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Climbing The Tree: The Case For Chimpanzee Personhood
Animals  (tags: Chimpanzees, Personhood, Stony Brook University, Biomedical Research, Nonhuman Rights Project )

Brian
- 1 day ago - iflscience.com
What the lawyers running the case hope to show is that Hercules and Leo shouldn't be treated as if they were just things or property, but should instead be given the status of persons.
A Photographer Took 12 Stunning Pictures to Capture How Depression and Anxiety Can Feel
Health & Wellness  (tags: depression, Depression Awareness, anxiety, Anxiety and mood, Mood disorders, Mental health, mental illness, photos, art, anxious, heart )

Katie
- 1 day ago - upworthy.com
Anxiety and depression are fairly prevalent. And yet it can be hard to explain depression and anxiety to someone who has never experienced those things. That's why Katie Joy Crawford created a photo series she calls "My Anxious Heart."
Report: Fossil Fuels Receive $5.3 Trillion A Year In Subsidies Worldwide
World  (tags: Subsidies, Coal, Fossil Fuels, Gas, IMF, International Monetary Fund, Oil, Pollution, Cost, Price, Tax )

Brian
- 1 day ago - thinkprogress.org
Environmental damages from energy subsidies are large, and energy subsidy reform through efficient energy pricing is urgently needed.
Obama's Trade Bill Narrowly Clears a Key Senate Hurdle
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Obama, Trade Bill, Senate, Trade Agreements, Executive Authority, Capitalism )

Brian
- 1 day ago - news.yahoo.com
The 62-38 vote, two more than the 60 needed, came from a solid phalanx of Republicans and more than a dozen Democrats.
Malaysia's Human Rights Record May Derail TPPA Talks
Business  (tags: Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, fast track, controversial, human trafficking, Malaysia, Thailand, usa, ethics )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - themalaymailonline.com
Malaysia's dire record on people smuggling may be used by a US lawmaker to derail talks in the controversial TPP. a US senator has succeeded in inserting a provision that would bar agreements with countries engaging in slavery.
Stop Drilling in the Arctic Ocean
Environment  (tags: Arctic Drilling, Ecosystems & pollution, climate-change, oil spill disaster, globalwarming, destruction, Sustainabililty )

Sabine
- 21 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
On February 22, 2015, the Obama administration passed the first-ever federal oil regulations to secure safe drilling in the Arctic, but it isn't enough to save even just a small fraction of what could possibly be lost there.
Keep Nature First, Save a Planet!
Environment  (tags: usa, environment protection laws, conservation, globalwarming, climate-change, ecosystems, biodiversity, Habitat preservation, Sustainabililty )

Sabine
- 22 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
This is Running Elk asking All people of North America, Central America, South America and other places abroad who show genuine interest in positive efforts to make new laws and best practices that don't endanger the Earth's environments.
In Wyoming,If You Report Animal Abuse Or Environmental Damage - You Could End Up In Prison!
Environment  (tags: government, healthconditions, humans, nature, pollution )

Dan
- 34 minutes ago - goo.gl
Wyoming residents who want to protect their states beautiful natural resources and keep their families safe from harmful contaminants have been silenced.Same holds true for reporting factory farm abuses... Featured story on today's Animal News Sentinel
Malaysia Finds Graves of Suspected Trafficking Victims
Society & Culture  (tags: human rights, slavery, human trafficking, asia, death, world, crime, HumanRights, children, murder, violence, women, news, sadness, family, crime, culture )

Kevin
- 1 day ago - mail.com
"Malaysian authorities said Sunday that they have discovered a series of graves in more than a dozen abandoned camps used by human traffickers on the border with Thailand, where Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar have been held."
 
 
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