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Boycott Monsanto :: Care2 Groups (Environment)
Environment  (tags: participation, change, human, apathy )

- 1764 days ago -
Out of 23,168,500 members of Care2 only 10 are members of BoycotMonsanto. 3,650 are members of Orangutans, men of the forest, 57,544 are members of Oceanana and a mere 342 are members of Help The Honey Bees...that leaves around 23,106,954 doing..what?
U.S. Begins Stealth Bombing Runs Over South Korea - NYTimes.Com
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: North Korea, Pentagon, stealth bombers, war, nuclear arms, America )

- 1912 days ago -
"After suffering from the American carpet-bombing during the Korean War, North Korea remains sensitive about American bombers... and its war cries typically reach a frenetic pitch when American bombers fly over South Korea during military exercises"
Become A Bee City USA - BeeCityUSA.Org
Society & Culture  (tags: Bees, pollination, education, proactive )

- 1913 days ago -
Nice Idea. "Help us build a movement to turn the tide for pollinators across America", "By being a Bee City USA community, city leaders can improve their city or town's environment, eating habits, and economy"
Coburn Releases Annual Report Highlighting Some of the Most Wasteful Government Spending in 2012 - Press Releases - Tom Coburn,
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S. Senator Tom Coburn, Wastebook 2012, sequestration, fiscal cliff )

- 1913 days ago -
Fascinating! My favorite is..."Government-funded study on how golfers might benefit from using their imagination, envisioning the hole is bigger than it actually is ($350,000)"
Court Upholds Ban on Uranium Mining Near Grand Canyon | Summit County Citizens Voice
Environment  (tags: Grand Canyon Trust, Interior Department, Ken Salzar, Uranium, Earth Justice, Sierra Club, Center for Biological Diversity, Havasupai tribe )

- 1913 days ago -
Kudos to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar "During the last five years, the secretary has used his authority to "withdraw" areas greater than 5,000 acres for up to 20 years to protect lands all across the West". At least someone seems to be doing their job!
East Coast Grey Seal Hunt Cancelled for Lack of Interest | Georgia Straight
Animals  (tags: Seal cull, Humane Society International, International Fund for Animal Welfare, Cape Breton, grey seals, Sable Island, Gulf of St. Lawrence )

- 1913 days ago -
Hows this for some good news!!! Also..."According to the Humane Society International, Canadian seal processors admitted in 2010 that they have hundreds of thousands of seal furs stockpiled because they are unable to find buyers." A feel-good read.
U.S. Senate Passes Amendment in Favor of Mandatory Labeling of Genetically Engineered Fish
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: mandatory labeling, Center for Food Safety, Begich amendment, GE foods, GE fish )

- 1914 days ago -
"While the Senate Democrats' budget plan is non-binding, and reconciliation with the GOP-lead House version is unlikely, passage of the... amendment will... increase the pressure on the Food and Drug Administration to require the labeling of GE fish,.."
Furor Growing Against Obama Over 'Monsanto Protection Act'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: HR933, Senator Mikulski, GMO, Food Democracy Now, Obama Center for Food Safetycorruption )

- 1914 days ago -
"In this hidden backroom deal, Sen. Mikulski turned her back on consumer, environmental and farmer protection in favor of corporate welfare for biotech companies such as Monsanto,". Voice your displeasure to Sen. Mikulski:
Peru Declares An Environmental Emergency in the Amazon | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Buil
Environment  (tags: environment, Pluspetrol, Pastaza Valley, Corrientes River Basin, pollution, Peru )

- 1914 days ago -
Looks like Peru and its Environmental Ministry is a lot more active, even if it took them a bit of time, than the EPA in protecting the environment.
Listen to Bird Songs Hear Bird Calls Download Free Bird Sounds
Offbeat  (tags: bird songs, meditation )

- 1913 days ago -
Very cool site. Has recordings of birds, frogs, waves and waterfalls as well as some meditation tracks.
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