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The Yazidi Women Held as Sex Slaves By IS
Offbeat  (tags: Yazidi Women, Sex Slavery, IS )

- 47 days ago -
It is almost a year since thousands of Yazidis fled to Mount Sinjar, in northern Iraq, as Islamic State fighters entered their villages.
Why Readers, Scientifically, Are The Best People To Fall In Love With
Science & Tech  (tags: research, reading, books, psychology )

- 48 days ago -
According to both 2006 and 2009 studies published by Raymond Mar, a psychologist at York University in Canada, and Keith Oatley, a professor of cognitive psychology at the University of Toronto, those who read fiction are capable of the most empathy
TAKE ACTION - Why Is Oprah Wearing Diamonds From a Settlement Mogul?
Business  (tags: Lev Leviev, Oprah, blood diamonds, economic justice, racism, settlements, Palestine, human rights abuses, usa, world, news, labor, ethics, abuse )

- 47 days ago -
What was Oprah doing on the cover of O Magazine wearing diamonds from Lev Leviev, an Israeli billionaire whose companies have been involved in brutal human rights abuses
Beachgoers Help Rescue Great White Shark Stranded on Sand!
Offbeat  (tags: Great White Shark, Rescued, Video, Beach, Good News )

- 49 days ago -
Awesome Video footage of Beachgoers helping to save a Great White Shark stranded on Cape Cod, keeping it wet until rescuers arrive.
Defend Kangaroos From Chinese Exports
Animals  (tags: animal export, meat trade, killing kangaroos, wildanimals, animalrights, protection, destruction of biodiversity in wildlife )

- 49 days ago -
The Australian Department of Agriculture has been conducting trade talks with China with the aim of boosting kangaroo meat exports to that country. They are hoping for an increase of exports from around $20 million per year to $600 million per year.
Urge China to Crack Down on Hunting of the Yellow-Breasted Bunting to Save It From Extinction
Animals  (tags: yellow-breasted bunting, bunting, china, birds, animals, death, endangered, environment, extinction, killed, killing, protection, wildlife )

- 49 days ago -
The beautiful yellow-breasted bunting is 'being eaten to extinction by China,' according to a report in The Guardian.The birds, once abundant in Europe and Asia, could share the same fate as the passenger pigeon
Charlotte Man to Spend 15 Years in Prison for Human Trafficking
World  (tags: humanrights, usa, human trafficking charges )

- 49 days ago -
CHARLOTTE -- The Charlotte man who pleaded guilty to the human trafficking of two teenagers will spend the next 15 years behind bars.
Tell Gov. Jerry Brown End Fracking And Extreme Oil Extraction in California NOW! - Petition
Environment  (tags: Gov. Jerry Brown, Fracking, Oil Extraction, food, water supply, scandal, California, toxins )

- 49 days ago -
Scandal after scandal has given Californians concrete proof that Big Oil is poisoning our state. Investigative report reveals how fracking and other extreme techniques has put communities health air water and food in harms way.
Keep Shell Out of the Arctic!
Environment  (tags: Artic oil drilling, fossil fuel industry, oil company profits, ocean pollution, Ocean Protection, marine ecosystems, ocean mammals, Climate Change, CO2emissions, Sustainabililty, clean energy, lobbyism )

- 49 days ago -
The Arctic Ocean is one of the final frontiers for Shell, which continues to spend billions of dollars each year in a race to dig up more fossil fuels, proving they couldn't care less about the future of the climate.
TAKE ACTION: Stop the Pipeline Fast Track Deal
Environment  (tags: Fast Track, climate-change, fossil fuel companies )

- 49 days ago -
We need your help to push back against powerful fossil fuel companies who want our premiers to sacrifice our best interests for their short-term profit.
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