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Three Platypuses Killed In Albury, Labelled A Despicable Act Of Cruelty.
World  (tags: Platypuses, Killed, Albury Botanic Gardens, Victoria, New South Wales, Australia, Animal Cruelty )

- 10 days ago -
A SERIAL platypus killer is apparently on the loose on the Victorian-NSW border, with three of the shy native mammals found dead in just more than a month.
Environment Tasmania,Dont Zone Tassies Saphire Coast Industrial
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, Sustainabililty, conservation, wildlife )

- 12 days ago -
Help stop one of Tassies biggest councils zoning our pristine east coast industrial.Take action to stop intensive salmon farming in key recreational fishing spots & migratory routes for endangered Southern Right Whales
Australian MarineCS,Australias Sustainable Seafood Guide
Environment  (tags: oceans ecosytems, fishing Sustainabililty, wildlife, endangered, conservation, habitatdestruction, environment )

- 12 days ago -
The First online sustainability guide for seafood consumers in Australia.Developed in response to consumer concerns on overfishing & its impacts on oceans & wildlife. A useful tool to make informed choices & play a part in ocean protection
Belarus Imposes Social Parasite Tax on The Poor - Petition
World  (tags: parasite tax, Belarus, European Nation, poor tax, spongers tax, freeloader tax )

- 20 days ago -
The European nation has hit upon a novel idea to reduce poverty: Fine people for being poor. Failure to pay the levy, or take on menial work that pays a pittance, could ultimately send Belarussians to jail.
Another Hunting Ranch Kills the Sacred White Buffalo for Profit
Animals  (tags: Butch Amlong, Hunting Ranch, Squaw Mountain Ranch, white buffalo hunts )

- 20 days ago -
These white buffalo are in a large cage when they are being shot called canned hunts. Rich people pay $16.000.00 dollars to shoot a buffalo this way.
Invisible Oregon   video
Offbeat  (tags: Sam Forencich, Oregon, time lapse, infrared converted camera, landscape )

- 19 days ago -
Stunning time lapse film shot entirely with infrared converted cameras, uncovering a landscape that is out of reach of ordinary human sight.
Toxic Fungus Spreading   video
Environment  (tags: Flint, Michigan, toxic fungus, ruined homes, poisoned water )

- 19 days ago -
Resident Laura Macintyre spoke about the fungus and other foreign bacterias spreading through her home.
Trump Pulls Back Obama-Era Protections For Women Workers
Business  (tags: Trump Administration, 2014 Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces, Government Accountability Office Investi, violations, women fair pay )

- 17 days ago -
The Fair Pay order was put in place after a 2010 Government Accountability Office investigation showed that companies with rampant violations were being awarded millions in federal contracts.
Unsafe At Any Level
Health & Wellness  (tags: lead poisoning, unsafe at any level, water toxins, water pollution, America, water testing, USA, exposure, article )

- 17 days ago -
Exposing the hidden hazards of lead poisoning across America
Republicans Introduce Bill to Replace 1965 Legislation That Guarantees Free and Equitable Public Education for All
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: HR 610, education protections, disabled students, public school, private school, religious schools, nutrition standards )

- 16 days ago -
HR 610 does not just kill the public education protections enjoyed for the past half century, that protected disabled students, minorities, and funnels money away from public schools to private religious schools, it kills the nutrition standards 4 lunch
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