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Animal Abuse Found in Probe of Canadian Pig Transportation System
Animals  (tags: Animal abuse, Canada, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, pigs )

Julie
- 12 days ago - ctvnews.ca
CTV's W5 expose reveals staff at an Alberta pork plant abusing animals. Canadian Food Inspection Agency inspectors can be seen on the undercover footage oblivious to the abuse or even supplying plant workers with electric prods for use on the pigs.
The Birds and the Bees - and the Pesticides
Science & Tech  (tags: Bees, birds, environment, insects, neonicotinoids, pesticides, pollinators, research )

Julie
- 13 days ago - cbc.ca
Excellent radio broadcast which discusses the impact of neonicotinoids on bees, other insects, insects eating birds and its persistance in the environment. Both scientists and pesticide industry representatives are interviewed.
US Shale Oil Drillers Flaring and Venting Billions of Dollars in Natural Gas
Business  (tags: carcinogens, climate change, energy, environment, fossil fuels, pollution )

Julie
- 32 days ago - theecologist.org
A new report from Earthworks finds that drillers in North Dakota alone have burned off over $854 million worth of gas at shale oil wells since 2010, generating 1.4 billion pounds of CO2 in 2013 alone.
University of Wisconsin: Cancel The Unethical Torture and Killing of Baby Monkeys!
Animals  (tags: Animal Cruelty, Animal experiments, ethics, suffering, University of Wisconsin )

Julie
- 33 days ago - change.org
Newborn baby monkeys are sent to solitary confinement--where they are terrorized and exposed to anxiety-inducing stressors including live snakes and painful skin-punch biopsies. After this relentless torture, they are killed before the age of two.
Can the World Really Set Aside Half of the Planet for Wildlife?
Science & Tech  (tags: Biodiversity, climate change, extinction, forests, nature, wildlife )

Julie
- 34 days ago - smithsonianmag.com
The eminent evolutionary biologist E.O. Wilson has an audacious vision for saving Earth from a cataclysmic extinction event
Prosecute Students Who Covered Autistic Boy With Feces and Urine
Society & Culture  (tags: children, crime, cruelty, special needs )

Julie
- 41 days ago - change.org
A 14-year-old autistic boy was tricked by his classmates. Rather than completing the Ice Bucket Challenge, they filled the bucket with feces, urine, spit and cigarette butts and dumped it from a roof onto the teen.
The Fate of This Rainforest Is in Chile's Hands - and Ours (Petition)
Animals  (tags: biodiversity, Chile, cloud forests, conservation, endangered, environment, mining )

Julie
- 54 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
The proposed location of the mine in the Ecuadorian Andes is the site of some of the world's most biodiverse pristine forests - the habitat of jaguars, spectacled bears and many other endangered species.
Vancouver Gardens Railroaded By Mean Tactics
Business  (tags: Canada, environment, gardens, CP Rail, Vancouver )

Julie
- 55 days ago - thetyee.ca
Since CP Rail's last train ran through the corridor in 2001, countless Vancouver residents took over the neglected tracks and turned it into an urban oasis.CP Rail is now removing plots, pressuring the city to pay more for its private land.
Tick Capable of Making People Allergic to Meat Is on the Rise in the U.S.
Health & Wellness  (tags: Allergies, health )

Julie
- 65 days ago - theweathernetwork.com
One bite from a Lone Star tick can make a person severely allergic to meat -- and cases appear to be on the rise in parts of the U.S.
The 'Pre-Holocene' Climate Is Returning - and It Won't Be Fun
Science & Tech  (tags: biodiversity, chemicals, climate change, environment, extinction, fossil fuels, pollution, Science documentary )

Julie
- 64 days ago - theecologist.org
The calm and tranquil Holocene has now been replaced by the Anthropocene - heralding a return to a volatile and destructive climate. Truly, we have woken an angry beast from its slumber.
 
 
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