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The Sixth Extinction Is Here -- And It's Our Fault
Science & Tech  (tags: science, history, life, earth, biodeversity losses, study, environment, interesting, humans, research )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - recode.net
The Earth appears to be in the early stages of the Sixth Extinction, the latest in a series of mass biodiversity losses that have punctuated the history of life on the planet, according to a paper published in Science this week.
2,500 Ground Zero Workers Have Cancer
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ground Zero, workers, cancer, risks, health, disease, illness, death, humans, news, study, medicine, government, healthcare )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - nypost.com
More than 2,500 Ground Zero rescuers and responders have come down with cancer, and a growing number are seeking compensation for their illnesses, The Post has learned. The grim toll has skyrocketed from the 1,140 cancer cases reported last year.
'Only Stones Remain': Gaza Lies in Ruins
World  (tags: Palestine, Israel, Gaza destruction, human rights, violence, war, middle-east, news, politics, government, crime, ethics, death, conflict, society, world )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Driving the length of this tiny stretch of land -- 1.8 million Palestinians live on Gaza's 223 square mile -- scenes of devastation are everywhere. The trip from the north to the south of Gaza was only possible during a 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire.
To the Family of the One Thousandth Victim of Israel's Genocidal Slaughter in Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Gaza, government, politics, religion, ethics, crime, death, society, culture, freedoms, rights, sadness, violence, law, murder, human rights )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - electronicintifada.net
I am afraid to say the Israeli media and academia are fully behind the massacre apart from few, hardly audible voices in this inhuman wilderness. I am not writing this to tell you that I am ashamed -- I long ago dissociated myself from this state...
SHARING ACTION NEEDED Elephant Trekking
World  (tags: STARVED, BEATEN, rode to death, KEPT IN FILTH, LONELY, Countries like South Africa, Botswana and Zimbabwe, often causing chafing, sore backs, other problems, activists, violence, sadness, safety, children, family, transportation, animalcruelty, cru )

Kelly
- 3 days ago - right-tourism.com
If people saw the videos - which can be found all over the internet - of elephants being beaten with bull hooks, electric prods, or worse, would they be so keen to hop aboard these animals? THIS INCLUDES ACTIONS YOU MAY TAKE TO HELP THEM.
Number of FGM Victims in England and Wales Rockets in Past Decade
Health & Wellness  (tags: FGM, female mutilation, women's health )

Beatrice
- 7 days ago - standard.co.uk
The number of victims of female genital mutilation living in England and Wales has rocketed in a decade, figures reveal. New data shows that 103,000 women aged between 15 and 49 who migrated to England and Wales are living with the consequences of
Sierra Leone's Chief Ebola Doctor Infected With Ebola
Health & Wellness  (tags: world health, Sierra Leone, West Africa, Ebola Outbreak, doctor infected, risks, safety, medicine, disease, society, news, health )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - bbc.com
The doctor leading the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone is now being treated for the deadly virus, a statement from the presidency has said. Sheik Umar Khan tested positive and has been admitted to hospital in Kailahun, the epicentre of the outbreak.
Don't Let Religion Dictate Healthcare Choices
Health & Wellness  (tags: religion, medical care )

Freya
- 5 days ago - thebreastcancersite.greatergood.com
Religion is a deeply personal issue. Everyone has the right to determine what system is right for them, and which beliefs to abide by and hold dear. But religious doctrine on what is acceptable medicine should not be imposed by law onto individuals who...
Ice Cream Sandwich From Walmart Doesn't Melt in Sun
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ice Cream, Walmart, Great Value, sun, standards )

Dandelion
- 4 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A mom from Cincinnati treated her kids to ice cream sandwiches from Walmart, but after one of them was left uneaten, outside in the heat, she noticed it had barely melted despite 80 degree temperatures.
Feds Failing To Act On Antibiotic Resistance Despite Grave Threat, Health Advocates Warn
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, environment, ethics, food, government, health, illness, nutrition, protection )

Heidi
- 3 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is what I had, so with that said I know that this article is true when they say that there is NO antibiotics that can cure MRSA. I still have the scare. What I do now is eat HEALTHY!
 
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