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Justice in Guatemala: Guatemalan Court Upholds Revolutionary Ruling on Ecocide
Environment  (tags: culture, ecocide, environment, fish, human rights, palm oil, wildlife )

- 19 days ago -
After the deaths of an activist, wildlife and millions of fish, an appellate court in Guatemala has upheld the unprecedented charge of ecocide against palm oil corporation, Empresa Reforestadora de Palma de Petén SA.
Homeless Inuk Man's Selfless Act Caught on Camera in Montreal
World  (tags: Compassion, homelessness, poverty )

- 21 days ago -
It was a selfless act: a homeless man spots an apparently homeless teenager asking for money and stops to give him the coat off his back.
Report: Pediatricians Say Meat Industry Is Killing Kids
Health & Wellness  (tags: Animal welfare, antibiotic resistance, diet, disease, factory farming, health )

- 26 days ago -
Factory farms are breeding grounds for deadly antibiotic-resistant bacteria. New research published in the journal Pediatrics argues that the overuse and misuse of antibiotics on factory farms is literally killing children.
How the Human Appetite for Hamburgers Is Driving Polar Bears to Eat Dolphins
Animals  (tags: climate change, deforestation, greenhouse gases, livestock, water, wildlife )

- 26 days ago -
Certain organizations, such as the Worldwatch Institute, believe animal agriculture may be responsible for as much as 51 percent of greenhouse gas emissions.
Save Endangered Whales From Deafening Blasts
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, endangered, environment, fossil fuels, seismic testing, whales, wildlife )

- 35 days ago -
Petition to the US government to end seismic testing due to the harm, and even death, it causes marine mammals and the negative environmental impacts of fossil fuels.
Research Uncovers How Some Coral Can Survive Annual Bleaching Events
Science & Tech  (tags: climate change, coral bleaching, coral reefs, environment, oceans, science )

- 66 days ago -
A study has found that coral with high levels of fat or other energy reserves can withstand the impact of annual coral bleaching events, compared to coral with lower levels of fat reserves.
Why World Leaders Are Starting to Eat Garbage
World  (tags: climate change, environment, food waste, GHG, hunger, water )

- 67 days ago -
The global footprint of food waste is staggering: 3.3 billion tons of greenhouse gas emissions, or about 7% of total global emissions.
Justice for Chunky - Stop People Who Abuse Animals From Owning Ever Again
Animals  (tags: Animal abuse, Chunky, cruelty, dogs, protection, suffering )

- 67 days ago -
Chunky, over a period of hours was beaten, drugged, had his neck broken, was started on fire and finally dumped and left for dead. Teens only banned from owning animals for 5 years. (Petition)
Why the Arctic's Big Mosquito Problem Is Getting a Lot Worse
Science & Tech  (tags: Arctic, caribou, climate change, mosquitoes, nature, science, wildlife )

- 69 days ago -
Arctic mosquitoes typically emerge all at once in massive, ferocious swarms. The warming Arctic is causing them to emerge earlier, which could spell disaster for caribou.
Climate Change Warnings Appear on Canadian Gas Pumps
Health & Wellness  (tags: Canada, climate change, environment, fossil fuels, health, North Vancouver, oceans, wildlife )

- 78 days ago -
North Vancouver, B.C. is thought to be the first city in the world to add mandatory climate change stickers to its gas pumps.
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