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Let's Stop the Expansion of An Uranium Mine That Threatens An Unique Ecosystem in Salamanca (Spain) PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

- 1 day ago -
The price of uranium is growing worldwide. This fact, which can be great news for some mining companies, is a hard blow to the environment in Spain: the uranium mine that the Berkeley company exploits in Salamanca is growing fastly and threatens
Woman Brings Home Dying Shelter Dog So 'She'Ll Feel Loved For 24 Hours'
Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cats, cruelty, death, dogs, GoodNews, law, pets, protection, habitat, humans, investigation, killed, killing, goodnews, sadness, society, suffering, ethics )

- 12 hours ago -
In fact, at this very moment there's an old dog waiting at a shelter âEUR" hoping someone will unlatch that kennel door and start the big adventure that is a real life. Think that could be you?
The Problem of Plastic Straws (And How Each of Us Can Make a Difference)The Problem of Plastic Straws (And How Each of Us Can Ma
Environment  (tags: plastic straws, plastic pollution, environment, pollution, world )

- 2 days ago -
More than 500 million straws are thrown away each day in the U.S. alone. What are the biggest sources of this plastic pollution?
To My Fellow Climate Scientists: Be Brave, Speak Truth
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, ecosystems, environment, humans )

- 2 days ago -
We scientists have a careful, understated culture; we donâEUR(TM)t like calling attention to ourselves. We prefer letting our results speak for themselves. As a group, we prefer evidence to politics;
Washington State Trooper Catches Driver Using Mannequin in Carpool Lane
Offbeat  (tags: law enforcement, traffic, highways, rules, laws, cheating )

- 6 hours ago -
A Washington State Patrol trooper who spotted a motorist violating the rules of the road is no dummy. The eagle-eyed trooper spotted a driver attempting to outsmart the high occupancy lane policy by passing off a mannequin as a passenger.
Remains of Extinct 'Zebra-Like Horse' Found at Denisova Cave, Home of Ancient Man
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 3 days ago -
The find confirms that the squat and little-known Ovodov Horse, remains of which have been found at several Siberian locations, was alive as recently as 24,000 years ago...
How Was This 7,000-Year-Old Mysterious Artifact Carved From Granite Without Metal Tools?
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 3 days ago -
A strange bird-like statuette from around 5,000 BC has puzzled Greek archaeologists, who canâEUR(TM)t explain what it depicts or what its origin is. The "7,000-year-old enigma," as they have labeled it, is now on display at the National....
Nearly One Hundred 1,000-Year-Old Mysterious Manuscripts Discovered in Afghanistan
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 2 days ago -
A mysterious collection of nearly 100 manuscripts have been discovered in an Afghan Cave. An analysis of the texts revealed that they were owned by a Jewish family that lived along the ancient Silk Road about 1,000 years ago. The manuscripts....
Facial Reconstruction of Pictish Man Brutally Murdered 1,400 Years Ago
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 2 days ago -
Archaeologists excavating a cave in the Black Isle, Ross-shire (NE Scotland), were astonished to find the skeleton of a man buried in a recess of the cave. The body had been placed in an unusual cross-legged position, with large stones holding...
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