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Rebuilding Kissama: War-Torn Angola's Only National Park Affected By Deforestation, But Refaunation Gives Hope
Environment  (tags: deforestation, wildlife, world, protection, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, nature, government, green, water, trees )

Cal
- 57 minutes ago - news.mongabay.com
Angola is one of Africa's most biologically diverse countries, boasting a long Atlantic coastline, dense equatorial forests, rivers thick with mangroves, vast desert expanses, rolling savannah grasslands and high-altitude rocky outcrops.
22 Things You Didn't Know About Hedgehogs
Animals  (tags: hedgehogs, animals, animaladvocates, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, pets )

Cal
- 1 hour ago - mnn.com
Beyond their undeniable cuteness, there's a lot to discover about these wonderfully odd creatures
Why Target Stopped Asking Job Applicants If They'Ve Been Convicted of a Crime
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, law, crime, americans, activists, lowering the residivism of ex-cons, employment, discrimination, background checks, fairness, fairness, society, news, freedoms, politics )

Cal
- 1 hour ago - csmonitor.com
More than 60 counties, cities, and states - and some corporations - are reducing discrimination against former offenders by 'banning the box' from job applications.
Hamas Tunnel Threat at Center of War With Israel
World  (tags: world, middle-east, israel, war, Hamas, tunnels, means of war, victims, news, violence, politics )

Cal
- 1 hour ago - news.yahoo.com
A network of tunnels Palestinian militants have dug from Gaza to Israel -- dubbed "lower Gaza" by the Israeli military -- is taking center stage in the latest war between Hamas and Israel.
CNN Freelancer Abducted By Pro-Russian Separatists
World  (tags: corruption, crime, society, terrorism, violence, war, world, freelancer, abduction, Donetsk CNN )

Lone
- 1 hour ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Armed men from the self-declared Donetsk People's Republic, led by an official named Alexandr Kalyussky, seized Anton Skiba outside of Donbass Palace Hotel after Skiba and a CNN crew returned from reporting on Malaysia Air Flight 17.
Sufferin' Succotash! Manitoba Neighbourhood Looks for Cat Stuck in Bird Feeder
Offbeat  (tags: animals, pets, safety, society, cat, birdfeeder, Brandon )

Lone
- 1 hour ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
A ginger-and-white feline nicknamed Butterscotch has been spotted numerous times with a small bird feeder stuck on its head in a Brandon, Man., neighbourhood.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Applaud Rachael Ray's Campaign to Increase Cat Adoptions - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, cats, RACHEL RAY, Rachel Ray, cat adoptions, protection, GoodNews, goodnews )

Cal
- 1 hour ago - forcechange.com
Show your appreciation for the Food Network star chef and television host's campaign to urge people to adopt cats
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Political Candidate's Effort to Destroy National Parks - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, politics, nature, humans )

Cal
- 1 hour ago - forcechange.com
The beautiful forests of national parks are being threatened by Republican efforts to allow drilling, mining, and logging in those areas. Pristine landscapes may be annihilated by human-created environmental destruction.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Reject Political Attack on National Monuments - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: national parks and monuments, protectins, proposed law, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, environment, wildlife, protection, politics, government, water )

Cal
- 1 hour ago - forcechange.com
The Antiquities Act has been preserving and protecting our shared American heritage since before any of us were born. The "No New Monuments" proposal would completely nullify the Antiquities Act, making it much more difficult to permanently protect federa
PLEASE HELP IF YOU CAN! Friendly Pup Has Fallen Ill, Needs to Be Rescued From Animal Control Today
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, shelter dog, adoption, pet adoption, protection, dogs, AnimalWelfare )

Cal
- 3 hours ago - examiner.com
A beautiful, five-month-old puppy dubbed "Maple," needs to be rescued from an animal shelter in southern California today. Maple, a pit bull mix, has been at the Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control facility in Baldwin Park, Calif., since July 10
 
 
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