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Rio Olympics Already Tainted With Poo
Environment  (tags: pollution, Rio Olympic water, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, water )

Cal
- 3 days ago - grist.org
An AP investigation has revealed that athletes in next summerâEUR(TM)s Rio Olympics will be swimming and boating in bodies of water so rife with human feces that theyâEUR(TM)re likely to spend more time battling stomach cramps than time trials.
Why Is Texas Still Sending 17-Year-Olds to Adult Prisons?
Society & Culture  (tags: police, law, politics, ethics, rehab, prisons, adult prisons for 17 year olds, rights, freedoms, society, safety )

Cal
- 3 days ago - vice.com
Since 1918, Texas has prosecuted 17-year-oldsâEUR"including those who commit misdemeanorsâEUR"as adults, cramming them into a prison-industrial system bereft of the rehabilitative programs that have put Texas's juvenile system on the national radar for its
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Hong Kong to Crack Down on Ivory Smuggling!
Animals  (tags: wildlife trade, ivory trade, smuggling, Hong Kong laws, smugglers, protection, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, death, wildlife, wildanimals, humans, slaughter )

Cal
- 2 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Clearly, it pays smugglers to take their chances and pay an occasional fine, because the fine is so much less than the end-point sale value of the ivory. Meanwhile, elephants are going extinct at an appalling rate throughout Africa and Asia.
AWF Calls for Moratorium on Lion Hunting in Africa
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, lions, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, humans )

Cal
- 1 day ago - awf.org
African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is calling on African governments to place a moratorium on the trophy hunting of lions in Africa.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand That World Leaders Sign a Strong Climate Agreement at the Paris Climate Negotiations
Environment  (tags: GREENHOUSE GASES, environment, Paris Conference onClimate, political will, destruction, ecosystems, world, pollution, protection, habitatdestruction, habitat, climate-change, globalwarming, wildlife )

Cal
- 1 day ago - takeaction.takepart.com
This is the year our leaders can take a giant step forward at the United NationsâEUR(TM) Framework Convention on Climate ChangeâEUR(TM)s 21st Conference of the Parties in Paris (COP21) with a global agreement limiting greenhouse gases
TAKE ACTION NOW! Nevsun Resources: Stop Supporting Slavery in Eritrea
Business  (tags: corruption, dishonesty, slave labor, corporate, abuse, ethics, society, politics, world, business )

Cal
- 2 days ago - action.sumofus.org
A Canadian mining corporation is profiting from slave labor in Eritrea, according to a new UN report.
HOPEFUL NEWS! A New Vaccine Could Finally End the Ebola Epidemic
Health & Wellness  (tags: medicine, protection, prevention, Ebola, vaccinations, disease, Body-Mind-Spirit, treatment, study, interesting )

Cal
- 1 day ago - vice.com
According to medical journal The Lancet, an Ebola vaccine trial in Guinea has proved 100 percent successful at preventing the spread of the virus in those vaccinated immediately after a close contact is diagnosed
The Koch Brothers' Twisted Beauty Pageant: The Disturbing Way They're Choosing Which GOP Candidate to Buy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, corruption, republicans, Koch Brothers, influence peddling, ethics, dishonesty, government, elections, candidates, usa, news )

Cal
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
The conservative billionaires are throwing a lavish party this weekend to decide which candidate they want to buy.
Enviros Say Shell's Arctic Drilling Plan Violates Protections For Pacific Walrus
Environment  (tags: wildlife, ARctic Drilling by Shell, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, animals, energy, habitat, habitatdestruction, politics, oceans, nature )

Cal
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
A number of environmental groups are asking the Department of the Interior to rescind permission granted to Shell to begin exploratory drilling in the Arctic this summer because they say the company's plan would not adequately protect the walrus.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Killer of Cecil the LionâEUR(TM)s Brother Jericho Deserves Maximum Punishment
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, Cecil, Jericho, protection, wildlife, slaughter, killed, law, killing, animaladvocates, wildanimals, sadness )

Cal
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
The identity of the poacher who killed Jericho is still in question, although Zimbabwean authorities are pursuing the case. We ask that Zimbabwe devote all necessary resources to find the killer of CecilâEUR(TM)s brother Jericho, and bring the individual
 
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