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In Maryland, One Community Is Taking a Stand Against Environmental Racism
Environment  (tags: environment, environmental racism, healthconditions, healthconditions, ecosystems, politics, protection, pollution, energy, protection )

Cal
- 3 hours ago - grist.org
The toxic refuse of coal- and gas-fired power plants targets black communities with alarming precision. It can be difficult to discern each link in the causal chain connecting a childâEUR(TM)s asthma to the smokestack on the horizon, but the problem is real.
Yeast May Have Helped Lichens Conquer Land!
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, discovery, environment, interesting, science, research )

Mitchell
- 3 hours ago - purdue.edu
"Lichens were also some of the first land-dwelling organisms, suggesting that a communal effort helped life make the ocean-to-land leap."
TAKE ACTION NOW! IWC: Enforce the Whaling Moratorium in Iceland, Japan, and Norway
Animals  (tags: whaling, killing, whaling bans, IWC, animals, animalwelfare )

Cal
- 3 hours ago - change.org
I'm calling for the IWC to enforce their whaling moratorium, and for the governments of Iceland, Japan, and Norway to impose stricter regulations on whaling.
America Has Got One Serious Case of Amnesia
Society & Culture  (tags: economy, environment, climate change, middle class, books )

Freya
- 3 hours ago - alternet.org
A new book catalogs our national short-term memory problem.
REMEMBER ME   video
Offbeat  (tags: americans, news )

MmAway
- 4 hours ago - youtu.be
For dear Jo with Josh Groban
Radioactive Waste and the Nuclear War on Australia's Aboriginal People
Environment  (tags: indigneous rights, aborigines, protection, pollution, healthconditions, radia-active, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, humans )

Cal
- 16 hours ago - theecologist.org
Aboriginal peoples and traditional land owners are fighting back against an Australian goverement which has dumped radioactive wastes on its lands for decades and has new plans for more dumping.
Destroying Romania's Forests: Europe's Rotten Wood
Environment  (tags: illegal logging, environment, forests, ecosystems, destruction, world, protection )

Cal
- 16 hours ago - theecologist.org
Illegal logging accounts for between 30 and 50 percent of wood harvested in Romania.
Success: Lonely and Confined Elephant Finally Released to Sanctuary
Animals  (tags: Lonely Kavaan, Marghazar Zoo, Pakistan, finally released, sanctuary )

Rosie
- 16 hours ago - animalpetitions.org
Kaavan, the elephant at Marghazar Zoo, to finally see freedom after being chained & confined for almost 30 years. After a public outcry by 'Free Kavaan' & petitions like this, the Pakistan Senate agrees he needs sanctuary & elephant friends.
 
 
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