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Sand Flies : Neglected Threat to Primary Education
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, health, Africa, Uganda, sanitation, jigger, sand fly bite, poverty, itch, pain, primary educatio, neglected, unclean, prevention )

- 2773 days ago -
His hands and feets are infected with sand flies, in Uganda commonly called jiggers, which itch and cause him a lot of pain. He is one of hundreds of children and adults in Uganda's rural Busoga region who suffer from jigger epidemic.
Please Help Dianne Lynn Elko Find A Home For Her Beloved Annie!!
Animals  (tags: Dianne Lynn Elko, Rohdesion Ridgeback, rehoming )

- 1202 days ago -
This is a pic of my Annie girl,she is part Rohdesion Ridgeback & part Pit Bull.She is a very good girl,not real good with other dogs and not sure about being aroung kids(I have no small kids),I sent out an e-mail not long ago about me having
ENVIRONMENTAL INJUSTICE: The Poorest Areas in America Are Often the Most Polluted
Environment  (tags: environment, pollution, environmental injusticehealthconditions )

- 1074 days ago -
The environmental justice movement has been fighting the hazards and toxins disproportionately affecting poor communities of color for decades. Now it has a new tool.
Speed Sisters: Meet the Middle East's Female Car-Racing Team
World  (tags: world, society, politics, Arab women, freedoms, interesting, goodnews )

- 1074 days ago -
PalestineâEUR(TM)s girl racers customise ordinary cars to compete against established male teams across the West Bank. Now theyâEUR(TM)re the subject of a feature-length documentary. We find out what drives them
OP-ED: UK Government Reduced to Lies, Misinformation and Bullying to Spin Fast-Track Fracking
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, politics, destruction, pollution, protection, healthconditions )

- 1074 days ago -
The Government is struggling to spin its policy to fast track fracking, writes Paul Mobbs
TAKE ACTION NOW! Keep Crucial Protections for Panthers
Animals  (tags: endangered, Florida panthers, wildanimals, protection, wildlife, animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, law )

- 1073 days ago -
Despite there being only approximately 250 Florida panthers left in the wild, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission wants to take them off of the endangered species list. If this happens, these animals will likely soon be extinct.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the Senate to Save Our Bees!
Environment  (tags: neonics, law, pesticides, protection, pollution, animals, wildlife, politics, ecosystems, environment, destruction, habitat )

- 1073 days ago -
Acting like nerve agents, neonicotinoid pesticides (neonics for short)-compromise a beeâEUR(TM)s ability to feed and make its way back to the hive. Independent, unbiased studies from Harvard and beyond have linked neonics to colony collapse.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Clorox: Stop Testing on Animals
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, death, protection )

- 1073 days ago -
Over 10,000 animals will not live to see a tomorrow because of animal testing
California Kids May Not Have to Worry About Pesticides at School Anymore
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, conservation, pesticides, children, law, healthconditions, protection, pollution, humans, destruction, government )

- 1073 days ago -
California, in true Wild West form, doesnâEUR(TM)t have any set rules for spraying near schools, so growers donâEUR(TM)t have to notify local officials when they treat their crops.
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