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Kenyan Wangari Maathai: The Tree Lady & First Environmentalist To Win The Peace Prize   video
Environment  (tags: Wangari Maathai, tree planting, Green Belt Movement, Kenya, Africa, Nobel Peace Prize, animals, climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, forests, healthconditions, government, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife, world )

Betsy
- 2 days ago - youtube.com
Wangari Maathai, founder of the Green Belt Movement and the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. Her books include: The Green Belt Movement; Unbowed: A Memoir; The Challenge for Africa; and Replenishing the Earth. My 6th environmentalist posting.
Latin America at a Climate Crossroads
Environment  (tags: climate-change, UN Climate Change Summit, conservation, environment, ecosystems, protection, pollution, world )

Cal
- 21 hours ago - ipsnews.net
World leaders gathered at the Climate Change Summit during the United Nations General Assembly on Sep. 23 will have a crucial opportunity to mobilise political will and advance solutions to climate change.
WELLS FARGO: KEEP LOLETA BARROW-LEGGETT IN HER HOME!
Society & Culture  (tags: philanthropy, americans, usa, child, children, women. men, safety, world, ethics, family )

Ruth
- 12 days ago - start2.occupyourhomes.org
"We plan to deliver this petition in person at Wells Fargo and Freddie Mac offices." PLEASE sign and share, send goodwill, and/or prayers! Together we can sign this.
Defend Journalism That Speaks Truth To Power From Ferguson to Washington
Society & Culture  (tags: Journalism, freedom of the press, harassment, violations, media, truth to power )

Dandelion
- 27 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Harassing journalists violates one of the most basic premises of the American experiment, denying citizens the information they need to address abuses of power at every level of the government."
Torture & Terror in Nigeria: Join Worldwide Movement to Save Moses, 24, From Execution
World  (tags: Nigeria, Moses Akatugba, Delta State, army, torture, impunity, coerced confession, alleged petty crime, death penalty, overturn, hanging, Amnesty International )

LucyKalei
- 14 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Moses Akatugba, arrested at 16 for allegedly stealing 3 cell phones, convicted on 'confessions' coerced thru ghastly torture. After 8 yrs in prison, now sentenced to hang. Claims of torture never investigated! Overturn sentence for NigerianIndependenceDay
Help End Domestic Slavery
Business  (tags: USA, slavery, abuse, ratify Convention 189 )

Dandelion
- 13 days ago - walkfree.org
Domestic work is a source of employment but the people behind these numbers are too often invisible behind the doors of private households and unprotected by national legislation. This allows for the worst types of abuse often amounting to modern slavery.
TAKE ACTION: Shut California's Fukushima: Close the Diablo Canyon Reactors
Environment  (tags: nuclear power, nuclear disaster, Fukushima, Radiation Poisoning )

Linda
- 11 days ago - ecowatch.com
The two aging Diablo Canyon reactors, according to a new report just released, are a disaster waiting to happen. Surrounded by 5 major fault lines, they will never withstand the earthquake that will eventually occur. Please take action to see them closed.
Tell EPA: Stop Pebble Mine - Petition
Animals  (tags: Salmon, Alaska, Bristol Bay, Pebble Mine, open pit gold copper mine, wetlands, toxic, Canadian Compnay )

Dandelion
- 10 days ago - act.credoaction.com
The world's largest salmon fishery could soon be poisoned by toxic mining waste. Canadian mining company wants to build a massive open-pit gold and copper mine in the ecologically-sensitive streams and wetlands that feed into Alaska's pristine Bristol Bay
Dryden: The Small Town That Changed The Fracking Game (VIDEO)
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, local regulations, Dryden, good news, protection, pollution, environment, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, government, healthconditions, water, nature, humans )

Cal
- 12 days ago - earthjustice.org
Watch the true story of people who discovered their shared strength and turned the tables on a powerful industry.
Fascism: Fourteen Defining Signs
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Fascism, fearmongering, fearmongering campaign, dishonesty, freedoms, propaganda, war, terrorism )

Good
- 1289 days ago - rense.com
Examination of the fascist regimes of Hitler (Germany), Mussolini (Italy), Franco (Spain), Suharto (Indonesia) and several Latin American regimes reveals several commonalities.
 
 
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