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France Designates Animals as 'Living Beings'
Offbeat  (tags: france, animals, living beings, EU, bill, good news )

Marie
- 15 hours ago - thetimes.co.uk
They have been relegated to the status of personal property since Napoleonic days -- no different from tables or chairs.
Palm Oil Scorecard: Ranking America's Biggest Brands on Their Commitment to Deforestation-Free Palm Oil
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, humans, palm oil, Palm Oil Plantations Destroying Rainfore )

Dave
- 4 hours ago - ucsusa.org
....also actions you can take to Tell America's biggest brands to use deforestation-free palm oil
Some Monkeys Are (Really) Monogamous
Animals  (tags: wildlife, animals, habitat, behavior, monogomy, study, interesting, humans )

Giana
- 2 hours ago - news.discovery.com
Unlike many humans, some monkeys are genuinely faithful to their mates.
PLEASE WATCH! You Can Help These Dogs, All You Have To Do Is Watch This Video
Animals  (tags: dogs, Pedigree Adoption Drive, video, dog charity )

Laura
- 5 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
PLEASE watch and SHARE! We can help dogs who need food, treatment, and are looking for a forever home!
Pennsylvania's Natural Gas Wells Are Leaking Up to 1,000 Times More Methane Than EPA Estimates
Environment  (tags: fracking, hydraulic fracturing, greenhouse gases, Marcellus Shale, Pennsylvania, climate-change, CO2emissions, globalwarming )

Roseann
- 6 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
More evidence that natural gas drilling, as practiced, is a significant contributor to climate change
Petition | Stop Gay Marriage | Change.Org
Society & Culture  (tags: bigotry, homophobia, Equalrights, LGBTMarriage, MarriageEquality, Propaganda, USCCB, USConferenceofCatholicBishops )

BMutiny
- 5 hours ago - change.org
THIS PETITION SHOULD NOT BE SIGNED. It's on change.org, not on Care2. But, it's AN EXAMPLE OF THE KIND OF PROPAGANDA THE RELIGIOUS RIGHT, and the USConferenceofCatholicBishops, is using to TRY TO STOP EQUALITY IN MARRIAGE. Be forewarned! But DON'T SIGN!
Stand With Harvard Faculty for Fossil Fuel Divestment ACTION
Green Lifestyle  (tags: fossil fuel divestment, Harvard, energy, greenliving )

Nancy
- 19 hours ago - act.forecastthefacts.org
This is huge: more than 100 Harvard faculty members just signed a letter demanding that the Harvard Corporation -- which manages the largest educational endowment in the world -- commit to divesting from the fossil fuel industry.
Why Are Entergy Executives Selling Their Stock?
Environment  (tags: nuclear plants, Entergy, execs sell stock, business, corporate, ecosystems )

Nancy
- 5 hours ago - safeenergy.org
Entergy already tried and failed to spin off the merchant nuclear business, in a move ultimately blocked in 2010 by the New York Public Service Commission, which rightly saw the move as an effort to shield the parent corporation from liabilities that...
Call for Independent Investigation of WIPP Accident ACTION US
Environment  (tags: nuclear waste, New Mexico, radiation, plutonium, WIPP, DOE )

Nancy
- 8 hours ago - org2.salsalabs.com
Two months ago, something happened at the Department of Energy's Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in New Mexico--something that resulted in a radiation release from deep under the earth that found its way outside the site, including the release of plutonium.
An Urgent Threat to the Great Barrier Reef ACTION
Environment  (tags: great barrier reef, Australia, dredging, destruction, environment, habitat )

Nancy
- 2 hours ago - secure.avaaz.org
The Australian government is turning its back on the Reef, and decided to open the door to dredging and dumping in the Marine Protected area.
 
 
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