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Ukraine War Leaves a Long Shadow of Pollution, Ill-Health and Ravaged Industries
Environment  (tags: war, Ukraine, environment, destruction, politics, world, ecosystems )

Cal
- 34 minutes ago - theecologist.org
Over a year after violent conflict began in East Ukraine, indications are emerging of its severe environmental impacts in the highly industrialised Donbas region
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop the Mass Killing of Bali's Dogs
Animals  (tags: death, animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, cruelty, animalcruelty, slaughter, dogs )

Cal
- 7 hours ago - change.org
The Governor of the island of Bali ordered the mass killing of roaming dogs. Thousands of innocent dogs are killed every year, often suffering slow and painful deaths.
MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Giving An Iraq Vet a Fighting Chance
Society & Culture  (tags: helping veterans, politics, government, culture, americans, law, goodnews, society, usa )

Cal
- 8 hours ago - cbsnews.com
A FIGHTING CHANCE to make things right is what many veterans in trouble with the law say they want most. And in some cases, they're finding that chance in a special kind of courtroom.
Coal and Climate Change: A Death Sentence for the Great Barrier Reef
Environment  (tags: Great Barrier Reef, corals, environment, ecosystems, destruction, climate-change, protection, oceans, politics, world )

Cal
- 11 hours ago - theecologist.org
With 50% of the corals gone, UNESCO's World Heritage Committee has been pressuring the Australian and Queensland governments to increase their commitment to reversing the deteriorating health of the Reef.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Applaud Ecuador for Breaking Tree Planting World Record
Environment  (tags: environment, forests, trees, world, GoodNews )

Cal
- 21 hours ago - forcechange.com
Thousands of volunteers pitched in to plant a world-record-setting 647,250 trees in Ecuador on May 16, 2015.
Ireland Just Became the First Country to Approve Gay Marriage By a Popular Vote
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, culture, gayrights, politics, goodnews, GoodNews, freedoms )

Cal
- 22 hours ago - news.vice.com
The Irish voted overwhelmingly in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage and enshrining it in their constitution. All but one constituency voted yes on the referendum, and 62 percent of voters nationwide âEUR" more than 1.2 million people âEUR" supported it
Planned Mega-Port in Brazil Threatens Rich Ecological Region
Environment  (tags: planned development, Brazil, environment, activism, destruction, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, habitat, politics, pollution, protection, world )

Cal
- 23 hours ago - truth-out.org
Activists and local residents have brought legal action aimed at blocking the construction of a nearly 50 sq km port terminal in the Northeast Brazilian state of Bahia because of the huge environmental and social impacts it will have.
Obama's Plan to Save the Monarch Butterflies' Epic Migration
Animals  (tags: monarch butterflies, politics, wildanimals, wildlife, protection, endangered, environment, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates )

Cal
- 1 day ago - motherjones.com
Earlier this week, amid negotiating major trade deals and joining Twitter, Obama put forth a major infrastructure project: a highway for monarch butterflies.
This Wind Turbine Has No Blades âEUR" and ThatâEUR(TM)s Why ItâEUR(TM)s Better
Green Lifestyle  (tags: greenliving, greenproducts, green, technology, energy )

Cal
- 1 day ago - grist.org
What do you get if you take the blades off a wind turbine? A better wind turbine.
IT'S MAY 23---Happy World Turtle Day!
Animals  (tags: turtles, World Turle Day, celebrate, reptilese, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, animals, goodnews, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cal
- 1 day ago - aqua.org
This Saturday is World Turtle Day! Turtles, one of the oldest living species, have existed on Earth for roughly 150 million years
 
 
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