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10 Reasons to Be Hopeful That We Will Overcome Climate Change
Green Lifestyle  (tags: climate-change, ecosystems, Sustainabililty, eco-friendly, environment, conservation, Sustainabililty, sustainable, technology, protection, energy )

Cal
- 19 hours ago - alternet.org
Action in China, falling solar costs and rising electric car sales, for starters.
TAKE THE PLEDGE: Make Compassion Your Fashion: Say No to the Cruel Fur Trade
Animals  (tags: animalrights, animals, AnimalWelfare, protection, killing, suffering, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cal
- 9 hours ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Wearing fur or fur trim is cruel and unnecessary. Whether caught in steel traps in the wild or anally electrocuted after life in a cage on a fur farm, these animals suffer immensely.
Court In Uganda Throws Out Anti-Gay Law
Society & Culture  (tags: anti-gay laws, Uganda, good news, world, society, politics, government, goodnews, gayrights, ethics, law, rights )

Cal
- 6 hours ago - npr.org
A court in Uganda has thrown out a controversial law that mandated harsh punishments, including life in prison, for acts of homosexuality.
Ecologists Are Underestimating the Impacts of Rainforest Logging
Environment  (tags: animals, ecosystems, destruction, environment, deforestation, study, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 6 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
Ecologists may be underestimating the impact of logging in old-growth tropical forests by failing to account for subtleties in how different animal groups respond to the intensity of timber extraction
President Obama Condemns Hamas, Urges Release of Abducted Soldier
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, usa, israel, Hamas, who wants peace? )

Cal
- 5 hours ago - jpost.com
We have unequivocally condemned Hamas and the Palestinian factions responsible for killing two soldiers and abducting a third, almost minuted after a cease-fire was announced," US President Barack Obama said on Friday at the White House.
Why Restoring Wetlands Is More Critical Than Ever
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, conservation, destruction, humans, protection, nature, wildlife, politics, oceans, water, government, habitat )

Cal
- 5 hours ago - e360.yale.edu
Along the Delaware River estuary, efforts are underway to restore wetlands lost due to centuries of human activity
Save Bees From A Highly Toxic Pesticide (Sign Please)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Bees, pesticides )

Krista
- 3 hours ago - theanimalrescuesite.greatergood.com
Bee populations are plummeting! Yet the Environmental Protection Agency recently sided with Dow AgroSciences to approve a new, highly toxic bee-killing pesticide called sulfoxaflor. Will you help us fight back?
Church Invaded By Anti Abortion Activists
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: anti abortion protestors )

Ashley
- 1 day ago - latimes.com
This is ahot topic, but this had to be posted. This group of anti abortion protesters invaded a church and to put it mildly their conduct was not befitting of a civil society. You can be Pro Life, Pro Choice or somewhere in the middle and not act this!
 
 
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