't exist. But is it right?
 
 
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