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EPA - It's Time to Get Rid of Roundup!
Environment  (tags: epa, environement protection agency )

- 19 days ago -
This is serious, as hundreds of millions of pounds of this herbicide are used on farmland across America every year, and the U.S. Geological Survey has detected glyphosate in rain, streams and air near agricultural areas.
FBI and DOJ Vow to Continue Using Junk Science Rejected By White House Report
Science & Tech  (tags: FBI, DOJ, forensics, research, "junk science", scientific validity and reliability )

- 26 days ago -
Report concludes that common, pattern-matching forensic disciplines -- bite mark analysis, fingerprint and firearm comparison, shoe tread analysis, and complex DNA mixture analysis -- need additional support to be deemed valid and reliable.
ACTION ALERT: Justice For Dead Dog Shot and Burned With Firecrackers!
Animals  (tags: video, teenager, animal cruelty, abuse, investigation )

- 18 days ago -
A shocking Snapchat video showed a Texas teen shooting a dog multiple times and shoving firecrackers into her body. The dog reportedly died before the video was made.
ACTION ALERT: Stop Selling Endangered Wildlife for Food and Pets!
Animals  (tags: wildlife, massacred, extinction, endangered, laws, protection )

- 18 days ago -
Peru must enforce its ban on selling wild meat and its ban on selling living fauna. These bans mean nothing without stern enforcement, as the town of Belén has demonstrated.
South AustraliaâEUR(TM)s Wind Energy Crisis & State Wide Blackout Were Foreseen
Science & Tech  (tags: safety, technology, design, wind power generation )

- 18 days ago -
2014 report issued by the Australian Energy Market Operator Ltd & Electranet examined the credible events that could occur in South Australia (SA) with loss of electrical system control that could lead to a state wide black out.
ACTION ALERT: Praise Retailer for Ending Sale of Angora Rabbit Hair!
Animals  (tags: rabbits, banned, fur, animal protection, goodnews )

- 18 days ago -
A popular womenâEUR(TM)s clothing brand, Venus, recently banned the use and sale of angora rabbit hair.
Wildlife Sanctuary Free to Good Owner âEUR" as Long as You Care for the Animals
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife sanctuary, ownership, australia, protection, native animals )

- 18 days ago -
Having fielded various indecent proposals for his north Queensland wildlife sanctuary over the years, Harry Kunz has now extended a very decent one of his own.
ACTION ALERT: Horse Tied to Truck and Cruelly Dragged Down Road Deserves Justice!
Animals  (tags: cruelty, horse dragged, punishment, animal abuser, crimes against animals )

- 18 days ago -
A mare was reportedly almost hit by a car after being tied to the back of a pickup and dragged down busy roads. Witnesses say the driver was speeding, making it difficult for the mare to follow along.
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