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Aging in America: Stuck in the Middle
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, health, eldercare, caretakers, economic bind, medicine, family, Body-Mind-Spirit )

Cal
- 4 hours ago - cbsnews.com
Senior citizens whose finances fall IN THE MIDDLE -- not rich, not poor -- can find themselves in a real bind if they need home care. And their loved ones can find themselves caught in the middle as well.
Greening the Revolution - Ukrainian Youth Joins Fight for Nature
Environment  (tags: pollution, protection, green, GoodNews, environment, conservation, ecosystems, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 14 hours ago - theecologist.org
When the violent protests at Kiev's Independence Square ended in early spring, there were thousands of tons of smoldering rubble left over from months of fighting on the barricades.
No Forests, No Cash': Palm Oil Giants Commit to Sustainability, But Will They Follow Through?
Environment  (tags: palm oil, Indonesia, sustainability, deforestation, deforestation destruction, world, pollution, radia-active, protection, ecosystems, destruction, environment, conservation )

Cal
- 15 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
Although it is important for Indonesia's economy, the country's palm oil sector has also contributed to Indonesia's status as the world's biggest deforester in terms of annual rate.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell McDonald's to Only Buy Palm Oil From Responsible Suppliers
Environment  (tags: deforestation, corporate greed, tigers, animal welfare, McDonald's, activism, activists, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, protection, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 19 hours ago - action.sumofus.org
McDonald's buys palm oil to make a range of products--from Baked Apple Pie to Spicy Chicken McBites.There are fewer than 400 Sumatran tigers left in the wild, and 1,500 Borneo pygmy elephants, because their rainforest homes are being destroyed to make room
TAKE ACTION NOW! WICSCONSIN: Stop Annual Wolf Hunt - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: wolves, wolves massacred, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates )

Cal
- 20 hours ago - forcechange.com
Prevent the annual Wisconsin grey wolf hunt from taking place
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the African Penguin
Animals  (tags: endangered, penguins, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, humans )

Cal
- 21 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Of the 1.5-million African Penguin population estimated in 1910, only some 10% remained at the end of the 20th-century.
Protesting Ireland's Illegal Abortions
World  (tags: women's rights, abortion, Ireland, activism, world, politics, humanrights, news, europe )

Cal
- 22 hours ago - vice.com
Ireland is the only country in Europe where abortions are illegal--the only exception is when the pregnancy poses a risk to the mother's life
Turkey Says It's Helping Iraqi Kurds Join Fight For Kobani
World  (tags: world, violence, war, iraq, Turkey, politics, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 2 days ago - npr.org
Turkey says it is assisting Iraqi Kurdish fighters in crossing into Syria to aid their brethren in the embattled city of Kobani, where Kurds have fought a fierce defense action for weeks against besieging Islamic State militants.
Applaud Creation of Ape Sanctuary - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: protection, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, GoodNews, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
Applaud creation of Tofala Hill Wildlife Sanctuary for the Cross River gorillas
Drive to Mine the Deep Sea Raises Concerns Over Impacts
Environment  (tags: deep ocean mining, lack of safeguards, pollution, protection, oceans, politics, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 2 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Mining companies are targeting vast areas of the deep ocean for mineral extraction. But with few regulations in place, critics fear such development could threaten seabed ecosystems that scientists say are only now being fully understood
 
 
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