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Pine Beetle Epidemic - National Geographic Magazine
Environment  (tags: bark beetles, mountain pine beetles, insect infestation, epidemic, dying forests, pine forest, western North America, global change in climate, warming, drought, forestry, logging, blue-toned lumber, pesticides, GMO trees, non-intervention management )

- 102 days ago -
"A warming climate allowed pine beetles ravage the West [of the U.S.]. Now they are spreading east across Canada."
Is Deepwater Drilling Safer, 5 Years After Worst Oil Spill?
Environment  (tags: oil, fossil fuels, offshore drilling, deep sea drilling, oil spills, the Gulf, environmental disasters, pollution, endangerment of species, dirty energy, energy policy, controversy )

- 102 days ago -
"Deepwater drilling is increasing in the Gulf. Oil companies say itâEUR(TM)s safer now, but critics say spills are inevitable."
Lincoln - National Geographic Magazine
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Abraham Lincoln, April 1865, Lincoln's assassination, J. W. Booth, Lincoln funeral train, U.S. presidents, U.S. domestic politics & history, Civil War, Emancipation Proclamation, 13th Amendment, abolitionism, African-Americans, civil rights, legacy )

- 102 days ago -
"On the 150th anniversary of the Great Emancipator's assassination, Americans along the route of his funeral train reflect on his life and legacy."
Hubble's Greatest Hits - National Geographic Magazine
Science & Tech  (tags: Hubble Space Telescope, NASA, National Geographic, astronomy, universe, discovery, images )

- 100 days ago -
What appeared like a failure at first was to become one of the world's most productive & popular scientific machines: The Hubble Space Telescope celebrates 25 years since it was launched into orbit. View this selection of dazzling images of the cosmos!
NAVS: Take Action: Get Involved: Lab Animal Week 2015
Animals  (tags: 24 April 2015, World Lab Animal Day, Lab Animal Week, National Anti-Vivisection Society, NAVS, laboratory animals, trade in primates, animal transports, animal experiments, endangerment of species, cruelty to animals, suffering, ethical issue )

- 102 days ago -
April 24th marks World Day for Laboratory Animals. The surrounding week is known as World Week for Animals in Laboratories. Besides observing this event, you can take action so as to help end the trade in laboratory animals and animal experiments as such.
6 BIG Reasons Why Big Cats Don't Belong in Circuses | Features | PETA
Animals  (tags: PLEDGE, circus animals, big cats, animal abuse, Cruelty To Animals, encagement, captivity, isolation, denial of needs, physical punishment, dangerous acts, unnecessary deaths, PETA, boycott )

- 102 days ago -
Pledge never to go to a circus that uses animals! Circus animals are torn out of their natural environment, subjected to isolation & permanent encagement, forced to perform, faced with abuse & cruelty just for profit.. Please stand up to this & boycott it
PETA Prime: The Chicken By the Road
Animals  (tags: chickens, factory farmed animals, factory chicken farms, CAFOs, Delaware, cruelty to animals, ethics, PETA )

- 102 days ago -
a moving story about a little hurt chicken that was rescued but later succumbed to her grave injuries, or about the cruelties of factory farming--as opposed to a more compassionate life we could all elect to be living
End the Cage Age for Europe's Rabbits | Compassion in World Farming
Animals  (tags: PETITION, rabbits, factory farmed animals, factory farming, rabbit farming, caged rabbits, animal welfare & rights, Europe, EU, CIWF, investigation, ban )

- 102 days ago -
There R 330 mil. rabbits farmed in Europe p.a., most in cages & so in appalling conditions, making 'em the 2nd most farmed species. Pls sign the pet calling on members of the EU Parliament & EU Agricultural Ministers 2 ban the use of cages in rabbit farmi
TAKE ACTION NOW! End the Transport of Primates By Air France
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animaladvocates, animals, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, humans )

- 485 days ago -
Please do not fly with Air France until the airline changes its policy. Sign our Pledge: "I do not wish to fly on an airline involved in this cruel trade and will choose alternative airlines until they change.
Care2 Member Allen Geiger Has Died
Offbeat  (tags: culture, photos, pictures, sadness, commemorative )

- 112 days ago -
I am sorry to inform you that Allen died on Saturday, 11 April, in hospital. Allen was a wonderful caring person who loved his cats and dogs, cared for ferals, a warm person who had a pawsome sense of humour.
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