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William Shakespeare's 450th Birthday: 50 Everyday Phrases That Came From the Bard
Society & Culture  (tags: Shakespeare, language, popular phrases, 450th birthday, interesting, society, education, culture )

- 3 hours ago -
Happy 450th birthday William Shakespeare. Your plays are still the pinnacle, your poetry among the finest and many phrases you coined are still in wide usage.
Stop the Shark Cull Extension! - Save Our Sharks! - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Western Australia, shark cull, ban, extension, save )

- 1 day ago -
Over 100 sharks have been caught and many killed or found dead on the drum lines under Western Australia's terrible bait-and-kill policy. Now WA Premier Colin Barnett is trying to extend it until April 2017.
1.6 Million Americans Don't Have Indoor Plumbing. Here's Where They Live (INTERACTIVE MAP INCLUDED)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, census questions, indoor plumbing, rural areas, government, interesting, humans )

- 4 hours ago -
Looking beyond the present day, it's worth remembering that indoor plumbing is a fairly new development for many communities. In 1950 fully one quarter of U.S. households did not have a flush toilet --
TAKE ACTION NOW! Applaud Animal Shelter for Saving Easter Rabbits - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, protection, pets )

- 6 hours ago -
Applaud the Red Door Animal Shelter's efforts to prevent the deaths of Easter rabbits
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the Green Sea Turtle
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, protection, sea turtles, wildlife, wildanimals, humans, animaladvocates )

- 6 hours ago -
The green sea turtle is listed as endangered by the IUCN and CITES and is protected from exploitation in most countries.However, turtles are still in danger because of several human practices.
Chelonians for Dinner: Hunting Threatens at-Risk Turtles and Tortoises in India
Animals  (tags: turtles, tourtoises, endangered, animaladvocates, animals, animalwelfare, wildlife, wildanimals, protection )

- 5 hours ago -
It may be surprising to learn that next only to primates, chelonians--or turtles and tortoises--are the world's most imperiled vertebrate group
Act on Climate Change: Stop Methane Leaks ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, energy, destruction, protection )

- 1 hour ago -
Some drillers seeking oil think methane is more trouble than it's worth--so they vent it or flare it, rather than capture it for sale. Even drillers looking to sell methane have problems with venting and leaking.
Peace in Heaven! VIDEO!
Offbeat  (tags: environment, animals, video )

- 3 hours ago -
Another beautiful video from wittydud - with the music Green Sleeves.
10 Green Victories That Give Us Hope for the Future
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, protection )

- 4 hours ago -
In the thick of the struggle to achieve any progress on environmental issues, it's easy to despair. The political world can seem to be dominated by preening nimrods that value wildlife only as targets.
Safari Club Pushing to Overturn Elephant Tropy Ban ! ACTION ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, suffering, wildlife )

- 1 hour ago -
Hunters and Safari Club International (SCI) have began a colossal lobbying program emailing and telephoning, meeting every US House representative to try and OVERTURN the Elephant Trophy Hunting ban that currently bans import into the U.S.
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