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Conservatives Overturn RCMP Decision to Abandon Muskrat Fur Hats - The Globe and Mail
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animals, cruelty, Canada, RCMP, Federal Conservative Party of Canada, muskrat )

- 9 hours ago -
I just can't.... A move by the Mounties to doff their fur hats in favour of more animal-friendly tuques has been overturned by the federal Conservatives.
World Has Lost Half of Its Wildlife in 40 Years
Environment  (tags: climate-change, animals, ecosystems, endangered, destruction, habitat, pollution, Sustainabililty, wildlife )

- 1 day ago -
Researchers from the Zoological Society of London looked at changes in populations of more than 3,000 species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish, tracking over 10,000 different populations.
US Ambassador to Japan, Caroline Kennedy: Please Halt the Taiji Dolphin Hunt ! Please SIGN and SHARE !!!
Animals  (tags: Dolphin slaughter, Taiji dolphin massacre )

- 1 day ago -
The Taiji government MUST NOT be allowed to justify the hunt under the falsity of culture and tradition.Silence for the US government is UNACCEPTABLE. We can not and MUST not be indifferent to the suffering of these highly evolved, complex animals.
Clues About 'DraculaâEUR(TM)s Captivity' Unearthed in Tokat - ARCHAEOLOGY
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, Prince Vlad III, Dracula, history, Tokat Castle Turkey, Turkish Archaeology, science, news )

- 1 day ago -
Now this is cool! Restoration works in the Tokat Castle have discovered a secret tunnel leading to the Pervane Bath and a military shelter.
Hittite Tablet to Be Deciphered With 3D
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 23 hours ago -
A tablet found on a rock during excavations in Hattusa, the capital of the Hittite civilization in the central Anatolian province of Çorum, will be deciphered with a 3D scanning system.
Few Buyers for Netanyahu's Warmed-Over UN Shtick
Society & Culture  (tags: world, UN, Netanyahu speech, Human Rights, Iarael, Palestine, Gaza, dishonesty, freedoms, news )

- 23 hours ago -
The PM's contrived use of Yankees' demi-god Derek Jeter in an analogy with Iran seemed like the desperate ploy of a worn out copywriter who's run out of ideas.
Bail Denied for Man Facing 184 Charges of Animal Abuse
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animals, animalcruelty, rescued, abuse, rabbits welfare, calgary canada, cruelty )

- 1 day ago -
This guy belongs in a mental institution, not a jail. A man facing 184 charges for abuse of 92 animals seized from his southeast home a month ago, the vast majority of them rabbits, has been denied bail.
Air ForceâEUR(TM)s Mind-Boggling Violation: Members Forced to Swear Religious Allegiance - Salon.Com
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, US millitary, US Airforce, government, corruption, religious freedom, atheism, Dominionism, freedom of religion )

- 1 day ago -
Scary. The problem is worse than you realize, says Michael Weinstein, leader of a group protecting members from coercion
Losing Maya Heritage to Looters
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, Looting, Black Market Antiquities, science, news, society )

- 1 day ago -
This is appalling. Deep in the jungle in the north of Guatemala, along deep-rutted 4x4 tracks, the pyramids of the great Maya city of Xultún are hidden under heavy vegetation and oddly symmetrical hills.
Israeli Tourism Drops After Gaza War With Hamas
World  (tags: conflict, society, war, isreal, Isreali Tourism, Gaza Strip, Gaza Strip-Gaza assault 2014, middle-east, news )

- 2 days ago -
I can't imagine why. It was supposed to be a record-breaking year for tourist visits to Israel. But all that changed when the 50-day war between Israel and Hamas prompted jittery travellers to cancel trips en masse.
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