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Organic News: GMO 'Suicide Seeds' On the Verge of Approval in Brazil Must Be Stopped
World  (tags: destruction, ecosystems, environment, healthconditions, pollution, habitat, conservation, government, ethics, Brazil, family, safety, world, risks, diet, food, humans )

- 126 days ago -
After promising on World Food Day (October 16) to block legislation that would legalize the planting of Terminator seeds in Brazil, the country's Judicial Commission is set to approve suicide seeds as a Christmas gift to Monsanto, DuPont and Syngenta.
Fukushima And The Dying Pacific Ocean   video
World  (tags: Fukushima, Pacific Ocean, Japan, TEPCO, rain water, typhoon spreading radioactive, dying ocean )

- 141 days ago -
Sailor: "After we left Japan, it felt as if the ocean itself was dead" -- Nothing alive for over 3,000 miles -- No longer saw turtles, dolphins, sharks, birds -- Saw one whale, it appeared helpless with big tumor on head.
Release Human Rights Activist Wrongfully Detained in Psychiatric Hospital - ForceChange
World  (tags: Ukraine, mentalhealth, imprisonment, forceddetention, policestate, corruption )

- 269 days ago -
Raisa Radchenko, a Ukrainian human rights activist, has been detained against her will in a psychiatric hospital in response to her continued activism: campaigning against local corruption and police abuse. Repressive Stalinist tactics are being revived.
Harper Government Says No to Inquiry Into Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women
World  (tags: Canada, government, Provincial Leaders, inquiry, First Nations, Aboriginal women, children, missing, murdered )

- 268 days ago -
In a rare show of solidarity, Canada's premiers and territorial leaders agree that there needs to be an inquiry into the hundreds of Aboriginal women and girls who go and have gone missing in Canada. But the Harper government is still resisting the idea.
"Externalities"   video
World  (tags: ecosystems, destruction, forests, habitat, nature, pollution, finance, ethics, business, corporate, dishonesty, politics, society, world )

- 269 days ago -
David Suzuki explains the fallacy of conventional economics, in an interview done for the BBC
Turkey Jails 64 Journalists For Coverage of People's Protest
World  (tags: Turkey, People's Protest, 64 journalists jailed, 123 facing terrorism charges, press silenced, foreign journalistists arrested/expelled, media owners, government, corruption )

- 270 days ago -
Sacked veteran journalist: 'It's not possible to conduct serious journalism in such a polluted system.'
Meet The American Lawyer Working Inside Afghanistan's Tricky Legal System
World  (tags: Afghanistan, Americans, society, legal system, civil libertiesworld, middle-east, humans, interesting )

- 269 days ago -
Kimberly Motley, who hails from Milwaukee, is the daughter of a North Korean mother and an African American father. This unusual pedigree--and the way it shapes her features and her outlook--has served her very well in Afghanistan.
Egypt Imposes Toughest Gaza Restrictions in Years
World  (tags: Egypt, Hamas, Gaza strip, middle-east, politics, government, society, violence, world )

- 269 days ago -
Egypt's new government has imposed the toughest border restrictions on the Hamas-run Gaza Strip in years, sealing smuggling tunnels, blocking most passenger traffic and causing millions of dollars in economic losses.
Escaped 11-Year-Old Girl: "I'd Rather Die" Than Be Forced Into Marriage - Video
World  (tags: child marriage, crime, society, 'HUMAN RIGHTS! )

- 270 days ago -
Nada al-Ahdal ran away from her parents when they tried to force into a marriage with a Saudi Arabian man. Nada', who's from Yemen, is just 11-years-old -- and she's speaking out. In this video she tells her story and makes a case against child marriage.
Soviet-Era Weaponry Found Hidden on North Korean Freighter
World  (tags: Panama, North Korea, weapons, smuggling, world, UnitedNations, government, news, politics )

- 272 days ago -
When law enforcement agents boarded a rusty, aging North Korean freighter making a rare journey down the Panama Canal last week, they had been tipped off that they would find narcotics, Panamanian officials said.
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