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I-Wonder: What Is the Point of the Commonwealth Today ?
Offbeat  (tags: Commonwealth )

Ray
- 2 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The Commonwealth encompasses almost a third of the world's population, bringing together people of many faiths, races, languages and incomes. Yet it is an institution which remains a mystery to many, polarising opinion as to its role and relevance.
Applaud Community Efforts to Combat Climate Change and Poaching - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: poaching, elephants, climate change, southern kenya, community works )

Marie
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
In the Kasigau area of Southern Kenya, one of the few places where hundreds of elephants still roam, Wildlife Works Carbon's pilot project seeks to halt both climate change and poaching of endangered elephants. In keeping with the concept of selling
Take Action! - End Illegal Wildlife Trafficking - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: illegal, wildlife, trafficking, skins, fur, wildlife, burma, mong la, myanmar )

Marie
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Illegal wildlife trade is unfortunately perpetually practiced worldwide. One notorious location for animal trafficking that is generally under the radar is Mong La, a main trading city in Burma, also known as Myanmar.
Save Imperiled Brown Bears From Hunters - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: save, imperiled, brown bears, hunters, killing, animals, alaska )

Marie
- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
The isolated population of brown bears on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula is in trouble. Just last year alone, 18 percent of the adult female bears were killed. And this year, during the spring hunt, an additional 10 percent of the population was taken out
Food Stress Shrinks Antarctic Fur Seal Colony
Environment  (tags: climate-change, animals, wildlife, healthconditions, environment, ecosystems )

Cal
- 2 days ago - nzherald.co.nz
A food shortage likely caused by climate change is shrinking a South Antarctic fur seal colony and changing the profile of its surviving members, researchers said.
Anything Goes in China's Food System
Health & Wellness  (tags: nutrition, illness, food, health, China, diet, safety, KFC, McDonald's )

David
- 3 days ago - nytimes.com
The recent revelations that a Shanghai-based meat supplier to McDonald's, KFC and other chain restaurants used expired chicken and beef in its products serve as a stark reminder that China needs to do a lot more to improve its inadequate food safety...
Pesticide Residues: On the Up & Up
Health & Wellness  (tags: bread, pesticide residues in bread, GMOs and pesticides, Monsanto, glyphosate )

Ellyn
- 3 days ago - panna.org
Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto's RoundUp, was the most prominently found residue in the report. In the U.S. its use increased by 527 million pounds from 1996 to 2011.
CALIFRONIA HALTS INJECTION OF FRACKING WASTE, Warning It May Be Contaminating Aquifers
Environment  (tags: climate-change, water, environment, government, healthconditions, pollution )

Sherri
- 7 days ago - propublica.org
CA officials have ordered an emergency shut-down of 11 oil and gas waste injection sites and a review more than 100 others in the state's drought-wracked Central Valley out of fear that companies may have been pumping fracking fluid toxins into aquifers.
Grand Jury Indicts Woman for Stealing Guide Dog After Dog Is Found for Sale on Craigslist
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, dogs, Dayton, Ohio, guide dog, dog stolen, pets )

Joyce
- 10 days ago - examiner.com
On Wed, Bonnie Ritchie was indicted by a grand jury on 1 count of theft. Ritchie, 21, allegedly stole a blind woman's guide dog out of her backyard, then sold the Rottweiler on Craigslist. Read how the community came together to help the blind woman.
Don't Kill the Portofino Cats! Allow Them to Stay on the Property - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Kill, portofino, cats, property, save, resort )

Marie
- 9 days ago - change.org
Portofino Resort has decided to kill the 12 cats who have been living at the resort for over 4 years. All cats have been fixed and vaccinated, some are even microchipped. The Trap/Neuter/Return work had the blessing of the resort,
 
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