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TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Gina McCarthy and the EPA: ZERO Deadly Diesel Emissions Now!
Environment  (tags: emissions, EPA, rules, laws, safety, local communities and workers, healthconditions, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, habitat, humans, healthconditions )

- 15 hours ago -
Every day, trucks, ships and trains carrying cargo to and from shipping ports in California, New Jersey, New York, Texas, and more spew deadly diesel emissions into vulnerable communities. This is a health hazard to local residents and workers there.
TAKE ACTION NOW! PARIS 2015: World Leaders Must #ActOnClimate
Environment  (tags: PARIS Summit, activism, activists, need for change, environment, ecosystems, conservation, protection, healthconditions, politics, pollution, world, wildlife )

- 16 hours ago -
Due to recent tragic events, public protests will be scaled back outside the UN climate change conference in Paris. This makes it critical that our online voice is as loud as possible - JOIN OUR VIRTUAL MARCH ON PARIS
Osceola At The 50-Yard Line
Society & Culture  (tags: indigneous rights and culture, history, cooperation, ethics, culture, americans, sports, politics, rights )

- 16 hours ago -
The Seminole tribe allows Florida State to use not just its name for the football team, but also the iconography of one of its most powerful leaders, Osceola
Japan to Resume Whaling in the Antarctic Despite IWC Ruling
Animals  (tags: whales, japanese whaling in Antarctica, wildanimals, wildlife, protection, humans, slaughter, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty )

- 16 hours ago -
Japan has decided to resume whaling in the Antarctic Ocean by the end of March after a hiatus since last year, a move likely to prompt international outrage.
World Climate Rallies Put Pressure on Paris Summit to Act
Environment  (tags: Paris Summit, one planet, activism, climate change, global warming, enviornment, ecosystems, animals, world, politics, reducing CO2 emissionsworld )

- 18 hours ago -
Tens of thousands of people joined one of the biggest global days of climate change activism on Sunday, from Sydney to Berlin, to put pressure on world leaders to unite in fighting global warming at a summit in Paris
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Bears Forced to Live in Concrete Pit
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, cruelty, wildlife, wildanimals, protection )

- 9 hours ago -
Save three exploited bears from concrete pit tourist attraction and send them to an accredited sanctuary.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Reinstate Ban on Rhino Horn Trade
Animals  (tags: rhinos, ivory trade, protection, endangered, wildlife, wildanimals, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates )

- 8 hours ago -
A South African judge recently lifted a domestic ban on the trade of rhino horns, a move that could have potentially disastrous results for the endangered population.
US Space Rocket Debris Found in Sea Off Scilly
Science & Tech  (tags: space, technology, Space X Falcon 9 )

- 1 day ago -
A large chunk of an American space rocket has been found in the sea off the Isles of Scilly. A large section of a spacecraft, measuring about 10m by 4m, was spotted on the surface between Bryher and Tresco.
A Blue Neptune Sized Exo-Planet Around a Red Dwarf Star
Science & Tech  (tags: Space, science, astronomy, exo-planets, scientists, interesting )

- 13 hours ago -
A team of astronomers have used the LCOGT network to detect light scattered by tiny particles through the atmosphere of a Neptune-size transiting exoplanet. This suggests a blue sky on this world which is only 100 light years
Auto-Dealing Congressman Draws Complaint
Business  (tags: House of Representatives, Rep. Roger Williams (R-Austin), auto dealer, amendment, transportation bill, Ethics Committee, Office of Congressional Ethics, conflict of interest )

- 1 day ago -
A watchdog group has called for the investigation of the actions of an auto-dealing congressman who proposed an amendment that would exempt his industry from a safety requirement.
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