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Breaking News: State Department To Delay Keystone XL Pipeline Decision Until After November
Environment  (tags: Keystone XL Pipeline, President, Obama, Obama administration, Secretary of State, John Kerry, Pipeline Decision, Midterm Elections, Public Comment Period, #DirtyEnergy, Politics )

Brian
- 2 hours ago - thinkprogress.org
"The State Department will "extend the government comment period on the Keystone XL pipeline, likely postponing a final decision on the controversial project until after the Nov. 4 midterm elections..." Playing politics with the health of the environment?
Japan Declares They Will Defy International Court Ruling and Continue Whaling
Animals  (tags: whales, whale hunting, japan, whaling, minke whales )

Laura
- 2 hours ago - ecowatch.com
This news comes just weeks after this year's Antarctic whale hunt was cancelled, following a March ruling by the UN's International Court of Justice that it was illegal. That ruling clearly confirmed that so-called "scientific research" whaling in the ..
Astronomers: 'Tilt-a-Worlds' Could Harbor Life
Science & Tech  (tags: Planetary tilt )

Michael
- 3 hours ago - spacedaily.com
A fluctuating tilt in a planet's orbit does not preclude the possibility of life, according to new research by astronomers at the University of Washington, Utah's Weber State University and NASA. In fact, sometimes it helps.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Praise Sanctuary for Rescuing Farm Animals - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, protection )

Cal
- 5 hours ago - forcechange.com
Thank Australian sanctuary for rescuing and providing care for thousands of farm animal
Is Aru Safe? Indonesia Suspends Plan to Clear Half the Islands' Forests
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, destruction, forests, deforestation, world, humans, energy )

Cal
- 5 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
A plan to clear half of Aru's forest cover for sugar cane has been suspended, but the island paradise is still not safe from large-scale deforestation
TAKE ACTION NOW! Prevent Mountain Lion Deaths - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: animals, animal welfare, lions, humans, klling )

Cal
- 5 hours ago - forcechange.com
Mountain lions in California are dwindling due to threats posed by humans. Humans are responsible for two of the biggest reasons why numerous Southern Californian mountain lions are dying
Legal Logging Concessions Drive Illegal Logging in Peru, Threatening Forests and Indigenous People
Environment  (tags: trees, destruction, ecosystems, environment, illegal logging, world, protection, humans, government, politics, energy )

Cal
- 3 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
Nearly 70 percent of "officially inspected" logging concessions in Peru have had their permits canceled or are under investigation for major breaches of forestry laws, finds a new study
RIP: Writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Who Gave Voice To Latin America, Dies
Society & Culture  (tags: obituary, media, literature, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, culture, politics )

Cal
- 1 hour ago - npr.org
Latin American author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who won the Nobel Prize in literature in 1982, died Thursday. He was 87. Garcia Marquez, the master of a style known as magic realism, was and remains Latin America's best-known writer.
Should You Be Worried About Your E-Cigarette Exploding?
Health & Wellness  (tags: e-cigs, safety hazard, risks, health )

Cal
- 5 hours ago - motherjones.com
Here's a brief history of e-cigs blowing up--in your face, in your car, in your home, in your bar.
 
 
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