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The Third Leading Cause of Death in the US
Health & Wellness  (tags: Medical, mistakes, errors, third, leading, cause, death, US, medical, journal, BMJ )

Sam
- 36 minutes ago - yahoo.com
Medical error is the third largest cause of death in the United States, according to an analysis published in the medical journal BMJ.
SIGN PLEASE! President Obama: Please Keep Protecting the Atlantic and Arctic Oceans
Environment  (tags: oil drilling leases, obama, oceans, politics, protection, environment, destruction, conservation, ecosystems, energy, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 33 minutes ago - takeaction.takepart.com
President Obama has protected the Atlantic Ocean from offshore drilling, but new offshore lease sales are scheduled in the Arctic Ocean, and seismic air-gun blasting, which is used to find oil and gas deposits below the ocean floor, is still planned for
Contamination in North Dakota Linked to Fracking Spills
Science & Tech  (tags: Duke University Study, North dakota, fracking, accidental wastewater spills, water and soil contamination )

Judy
- 1 hour ago - phys.org
"Until now, research in many regions of the nation has shown that contamination from fracking has been fairly sporadic and inconsistent". In ND though, it is now widespread, persistent and directly linked to water contaminated by fracking.
Canada Wildfire Forces Mass Evacuation in Fort McMurray
Environment  (tags: CO2emissions, destruction, ecosystems, forests, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, pollution, protection, wildlife, world )

Frans
- 14 hours ago - bbc.com
The entire population of the Canadian city of Fort McMurray has been forced to evacuate because of a huge wildfire. Some 80,000 people were told to leave as the blaze swept into the city, which is the gateway to the oil sands region......
Protect Whales From Ocean Noise PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Anna
- 1 day ago - secure3.convio.net
BOEM is now accepting comments on the draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement that will help inform the AdministrationâEUR(TM)s decision on offshore oil and gas activities. We need to tell BOEM to consider the best and most current science available
Europe Reintroduces Its Own Brand of Bison, Also Driven to Near Extinction
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, wildanimals, protection, wildlife, GoodNews, endangered )

Cal
- 2 hours ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
European bison, known as wisent, were nearly wiped out in the early 20th century as they were mercilessly hunted and their habitat destroyed
Open Season for LGBT Attacks in Kyrgyzstan
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, safety, gayrights, law, world, Kygyzstan )

Cal
- 15 hours ago - theguardian.com
Closer ties with Russia and strict new laws mean gay people live in fear as violence goes unpunished
This Is Why Hillary Clinton Can't Tell Bernie Sanders to Drop Out
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: democrats, congress, elections, usa )

Cal
- 3 hours ago - motherjones.com
Her choices in 2008 dictate what she can say now.
This Bill Could Make More Kids ObeseâEUR"and No One Is Talking About It
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, ethics, abuse )

Rob
- 5 days ago - motherjones.com
If Republicans get their way, schools will sell more junk food and still have to crank out meals on a miserly budget.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the Habitat of 26,000 Humboldt Penguins!
Environment  (tags: animals, environment, destruction, penguins, ecosystems, world, politics, pollution, healthconditions, habitat, habitatdestruction, wildlife )

Cal
- 4 hours ago - rainforest-rescue.org
Chile wants to build two industrial ports in the habitat of the Humboldt penguin, endangering 13,000 breeding pairs of this vulnerable species. The first planned port has already been approved by the authorities.
 
 
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