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Kenyan Wangari Maathai: The Tree Lady & First Environmentalist To Win The Peace Prize   video
Environment  (tags: Wangari Maathai, tree planting, Green Belt Movement, Kenya, Africa, Nobel Peace Prize, animals, climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, forests, healthconditions, government, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife, world )

Betsy
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
Wangari Maathai, founder of the Green Belt Movement and the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. Her books include: The Green Belt Movement; Unbowed: A Memoir; The Challenge for Africa; and Replenishing the Earth. My 6th environmentalist posting.
Chico Mendes, Brazilian Rubber Tapper, Union Leader, Environmentalist and Martyr For the Rainforest   video
Environment  (tags: Chico Mendes, Martyr for the Rainforest, Rubber Tapper, Union Leader, Destruction of Rainforest, Amazon Rainforest, Activists, Marina de Silva. climate, animals, climatechange, conservation, endangered, environment, globalwarming, green, nature, protectio )

Betsy
- 7 days ago - youtube.com
Video about Chico Mendes described in title. an authentic leader and an authentic martyr for the rainforest. This is my first "Environmentalist" news article leading up to the UN Climate Change Summit., 9-23-2014. Please watch & comment.
Fours After Deepwater Horizon Blowout, BP May Be Fined $18 Billion
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: BP Oil Spill, BP oil spill disaster, New Orleans, Louisiana, Gulf of Mexico, Oil Spill, Deepwater Horizon explosion, americans, congress, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, ethics, government, media, obama, usa )

Betsy
- 13 days ago - nytimes.com
New Orleans....On Thursday, a federal judge here for the first time bluntly rejected those arguments, finding that BP was indeed the primary culprit. He added that BP's "conduct was reckless."
Reaction Pours in to Historic McDonnell Guilty Verdicts
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty )

Phyllis
- 13 days ago - nbc12.com
Reaction is beginning to pour in to a jury's guilty verdict on several counts in the McDonnell case. A jury found former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell guilty on 11 counts and his wife, Maureen, guilty on eight counts in their federal corruption trial.
Mega Droughts Or Prolonged Droughts (California and Western US) Are A Threat To Civilization
Science & Tech  (tags: California, Western US, Droughts, Wildfires, water shortage, animals, business, climate, environment, habitat, health, investigation, news, NewTechnology, science, technology, world )

Betsy
- 14 days ago - usatoday.com
California is in the third year of one of the state's worst droughts, one that's led to fierce wildfires, water shortages and restrictions, and potentially staggering agricultural losses.
Despite Determined Opposition, Wolf Hunting Remains LEGAL in the Michigan UP
Animals  (tags: Animals rights, Animal Welfare, Hunting, Wolf Hunting, Wolf Hunting Legal in Michigan, AnimalCruelty, cruelty, death, environment, habitat, killing, protection, sadness, slaughter, wildanimals, wildlife )

Betsy
- 20 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
LANSING, MI -- Wolf hunting can continue in Michigan's Upper Peninsula -- provided the Natural Resource Commission approves a second season. The new law, sent to the Legislature via a statewide petition drive and approved by the Senate two weeks ago.
Consumers Informed By the Internet Are Forcing Social Responsibility on Big Food Manufacturers
Business  (tags: Big Food, McDonald's, social responsibilityGoodNews, business, consumers, dishonesty, ethics, GoodNews, humans, labor, marketing, news, society, sustainabledevelopment, technology, wal-mart, world )

Betsy
- 21 days ago - ibtimes.com
In August alone, the world's largest food company by revenue, Nestle SA (VTX:NESN), imposed an extensive regime of strict new animal-welfare safeguards on its 7,300 meat, poultry, egg and dairy suppliers. McDonalds, Nestle, Kellog must change.
BP Wins Big in the Offshore Drilling Lease Auction
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: BP Oil, BP Auction Wins, BIG OIL COPANIES, Pollution, Offshore, Gulf of Mexico, abuse, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, government, lies, news, obama, propaganda )

Betsy
- 22 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
For all of his administration's tough talk on protecting our environment, President Obama doesn't seem to have any problem increasing the nation's dependence on dirty energy.
Custody Fight Over Midnight The Cat
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, cats, ethics, Puffy Paws Kitty Haven, The World's Greatest Cathouse, St. Francis Animal Rescue of Venice, Florida )

Catherine
- 26 days ago - pictures-of-cats.org
Puffy Paws Kitty Haven offered to help a struggling pet owner, but the original adopting rescue forcibly took the cat away from its owner and Puffy Paws. What is in Midnight's best interest?
Most Shocking Second a Day Video | Save The Children UK Ad | War Impact on British Young Girl   video
World  (tags: children, violence, war )

Gudrun
- 47 days ago - youtube.com
A young girl's life gets turned upside-down in this tragic second a day video. Could this ever happen in the UK? This is what war does to children.
 
 
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