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'Ebola Is Winning': Sierra Leone Quarantines 1.2 Million People
World  (tags: Sierra Leone, Africa, Ebola, Deadly Disease, Quarantine, UN Ebola Talk, Humanitarian Crisis )

Brian
- 22 hours ago - commondreams.org
"As United Nations leaders prepare for Ebola talks, countries plagued by the disease make desperate moves."
"Organic" Labeling Isn't What It Seems
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Organic, Label, USDA, Certification, Big Profits, Corruption, Bribery )

Brian
- 4 hours ago - theorion.com
"Why would anyone put a label claiming something to be one thing when it isn't? It turns out, some companies try to attract people to buy their products by adding words like "natural" or "fresh" to their packaging. These companies make a bigger profit..."
Adapting to Climate Change in the Andes
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, Andes, Paramos, Water Resources, Human Activity, IUCN, International Union for, Conservation of Nature )

Brian
- 15 hours ago - iucn.org
"This ecosystem is vulnerable to climate change. And climate is not the only change it is facing. Human activity including agriculture, livestock grazing, burning, mining, inadequate water management and urban expansion all pose serious risks..."
GM Crops Could Replace Fish as Source of Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Health & Wellness  (tags: Omega 3, Fatty Acids, Health, Supplement, Fish, Wild Harvested, Declining Populations, UK Study, Field Trial, Camelina, Genetic Engineering, Brain Health, Heart Health )

Brian
- 18 hours ago - geneticliteracyproject.org
"With genetic engineering, land plants like camelina can be altered to produce the necessary omega-3 fatty acids, instead of relying on wild fish for fish oil. "
5 More Bodies Found at Japan Volcano; Toll Now 36
World  (tags: Japan, Volcano, Tragedy, Mount Ontake, 36 Dead )

Brian
- 15 hours ago - abcnews.go.com
"Toxic gases and ash from still-erupting Mount Ontake forced Japanese rescue workers to call off the search for more victims Monday as dozens of relatives awaited news of their family members."
Applaud Restoration of Federal Protections for Wolves ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 20 hours ago - animalpetitions.org
As of September 2014, federal protections under the Endangered Species Act for wolves in Wyoming are reinstated. Declared an endangered species in 1978, the gray wolf was de-listed in Wyoming after its populations recovered in 2011 and 2012. Nevertheless
The World Needs US Leadership on Climate Change ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, climate-change, habitat, protection, destruction )

Cher
- 20 hours ago - support.worldwildlife.org
We need US action to fight climate change to be as strong as possible for two reasons: to cut US carbon pollution and begin to combat climate change impacts, and to inspire other countries to do the same. If we show Japan, Canada, China, Europe and
The Most Awe-Inspiring Photos of the Week From National Geographic #2
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pictures, photos )

Cher
- 22 hours ago - greenerideal.com
To help capture the beauty of our planet and its wildlife, we've collected the most awe-inspiring photos that National Geographic has shared on Instagram this week.
Indonesia: Close 'Zoo of Death' ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, cruelty, protection, suffering )

Cher
- 20 hours ago - action.petaasiapacific.com
While it's too late for many animals, hundreds of others endure the zoo's hellish conditions every day. The Surabaya Zoo should be closed immediately, and the animals should be sent to sanctuaries or other facilities that are better able to care for them
 
 
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