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27 Science Fictions That Became Science Facts In 2012
Science & Tech  (tags: science, technology, research, discovery )

Beatrice
- 2 days ago - stumbleupon.com
We may never have our flying cars, but the future is here. From creating fully functioning artificial leaves to hacking the human brain, science made a lot of breakthroughs this year.
800+ Species Added To IUCN Threatened RED LIST
Environment  (tags: endangered, animals, plants, lemurs, conservation, ecosystems, forests, habitat, habitatdestruction, protection, science, wildlife, world )

Betsy
- 64 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
Experts have added 817 species to the threatened categories on the IUCN Red List in the latest update. Those added include 51 mammals--mostly lemurs--and over 400 plants. The new update finds that over 90 percent of lemurs .....
Vancouver Crowd Cheers As War Is Declared on Northern Gateway.
Environment  (tags: Enbridge Pipeline, Northern Gateway Pipeline, Harper, First Nations, Oil Spills, Oil Sands, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, North America, shipping of tar sands oil, animals, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, government, huma )

Betsy
- 61 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
UBCIC Grand Chief Stewart Phillip said he declared "war" on Enbridge and the Harper government -- but by the looks on his face and those of others, the moment seemed an unusually joyful one. "It's official - the war is on!" said a smiling Phillip.
Monsanto - Next Generation of GM Crops
Environment  (tags: Monsanto, Monsanto Roundup, Pesticides, Herbicides, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, green, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, politics, pollution, research, science, trees, weather, world )

Betsy
- 57 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
The first of a new generation of genetically modified crops is poised to win government approval in the United States, igniting a controversy that may continue for years, foreshadowing the future of genetically modified crops. More toxic and damaging!
TAKE ACTION NOW! NO SLAVE LABOR: Sign the Petition to Costco, Walmart, and Carrefour
Business  (tags: wal-mart, society, law, supply chain, slave labor, abuse, abusive labor practives, activism, world, bad business, corporations, food chains )

Cal
- 58 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Your frozen prawns and shrimp were likely produced through slave labor. These supermarkets need to make a change.
US, Serving the Interest of Monsanto, Tries to Block El Salvador Seed Program
Business  (tags: Monsanto, corruption of US agencies and officials, abuse of other countries's sovereignty, abuse, americans, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, environment, ethics, farming, government, money, politics, SustainableDevelopment, technology, world )

Betsy
- 64 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
On June 6 with the signatures of some 1,000 US citizens opposing what the groups called the "intrusion of the US in the sovereign politics of this country." At issue was an indication that the US may withhold millions in agricultural aid from El Salvador.
Put the Brakes on Cove Point and Fracked Gas Exports ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, protection )

Cher Away
- 66 days ago - secure.sierraclub.org
Send your letter before June 16! Tell FERC to put the brakes on Cove Point and do a more thorough review of this proposed fracked gas export facility.
Climate Change Induced Heat Wave Sparks Riots in India
Environment  (tags: climate-change, Heat Wave, Rioting, India, Global Problem, Fossil Fuels, Pollution, Weather, Water, World, globalwarming, healthconditions, habitat, humans )

Betsy
- 66 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
Under relentless heat, India is reaching the breaking point. As the country tries to keep cool, the power grid is failing. Rioting protesters in the north of the country set fire to electricity substations last weekend and held power workers hostage.
UK: Six More Secular Schools Discovered to Be Part of Islamic Trojan Horse Takeover Plot (VIDEO)
World  (tags: UK, Salafi Muslims, Trojan Horse Takeover Plot, discrimination, forcing teachers out, environment fear and intimidation )

Beth
- 71 days ago - youtube.com
House of Commons acknowledges that non-Muslim children are not safe in growing number of public schools in Birmingham by Salafi radicals. Salafis are changing the curricula, using school funds to establish madrassahs, forcing girls to back of the class.
After Months of Death Threats, Palestinian Professor Resigns Over Students' Trip to Auschwitz
World  (tags: Mohammed Dajani leaves post at Al Quds U )

Beth
- 71 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
He was hreatened, demonized, and excoriated for taking students on a field trip to Auschwitz to teach tolerance and empathy. The guardians of the "'Palestinians' are innocent victims of a genocidal apartheid Jewish State" myth couldn't stand for that.
 
 
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