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TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Plans to Develop the Grand Canyon.
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, conservation, ecosystems, protection, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife )

Cal
- 1 day ago - change.org
The vast 27,000 square-mile Navajo reservation abuts Grand Canyon National Park, and tribal leaders say they're losing out on tourist dollars and jobs for their people by leaving the land undeveloped
UN Security Council Holds Unprecedented Hearing on Human Rights in North Korea
World  (tags: world, UnitedNations, unitednations, NorthKorea, repression, violence, death, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics )

Cal
- 1 day ago - news.vice.com
The UN Security Council held an unprecedented hearing Monday on the human rights situation in North Korea that saw several countries encourage referral of the matter to the International Criminal Court (ICC).
Dutch Weedburgers Won't Get You High, But They Could Save the Planet
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Sustainabililty, eco-friendly, coolstuff, food, green, greenliving, greenproducts, goodnews, interesting )

Cal
- 1 day ago - grist.org
From bun to burger to the special sauce, this burger's from "the kale of the sea" -- seaweed.
Shifting Attitudes May Help Endangered Wild Dogs in Thailand
Animals  (tags: endangered, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, wildanimals, protection, humans, wildlife )

Cal
- 1 day ago - news.mongabay.com
Once found throughout much of Asia, the dhole--a wild dog species that looks something like a jackal--has been displaced by humans from much of its range
New Report Exposes the 'Dark Side of Conservation'
Environment  (tags: indigneous rights, conservation, evictions of native people in thename o, environment, ecosystems, politics, world, humans )

Cal
- 1 day ago - survivalinternational.org
A hard-hitting new report launched by Survival International - the global movement for tribal peoples' rights - reveals how conservation has led to the eviction of millions of tribal people from "protected areas."
TAKE ACTION NOW! Clean Up Oil Spill in Dolphin Sanctuary
Environment  (tags: pollution, protection, animals, wildlife, environment, destruction, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction, water, world )

Cal
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
On December 9th, tens of thousands of gallons of oil spilled after a collision inside the Chanpai dolphin sanctuary near the Bangladeshi Sundarban delta. The Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation is currently relying on untrained locals rather than paying prof
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Illegally Creating Fracking Waste Facilities
Environment  (tags: fracking waste disposal, oversight, fracking, frack is whack, destruction, ecosystems, environment, healthconditions, protection, pollution, water )

Cal
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Don't allow fracking waste facilities to be created without the opportunity for public comment
RIP: Singer Joe Cocker Is Dead at 70
Society & Culture  (tags: obituary, music, Joe Cocker, rock 'n' roll )

Cal
- 2 days ago - cnn.com
Joe Cocker, the British blues-rock singer whose raspy voice brought plaintive soul to such hits as "You Are So Beautiful" and the duet "Up Where We Belong," died Monday after a battle with lung cancer. He was 70.
The End of Tolerance? Anti-Muslim Movement Rattles Germany
World  (tags: society, Germany, tolerance, humanrights, politics, europe, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', world, society )

Cal
- 2 days ago - spiegel.de
Disenchanted German citizens and right-wing extremists are joining forces to form a protest movement to fight what they see as the Islamization of the West. Is this the end of the long-praised tolerance of postwar Germany?
Will Normalized Relations With Cuba Help Restore Florida's Coral Reefs?
Environment  (tags: coral reeefs, better US-Cuban relations, science, restoration, politics, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, world, protection )

Cal
- 2 days ago - ecowatch.com
Scientists have already forged strong international connections to study Cuba's rich marine environments. By removing some of the barriers to their work, we may end up learning some lessons about how to restore coral reefs here in the U.S.
 
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