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Eco-Friendly Steel Cuts Coal Use and Emissions
Environment  (tags: carbonemissions, ClimateChange, eco-friendly, energy, globalwarming, greenhousegases, goodnews )

- 3753 days ago -
A woman invented a process for manufacturing environmentally-friendly steel that reduces coal use by one-third; salvages plastic waste from garbage dumps, and cuts carbon emissions and energy consumption dramatically. It is commercially used in Australia.
African Child Smuggling Ring Busted
Society & Culture  (tags: children, crime )

- 3753 days ago -
Police found the children, aged between 6 and 11, during a search in the town of Bafata, 150 kilometres east of the capital Bissau, following a tip-off. They were only able to catch one of the organisers as several others fled.
Female Rape Victim Gets 200 Lashes, Jail
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', middle-east, violence, world, crime )

- 3752 days ago -
A COURT in the ultra-conservative Islamic kingdom of Saudi Arabia is punishing a female victim of gang rape with 200 lashes and six months in jail. The 19-year-old woman - whose six armed attackers
Share The Holidays; Trim A Tree For The Foraging Wildlife
Animals  (tags: decorating, holidays, wildlife, shurubs, greenery )

- 3753 days ago -
When decorating the yard for the holidays this year, don't forget about your extended family -- the wildlife sheltering in shrubs and greenery.
Discovery Set to Refute Japanese Whaling Claims
Animals  (tags: )

- 3754 days ago -
In just a week or so the Japanese whaling fleet will set sail to the Southern Ocean for the controversial annual whale cull, all in the name of science. This year the whalers are targeting more than 1,000 minkes and 50 fin whales.
Apartheid in the Heart of Europe: How Roma Children Lose Out on Education
Society & Culture  (tags: world, children, child, rights, education, human rights )

- 3753 days ago -
Downstairs at the village school there is one class for "whites", upstairs a separate class for "blacks". The two never mingle, the apartheid is entrenched. The parents or the buses collecting the infants from school are instructed to come at different
Whale Found Beached in Deep Amazon Rain Forest
Animals  (tags: )

- 3753 days ago -
An 18-foot minke whale ran aground on a sandbar in the Amazon jungle some 1,000 miles from the ocean, Brazilian media reported Friday. Globo television broadcast images of dozens of people gathered along the Tapajos River splashing
Doughnut Trap Is Set for `Baby Bigfoot'
Animals  (tags: mystery animal, wild animal, sweet tooth, baby big foot, orangutans )

- 3753 days ago -
State wildlife officials are hoping doughnuts will lure an orangutan into the open in this town near Jacksonville. Residents have reported seeing a ''big orange ball of fur,'' said Karen Parker, a spokeswoman for the Florida Fish and Wildlife
Animal Sanctuary Struggles After Fire
Animals  (tags: )

- 3754 days ago -
Since 2002, Janet LuCore has taken in pets no one else wanted. So when wildfire was bearing down on Fallbrook on Oct. 22, she had a lot of packing to do. All of the residents at the Fallbrook Animal Sanctuary, including 103 cats,
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