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It May Be Time To Say "Hi!" to the Anthropocene Epoch
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, humans, nature, Sustainabililty, water, weather, wildlife, world, oceans, habitatdestruction, habitat, globalwarming, climatechange, climate-change, CO2emissions, climate, conservation, endangered )

Mitchell
- 13 hours ago - theguardian.com
The International Geological Congress is considering naming a new epoch in the geological history of the planet. The smart money is on their claiming that this new epoch began in 1950!
How Many Guns Did the U.S. Lose Track of in Iraq and Afghanistan? Hundreds of Thousands.
World  (tags: conflict, middle-east, war )

Rob
- 12 hours ago - nytimes.com
The Pentagon provided more than 1.45 million firearms to various security forces in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Stop Wasting $165 Billion of Food Every Year PETITION
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, food, waste )

Anna
- 12 hours ago - forcechange.com
America wastes $165 billion in food every year while 1 in 5 children suffers from hunger. ItâEUR(TM)s time for things change, and one part of that solution is simple. We can easily decrease the amount of waste generated every year by 44%
7,000-Year-Old Ceramic Fragment With Signs, Symbols and Swastika May Be One of the Oldest Examples of Writing
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 16 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
While excavating the ancient Roman site of Ad Putea in modern Riben, Bulgaria, researchers made a startling discovery âEUR" an artifact that they believe may be one of the earliest attempts of writing in the world. This intriguing piece was found...
Tell President Obama: Say NO to the Dakota Access Pipeline! PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

Anna
- 1 day ago - action.foe.org
The proposed pipeline would carry fracked crude oil 1,168 miles through the United States. It would cut through communities, farms, sensitive natural areas, wildlife habitat, and the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's ancestral lands.
America Is Suffering From Extreme Weather: Demand Climate Action Now PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, climate-change, protection )

Anna
- 22 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
July 2016 was the hottest month ever recorded. From coast to coast, Americans are battling extreme weather in a warming world. And in the meantime, our greatest chance at climate action is under attack in the second-highest court in the country.
Urban Farming Is Revolutionizing Our Cities
Environment  (tags: Urban farming )

Michael
- 15 hours ago - ecowatch.com
From balcony, backyard, rooftop, indoor and community gardens to city beehives and chicken coops to larger urban farms and farmers markets, growing and distributing local food in or near cities is a healthy way to help the environment.
Meet the Greater Honeyguide, the Bird That Understands Humans
Offbeat  (tags: birds, humans, partnership )

Anna
- 1 day ago - audubon.org
On the African savanna, a fascinating and unprecedented partnership between people and wild birds gets started with a simple brrr-hm.
California Bans Use of Bullhooks in Handling Captive Elephants!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, elephants, bullhooks, cruelty, ban )

Anna
- 12 hours ago - humanesociety.org
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a measure into law that protects captive elephants in California. Authored by Sen. Ricardo Lara, D-33, Senate Bill 1062 prohibits the use of bullhooks on elephants and goes into effect on January 1, 2018.
 
 
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