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Save Cambodia's Dwindling Forests: End Rampant Deforestation. PLEASE SIGN!
Environment  (tags: animals, climate, climate-change, cambodia, wildlife, destruction, trees, forests, habitat, humans, protection, mines, green )

- 2232 days ago -
Only forty years ago, forests covered seventy percent of Cambodia's territory and now that number stands at just three percent. The extensive and relentless construction of mines, roads and other plantations have decimated these once richly diverse
Space Elevator: 36000 Km Into Space in a Week
Science & Tech  (tags: Space, Elevator: 36000 km, into, space, in a week )

- 2300 days ago -
The Japanese construction company, Obayashi Corporation, has stated that they will design and construct a space elevator by the year 2050. Initial plans have already been developed and they are currently working on its appearance and technical
Would We Have Drugged Up Einstein? How Anti-Authoritarianism Is Deemed a Mental Health Problem
Science & Tech  (tags: anti-authoritarianism, albert einstein, adhd diagnosis, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, odd, opposition defiant disorder, mental health, anxiety, attention deficits, depression, drugs, psychologists, label, illegitimate authorities )

- 2299 days ago -
Albert Einstein, as a youth, would have likely received an ADHD diagnosis, and maybe an ODD one as well. Albert didn't pay attention to his teachers, failed his college entrance examinations twice, and had difficulty holding jobs.
'Nodding Disease' Confounds Experts, Kills Children
World  (tags: Nodding disease, children's diseases, malnutrition, disease control, prevention, health, environment, Africa, Uganda, children's welfare, civil war, World Health Organization, science )

- 2311 days ago -
Anywar is one of more than 3,000 children in northern Uganda who are suffering from a debilitating mystery ailment known as nodding disease, which has touched almost every family in the village of Tumangu...
U.S. Legislation Threatens Oldest, Tallest Trees in Tongass Rainforest
Environment  (tags: politics, green, forests, ecosystems, destruction, environment, habitatdestruction, habitat, humans, conservation, nature )

- 2303 days ago -
Up to 17 percent of the tallest old-growth trees in the Tongass temperate rainforest could be cut under new U.S. legislation, according to a report by Audubon Alaska
Save the Sumatan Tiger! TAKE ACTION!
Environment  (tags: tigers, sumatan tiger, toilet paper, palm oil, endangered, destruction, conservation, environment, wildlife, protection )

- 2303 days ago -
The world smallest tiger, the Sumatran Tiger of Indonesia, is critically endangered with less than 400 left. They are rapidly loosing their habitat due to palm oil plantations and logging- the trees of the rainforest becoming toilet paper.
Say No to Destructive Drilling in the Arctic ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, animals, habitat, nature, protection, wildlife )

- 2302 days ago -
This summer, exploratory drilling will begin in the Arctic Ocean unless we stop it. The Arctic must be off limits to oil drilling for the simple reason that a spill would be impossible to clean up. The Arctic is home to polar bears, walruses, bowhead
Individual 'Green' Gestures Are Not Saving The Planet Fast Enough ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, protection, recycling, earth, conservation )

- 2316 days ago -
There are countless individuals that live in the United States that have made lifestyle changes in recent 'green' years. Some citizens believe only making small changes are enough, such as cutting down on plastic bags and recycling
TAKE ACTION NOW! Uphold Penalties for Importing Illegal Wood
Environment  (tags: protection, habitat, environment, rainforests, illegal wood trade, ecosystems, trees, forests, destruction, nature, humans, conservation, world, habitatdestruction, green )

- 2318 days ago -
The ban on the importation of illegal wood has been an important step in the conservation of forests around the world. It has resulted in a decrease of illegal logging and thus preservation of threatened species and endangered habitats.
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