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POLL: Should the US Ban the Import and Export of Tiger Bone Wine? - Please Vote!
Animals  (tags: Tigers, tiger bones, wine, cruelty, imports, china, poll, vote )

Marie
- 16 days ago - focusingonwildlife.com
captive-bred tigers to be used as a tonic wine, even though the practice has been illegal since 1993. The government justifies this practice by claiming they are captive tigers- not wild ones. But they were obviously wild at some point and taken from wild
BP Refinery Leaks Oil Into Lake Michigan
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, globalwarming, healthconditions, habitatdestruction, nature, water )

Kit
- 16 days ago - thinkprogress.org
A BP refinery in Whiting, Indiana leaked up to 1,638 gallons of oil into Lake Michigan Monday afternoon, an incident that occurred less than two weeks after the U.S. lifted BP's ban on seeking new oil leases in the Gulf of Mexico.
How I Will End the War: Notes From An Officer on His Way to Afghanistan
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', afghanistan, Afghanistan war, conflict, corruption, death, freedoms, middle-east, politics, usa, violence, world )

Kit
- 16 days ago - thedailybeast.com
An American military officer leaving on one of the last deployments to Afghanistan before the war ends, writes about his experiences in a new feature for The Daily Beast.
Solar Power Cheaper Than Natural Gas, Coal, and Nuclear Power in Texas!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: architecture, business, CO2emissions, conservation, eco-friendly, energy, environment, goodnews, greenproducts, greenliving, Solar Power, Sustainabililty )

Kit
- 16 days ago - treehugger.com
Ah, remember when solar power was expensive. You know, just a couple years ago. Things change fast, don't they?
Could Smart Phones Soon Be Grown From 'Living Materials'?
Science & Tech  (tags: business, Cell Phones, computers, concept, design, NewTechnology, science, study )

Kit
- 16 days ago - treehugger.com
When you cut yourself, you bleed, then clot, and finally heal. But if you drop your phone, only tech service can help -- if you are lucky!
Supreme Court Defends Wealthy's Right to Own Government -- Andy Borowitz
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, humor, satire, society )

Kit
- 16 days ago - newyorker.com
"Our founding fathers created the most magnificent democracy in human history. Now, thanks to this decision, the dream of owning that democracy is a reality." ***HUMOR****
Photos of 12 Cats Who Wear Their Hearts on Their Fur
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, cats )

Cher
- 62 days ago - catster.com
I know Valentine's Day is over but I just couldn't resist! :)
Could You Love a Cat With Only Three Legs?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pets, cats )

Cher
- 61 days ago - catster.com
Shadow the cat had a leg and some toes amputated, but that doesn't stop her from doing what other cats can do: being ridiculously cute.
Stop Fur Farming! - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: America, fashion, fur, cruelty, china, dogs, cats, animals )

Marie
- 61 days ago - change.org
Countless animals in China are being ruthlessly slaughtered for the production of fur products.Dogs, cats and other animals are caged, crated, shipped, beaten, tortured and then many SKINNED ALIVE for fur products, including fur trims, fur handbags.
 
 
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