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Shell Lawsuit Against Environmental Groups Ruled Unconstitutional
Environment  (tags: Arctic drilling, Shell lawsuit, environmental groups, ecosystems, environment, habitat destruction, wildlife )

Nancy
- 23 days ago - latimes.com
"Shell is not equipped to handle offshore drilling in some of the world's most treacherous waters, and we'll continue to do all we can to stop them from endangering the precious wildlife and local fishing economies that they're putting at risk."
Abortion Funds Help Women With Travel Costs as Distance To Clinics Increases
Health & Wellness  (tags: abortion funds, women's rights, family, health, right to choose, clinic closings, government )

Nancy
- 15 days ago - go.nationalpartnership.org
Amid state abortion restrictions that have closed clinics and imposed mandatory delays before a woman can obtain the procedure, groups known as abortion funds are increasingly providing funding to women to cover travel costs, the New York Times reports.
Datapoints: Public Funding for Family Planning Is a Sound Investment, LARC Lowers Teen Pregnancy & More
Health & Wellness  (tags: teen pregnancy, family planning, health, contraception, research, prevention )

Nancy
- 15 days ago - go.nationalpartnership.org
A look at the public savings and health benefits of U.S. investments in family planning services, as well as graphics examining the impact of expanded contraceptive access for teens and the link between HIV and intimate partner violence.
The Blue Lava of Ijen, Indonesia
Environment  (tags: blue lava, volcanoes, Indonesia, sulfur in magma, photographer Olivier Grunewaldenvironmen )

Nancy
- 15 days ago - ba-bamail.com
Of all volcanos in the world, the Ijen Volcano complex is the most rare and unique as the lava it produces is blue.
Video: Police Lied. Mike Brown Was Killed 148 Feet Away From Darren Wilson's SUV
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Mike Brown, Darren Wilson, corruption, law, cover-up, dishonesty, crime )

Nancy
- 15 days ago - dailykos.com
Police, in many cases, use the distance in which a suspect flees and the distance between them in an encounter as evidence to prove they were reasonably afraid for their safety--which is required by law.
How Thomas Paine Still Fights for the Soul of America
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Thomas Paine, government, americans, voting rights, career politicians, elections, corruption )

Nancy
- 15 days ago - opednews.com
Paine would be amazed that Americans landed men on the moon 45 years ago but still can't count votes accurately and worse still, don't seem to care.
Beluga Whales Obstruct TransCanada's Energy East Pipeline Port
Animals  (tags: Trans Canada Pipeline, Quebec, beluga whales, endangered, wildlife, environment, ecosystems )

Nancy
- 12 days ago - ecowatch.com
Anticipating a report released yesterday declaring the status of the animals moved from "threatened" to "endangered" with full habitat protection, TransCanada announced this weekend it was suspending work on its Cacouna oil export terminal in Quebec...
Snow Show: Snowflakes Like You'Ve Never Seen Them Before
Offbeat  (tags: photos, environment, snowflakes, nature, study, Alexey Kljatov )

Nancy
- 13 days ago - sierraclub.org
"Shooting in light snow is more accurate and calm, but I also like the speed of shooting in heavy snow--though I miss a lot of beautiful crystals because they quickly get buried under others." ad on 4th plate...6 photos
Good News! Afghan Authorities Commit to Ensure Brishna's Safety
World  (tags: human rights, Brishna, rapist convicted, Afghanistan, children, female rights )

Nancy
- 12 days ago - blog.amnestyusa.org
Victory! Following the sentencing of Brishna's rapist, Afghan authorities have now committed to ensuring Brishna's protection.
Buy ICT 2015 Calendar to Support Tibet!...
Society & Culture  (tags: Tibet, ICT, calendar 2015 )

Apolonia
- 14 days ago - savetibetstore.org
The ICT 2015 calendar aims to provide a glimpse of some of the myriad sacred and special sites for Tibetans. Your purchase of this calendar provides funds for ICT to further its work to promote the human rights and democratic freedoms for the people of Ti
 
 
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