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Turkey Says It's Helping Iraqi Kurds Join Fight For Kobani
World  (tags: world, violence, war, iraq, Turkey, politics, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 2 days ago - npr.org
Turkey says it is assisting Iraqi Kurdish fighters in crossing into Syria to aid their brethren in the embattled city of Kobani, where Kurds have fought a fierce defense action for weeks against besieging Islamic State militants.
Medical 3D Holograms (Video)
Health & Wellness  (tags: Israeli technology, medical, 3D holographc images )

David
- 1 day ago - labroots.com
RealView, an Israeli high-tech company, intrigued the medical world when it presented 3D holographic images of inner body organs that can be manipulated by the physician in real time.
Already Close to Extinction, Last Male White Rhino Capable of Breeding Dies in Kenya
Environment  (tags: animals, endangered, extinction, white rhinos, poachers, world, Africa, Chinese medicine, protection, wildlife, science )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - rawstory.com
One of the last northern white rhinos on the planet has died in a reserve in Kenya, leaving the sub-species on the verge of extinction, experts said Saturday. The male, called Suni, "was probably the last male capable of breeding", according to...
Puppy-Sized Spider Surprises Scientist in Rainforest
Environment  (tags: world, wildlife, South America, Goliath spider, animals, habitat, nature, environment, forests )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - m.livescience.com
Piotr Naskrecki was taking a nighttime walk in a rainforest in Guyana, when he heard rustling as if something were creeping underfoot. When he turned on his flashlight, he expected to see a small mammal, such as a possum or a rat.
Pregnant and Unwanted: The Tale of Mimi the Maltese (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pets, dogs )

Cher
- 9 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Doggie pregnancy is not the easiest task for future four-legged mothers, but imagine being left at an animal shelter before your puppies were even born. This was the case for Mimi, an adorable little Maltese stuck in a bit of a situation.
Virgin America Drops SeaWorld in Latest Blow to Marine Park
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, Sea World )

Cher
- 8 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
With Southwest Airlines and British Airways recently cutting their ties with the major marine park, SeaWorld, you'd think it couldn't get any worse for the animal captivity scene. Well, the unthinkable has happened as yet ANOTHER airline company has
*** Good News - India Bans Import of Cosmetics Tested on Animals ***
Animals  (tags: PETA protest, cosmetic testing )

Angela
- 8 days ago - blog.peta.org.uk
A huge victory for animals - the Indian government has just announced a ban on the import of animal-tested cosmetics !
Unlike Spain, Dallas Ebola Patient's Dog Will Be Saved
Animals  (tags: dog, ebola, good news )

Stephen
- 9 days ago - khou.com
The health worker who tested positive for Ebola has a dog, but the mayor of Dallas says unlike in a recent Spanish case, the dog will be kept safe for eventual reunion with its owner.
The Ghost in the GMO Machine: Chlorpyrifos Poisoning, Dow's Cover-Up - EPA/Congress Fail to Investigate & Protect Kauai Kids
Health & Wellness  (tags: EPA, Dow Chemical, GMO, Hawaii, Kaua'i, pesticides, Lorsban, Chamacos, chlorpyifos, birth defects, nervous system destruction, American Assoc. Poison Control Centers, NY, Elliot Spitzer )

LucyKalei
- 10 days ago - times.org
While independent research shows that Dow insecticide Chlorpyrifos causes significant harm to children, Dow is intent on convincing EPA otherwise. Despite ban in homes, schools, parks, malls & day care centers, use in farming OK, eg Kaua'i's GMO fields
Amazing Woman Rescues Starving Kittens From Walmart - You Won't Believe What She Named Them   video
Animals  (tags: goodnews, walmart mama cat, kittens, rescued, reddit, amazing video )

BarbCat
- 11 days ago - youtube.com
This poor Mama cat and her kittens were found starving, hiding in the back of a Walmart Garden Center. Amazing reddit user Leyley904 (http://www.reddit.com/user/Leyley904) came to the rescue and helped save their lives. This is their story.
 
 
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