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This Toilet Paper Company Really Gives a Crap About Sanitation in the Developing World
Business  (tags: donations, clean water, Australia, business, ethics, Entrepreneurs, environment, GoodNews, goodnews, sustainabledevelopment, SustainableDevelopment )

- 1546 days ago -
Aussie business, Who Gives a Crap, has a bottom-up solution to the world's toilet woes. Simon Griffiths, who lamented a lack of funding for development organizations while working in sub-Saharan Africa, developed the company to donate profits for toilets.
Cheese Curds Misrepresented By New York Magazine
Offbeat  (tags: locavore, cheese curds, Wisconsin, New York Magazine )

Amy Lou
- 1546 days ago -
Cheese curds are all about local eating because they are only wonderful when fresh.
Court Rules Federal Agency Was Specious About Impact of Arctic Drilling
Environment  (tags: Arctic, oil, oil drilling, oil drilling in the Arctic )

Amy Lou
- 1602 days ago -
Government agency seems bought by Shell oil but caught by the courts. Arctic is no place for drilling.
Chance for Captured Orca Featured in 'Blackfish' to Go Free
Animals  (tags: orca, Blackfish, endangered, lolita )

Amy Lou
- 1609 days ago -
Lolita captured in 1970 has lived in the smallest orca inclosure in North America--alone. See film of capture, read about hope for the future.
Gulf Oil Continues to Kill Dolphins and More
Environment  (tags: dolphin, dolphins, Gulf oil spill, Animal Welfare )

Amy Lou
- 1635 days ago -
BP pays for a scientific peer-review study then denounces its results. Dolphins and more die.
Ag Gag Makes Me Sick
Animals  (tags: Monsanto, Factory Farms, ALEC, AG GAG )

Amy Lou
- 1694 days ago -
Undercover video of factory farm abuses is an essential tool to call out big Ag for their hideous treatment of animal. That's why they want to make it illegal: and they have succeeded in 5 big agricultural states.
Who Wants to Kill a Rhino
Animals  (tags: Endangered Species, Rhino )

Amy Lou
- 1697 days ago -
Black Rhino hunting permit to be actioned off. Endangered species hunting?
Rare Utah Goblin Destroyed: Boy Scouts Post Video
Environment  (tags: Utah, Boy Scuts, Goblin )

Amy Lou
- 1708 days ago -
See the video of gleeful destruction of ancient Utah Goblin. Read the excuse.
Richest of the Rich Subsidies Persisted During Government Shut-Down
Environment  (tags: oil subsidies, shutdown )

Amy Lou
- 1708 days ago -
If spending cuts are a priority to the GOP, organizations like, and the Center for American Progress , question why the GOP would so vigorously support tax breaks for the richest of the rich, who don't need subsidy.
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