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Stop the Excessive Roundups of America's Few Remaining Wild Horses and Burros
Animals  (tags: Wild Horses, Move on petition, roundups, Burros, BLM, US Forest Service, US, President Obama )

- 156 days ago -
On December 15, 1971, the 40th Anniversary of the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act (WFHBA),
Petition to Ban Horse Slaughter in the United States
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, Horses, Petitions, Rocky Acres Rescue and Sanctuary )

- 689 days ago -
As a result of spending bill H2112, slaughterhouses in the United States will be able to resume slaughtering horses for human consumption. We are not a nation that raises horses as food animals or one that consumes horse meat.
'Fort McMurray Is a Wasteland': Neil Young Slams Oil Patch, Keystone Plans
Environment  (tags: Neil Young, Keystone pipelines, Canada, globalwarming, Fort McMurray, CO2emissions, deaths, business )

- 793 days ago -
Canadian rocker Neil Young has waded into the bitter debate over Alberta's vast oil sands and the controversial Keystone XL pipeline planned to funnel one million barrels a day of Canadian crude to huge refineries in Texas and Louisiana.
Daylight Saving Time Around the World 2013
World  (tags: world, daylight savings times, countries, clocks )

- 794 days ago -
Daylight saving time is often incorrectly referred to as "daylight savings time". In some countries, it is also called "summer time". When DST is not observed, it is called standard time, normal
Autumnal Equinox 2013: Why First Day Of Fall Arrives On September 22
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, Autumnal Equinox, seasons, First day of Fall, Earth, Sun, rotation )

- 794 days ago -
The seasons will change this Sunday (Sept. 22), with the Northern Hemisphere moving into autumn and the South emerging from winter into spring.
Monsanto and Seed Patents. As Only Jon Stewart Can Explain It.
Business  (tags: Farmers, Seeds, Crops, Patent laws, attorneys, lawsuits, Monsanto, Daily show with Jon Stewart )

- 794 days ago -
The world according to Monsanto: "Sometimes farmers act in a manner that is not in the best interest of the biotechnology seed companies." Golden.
World  (tags: Syria, children, death, malnutrition, Arwar Damon, Syrian conflict, chemical weapons )

- 808 days ago -
About two million people have fled the Syria conflict. Now new video by opposition groups apparently shows suffering from malnutrition. FULL STORY |
Syrian Army Bombs Northern Rebel Town Of Saraqeb, Children Among The Dead
World  (tags: Syrian army, Saraqeb, attacks, bombs, casualties, children, death, violence, war )

- 809 days ago -
BEIRUT -- Syrian government forces bombed a strategic rebel town in the country's north for the third straight day Saturday, pounding it with airstrikes that killed at least five people, activists said.
12 Things You Should NEVER Buy Again.
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, green, greenliving, greenproducts, healthy, organic, natural, Salmon, food, paints, wood, gas, plastic, eco-friendly )

- 878 days ago -
1.Styrofoam cups. Styrofoam is forever. It's not biodegradable. Alternative: Buy recyclable and compostable paper cups. Best option: Invest in some reusable mugs that you can take with you.
The Genetically Modified Burrito: Chipotle Tells All - Businessweek
Business  (tags: business, consumers, food, GMO's, labeled ingredients, restaurant, soybean oil )

- 887 days ago -
Chipotle recently became the first fast food chain to label genetically engineered ingredients, by posting the information on the company's website. Brought about by consumer demand,
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