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TAKE ACTION NOW! Don't Obstruct the Right to Vote in Ferguson
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: freedoms, ethics, voting rights, Ferguson MO, voter registration, news, politics, usa )

Cal
- 7 hours ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Bringing underrepresented communities into the political process is one effective way to make government and police more sensitive and responsive to the needs of those communities.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Governor Inslee: Don't Gun Down Washington's Wolves
Animals  (tags: protection, wildanimals, wildlife, wolves, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, animals, habitat )

Cal
- 7 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
the Center for Biological Diversity learned of a secret operation by Washington State's wildlife agency to send an aerial sniper to wipe out one of Washington's few existing wolf packs.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Praise Circus for Going Animal-Free - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: GoodNews, animals, AnimalWelfare, circus animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, wildlife, wildanimals, protection )

Cal
- 7 hours ago - forcechange.com
By deciding against using animal performers at the upcoming Blaisdell Center shows, Moscow International Circus organizers are taking a positive step toward protecting animals from future abuse
How Snake Venom Could Help Fight Cancer
Health & Wellness  (tags: animals, snakes, poisonous animals, research, health, protection, medicine, treatment, interesting, research, protection, study )

Cal
- 16 hours ago - theweek.com
There's a growing body of research examining the chemicals in various animal and plant toxins and their potential effectiveness in treating conditions from chronic pain to HIV. E
The Deep Ocean Is Crucial to a Healthy Planet, and Now Companies Want to Strip-Mine It for Metals
Environment  (tags: deep ocean ecosystems, mining interests, conservation, destruction, environment, ecosystems, oceans, politics, world, habitatdestruction, habitat, nature, humans, protection )

Cal
- 7 hours ago - takepart.com
Though the deep ocean covers more than half the planet, we know more about the surface of the moon than about life in the far recesses of the sea. Scientists have come together to protect the deep sea before it's too late.
Scientists Study 'Talking' Turtles in the Brazilian Amazon
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animaladvocates, animals, protection, humans )

Cal
- 7 hours ago - wildlifeextra.com
Scientists working in the Brazilian Amazon have found that giant South American river turtles use several different kinds of vocal communication to coordinate their social behaviours, including female turtles calling to their newly hatched offspring.
Here's How Brazil's New Presidential Candidate Could Help Save the Planet
Environment  (tags: politics, world, environment, ecosystems, conservation, nature, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 6 hours ago - globalpost.com
Marina Silva has a chance at becoming the first environmentalist to lead a major world economy. Here is what that might look like.
U.S. Officials Try To Gauge Threat From American Fighters In Syria
World  (tags: ISIS, terrorists, terrorism, society, politics, middle-east, violence, world, usa )

Cal
- 6 hours ago - npr.org
U.S. intelligence officials tracking American fighters believe that at least 140 of them have gone to fight in Syria and Iraq so far. They say the number of U.S. passport-holders now in the fight has more than doubled since the beginning of the year.
Dams Versus Rivers - the Global Battle
Environment  (tags: water, rivers, world, ecosystems, environment, conservation, habitat, habitatdestruction, green, protection )

Cal
- 7 hours ago - theecologist.org
A new 'State of the World's Rivers' database shows how the world's rivers have been impoverished by dams and their ecosystems devastated -- and provides a valuable resource to help save river basins that remain in good health.
 
 
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