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Could Solar-Powered Floating Farms Provide Enough Food for the Entire World? Read More: Could Solar-Powered Floating Farms Prov
World  (tags: food, farms, solutions, solar power, hunger )

- 3 hours ago -
With an increasing global population and a decreasing supply of arable land, providing sufficient food to meet demand is becoming increasingly more difficult. Barcelona-based Forward Thinking Architecture proposes an innovative solution.
Everyone Convicted of Animal Cruelty Under the Criminal Code of Canada Be Required to Undergo Mandatory Risk Assessment !
Animals  (tags: animals, cruelty, suffering )

- 14 hours ago -
Animals, people, and communities will be safer if animal abuse is detected early and intervention happens immediately with the use of appropriate risk assessment tools and treatment programs created specifically to target animal abuse.
People Hunt Endangered Animals, So This Woman Hunts Poachers
Animals  (tags: endangered, conservation, protection, wildlife )

- 1 day ago -
Poachers: be afraid. Be very afraid ... A group of retired US vets have just landed in Africa, and their mission is to deter poaching before it contributes to the elimination of endangered species.
THIS IS NOT MY CAT! (24 Pics) | Pleated-Jeans.Com
Offbeat  (tags: cats, funny pictures )

- 2 days ago -
These cats should be arrested for trespassing and/or breaking and entering because NONE OF THESE PEOPLE OWN CATS . . . Just funny pictures of Not My Cat!
Saurornitholestes Sullivani: New Dinosaur Discovered in New Mexico
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 2 days ago -
Paleontologist Steven Jasinski of the University of Pennsylvania has described a new species of dromaeosaurid dinosaur that roamed what is now New Mexico during the Upper Cretaceous epoch, approximately 75 million years ago
ACTIVISM: Seattle Flotilla Protests Shell's Arctic Drilling Plans
Environment  (tags: activism, activissts, environment, destruction, oil drilling, ecosystems, endangered, energy, protection, pollution )

- 3 days ago -
Hundreds of activists in kayaks and small boats fanned out on a Seattle bay on Saturday to protest plans by Royal Dutch Shell to resume oil exploration in the Arctic and keep two of its drilling rigs stored in the city's port.
Lovelock Cave: A Tale of Giants or A Giant Tale of Fiction?
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 5 days ago -
The Paiutes, a Native-American tribe indigenous to parts of Nevada, have an oral tradition that they told to early white settlers of the area about a race of red-haired, white giants or âEUR~barbariansâEUR(TM) that their ancestors referred to as the âEURoeSi-Te-Cah
Texas Dog Pounded With Stick Until It Passed Away By 11-Year-Old Boy! Justice For Cookie!
Animals  (tags: dog beaten to death, prosecution, punishment for dog killer, animalrights, animaladvocates, ethics, suffering, protection, sadness )

- 8 days ago -
Fort Worth, Texas: When Jennifer Knittel returned home, she immediately discovered that something was not right. One of her dogs was lying lifeless on her front porch. She had quickly learned that her beloved dog was destroyed by an 11-year-old boy.
The United States Considers Itself a Human Rights Champion. The World Begs to Differ.
World  (tags: U.N., Universal Periodic Review, Human Rights )

- 10 days ago -
Starting Monday, the United States' human rights record will be subject to international scrutiny by the U.N. Human Rights Council. How will President Obama respond?
10-Year-Old Rape Survivor Must Be Allowed a Life-Saving Abortion
World  (tags: Paraguay, women, girls, reproductive rights, petitions )

- 12 days ago -
The life of a 10-year-old girl who is pregnant after being raped by her stepfather is in danger. Despite the high risk this pregnancy poses and her mother's request, Paraguayan authorities have denied her access to a safe abortion.
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