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Saudi Airstrikes in Yemen Are Having the Wrong Kind of Impact
World  (tags: world, war, politics, middle-east, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', society, violence, HumanRights )

Cal
- 22 hours ago - globalpost.com
The airstrikes âEUR" there have been more than a thousand of them âEUR" instead have had an impact of another kind: hundreds of civilians have been killed, more than a hundred thousand displaced, and access to food, water and electricity has been disrupted
Puppy Dog Eye Contact: The Hormonal Stuff of Bonding
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, pets, emotional bondage, eye contact, hormones, oxytocin research )

Naoko
- 1 day ago - japantimes.co.jp
Just by gazing at their owners, dogs can trigger a response in their masters' brains that helps them bond, a study says. And owners can do a similar trick in return, researchers found.
Boston Marathon Surveillance Raises Privacy Concerns Long After Bombing
Society & Culture  (tags: surveilllance, police, law enforcement, privacy rights, government, politics, news, society, freedoms, culture, ethics )

Cal
- 18 hours ago - npr.org
The same way that televisions have gotten higher resolutions through the years, so have video cameras
Neuroscientists Find That Poor Children Have Smaller Brains Than Wealthy Children, Study Says
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, brain scan, healthcare, health, risks, safety, study, Body-Mind-Spirit, investigation )

Annamaria
- 1 day ago - news.nationalpost.com
Neuroscientists studied the brain scans of 1,100 children across the U.S. (3 to 20) found that the surface area of the cerebral cortex was linked to family income, children in families earning less than $25,000 a year had surface areas six % smaller
Iran: Dog Owners to Be Lashed 74 Times in New National Ban
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, animals, AnimalCruelty, dogs, koran, protection, pets, suffering, law, sadness )

Annamaria
- 1 day ago - ibtimes.co.uk
Dog owners in Iran will be sentenced to 74 lashes if they are caught keeping the pets at home or walking them in public. Dog owners were fined and had their pets confiscated as the animals are considered to be 'dirty' under Islamic law.
Common Insecticides Are Killing Monarch Butterfly Larvae, Says a USDA Study.
Animals  (tags: monarch butterflies, pesticides, animals, habitat, animalwelfare, environment, animaladvocates )

Cal
- 22 hours ago - onearth.org
A widely cited 2012 study found that 58 percent of Midwestern milkweed disappeared between 1999 and 2010, leading to an 81 percent decline in monarch reproduction.
6 Arrested at BP Headquarters in Week of Action for Gulf Oil Spill Anniversary
Environment  (tags: activism, activists, protection, pollution, BP, gulf oil spill, environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy, healthconditions, water )

Cal
- 16 hours ago - ecowatch.com
Kicking off a week of events marking the fifth anniversary of that eventâEUR"with the damage to the environment and the ecosystem of the Gulf region still being added upâEUR"activists occupied BP headquarters in Houston.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Boycott Shell Oil Products
Environment  (tags: activism activistts, Shell boycott, wildlife, environment, ecosystems, destruction, ethics, dishonesty, corporate, environment, ecosystems, protection, healthconditions, wildlife, habitat, habitatdestruction, energy )

Cal
- 22 hours ago - forcechange.com
A fleet of oil rigs is currently headed towards the Arctic, although brave kayakers are preparing to block them. Scheduled oil drilling will have an even higher likelihood of being stopped if people boycott Shell oil products in support of protesters
 
 
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