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The Grim Biology of Being Poor Why Poverty Is Like a Disease
Health & Wellness  (tags: biology of poverty, DNA methylation change, disease, poor, meritocracy, biology )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - nautil.us
Emerging science is putting the lie to American meritocracy. We should leverage the lessons of the science of poverty rather than ignore them. Interesting article of someone who grew up poor and now is rich who sets aside myths that we are fed.
Tell L'OréAl: No More Cancer Chemicals in My Cosmetics PETITION
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, humans, cosmetics, Cancer )

Anna
- 1 day ago - secure3.convio.net
The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, a project of Breast Cancer Prevention Partners, has targeted LâEUR(TM)Oréal since 2014 for using ingredients linked to cancer in their Maybelline and LâEUR(TM)Oréal eye makeup, LâEUR(TM)Oréal kids shampoos, and Garnier anti-aging
Katy Was Imprisoned in Aged Care for the âEUR~CrimeâEUR(TM) of Having MS. Help End the Hell for Young Australians Like Katy. Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: AlternativeMed, disease, environment, family, government, healthcare, illness, health, humans, protection, treatment, women )

Glennis
- 3 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
She spent her days with people 50 years her senior, and her nights with a roommate 50 or 60 years her senior in the throes of dementia, their beds separated by only a thin curtain.
Seeds of Freedom - No Monsanto   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: No Monsanto, Seeds of Freedom, Manu Chao )

Dandelion
- 15 days ago - youtube.com
Great new song by Manu Chao in support of the struggle for peasant and seed freedom and the Monsanto Tribunal.
Tell the World's Largest Jeweler to Protect the World's Largest Wild Salmon Fishery! PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

Anna
- 6 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
The largest open pit mine in North America could be built at the headwaters of the world's largest remaining wild salmon fishery -- Alaska's Bristol Bay. The mine would generate as many as 10 billion tons of harmful mine waste.
Create Wildlife Reserves for Endangered Bird PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, endangered )

Anna
- 6 days ago - forcechange.com
Only a few thousand of the Peruvian tern, or gaviotín chico, remain, and one naturalist is pushing for the creation of reserves to protect this vulnerable species. One of the worldâEUR(TM)s smallest species of tern, the bird has proven itself to be adaptable.
Ban Ceremonial Balloon Releases Due To The Negative Impact On Marine And Wildlife PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Anna
- 6 days ago - change.org
We, the undersigned, are calling for a nationwide ban on ceremonial balloon releases due to the environmental impact on marine and wildlife.
Recycling Is in Trouble and You May Be Part of the Problem
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, pollution )

Phyllis
- 9 days ago - msn.com
"Our contamination changes by the season," said Mike Taylor, the company's director of recycling operations here."
Demand the Australian Government Legislates to Stop Plastic Pollution Buildup in Oceans PETITION
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, protection )

Anna
- 7 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Scientists in Australia are calling for industry to curb the use of microplastics to address pollution affecting our marine life, according to a report on abc.net.au
Voice of Trees - (Watch/Read) The Story Of One Man Who Single-Handedly Planted A Forest Of 1360 Acres
Green Lifestyle  (tags: India, Assam, Jorhat, Molai forest, Elephants, Rhinos, Tigers, Padma Shri Jadav Payeng, Forest Man, environment, conservation, sustainable, oxygen, climate change, water )

Evelyn
- 13 days ago - thelogicalindian.com
In 1979 a 16-yr-old boy started planting trees on an empty sandbar on the Brahmaputra River. For 35 years he continued this, creating 1360 acres of dense green forest in Assam, single-handedly, and wildlife moved in. He presents his philosophy.
 
 
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