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20 Million People Face Hunger in Africa's Sahel Region
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', food crisis, africa, Sahel, Sahel region, government, conflict, society, politics, world )

- 391 days ago -
The UN and partner humanitarian groups today called on the international community to spend $2 billion to avoid a famine in Africa's Sahel region, which includes nine nations along the southern edge of the Sahara.
Could Florida Become the New Fracking Frontier?
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, wildlife, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy, humans, politics, water, habitat, habitatdestruction, conservation, endangered )

- 390 days ago -
Fracked wells and impoundments were once a far-fetched possibility in Florida, but soon they could be hitting close to home.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop City-Wide Dog Culling - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: dogs, animals, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, slaughter, protection, humans, animalwelfare, animalrights, cruelty, killing )

- 390 days ago -
In preparation for the upcoming Winter Olympics, the Russian city of Sochi has contracted a private company to round up and kill 2000 stray animals of the city.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Time to Champion Human Rights at the World Bank!
World  (tags: WORLD BANK, AID, DUE DILIGENCE, due diligence, world, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, government, ethics, society )

- 390 days ago -
The U.S. government provides more than a billion dollars to the World Bank every year to invest in projects in the name of "development." Yet the World Bank has no internal safeguard policies that guarantee respect for human rights.
CVS Stores to Stop Selling Tobacco
Health & Wellness  (tags: tobacco sales, cigaretes, CVS, good news, health, healthcare, humans, illness, safety )

- 390 days ago -
CVS Caremark announced Wednesday that it will stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products at its CVS/pharmacy stores by October 1 of this year.
For Republicans, Immigration Reform Is Unavoidable
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, news, immigration reform, politics, government, ethics, usa )

- 390 days ago -
Should Republicans support immigration reform this year?
How Saving Ecosystems Saves Lives
Environment  (tags: deforestation, habitatdestruction, habitat, healthconditions, humans, environment, conservation, ecosystems, world, wildlife, protection, nature, politics, healthconditions, pollution )

- 390 days ago -
Like many places in the tropics, Borneo is burning--and the consequences are widespread.
MAKING A DIFFERENCE: SCOTLAND: One Tree at a Time: Restoring the Forest of Caledon
Environment  (tags: activissts, activism, GoodNews, environment, conservation, trees, ecosystems, forests, green, world )

- 390 days ago -
Scotland's native forest remains in only a few fragments, but Trees For Life is working to restore it, and almost all of the work is done by volunteers.
Growing Insects: Farmers Can Help to Bring Back Pollinators
Environment  (tags: farming, insects, ecosystems, environment, conservation, green, GoodNews, wildlife )

- 389 days ago -
With a sharp decline in pollinating insects, farmers are being encouraged to grow flowering plants that can support these important insects.
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