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Why Cats Are Good for Us - Animalist News
Health & Wellness  (tags: cats, Body-Mind-Spirit, health, humans, research, science )

Lone
- 1 day ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Are you a cat person? If not, you might want to reconsider because cats are good for us in more ways than you can imagine!
INSPIRATIONAL! MAKING A DIFFERENCE! 60 MINUTES: Affordable Care for Those Still Uninsured
Health & Wellness  (tags: obama, politics, healthcare, obamacare, making a difference, nurses making a difference in Appalachia, medical care for the needy, illness, prevention, treatment, healthcare, health, government, medicine, news, interesting, Body-Mind-Spirit )

Cal
- 1 day ago - cbsnews.com
Nurse practitioners are providing badly needed health care to the uninsured working poor in Appalachia -- medical mercy for those left out of Obamacare
Despite Industry Opposition, Scientists Report Formaldehyde Causes Cancer
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthconditions, ecosystems, environment )

Cal
- 19 hours ago - ecowatch.com
While an industry group has tried to confuse the issue and stall action on it, the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) issued a report on Aug. 8 which concludes that formaldehyde causes at least three types of cancers.
Mercury in Seafood: How Much Is Too Much?
Health & Wellness  (tags: Mercury and fish )

Micheael
- 15 hours ago - ecowatch.com
Toxicologists have a saying: "The dose makes the poison." In other words, there is no such thing as "toxic" or "non-toxic"--it always depends on how much of a substance you consume.
By Undermining Human Rights Workers in Gaza, New York Times Strengthens Israeli Impunity
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Gaza, New York Times, international law, human rights, abuse, ethics, society, dishonesty, politics, violence, corruption, death )

Carrie
- 12 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
Israel's latest operation is one in a series of severe violations of international law, which amount to war crimes. Israel's repeat violations are driven by a lack of accountability. Our work aims to hold perpetrators to account achieve justice per...
Tell Walmart and Costco to End Slavery in Thai Fishing ACTION
Business  (tags: Walmart, Costco, slavery in Thai fishing, shrimp boats, money, business, corporate, consumers )

Nancy
- 10 hours ago - action.greenamerica.org
Consumers and human rights activists have come together to demand Walmart and Costco trace their shrimp down to the boat level and to institute a zero tolerance policy on slavery.
Former Great Barrier Reef Authority Director Slams Current Management - Via Northern Star Australia
Environment  (tags: Australia, Great Barrier Reef, World Heritage Site, Marine Environment, Habitat Destruction, Endangered Species, Coral, Aquatic Animals, Suffering, Extinction, Sustainability, Ethics )

Victoria
- 21 hours ago - northernstar.com.au
A former Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority director, Jon Day, has claimed Australian authorities are failing to protect one of the world's greatest natural wonders, by planning to dredge and dump 'sea spoil' at Abbot Point, Coral Sea, Australia.
A New Frontier for Fracking: Drilling Near the Arctic Circle
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, fracking intheArctic, indigenous rights, pollution, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, weather, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, government, healthconditions, politics )

Cal
- 14 hours ago - e360.yale.edu
Hydraulic fracturing is about to move into the Canadian Arctic, with companies exploring the region's rich shale oil deposits. But many indigenous people and conservationists have serious concerns ...
The Lost City of Pompeii: Pictures of An Alien World, Frozen in Time
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, science, Pompeii Eruption!, Pompeii Italy, Rome, Ancient History, Italy, Mt. Vesuvius research, history )

Cat
- 5 hours ago - io9.com
A place on my bucket list. In the year 79 AD, Italy's Mt. Vesuvius erupted with superheated ash that rained fiery death on several Roman cities nearby. But none was hit harder than vacation town Pompeii.
 
 
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