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Obama Sounds Like He's About to Reject the Keystone Pipeline
Environment  (tags: Keystone, XL Pipeine, obama, US politics, politics, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy, pollution, habitat, animals )

Cal
- 3 hours ago - grist.org
Speaking at his end-of-the-year press conference on Friday afternoon, President Obama sounded very much like he's poised to reject the Keystone XL pipeline.
U.S. Green Groups Sue EPA Over Stormwater Regulations
Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, destruction, law, EPA, lawsuits, ecosystems, protection, pollution, healthconditions, water )

Cal
- 3 hours ago - reuters.com
Two environmental groups have sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for what the groups said was failing to comply with a court order requiring the agency to strengthen regulations preventing pollution from stormwater runoff.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Urge Gap, Inc.�s INTERMIX to Stop Selling Fur
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, death, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, killing, wildlife, wildanimals, sadness, protection, animalrights )

Cal
- 4 hours ago - peta.org
while Gap Inc. has banned fur from all of its well-known brands, it continues to sell numerous fur items at INTERMIX, which has 30 stores and an online shopping site. INTERMIX sells fur from rabbits, coyotes, foxes, minks, and Asiatic raccoon dogsâEUR"anima
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Kroger: Don't Put Our Families at Risk, Keep Toxic Chemicals Out of Your Products.
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, product safety )

Cal
- 4 hours ago - action.sumofus.org
Kroger is reportedly selling over 150 products with hazardous chemicals harmful to children from tableware with formaldehyde to parabens in skin care products to phthalates in childrenâEUR(TM)s clothing.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Our Turtles and Turtle Ecosystems!
Animals  (tags: turtles, habitat, habitat destruciton, endangered, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, wildlife, wildanimals, protection )

Cal
- 4 hours ago - gopetition.com
Hawksbill turtles are one of the many turtles that are endangered. Not only are they endangered but so critically endangered that they are almost extinct in the wild!
Puerto Rico's Only Native Toad Bounces Back From Edge of Extinction
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, goodnews, endangered )

Cal
- 5 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
its population declined by more than 80 percent leaving behind just some 200 individuals in the wild. Since 1992, they have successfully bred in captivity and re-introduced to the wild more than 300,000 of these threatened toads.
RFK, Jr. and Josh Fox Chime in on New York Fracking Ban Victory
Environment  (tags: NY ban on fracking, government, frakcing, frack is whack, ecosystems, environment, conservation, GoodNews, green, politics, protection )

Cal
- 5 hours ago - ecowatch.com
Watch as Kennedy talks about the historical significance of this decision and how it's "the first time in a decade that in a meaningful way a national political leader has stood up to the power of Big Oil."
Obama Says Sony Should Not Have Pulled Film Over Threats
Society & Culture  (tags: law, government, ethics, culture, americans, politics, world, society, safety, rights, freedoms, violence, movies )

Cal
- 28 minutes ago - npr.org
President Obama called Sony's decision to pull its film The Interview, following threats to movie theaters, a "mistake."
Laws of Men: For Women in South Africa, HIV Stigma Still Runs Strong
World  (tags: women's rights, South AFrica, world, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', society, news )

Cal
- 1 day ago - globalpost.com
Discrimination based on HIV status persists though it's barred by the constitution. And women face a disproportionately large array of consequences.
 
 
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