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The Burden of Intelligence: Satao, the Elephant Who Knew Poachers Wanted His Tusks
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 20 minutes ago - onegreenplanet.org
"I was mystified at the bull's poor attempt to hide - until it dawned on me that he wasn't trying to hide his body, he was hiding his tusks."
These Extreme Close-Up Photos of Animal Eyes Are Just Mesmerizing
Offbeat  (tags: animals, pictures, photos, eyes, environment )

Cher
- 20 minutes ago - onegreenplanet.org
Take a look at some of the wonders Manvelyan has captured. See if you can guess what animals belong to these gorgeous eyes (without reading the names first of course).
No More For-Profit Prisons! ACTION
Business  (tags: prison, for profit prisons, money, business, humans, Corrections Corporations of America )

Nancy
- 10 days ago - action.firedoglake.com
A new study uncovered insect-infested and overcrowded cells, understaffed medical personnel, and a 'warehouse and forget' attitude at for-profit prisons like this one.
Uncovering Atrocities Committed By Nigerian Security Forces
World  (tags: Nigerian Security Forces, violence, human rights, crime, death, world )

Nancy
- 9 days ago - pbs.org
When we started collecting in the early part of this year, some 100, 120 videos came in over the course of several weeks. We translated all of those videos with an independent translator in the U.K. to get an initial reading on what was going on, to build
What the @!^%# Is Genetically EDITED Fruit?
Health & Wellness  (tags: ge fruit, fruit edited, research, health, gmo's cousin, risks )

Nancy
- 7 days ago - healthyliving.msn.com
Cool--or crazy? It depends who you ask. But things do start to sound a little sketchy when biotech experts start in about how genetically edited produce might be a way to get past the GMO regulations that currently exist in Europe--regulations that many..
Anti-Slavery Campaigns-ACTION Link
Society & Culture  (tags: slavery, anti-slavery campaigns, chocolate, cotton, world )

Nancy
- 8 days ago - care2.com
Your action puts pressure on governments to take action to stop slavery in their countries. It also offers support to local organizations in their struggle to protect basic human rights.
Africa's Dividing Farmlands A Threat To Food Security
Business  (tags: farming, Africa, land division, land grabs, agriculture, investments, money )

Nancy
- 8 days ago - ipsnews.net
Smallholder farmers across Africa account for at least 75 percent of agricultural outputs, according to FAO."They [smallholder farmers in Botswana] have less than eight percent percent of the agricultural land and they still account for nearly 100 percent
Recused Iranian American Judge Fights Back Against Discrimination
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Judge A. Ashley Tabaddor, recusal, usa, DoJ lawsuit, government )

Nancy
- 8 days ago - facebook.com
According to AP News, Tabaddor filed a lawsuit on August 12, 2014 in federal court, claiming she was targeted in the 2012 recusal order after she accepted the White House's invitation and attended the "Roundtable with Iranian-American Community Leaders" -
Federal Spending Watchdog Pulls the Plug on DUNS
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: CT, NJ, NY, Hurricane Sandy spending, RAT board, Dun & Bradstreet, Recovery.gov )

Nancy
- 4 days ago - pogo.org
The Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board--a.k.a. the RAT Board, the agency overseeing stimulus and Hurricane Sandy spending--is not renewing its contract with Dun & Bradstreet (D&B)You have just three weeks to enjoy the maps, charts, and graphs on
North Korea Holds Trial of American Matthew Miller
World  (tags: North Korea, prisoners, Matthew Miller, Jeffrey Fowle, Kenneth Bae, trials, humanrights )

Nancy
- 5 days ago - news.msn.com
A trial is also expected soon for Jeffrey Fowle, 56, who entered the North as a tourist but was arrested in May for leaving a Bible at a provincial club. A third American, Korean-American missionary Kenneth Bae, is serving out a 15-year sentence for...
 
 
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