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The Next Leather Jacket With Be Made Out of Mushrooms
Green Lifestyle  (tags: mushroom, biotech, leather, cattle farming, toxic, natural leather )

- 2 days ago -
Take cattle farming out of leather production and replace it with a more sustainable biotech alternative. From an environmental perspective, cows are costly to feed and raise, tanning their hides is toxic, and of course many see their slaughter as cruel.
How India Is Raking in the Moolah While Upcycling Its Waste Into Bags, Shoes & Even Pieces of Art!
Business  (tags: India, waste management, recycling, upcycling, SustainableDevelopment, business, economy )

- 13 hours ago -
Did you know that everyday items made of trash bring in Rs. 5 crores (US $ 50 million) annually? Here's how individuals & organisations across the country are creatively dealing with India's waste problem.
126 People Tear Gassed, Arrested Over Weekend in Dakota Pipeline Protests
Environment  (tags: politics, humans, ecosystems, government, death, habitat, healthconditions )

Cheryl A.
- 2 days ago -
""They're trying to provoke a response, they're trying to provoke violence from our side. We have to deal with the militarized mindset of Morton County and North Dakota officials," Hall stated to local Fox affiliate KFYR." Peace.
Gore Slams 'Dangerous' Dakota Pipeline Project
Environment  (tags: Standing Rock Sioux tribe, Al Gore, North Dakota, Dakota Access Pipeline )

- 2 days ago -
Gore's denouncement of Dakota Access adds even more political clout to the opposition over the pipeline.
Australia's Coal Seam Gas Emissions May Be Vastly Underestimated - Report
Environment  (tags: Australia, UNFCCC, Melbourne Energy Institute, Australia Institute, coal seam gas, greenhouse gas, methane, emissions, “fugitive emissions”, pollution, healthconditions, Paris climate deal, COP21 )

- 2 days ago -
Report says industry's true carbon emissions could easily amount to twice the emissions Australia promised to cut by 2030. Studies of shale and coal seam gas in the US have found fugitive emissions are often as much as 17% of the gas produced.
83 Arrested at Standing Rock Yesterday, Dakota Access Pipeline Wants War. Native Drones Shot Down!
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, children, environment, dishonesty, news, police, rights, society )

Cheryl A.
- 4 days ago -
"But, the main thing is that over 80 people, right now the confirmed amount from the sheriff, the Morgan County Sheriff's office, is that 83 people were arrested today, in a mass arrest situation." Peace.
Watch Peanut Butter Drone Strikes That Could Save Endangered Ferrets
Animals  (tags: wildlife, suffering, protection, habitat, endangered, dogs, rescued )

- 3 days ago -
In the summer, we reported on a government plan to fly ammunition-firing drones over the middle of America to save an adorable native animal on the brink of extinction. Now there's video of the project, and while it's no adrenaline-infused action film,
Haaretz: Senior Fatah Official Calls for Palestinian Consumer Boycott of Israel
World  (tags: middle-east, palestine, israel, Nabil Sha'ath, Fatah, non-violent alternatives, consumer boycott, Hamas )

- 3 days ago -
Former chief negotiator Nabil Sha'ath says Palestinians must give up their 'peace dreams' and acknowledge that the negotiating process is dead. he was not referring to military action against Israel but to a consumer boycott.
Settlers Build New Illegal Outpost on Private Palestinian Land - With Israeli Authorities' Knowledge
World  (tags: palestine, Northern Jordan Valley, Givat Salit, illegal Israeli outpost, settlers, private land, Givat Salit )

- 3 days ago -
Israeli army says stop-work orders have been issued & further enforcement efforts will be taken in Jordan Valley, but Haaretz saw work continuing on Thursday. They began threatening Palestinian shepherds, preventing them them from bringing their flocks.
Leonardo DiCaprio: New Documentary "THE IVORY GAME" - Please SIGN & SHARE !!!
Animals  (tags: elephants, ivory trade, poachers killed, Leonardo DiCaprio, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, slaughter )

- 4 days ago -
PLEASE SIGN UP TO JOIN THE FIGHT AND PROTECT AN ESSENTIAL SPECIES FROM EXTINCTION - Wildlife activists in take on poachers in an effort to end illegal ivory trade in Africa.
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