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Petition: President Obama Stop the FDA Approved GMO Salmon!
Animals  (tags: environment, ecosystems, GeneticEngineering, consumers, food, animals, healthconditions, wildlife, animalwelfare )

- 9 days ago -
It could soon show up on your grocery store shelves, and because it's not required to be labelled, you won't be able to avoid it! Congress and President Obama have the power to revoke its approval. Tell them you don't want GMO salmon in your grocery store
This Is Not the Salmon You're Looking for...
Health & Wellness  (tags: ecosystems, farm-raised fish, wildanimals, health, Sustainabililty, business, diet, nutrition )

- 12 days ago -
Salmon sampled in a survey was found to be mislabelled 43 percent of the time, according to a new study out Wednesday. That means many consumers paying extra for local, wild-caught fish are still getting farm-raised.
From England's Pews, a Quiet Abolitionist Finds His Voice on Slavery
Society & Culture  (tags: humanrights, slavery today, society )

- 14 days ago -
World From England's pews, a quiet abolitionist finds his voice on slavery A collaboration between Catholic churches and police officers holds promise for British efforts to combat trafficking, and is being adopted in other countries.
Researchers Warn Expectant Mothers About List Of Toxins That Increase Risk Of Autism In Their Children
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, children, autism, risks, study, warning, environment, family, humans, health )

- 32 days ago -
Expectant mothers need to be on the lookout for an extensive list of environmental toxins in order to minimize their childrenâEUR(TM)s risk of developing an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), says a new analysis published in the European Journal of Neuroscience.
Scientists Hunt for Clues in Mysterious Deaths of 60,000 Antelopes in Four Days
Animals  (tags: wildanimals, endangered, death, disease, environment )

- 62 days ago -
Researchers have clues that might explain why thousands of Saiga, an endangered antelope, died suddenly.
Tuareg Leader Sent to ICC for Timbuktu UNESCO-Crimes
World  (tags: culture, crime, education, rights, society, violence, africa, conflict, UNESCO )

- 62 days ago -
An alleged al-Qaeda-linked leader has been handed over to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to face charges of aiding the destruction of Mali's city of Timbuktu, in the first such case before the tribunal.
Female Genital Cutting Is Based on Private Values Rather Than Social Norms
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, health, protection, research, safety, rights, risks )

- 64 days ago -
Worldwide an estimated 125 million girls and women are cut despite the fact that female genital cutting leads to serious health problems throughout life. Programs are often designed around the assumption that cutting is a social norm...
Record Sentence for Rhino Poacher
Animals  (tags: conservation, endangered, wildanimals, wildlife, rhino poaching, justice death )

- 491 days ago -
In a rare decision a poacher from South Africa has been sentenced to the heaviest penalty available, 77 years, for committing wildlife crimes, after being arrested in the Kruger National Park (KNP) in 2011 for killing three rhino calves.
Text TREE and Plant Five Trees
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, forests, wildlife )

- 1680 days ago -
A perfect observation for Earth Day, if you text "TREE" to 85944 on your cell phone, $5 is donated to a worldwide tree-planting initiative. The $5 is billed to your cell phone, and plants 5 trees!
Serengeti Highway Plan Poses Threat to Entire Ecosystem, Report Says
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, endangered, environment, habitat, wildlife, wildanimals, politics, sadness )

- 1751 days ago -
A proposed two-lane road across the northern edge of Serengeti National Park in Tanzania would block the migration of 1.5 million wildebeest and threaten endangered species, according to a leaked government report.
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