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Nearly 3 Million Gallons Of Drilling Waste Spill From North Dakota Pipeline
Environment  (tags: North Dakota, saltwater, brine, drilling waste, Blacktail Creek )

- 5 days ago -
A spill thats now being called the states largest since the North Dakota oil boom began. The drilling waste can contain heavy metals and even radioactive material, and is up to eight times saltier than seawater.
I Am Not Charlie. But I Am Against Killing
Society & Culture  (tags: Paris, France, Muslims demonstrate, In Solidarity, Jews, I am Not Charlie, kosher market )

- 14 days ago -
Paris' Muslims gather outside of the kosher market attacked by terrorists, urging French Jews not to leave France for Israel: 'We are in this together.'
4 Dead at Paris Kosher Market After Raid; One Hostage Taker on the Run, Hebdo Gunman Killed
World  (tags: France, hostages, murder, anti-Semitism, police raid )

- 19 days ago -
Report: the hostage taker said he belonged to ISIS and his female accomplice is still on the run, according to CNN.
An Urgent Appeal for Koala Mittens By the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) Has Proved a Huge Success Over Recent Day
Offbeat  (tags: australia, koalas, jeremy, bush fires, appeal, mittens )

- 18 days ago -
An urgent appeal for koala mittens by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) has proved a huge success over recent days following images showing koalas with burnt paws from bushfires across parts of Australia.
Sharpening Contradictions: Why Al-Qaeda Attacked Satirists in Paris
Society & Culture  (tags: freedoms, violence, terrorism, terrorist attack, muslims, al-qaeda, right-wing, fundamentalism, terrorist recruitment, false flag operation )

- 19 days ago -
Juan Cole writes: The horrific murder of the editor, cartoonists and other staff of ... Charlie Hebdo, along with two policemen, by terrorists in Paris was in my view a strategic strike, aiming at polarizing the French and European public.
A Collection of Lodges That Inspire
Green Lifestyle  (tags: lodges, design, cultures, ecosystems, eco-friendly, business, environment, humans, society, sustainable, technology, world )

- 17 days ago -
unique lodges that defy the imagination in their design and detail, founded on a deep desire to protect the cultures and precious ecosystems that surround them.
Energy Shift Requires Shift in Conversation
Environment  (tags: energy, avid Suzuki, science, energy plan, government, fossil-fueled, superpower, climate, CO2emissions, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, humans, nature, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 19 days ago -
Canada has no national energy plan, other than governmental desire to be a fossil-fuelled energy-export superpower.
Killings at French Journal Charlie Hebdo Are Assault on Freedom
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, terrorism, al-qaeda, terrorist attack, freedoms, freedom of speech, freedom of the press )

- 19 days ago -
Mary McNamara of the LA Times writes in protest of victim-blaming in the terror attack against Charlie Hebdo satirists: "As if freedom of the press, speech and expression were things that should be curtailed if they might anger murderous, crazy people."
Vigils Held Across Europe in Support of Charlie Hebdo, Press Freedom (PHOTOS)
Offbeat  (tags: EU, France, Rally, Shooting, Terrorism, Violence )

- 20 days ago -
Thousands gathered for rallies in French cities, standing in solidarity with victims of the Charlie Hebdo shooting in Paris that killed 12 on Wednesday. At the biggest rally, in Paris, people lit candles and held up their pens to support press freedom.
'Alien Earth' Is Among Eight New Far-Off Planets
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, earthlike planets, discovery, space telescope, cosmos )

- 20 days ago -
One of eight new planets spied in distant solar systems has usurped the title of "most Earth-like alien world", astronomers have said. All eight were picked out by Nasa's Kepler space telescope, taking its tally of such "exoplanets" past 1,000.
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