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Governor Rick Snyder Resign Now From Flint Water Crisis!
Society & Culture  (tags: Flint, Water, Michigan, Pollution, Action Network Petition )

- 7 days ago -
It was just revealed that Michigan Governor Rick Snyder knew that Flint's water was poisoned for at least a year--directly contradicting earlier claims that the governor was unaware of lead contamination in Flint.
Urgent Petition: 23 Baby Elephants Will Die Unless The Chinese Government Steps In
Animals  (tags: baby elephants, cruelty, death, wildanimals, wildlife, sadness, protection, humans, suffering, animalwelfare, animalrights, animalcruelty, ethics, habitat, investigation, abuse, abused, society )

- 37 days ago -
Twenty-three baby elephants imported to China from Zimbabwe in July 2015 are being held in tiny cages at the Qingyuan Quarantine Facility in Guandong with only a tiny, barred, concrete slab as their exercise yard.
Brazil. 2 Men Kill Innocent Cat and Must Be Identified
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, abuse, abused, animalrights, animals, death, cruelty, cats, animaladvocates, killed )

- 46 days ago -
Brasilia, in the Brazilian state of Goias. 2 men bludgeon an innocent cat to death, then give a victory sign to the camera. Please sign and share so these men can be identified and prosecuted. NOTE: the graphic is violent.
No, Lettuce Is Not Worse For The Environment Than Bacon
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, conservation, eco-friendly, environment, food, greenliving, health, humans, Sustainabililty, vegetables )

- 57 days ago -
If you follow the intersection of food and climate change, you know that you can barely swing a reusable grocery bag these days without running into a new study or article bemoaning the environmental damages of a meat-heavy diet. `
Action Alert: Demand Protection for Europe's Last Large Old-Growth Forests in Romania
Environment  (tags: old growth forest, Romania, ecological destruction )

- 56 days ago -
More old-growth forests have been lost than the biosphere can bear. New peer-reviewed ecological science by Dr. Glen Barry indicates that some 66% of Earth's land must be covered by natural and semi-natural ecosystems to avoid biosphere collapse, yet some
Punish City Officials for Allowing Residents to Drink Polluted Water PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, pollution, water )

- 93 days ago -
Drinking water in Sacramento was contaminated with higher than acceptable levels of contaminants in 2013 and 2014 and city officials failed to notify residents. The contaminants, byproducts of the water disinfection process, were the result of the city
The History of Erasing Womens History
Offbeat  (tags: women, history, BBC documentary, patriarchy )

- 94 days ago -
In her BBC documentary and forthcoming book, historian and author Amanda Foreman uncovers the historical precedents that have erased women throughout human civilization.
With Mass Civil Disobedience, Young Activists March Against 'Broken System' | Common Dreams | Breaking News
Society & Culture  (tags: mass civil disobedience, millennials, Washington DC, environment, climate change, broken system, immigration reform )

- 94 days ago -
'What do we do when our communities are under attack? Stand up fight back!' they chanted. 'Injustice we'll stop it. People over profit!' One contingent marched behind a sign that read, 'We are the ones we've been waiting for.' 1,000 in Washington DC.
HereâEUR(TM)s What the WorldâEUR(TM)s Cities Would Look Like After Catastrophic Sea-Level Rise
Environment  (tags: global warming, climate change, cities, future, under water )

- 94 days ago -
New research finds that half a billion people would be left homeless if greenhouse gas emissions are not curbed.
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